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US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

Hola! We have just returned from beautiful Punta Cana! We traveled with US Air. Please make sure to arrive 2 hours before your departure. Our transportation company was 1/2 hour late picking us up and we definitely felt the stress. US Air makes you use 4 self serve kiosks to check in and the process takes FOREVER. Also, please be aware you can not carry on hair dryers, hair straighteners or hair curlers. We had to check (and pay) for one of our bags to be able to get my CHI back. Have fun!

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1. Re: US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

Just wondering if you had to pay both the entry and departure fees? Just wondering if US Airways covers either of them? I have called and asked their customer service reps but keep getting different answers. Thanks for your info!

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US Airways only cover the departure fees..its included in your ticket..You have to pay entry fees...they will give you the entry form on the plane towards the end of your flight so you can fill out before you land

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What was the deal with not carrying on the hairdryer and straightener?

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4. Re: US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

I never got an answer on that

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5. Re: US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

Wouldn't restricted items be under TSA rules, not the particular airline?

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Not sure, all I can tell you is the one US Air employee helping all 4 kiosks is the one who told us to read the sign posted that said what wasn't allowed in the carry ons.

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7. Re: US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

Weird. Those are not TSA rules.

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8. Re: US Air, Hair straighteners and carryon bags...

TSA Regulations

Hair dryers (and other basic electric grooming tools) are not on the TSA list of prohibited items for carry-on items. For up-to-date information on permitted and prohibited items, go to the Transportation Security Administration website.

Persons manning the booths have the right to restrict any items not listed in the TSA regulations, in fact there was a time that zero liquids were allowed in carryons for flights out of PUJ

http://www.tsa.gov/311/

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