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    PET plasticbottles for air travel?

    It turns out I will be making a short stop to the USA next month and I think it will be a good opportunity to bring some of my USA bunker to Asia. The FAA allows 5 liters of alcohol to be carried on checked luggage IIRC and I plan to utilize this allowance its full measure. Unfortunately, 5 liters in glass is a bit too heavy, so I am thinking of alternatives. Unless somewhat gifts me multiple empty 750 travel bottles, I think I will have to rely on PET drink bottles. Is this an ok idea for short term transport?

    Wheaters (only MM) and rye (none) are a bit tricky to get over here, so I plan to bring some Weller 12, Rittenhouse and Old Fitz Bib back with me.

    I will be stopping in Narita, so Turkey 12 might also be in my future!

    Cheers!

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    Re: PET plasticbottles for air travel?

    The problem I see is those will be open containers. Don't know what difficulties that might present but it's a thought.
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    Re: PET plasticbottles for air travel?

    Quote Originally Posted by squire View Post
    The problem I see is those will be open containers. Don't know what difficulties that might present but it's a thought.
    Hmmm, Delta (which I will be flying) requires booze to be in retail packaging. I suppose any retail packaging will do. Anyone have 750 ml travel empties laying around. I'll pay shipping!

    Cheers

 

 

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