Prohibited items - Don't pack objects with sharp points or sharp edges and prohibited items in your hand luggage. This includes, but is not limited to, items such as toy weapons, knives, pepper spray, mace, razor blades, cork screws or screwdrivers.
Keep your hand luggage with you at all times. Do not leave any baggage, handbags or parcels unattended. Report any unattended baggage or suspicious looking packages to the nearest airport representative or the police.
Old Tags - Remove old tags and barcodes from your hand luggage – it will speed up the check-in process.
Hand luggage weight - Check with your airline the acceptable weight for your hand luggage. If you cannot easily lift your hand luggage above your head, it is probably too heavy.
Personalise your luggage - Put a key ring, sticker or other identifying mark on your bag so that you can correctly identify your bags.
Wrap you baggage when traveling, its more secure and there are baggage wrapping facilities the cost is more or less R50.00 per bag.
When packing you baggage make a list of all that is in your bag , in the event of it been lost you will not have to think what is in your baggage if items are needed to be claimed for.
International flights only
Liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) - All LAGs need to be packed in a re-sealable transparent plastic bag and the total capacity of this bag cannot exceed one litre. You are only allowed to carry containers that have a maximum capacity of 100ml each. Each passenger can carry only one of these bags and these bags must be presented to security personnel for inspection.
Medication - If you need to take medicines with you on an international flight, try to keep them in their original packaging. You will be asked to present them to security personnel at the screening points. Remember to bring your prescription with you, as this will assist security in identifying the medicines and will prevent delays.