Packing supplements on airplanes (business travel)

  1. New Member
    heyhuggy's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    53
    Rep Power
    6966
    Level
    8
    Lv. Percent
    9.68%

    Packing supplements on airplanes (business travel)


    I've recently taken a promotion at work. Great for my bank account, but not for my lifestyle! Anyone have any experience with packing supplements for air travel? i.e. Carry-on luggage appropriate for packing supplements, what is FAA approval for packing powders, pills, etc. Looking to find creative ways to pack for a few days!
    Progress leads to success.

  2. Professional Member
    EatMoar's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  193 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,524
    Rep Power
    1166734
    Level
    58
    Lv. Percent
    77.47%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityPosting Pro

    I brought it on my carry on in all the containers. All was okay .
  3. Board Sponsor
    Distilled Water's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  191 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    9,837
    Rep Power
    2469152
    Level
    76
    Lv. Percent
    80.81%
    Achievements Activity VeteranActivity ProActivity AuthorityPosting ProPosting Authority

    Quote Originally Posted by EatMoar View Post
    I brought it on my carry on in all the containers. All was okay .
    Yep, no issues here either.

    Just be prepared to have your bag inspected. Once TSA sees their supplements and run their powder screen you're good to go
    Serious Nutrition Solutions Representative
    •   
       

  4. Elite Member
    kbayne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    7,185
    Rep Power
    6527292
    Level
    91
    Lv. Percent
    89.55%
    Achievements Activity AuthorityActivity ProActivity VeteranPosting ProPosting Authority

    Ya I only once got stopped. I was going to Arizona to see my dad and bad my whey, creatine, BA etc and I got stopped. They asked me what it all was and what it did haha.
    PES Representative
    http://www.pescience.com/insider
    http://www.selectprotein.com
  5. Banned
    burpees's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    343
    Rep Power
    0
    Level
    19
    Lv. Percent
    41.84%

    went to Vegas and on a cruise with no issues. never did carry-on tho thru it in my luggage



    luggage or carry-on? which is better?
  6. Elite Member
    TheSwanks's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  230 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Age
    30
    Posts
    8,903
    Rep Power
    7167051
    Level
    96
    Lv. Percent
    42.54%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityActivity VeteranActivity RoyaltyPosting Pro

    I always put it in my checked bag. TSA always goes through it.
    Formutech Nutrition Rep----------------Check out my CONQU3R log!:
    www.formutechnutrition.com------------- http://goo.gl/G8a4Ss
    www.facebook.com/fnutrition
  7. Registered User
    Swanson52's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  300 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Age
    39
    Posts
    3,075
    Rep Power
    532239
    Level
    48
    Lv. Percent
    47.78%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Packing supplements on airplanes (business travel)


    I've packed powders in my carry-on probably 20+ times and never had a single issue. Additionally, never had a problem with chalk in a Tupperware bowl either-but I sure as hell thought I would.
    Don't worry, man, someday I'ma be nobody too.
  8. New Member
    PintSizPopeye's Avatar
    Stats
    5'2"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Age
    28
    Posts
    108
    Rep Power
    107
    Level
    9
    Lv. Percent
    93.72%

    Re: Packing supplements on airplanes (business travel)


    I've put serms in a quart bag with my other carry on liquids and haven't had a problem either, I just made sure to pull of the label that said "not for human consumption"

    Sent from my SGH-I897 using Tapatalk 2
  9. Elite Member
    TheSwanks's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  230 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Age
    30
    Posts
    8,903
    Rep Power
    7167051
    Level
    96
    Lv. Percent
    42.54%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityActivity VeteranActivity RoyaltyPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by PintSizPopeye View Post
    I've put serms in a quart bag with my other carry on liquids and haven't had a problem either, I just made sure to pull of the label that said "not for human consumption"

    Sent from my SGH-I897 using Tapatalk 2
    same here
    Formutech Nutrition Rep----------------Check out my CONQU3R log!:
    www.formutechnutrition.com------------- http://goo.gl/G8a4Ss
    www.facebook.com/fnutrition
  10. Advanced Member
    vicesoldier's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    954
    Rep Power
    255470
    Level
    31
    Lv. Percent
    13.16%
    Achievements Activity Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by PintSizPopeye View Post
    I've put serms in a quart bag with my other carry on liquids and haven't had a problem either, I just made sure to pull of the label that said "not for human consumption"

    Sent from my SGH-I897 using Tapatalk 2

    ha, same here and being military we just get the and have a good day
    Hybrid Performance Nutrition
    GetHybrid.net
    U.S. ARMY MP(CID)
  11. Senior Member
    bla55's Avatar
    Stats
    6'4"  235 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    1,776
    Rep Power
    71175
    Level
    33
    Lv. Percent
    50.95%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Any experiences carrying stuff like Nolva, Clen, etc?
    Androhard + Andromass Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/supplement-reviews-logs/182038-so-i-decided.html
  12. New Member
    Luke_PNI's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  188 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    244
    Rep Power
    308144
    Level
    26
    Lv. Percent
    60.47%

    Yea i just put everything in bags and put in my luggage just incase i had problems with my carry on. When I went home i even put a whole tub of protein in my luggage and didn't have an issue.
    Broser Built Athlete www.broserbuilt.com
  13. Board Supporter
    R-Mac's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  195 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Posts
    910
    Rep Power
    9771
    Level
    23
    Lv. Percent
    59.33%

    I travel 2-3 times a month within the US...in my experience pills the TSA doesn't care about and I have 3-5 bottles in my carry on all the time...anything powder will get your bag searched but thats just it, just a search and you will be on your way after..I have carried MRP packets and my alphamine in my carry on and I asked them what caused the search ..and TSA told me the powder..so now I just place my alphamine in one of those small holders and let it go through the xray on its own, they usually pick it up read it, shake it to make sure its powder and not liquid ad I am good to go, no more searches..same with the MRP's throw em in a bin just in case, as sometimes the MRP throws the TSA off sometimes it doesn't...so bottom line to avoid the delay/search leave pills in the carry on and take anything powder out and run it through seperate in the open in a bin...hope this helps
  14. Senior Member
    alwaysfirst's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    1,034
    Rep Power
    219125
    Level
    31
    Lv. Percent
    7.62%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    I never put in my carry on, more than maybe a pill container, I traveled to Europe with PH's in my luggage, no problem.
  15. Advanced Member
    Invycktus's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  161 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    811
    Rep Power
    268234
    Level
    30
    Lv. Percent
    92.92%
    Achievements Activity Pro

    Never had an issue in the last 4 years (I am on the road about 42-48 weeks in a year). Carried Alphamine, some protein powders (not a tub worth though). If possible , leave it in its original packing. They would not open it anyway.
    MEM->DCA->PHL->MEM
  

  
 

Similar Forum Threads

  1. traveling with the goods on airplane
    By swany in forum Anabolics
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 11-25-2010, 09:54 PM
  2. Supplements on travel to Mexico
    By fatburner2007 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 09-26-2007, 02:29 PM
  3. Mestanolone and ephedrine on airplane?
    By hangclean in forum Anabolics
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-06-2006, 09:16 PM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-24-2005, 07:34 PM
  5. help with supplements on Keto Diet
    By vinnys025 in forum Weight Loss
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-29-2004, 09:16 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in