Smartbags

Before flying, it's important to know how to pack your Smartbag correctly while adhering to the dangerous goods regulations. 

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Smartbag used to power inbuilt electronic bag functions

What bags you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Important

Baggage fitted with non-removable lithium batteries or powerbanks are forbidden.

Requirements

Lithium batteries or Lithium powerbanks fitted in a bag that are used to recharge portable electronic devices e.g. via USB style port:

  • lithium batteries or lithium powerbanks must be removed from the bag
  • refer to section 'Spare batteries and powerbanks’ for carriage requirements.

Note: Non-lithium batteries/powerbanks can remain fitted in the bag and carried as carry-on or checked baggage.

Smartbag used to recharge portable electronic devices

What bags you can carry and requirements of how to pack:

Important

Baggage fitted with non-removable lithium batteries or powerbanks are forbidden.

Requirements

Lithium batteries or Lithium powerbanks fitted in a bag that are used to power inbuilt electronic bag functions e.g. bag tags, ride on bag etc:

  • lithium batteries or powerbanks must be removed from the bag.
  • refer to section 'Spare batteries and powerbanks’ for carriage requirements.

Note: Non-lithium batteries/powerbanks can remain fitted in the bag and carried as carry-on or checked baggage.

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.