Recreational, sporting and petrol powered equipment

Before flying, it's important to know how to pack your recreational and sporting petrol powered equipment correctly while adhering to the dangerous goods regulations. 

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Avalanche rescue backpack

What avalanche rescue backpack you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

avalanche rescue backpack requirements
Airline approval required Yes
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

  • only one per passenger is permitted
  • only fitted with one cylinder of division 2.2, non-flammable, non-toxic gas and
  • fitted with pressure relief valves on the airbags

If a pyrotechnic trigger is fitted

  • no more than 200mg of division 1.4S explosive is permitted and
  • the backpack must be packed so that it cannot be accidentally activated

Camping Stoves - Flammable liquids

What camping stove you can carry and requirements how to pack:

Important

Camping stoves and liquid fuel containers must be declared during check-in.

If the item has not been flushed or any fuel smell is detected during the check-in process (including an inspection), the item will be denied carriage.

avalanche rescue backpack requirements
Airline approval required Yes
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

To request airline approval, complete and attach the declaration form to the email.

Camping Stoves - Gas

What camping stove you can carry and requirements how to pack:

camp stoves and fuel containers
Airline approval required (complete declaration form) No
Carry-on baggage No
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

  • fuel canisters/refills are not permitted

If any smell of gas is detected during the check-in process (including an inspection), the item will be denied carriage.

Co2 and non-flammable gas cartridges

What gas cartridges you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

CO2 non flammable gas cartridges requirements
Airline approval required Yes
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

  • up to four cartridges is permitted per passenger
  • up to 28g or 50ml per cartridge

Epirbs and personal locator beacons (PLBs)

What epirbs and beacons you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Epirbs and personal locator beacons
Airline approval required No
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

No operator (airline) approval is required for the following:

  • lithium ion batteries under 101Wh;
  • lithium metal batteries with a lithium metal content less than 2g; or
  • non-spillable batteries under 12V and 101Wh.

All equipment must be packed to prevent accidental activation.

Heat producing device (e.g. Diving lamp)

What you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Important

Heat producing articles e.g. diving lamps, soldering irons etc, must be declared during check-in.

Devices containing flammable gas canisters are forbidden.

Heat producing articles requirements
Airline approval required Yes
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

  • The battery or heat producing component must be isolated from each other e.g. remove battery;
  • the removed battery must be in carry-on baggage only; and
  • the battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Internal combustion engines

What combustion engines you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Internal combustion engines information
Airline approval required (complete declaration form) Yes
Carry-on baggage No
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

Jetstar does not permit the carriage of any internal combustion engines.

To request airline approval, complete and attach the declaration form to the email.

Portable fridge

What portable fridges you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Camping fridge requirements
Airline approval required No
Carry-on baggage No
Checked baggage Yes

Requirements

  • contain less than 12kg of non-flammable gas eg R134a

The type and quantity of non-flammable gas may be printed on the equipment specification plate on the fridge.

Self-inflating safety devices (lifejackets, airbag vests/jackets)

What self-inflating devices you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

self-inflating saftey devices - requirements
Airline approval required Yes
Carry-on baggage Yes
Checked baggage Yes

Requirement

  • No more than one self-inflating safety device per person.
  • No more than two CO2 (carbon dioxide) non-flammable gas cartridges (2.2) fitted in the self-inflating safety device.
  • Up to two spare cartridges are permitted.

Further information on dangerous goods

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations describe in detail what Dangerous Goods may be transported by air, in what quantities, and how they should be packed. For details on how to safely transport your Dangerous Goods, contact your local Qantas Freight Office.

Forbidden dangerous goods

For a summary of common items that are classified as dangerous goods view our prohibited and check with airline dangerous goods (PDF) - passengers are forbidden to carry them on an aircraft.

Important information regarding electronic devices

Qantas Group customers are advised to refer to the Product Safety website for a list of products that contain dangerous goods that have been recalled due to faults.

Customers planning to travel with these products should refer to the original manufacturer for further information and recall instructions.