Can I Bring Metal Shoe Horn on a plane ?

You want to travel with a Metal Shoe Horn on carry-on baggage but you wonder if it is seen by TSA as a potential weapon ?
Don’t worry because we have the answer that comes directly from TSA.

example of metal shoehorn

NOTICE: This article is specifically for individuals traveling to or within the United States of America.
The following information is based on the guidelines from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the body that oversees the security of the traveling public in the United States. These rules apply whether you’re flying into, out of, or within the U.S.

What TSA says about traveling with a Metal Shoe Horn on a plane?

The dedicated page on TSA’s website regarding wheter if we can bring with us shoe horn, metal or not, says that “YES, you can bring with you shoe horn on plane, it’s allowed on carry-on and checked baggage.

TSA rule on Shoe Horn
The rule talks about shoe horn in general, so metal shoe horns are allowed as well.

This is confirmed by the following tweet of Someone who asked specifically if the Metal Shoe Horn was allowed, and TSA support answered with YES.

Here’s the tweet :

Rules of TSA about traveling with “metal shoehorn” as of May 14, 2024

What about the rules for your destination?

While TSA guidelines are clear, it’s also crucial to check the regulations of your destination country. Some countries might have specific restrictions or guidelines about sporting equipment or items that could be used for climbing. To stay informed, consider:

You can also get additional information about your destinaton : Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations by visiting the IATA Travel Center

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