The Rules have Changed for Carry-On Luggage at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Effective March 31, 2007, the rules governing
permissible carry-on items have changed for international
passengers traveling via Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport.
The new rules fall into line with tighter security
controls being introduced by airports worldwide.
Changes in carry-on rules broadly address the
carriage of Liquids, Aerosols and Gels (LAGs)
and specifically stipulate:
• The maximum size of any liquid container,
full or partially used, allowed past the international
screening point is 100 ml.
• All 100 ml liquid containers presented
for inspection to be carried on board an aircraft
by a passenger must comfortably fit in a 1 liter
transparent re-sealable plastic bag (30cm x
• The definition of (LAGs) liquids, aerosols
and gels include (but are not limited to) water
and other drinks; soups; syrups; jams; stews;
sauces; pastes; foods in sauces or containing
a high liquid content, creams; lotions; cosmetics;
oils; perfumes; sprays; gels - including hair
and shower gels; contents of pressurised containers
- including shaving foam, other foam and deodorants;
pastes including toothpaste; liquid-solid mixtures;
mascara; lipsticks; lip gloss or lip balm; and
any item of similar consistency at room temperature.
This list is not exhaustive and screeners will
make a determination about which items are permitted
to be taken through screening points.
• Each passenger is limited to carrying
only one plastic bag.
• All passengers must submit their person
and all carry-on luggage for inspection. Baggage
will receive both a visual inspection and x-ray
• Passengers will be required to remove
bulky coats and jackets and present them for
screening before walking through the metal detector.
• Some medicines and medical devices
are exempted from the new screening rules, including
prescription medicine and prescribed medical
devices. Passengers are recommended to bring
supporting documentation (e.g. a physician's
letter). All prescription medication should
be in original containers bearing the name of
the passenger matching the name on the boarding
pass. Essential prescribed medicines may include
• Passengers bring non-prescription medications
should know that a determination of a reasonable
amount will be made based on the length of the
flight, possible delays and flight diversions;
essential non-prescription medicines may include
cough syrups, children’s medications,
insulin, clotting factors (for hemophiliacs),
contact lens solution exceeding 100 ml, and
inhalers (with spare canisters packed into checked
• Existing provisions for disability
and medically-related items still apply.
• Baby products required for the flight
are exempt from the enhanced security screening
restrictions with the understanding that screeners
will use their discretion to asses appropriate
volumes for hand carriage. Baby products include:
baby milk; sterilised water; baby juice; baby
food in liquid, gel or paste form; and wet wipes.
• Under the new rules frisk searches
will be conducted in a random and continuous
manner. Frisk searches must be undertaken by
a screener of the same sex and a passenger may
request the search be done in a private room.
A person may refuse a frisk search, however
they will be refused access into the sterile
• Passengers are allowed to carry on
board all liquids/aerosols/gels purchased or
collected in the sterile area of an Indonesian
international airport on board an aircraft,
including duty free items, unless other jurisdictional
measures apply (e.g. U.S. flights).