Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Misc. Forums > Passengers & SLF (Self Loading Freight)
Reload this Page >

Are there any restrictions on umbrellas?

Passengers & SLF (Self Loading Freight) If you are regularly a passenger on any airline then why not post your questions here?

Are there any restrictions on umbrellas?

Old 21st Mar 2014, 19:04
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Aberdeen
Posts: 45
Are there any restrictions on umbrellas?

I'm flying soon, travelling on Easyjet and BA, and since it might be wet at my destination I was thinking of taking an umbrella. Easyjet's policy is here and I'm hoping Ppruners can confirm that full-sized umbrellas are okay and they don't just mean the small ones. On at least one flight I will be in an escape row if it makes any difference.
Quartz-1 is offline  
Old 21st Mar 2014, 19:28
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: England
Posts: 52
Not unless it's a Bulgarian umbrella.
defizr is offline  
Old 21st Mar 2014, 20:50
  #3 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Surrey, UK
Posts: 130
Yes, we have no umbrellas

Nope, your umbrella must fit in your hand luggage. I used to fly regularly and take a "golf umbrella" in my hand luggage as an extra carry-on item with no issues at all in the 1990's but nowadays it has to fit in your hand luggage... so a small-ish telescopic one is about the best you can get
HamishMcBush is offline  
Old 21st Mar 2014, 20:54
  #4 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: In a hole somewhere
Age: 43
Posts: 380
Are there any restrictions on umbrellas?

Wow .......
Pilot.Lyons is offline  
Old 22nd Mar 2014, 06:54
  #5 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: BHX LXR ASW
Posts: 2,195
You can buy them at Poundland, not sure how much they cost though....
crewmeal is offline  
Old 22nd Mar 2014, 07:39
  #6 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Reading, UK
Posts: 11,768
And remember - just like your lifejacket - don't deploy it while you're still inside the aircraft.
DaveReidUK is offline  
Old 22nd Mar 2014, 14:56
  #7 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Aberdeen
Posts: 45
Thanks everyone. I'll take the small umbrella.
Quartz-1 is offline  
Old 22nd Mar 2014, 19:39
  #8 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Northants
Age: 59
Posts: 128
True story - Oxford Circus tube station a few years ago on a rainy day - public address announcement on the Central Line platform - "Here's a message for the lady on platform 4 with her umbrella up - it doesn't rain underground....."
Pegpilot is offline  
Old 1st Apr 2014, 18:30
  #9 (permalink)  
1DC
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: UK EAST COAST
Posts: 320
I came back from Oz at the weekend with a full size umbrella in my hand baggage. No comment at check in, security or on board. I had a window seat and just lay it on the floor with the handle hooked around the support for the seat in front. No one said a word although i was in business which shouldn't have made any difference. I was concerned before the flight and checked the airlines rules, it just said a sharp pointed umbrella would not be allowed..
1DC is offline  
Old 2nd Apr 2014, 07:52
  #10 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 1998
Location: .
Posts: 2,944
Cool

I was denied entry through security carrying a full sized brolly! A small telescopic one in your hand luggage is less of a danger!
spannersatcx is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.