If you are a true blue sports fan then you may be trying to work sports into your next vacation. If you are planning on enjoying a game of basketball or football, it is more than likely that you might want to bring along some stuff with you. Did you ever know that there are restrictions to what you can bring, especially since 9/11? If you are trying to plan on bringing stuff like sporting equipment with you, you should be ready for what the rules are for what you can bring.
Golf is an activity that many travelers like to participate in and many golfers enjoy playing on different courses they find when they travel. If you are trying to travel with your set of golf clubs, you will need to check them as baggage. All airlines nowadays have a ban on golf clubs being on the plane. Due to what a set of clubs costs, you might want to leave them at home or get proper protection. If you are going to a golf resort or traveling to another great location, you will be able to rent a set of clubs to use without too much difficulty.
In addition to golf many people enjoy playing baseball. Like a set of clubs, bats are banned on the airplanes as well for obvious reasons. If you going to try and enjoy a game of baseball,you should take take necessary precautions to get secure protection for your equipment. Even though bats are banned on planes, there are no rules of other items, such as baseballs, tees and many others. For your own concern, you may want to protect these items by placing it in the same bag or bags as your other gear.
If you are planning on going on a hunting trip, you will need to keep your gear in checked baggage. All guns, bows and the items that go along with them are not allowed on the planes at any time. If you try and go through security with these items you may be caught and or arrested or wait further questioning.
Other sporting gear that is illegal on board an aircraft can be hockey sticks/pucks pool cues, skis/ski poles,etc. Again, if you are worried about the safety of your gear,take measures to secure it. You need to be aware of what you can bring along on an air plane before you arrive at the airport.