In addition to the items below, there are several items that are strictly prohibited by all countries, these include contraband, pornography, drugs, alcohol, weapons, ammunition and perishable foods.

Perishables

Food, plants or living things that may die or spoil while moving. This includes no spices.

Examples include:
Frozen Food, Opened Food Products, Plants, Produce,Refrigerated Food, Spices

Note: You should empty refrigerators and freezers and keep appliance doors open for at least 24 hours in advance of loading. This will allow appliances to dry out and prevent the growth of mold.

Personal or Sentimental Items

Examples include:

  • Address Books
  • Airline Tickets
  • Car Keys
  • Car Titles
  • Cash
  • CDs
  • Cell Phones
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Checkbooks
  • Computer Discs
  • Financial Documents
  • Insurance Documents
  • IRAs/Deeds/Tax Records
  • Jewelry
  • Keys to furniture, safe, home
  • Medical & Dental Records
  • Medicine
  • Personal Video Tapes
  • Photographs/Photo Albums
  • Professional Files
  • Research Projects
  • School Records
  • Sterling Silver
  • Stocks/Bonds
Non-Allowables List
  • Acids
  • Aerosols
  • Ammonia
  • Ammunition
  • Bleach
  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal Lighter Fluid
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Darkroom Chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fireworks
  • Gasoline
  • Household Batteries
  • Kerosene
  • Lamp Oil
  • Liquid Bleach
  • Loaded Guns
  • Matches
  • Motor Oil
  • Nail Polish/Nail Polish Remover
  • Paint Thinner
  • Paints
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Propane Tanks
  • Reloading Supplies
  • Scuba Tanks
  • Sterno
  • Weed Killer