Is it necessary to remove jewelry at the airport? Most fine jewelry and small pieces are safe to travel with. If you have metal in your carry-on, it’s a good idea to remove those pieces and put them in it. Before entering the security area.
Do I have to remove my jewelry at airport security?
You don’t need to take off jewelry at the airport. If there is an alarm going through the metal detector, you might have to go through additional screening. In the US, a pat-down is usually done by the transportation security administrator.
Will jewelry set off a metal detector at the airport?
If the jewellery is made from magnetic metals, it will set off the metal detector. You don’t need to remove good-quality rings, necklaces, bracelets and piercings if they are made from silver, gold or Platinum.
Where do you put your jewelry when flying?
If you have valuable items such as jewelry that you want to keep with you, please keep them with you at all times. If you want to keep your security, you can ask the officer to screen you and your stuff in private. You can go to ‘What Can I Bring?’ for more banned items.
Do earrings set off metal detectors?
It is rare but earrings can cause metal detectors to go off. The high magnetic metal content of the earrings can cause airport security alarms. Fine earrings, small to medium size earrings made from gold, silver, or Platinum aren’t likely to cause metal detectors because of their magnetic properties.
Can I carry jewelry in my carry-on?
Yes, that is correct. Keeping your jewelry on is encouraged by the TSA. Most jewelry won’t set off the alarms, and an officer can inspect it if it does. Put your jewelry in your carry-on bag, not in a bin or bowl, if you decide to take it out for any reason.