MrsTeneiseS
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Are Fanny packs considered a personal item?

I know Fanny packs aren’t exactly “hip” these days, but I love mine! And I would love to bring my Fanny pack on my flight to Miami next week for my cruise. The only thing is, I’m doing carry on and a personal item only. Would my Fanny pack be considered a personal item?

Tags: Flights airlines Fanny packs

16 Answers

BAK1061
Contributor Level: Captain

They might give you a pass because no one who works for the TSA was around the last time anyone actually wore a fanny pack.

MrsTeneiseS
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Lol very possible 

JCOAKML
Contributor Level: Captain

I admit that one reason I stopped wearing mine was because I was getting tired of being teased. But it's an item your wearing so it won't count. (Spirit Air and Allegiant Air might be exceptions since they look for any and all ways to charge you more.) Another reason that I stopped wearing them is because thieves target people with them on. It only takes an experienced thief a second or two with a very sharp knife or a razor to slice the strap and run off with someone's pack.

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Well JC she is a woman so she could get away with wearing one.  But cmon.. It's gay for a dude....   Hope you're well buddy. Lol.

JCOAKML
Contributor Level: Captain

 

LOL! 

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Guess youre at work..  

JCOAKML
Contributor Level: Captain

Yep.  Don’t ever see fanny packs anymore here at the airport.  Right now hanging out at counter with CSA’s.  They are helping a passenger that was stranded here by “friends”.  Not the first time I’ve seen this.  They were suppose to pick him up hours ago.  Poor guy doesn’t know a lick of English.  Whoops I think I’m detailing another thread. 

 

Back on topic, take that fanny pack ma’am and have a great trip.  ðŸ‘

akaGrandmaJo
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

My DD refuses to let me even think about a fanny pack.  Personally, I think they are the best thing since sliced bread.  I don't push the issue because she does give me a pass on my tasteful lanyard pouch as long as I wear it as a cross-body bag.

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

Whether you wear it or not, do not refer to it as a "Fanny pack" in front of Brits -- "Fanny" has a definition 180 degrees off what we are used to.Big Smile

OldGreyWolf
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

I still use my fanny pack whenever I am travelling. It is a secure place to keep my glasses, camera and passport and I do not have to worry about it falling out of my pocket. Is it stylish ... who cares ... never was one for styles and care very little what others think. The fanny pack is useful, functional and practical therefore I still use it.

Cheers,

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