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may be a silly question.

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may be a silly question.

We are on a four hour flight.

We have no meal on the plane.

Now the maybe silly question.

Can we take our own pack up through the checkin, security point? My friend has said she has seen sarnies taken from passengers.

I know we can buy stuff after security but I am a fussy eater , kind off.

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1. Re: may be a silly question.

Hi

not a silly question yes you can take food but all liquids must meet security requirments

I take power bars, trail mix cookies snacks etc you can take empty water bottles thru

I have a wide mouth sports bottle I take and i take packets of gator aide once thru check points i fill up bottle

at nearest fountain add my gator aid then have food and water on plane.

many people take sandwiches.

i would just be careful about takeing any thing might be oderous or offensive smell to others

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2. Re: may be a silly question.

You can bring some food from home into the cabin. Obviously no liquids (soup etc.). Out of consideration for your fellow travelers please make sure that the food is not smelly.

Depending on the customs rules of the country you are arriving in, you cannot enter that country with food or need to declare it.

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3. Re: may be a silly question.

Boots must make a fortune from Meal Deals sold airside

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4. Re: may be a silly question.

What are "sarnies"? I don't believe I've ever heard that one before.

Consett, United...
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5. Re: may be a silly question.

Thank you .

That is what I thought as to food, my friend is sure she is correct.

I will take a small picnic.

As to smelly food, they are selling very smelly food on the flight, lkke piripeti chicken, chilli and the like so a few cheese and tomato rolls will not be a problem.

Thank you .

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6. Re: may be a silly question.

sarnies = sandwiches

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7. Re: may be a silly question.

Sandwiches should be fine. The smart fliers on the LCCs eat their own food rather than pay for the overpriced on board fare. Of course, depending on your departing airport and its amenities you could buy a Boots Meal Deal or similar air side.

Consett, United...
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8. Re: may be a silly question.

Thank you.

I do not eat the meal deal from Boots.

I will take my own pack up and buy some water air side.

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9. Re: may be a silly question.

Hi Dubai Phil

"Out of consideration to fellow passengers, make sure the food is not smelly", like it:-)

If only the airlines could get rid of the horrible smell from the food they serve.......lol.....

It turns my stomach:-(

To the OP:-

We always take some "sarnies" & other delicious "non smelling" snacks from home, on long flights & plenty of flavoured water, which we buy once through security:-):-)

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10. Re: may be a silly question.

Home made sarnies it is then.

Water, plane old water tasting water, from airside it is yhen.

;)