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Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« on: May 22, 2017, 19:03:33 PM »
Apparently chargers can't be bigger than the dimensions given for phones on Turkey to UK flights as per the new security regulations.

I thought I would share this with you - a flat, 4000mAh charger block, about the thickness of an iPhone and smaller in length. 4000mAH isn't massive but enough to see you through the flight home.



Found in B&M and even better, not £5.99 as shown, three quid...!



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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 19:11:05 PM »



Size next to iPhone 6 (thickness same as phone more or less)

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2017, 08:18:54 AM »
We had ours confiscated at Dalaman last week as they were over 1.5 cm thick.
 


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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2017, 10:29:00 AM »
I have a charger case on my iphone 6. It just looks like a normal case and only cost about £14.

Including the phone it's 1cm thick. Makes it a little heavier but it's been a godsend at times as it charges the phone from flat in about 30mins.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ultra-Slim-Battery-Case-Cover-Backup-Power-Pack-Charger-for-iPhone-6-6s-Plus-/302065570619?var=&hash=item465482d33b


Mine's not pink by the way  ;)

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2017, 16:52:15 PM »
From what I saw at Istanbul Ataturk airport last week while returning to UK they are not allowing any power chargers of the type indicated because they all contain Lithium batteries. Suggestion by airport given by BA to 2 fellow travellers was you can't travel with them and they get confiscated no matter what size. It may be different airports apply different rules I guess (it is Turkey after all)!

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2017, 19:00:12 PM »
I am willing to gamble with my £3 investment

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2017, 20:15:47 PM »
The Robert Morley of CBF...

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2017, 21:00:52 PM »
Scunner, I've been using that since last year. I paid a tenner for it and I love it. It looks good, holds ands give a fantastic charge and I woudn't be without it. I've bought another couple to give to friends at the fantastic price in B&M. You wont be disappointed.

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2017, 23:30:14 PM »
This is the rule according to the UK Gov site - 'measurements' being the key word.

"You can’t take any spare batteries or portable power sources in your hand or hold luggage if they’re larger than these measurements and could be used with a phone, laptop, tablet or ereader."

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Re: Smartphone/Tablet Chargers on TR to UK Flights
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2017, 08:44:09 AM »
Travelled back yesterday from Dalaman.  At the gate EVERY passenger was searched. Hand luggage was thoroughly checked.  Phones had to be removed from cases and swabs taken.  The signs at check in show that mobile chargers are not allowed onboard.




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