Air travel

Clearing airport security is one of the first steps for many Canadians travelling abroad. Here is all the information you need to navigate the process and get on your flight.


What you can bring on a plane

Find out which items are permitted and not permitted in your baggage.

Carry-on baggage tools and tips

Information on carry-on baggage definitions, regulations and policies.

Liquids, aerosols and gels

What should you do with your liquid, aerosol and gel items? Here's everything you need to know to transport them safely.

Pre-boarding identification requirements

Make sure you have all the necessary identification with you when you arrive at the airport to avoid last-minute problems and make your travels as easy as possible.

Duty-free purchases as carry-on baggage

How to ensure that duty-free liquids, aerosols and gels purchased from an airline or from an airport retailer and sealed in official security bags are accepted at Canadian airport security.

Pre-boarding checklist

Everything you need to remember before you board the plane.

Airport security screening

Everything you need to know to guide you through the airport security screening process.

Taking small children through security screening

Dos and don’ts to help you and your children breeze through airport security screening 

Airport security screening wait times

Start your trip off right by checking the security screening wait time at the airport before you leave home.

In-flight safety

This information on aircraft safety features and procedures may save your life.

Travelling and money

Don't forget to plan your finances before you go abroad. Here are some important tips to make your trip more financially secure and enjoyable.

Travelling with animals

Everything you need to know to keep your pets safe from harm and injury whether they are travelling by land, air or sea.

Air passenger rights

Having problems with your air carrier? Know your rights.

Theft from carry-on baggage

Tips to help you protect the valuables in your carry-on baggage.

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What you can bring on a plane

A quick searchable guide to what you can and cannot bring on a plane.

Travelling abroad?

Find helpful information on health and safety, travel documents, baggage, airport security, country advice and more.

Travel insurance

Important information on travel insurance and why you shouldn’t leave the country without it.

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