Who doesn’t want to take interesting and favorite things with him when flying? Especially when you’re an e-skateboarder, you would love to fly with your electric skateboards on the plane. However, there are some strict guidelines and rules to follow while traveling with airlines.
So can you take your electric skateboard on a plane? This informative article will teach you about the standard airlines’ s guidelines and answer whether you can fly with electric skateboards or not?
Is it dangerous to take electric skateboards on the plane?
Premium e-skateboards are heavy and have a powerful battery above 160 Wh. Airlines never allow transporting any battery having a capacity of more than 160Wh. Why?
Batteries having extended powers are prone to catch fire, explode, or damage. You see, we should never take anything sensitive on flights. The apparent reasons are safety and flight rules.
Concisely, if your e-skateboard has a battery capacity of less than 160 Wh, you can fly with it as baggage.
Can I transport my e-skateboard before flying?
Yes, you can. If you have a premium electric skateboard, you should transport it via courier before your flight. In this way, you can save your time and energy from hindrances.
How to know if I can bring an electric skateboard on a plane?
You see, every airline has its rules for a safe flight experience. Air travel companies always issue their travel regulations, which have to be followed strictly. Confirm it from your plane customer services if you’re not sure about taking your electric skateboard with you. It’s far better to get approval for taking your electric scooter with a battery capacity above 160Wh than to get into trouble between the flights.
Always cross-check the elements which are prohibited on the plane. Small batteries of different sizes can be taken on the plane, but Li-ion batteries are not allowed to carry with your regular luggage.
What to do if I’m not allowed to take an electric skateboard on a plane?
In case the above thing didn’t work, don’t worry! We always have alternations to consider.
- Remove your battery and take your electric skateboard as typical luggage.
- Rent a battery upon reaching your destination.
- You can also take an electric skateboard for rent.
Why are Li-ion batteries not allowed on the plane?
Aviation authorities have prohibited Li ion batteries on planes because they cause ignition that cannot be extinguished quickly. Lithium batteries bring fires upon sensitive radiations and produce heat levels to cause short circuits and explosions rapidly.
So now that you know all the points to consider before and while flying with your electric skateboard. I hope this article succeeds in clearing your confusion.