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The South African Government introducing additional security restrictions of its own, placing limits on the amount of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) that may be carried by passengers on flights.

You are advised to pack your cabin baggage accordingly so as to avoid unnecessary inconvenience.

Specific regulations:

  • Liquids, aerosols and gels will only be allowed in cabin baggage if they are kept in containers of 100ml/3.3oz volume or less.
  • Containers larger than 100ml/3.3oz will not be permitted in carry-on baggage, even if there is only 100ml/3.3oz of liquid/gel in the larger container.
  • These containers must be carried in a clear, re-sealable plastic bag. The total volume of the bag must not exceed 1 litre/1 quart.
  • Each person is allowed to carry only one such plastic bag.
  • The bag must be removed from cabin baggage and presented to Qantas' security personnel at the gate before boarding the aircraft.

Medications and special dietary requirements, including baby formula:

  • Are permitted in cabin baggage.
  • May be subjected to additional security checks.
  • Customers with prescription medicine are advised to bring along supporting documentation (for example, ID cards, letters from doctors).
  • Prescription or non-prescription medicine in the form of a liquid, aerosol or gel, can be carried in quantities over 100ml.  However these should be reasonable for the length of your flight as well as possible delays and flight diversions.

Duty-free purchases:

Liquids, aerosols and gels purchased from duty-free shops that exceed the limits set out above cannot be carried through gate security control points and will not be permitted onto the aircraft.

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