"Cigarette lighters at Gatwick." Airports Tip by planxty

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  Zippo lighter.
by planxty

I recently posted a similar tip on my Hamburg page, and I thought it was just something that was peculiar to Lubeck airport, but apparently it isn't. It's also appear to be the case in Belfast.

You cannot take Zippo style lighters on flights out of London Gatwick airport. If they are not in your checked baggage, they will be confiscated.

If there was some way I could post this as a general Europe thing I would, but it looks like I'm going to have to put it on every page I construct.

Be aware, if you are a smoker (and there are still a few of us about) don't carry a Zippo or you're liable to lose it.

Mode: TO
Type: Airplane

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 30, 2005
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