Interesting facts about baggage
Less is more - as much as possible should packed in the luggage. Excess baggage is subject to an extra charge. Hand luggage consists of a small piece of luggage that can be taken into the aircraft cabin. Please use the special fixtures next to the check-in desks to check that your hand baggage does not exceed the permitted size. Please refer to the homepage of your airline to find out about different baggage policies.
Please inform yourself in advance about dangerous goods and prohibited items. Furthermore, the airline baggage policies and the customs regulations of the destination country apply.
Liquids can be transported in containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres in your hand luggage. They must be placed in a transparent, resealable 1-litre plastic bag. Larger quantities must be placed in the luggage.
ABC's of hand luggage
A – Assortment of spreads
Non-sweet and savoury spreads (cream cheese, peanut butter, honey, jam, liver sausage, etc.) are considered liquids and are subject to the 100ml restriction. Spreads on bread provisions are allowed.
B – Baby food
The required quantity of baby food can be transported for the duration of the journey.
B – Batteries
Batteries up to a certain size and power banks are permitted. Please note the dangerous goods regulations for these items.
C – Camembert
Camembert and other soft cheeses are considered liquids and must be placed in the luggage if they exceed 100 g. Parmesan and other hard cheeses can be placed in hand luggage.
D – Deodorant
Solid deodorants are not subject to any restrictions. The 100-ml restriction applies to sprays or liquid deos.
E - Electronic Devices
The majority of electronic devices is allowed in hand luggage. These include: Game consoles, mobile phones, laptops, electric toothbrushes and razors, hair dryers, hair straighteners, bluetooth speakers, drones (the latter only in hand luggage). Show separately at the checkpoint.
E – E-cigarette
The E-cigarette can be placed in hand luggage with two rechargeable batteries. The 100-ml restriction applies to liquid products. If the E-cigarette is filled with liquid, the entire cigarette must be placed in a 1 litre re-sealable plastic bag.
F – Fire lighters and matches
One lighter (disposable)/one box of safety matches (waterproof) per person is allowed. Carry them on your body and declare them at the security. They may not be carried in hand luggage.
Please note the special liquid and baggage regulations for storm and petrol lighters.
G – Drinks
Drinks in larger quantities than 100ml are not permitted. Empty beverage bottles or thermos cups however, can be brought along.
H – Helium balloon
The Wasen souvenirs are prohibited in hand luggage. If these are packed in your luggage, it must be discussed with the airline.
K – Clothing
Closer inspections may be carried out for certain pieces of clothing, e.g. shoes, belts, religious headwear.
L – Lip care
Lip gloss is a liquid, therefore, no more than 100 ml is allowed in hand luggage. Lip (care) balms are not restricted.
L – Food
The 100 ml restriction also applies to liquid food such as oils, yoghurt, soups and much more. This also applies to salads that are created in greater quantities of liquids (e.g. potato, pasta or meat salad)
M – Medicine
Liquid medicine in the quantity required for the duration of the journey can be transported. A certificate as proof of requirement should be transported.
N – Needles
Needles of all kind are allowed in hand luggage. This includes pins, darning needle or knitting needles.
O – Oils and creams
The 100 ml restriction applies to oils and creams. Larger quantities must be placed in the luggage.
P – Powder
Powder is a solid substance and can be placed in hand luggage. Special rules apply to flights to the USA.
Q – Quark
Quark, yoghurt and other similar products are considered to be liquids and they are subject to the restriction.
R – Travel electronics
Chargers and mobile phones are allowed. At the security check, place these items separately in the tray.
S – Scissors
Hobby or nail cutting scissors with a blade length of 6 cm are allowed in hand luggage.
S – Shisha
A sisha is allowed in hand luggage but the coal is not.
S – Sun screen
The 100 ml restrictions applies to liquid sun screen. Larger quantities must be placed in the luggage.
T – Pocketknife
Pocketknives with a blade length of 6 cm (knife, scissor, saw) are allowed in hand luggage.
W – Mascara
Mascara is a liquid and max. 100 ml is permitted.
Z – Toothpaste
The same 100 ml rule applies to toothpaste and other liquid dental products (e.g. mouthwash etc.).
Please note the General Security Regulations for Baggage. The list does not claim to be complete, follow-up checks are always possible.
Dangerous Goods and Checked Baggage
Checked baggage is screened for dangerous goods by the Federal Police using special screening equipment. The following items are prohibited in baggage or require an exemption by the air carrier:
- Kohlen (auch für Shishas)
- Powerbanks and spare batteries
- Gases, chemical or inflammable substances
- Aerosol cans without a cap
- Ammunition and related components
- Strongly magnetic materials
- Self-defence devices
Weapons must always be registered with the airline in good time before departure.
Please refer to the diagram for more information.
Objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being use to cause serious injuries must not be packed in hand luggage. This includes chopping tools (such as axes, hatchets and cleavers), ice axes and ice picks, razor blades, box cutters, knives (with a blade length of more than 6 cm), scissors (with a blade length of more than 6 cm as measured from the fulcrum), martial arts equipment with a sharp point or sharp edge, swords and sabres. For detailed information please contact your airline.
You can store dangerous goods that are not permitted (e.g. sprays, petrol lighters) and dangerous items (e.g. knives, scissors) with the airport security guard (+49 711 948-3355) for fee of 6.50 euros and pick the items up at any time upon return (after 6 weeks at the latest).
Do you have a pet? Or bulky luggage such as surf boards, pushchairs, golf baggage or bicycles? This too is not a problem. Your airline or your travel agent will gladly make all the necessary arrangements.
You will find the oversized baggage counter in Terminal 3 on the right-hand side next to the security checkpoint.
Baggage trolleys are available free of charge with a deposit (1 Euro, 50 Euro cents, 25 US cents or 1 Swiss franc) in all parking blocks and car parks, at terminal entrances and in baggage reclamation areas for your convenience.
And for even greater convenience: We provides a personal baggage porter service at Stuttgart airport. A porter can be booked for a small fee by telephoning +49 711 948-4500 (Monday to Sunday) or by email at email@example.com (Monday to Friday).
|Lockbox||Metrics||Cost / Day|
|Small||w:35 cm, h: 46 cm, d: 90,5 cm||2.- EUR|
|Medium||w:35 cm, h: 63 cm, d: 90,5 cm||4.- EUR|
|Large||w:35 cm, h: 95 cm, d: 90,5 cm||6.- EUR|
|XL||w: 52 cm, h: 95 cm, d: 90,5 cm||6.- EUR|
|Ski||w: 35 cm, h: 194 cm, d: 60 cm||6.- EUR|
You will find lockboxes on the right side of Terminal 1, behind the guard house.
Payment: Coin (0,1/0,2/0,5/1,0/2,0); Banknotes (5,-/10,-); Creditcards (Visa, Master)