Can I Bring Wrist brace on a Plane ?

Because of some injury you have, you have to travel with a wrist brace, so you may ask if it is allowed by TSA or not. Don’t worry because we have the answer that comes directly from TSA.

A wrist brace

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 Wrist Brace on a plane?

The dedicated page on the TSA’s website concerning whether braces can be brought on a plane states, “YES, braces are allowed in both carry-on and checked baggage.”

TSA on support brace

Of course, if you’re asking about that, it likely means you are already ‘wearing it,’ which is definitely allowed!

However, there is a specific concern some people might have due to the type of injury they have. In fact, on twitter, someone asked the TSA if a metal support inside a brace could cause issues, and the TSA responded that it wouldn’t, but you should inform the officer before the screening begins.

TSA on metal brace

Here’s the Discussion on twitter :

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

Stay Updated on TSA Travel Rules

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