How does the ban on electronic items in hand luggage affect me?

Important information regarding luggage restrictions

You'll be aware of the recent announcement by the UK government about the luggage restrictions on electronic gadgets.

Due to air travel restrictions on selected routes to the UK, large phones, laptops and gadgets are banned from being taken on inbound direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.

Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16cm long, 9.3cm wide and 1.5cm in depth will not be allowed in the cabin on selected flights to the UK from the countries affected and will have to be checked in.

Passengers are therefore advised to check online with their airline for further details.

Because of the uncertainty caused by these new restrictions, if you've chosen gadget cover we have extended your baggage cover to include items that are placed in the hold of aircraft, for all flights affected by this ban.

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