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saraa
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Hi, my boyfriend and I are going to Cuba in January and I was just wondering a couple things about condoms..
1)Should he pack them in his carry on? Would they get messed up because of the pressure?
2) Or should he put them in his big bag that gets put in the "Hold Luggage" area.. I'm not sure if they would get messed up if they go in there either...

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Redskies
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I've never heard of there being any issue with taking condoms in hand luggage or in checked baggage. I did a site search here, too, and found nothing. As some people fly often and as Heather has written very detailed guides to condom usage and storage, I feel very sure that if there was any potential problem, Scarleteen's guides to condoms would say so.

Condoms will be fine either in hand luggage or in checked baggage. You and your boyfriend should simply make sure that you follow the usual guidance about storing condoms so that they're not damaged by anything sharp, for example.

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Just want to chime in and say I can't imagine any effect that flying in a plane would have on condoms! I've taken condoms on trips that involved flying and never noticed that they were more likely to break, no matter where in the plane I transported them.
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saraa
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alright thank you! I just wasn't sure about pressure in the airplane affecting them somehow.

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Redskies
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It was a smart thought - I mean, water bottles get a bit crumpled and squished because of the changes in air pressure. But condoms will be absolutely fine.

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