HOW TO TRAVEL WITH YOUR DRONE – Going through airport security

Tips on how to travel with your drone by airplane.
Going on a trip? Learn how to pack your drone for your flight, and what to expect when taking your drone through airport security.
Make sure to pack all spare drone batteries in your carry on luggage.

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As always, thanks for watching,
-Mike

50 Comments

  1. Agent К видео on August 3, 2020 at 8:26 am

    What about battery charge level?

  2. SynthXP on August 3, 2020 at 8:27 am

    I think not in Emirates,the drone should go to check in luggage.

  3. B Will on August 3, 2020 at 8:27 am

    I’m flying to Cancun next month from Atlanta. Should I be good following your tips?

  4. steve s. on August 3, 2020 at 8:28 am

    One more thing that might be nice to know…how many batteries can a person carry on?

  5. psad1 on August 3, 2020 at 8:29 am

    Do you have to take the batteries out of the bag as well? Also is it true that you need to cover the battery ports with tape before going the through X-ray machine? Thanks in advance!

  6. Droneboy on August 3, 2020 at 8:29 am

    please answe me…Can i take controller on flight

  7. Kevin Campbell on August 3, 2020 at 8:31 am

    what if i have 2 drones.

  8. Josh Ellermeier Animations on August 3, 2020 at 8:31 am

    I have a Vivitar 360 Skyview video drone. Will it all still be the same or will it vary based on the model of drone?

  9. Narcissism on August 3, 2020 at 8:32 am

    what about Spark Portable Charging Station, can I take it with me on the plane?

  10. Zeba Ansari on August 3, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Good info buddy💙

  11. Bryce Christensen on August 3, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Awesome video! Needed this info for this weekend!

  12. Andris Ignio on August 3, 2020 at 8:35 am

    An amazing video I must say . I love it
    But DO you have a or a need a pilot license and is your drone registered too ?
    Would Canadian Immigration ask a first timer into Canadian for any of those requirements or will they seize the drone?
    I will be so clarified once you help me with the answers to these . Please . .
    Thank you

  13. Jes F on August 3, 2020 at 8:36 am

    Good info. Sadly the music made me want to nose dive into pavement. 🙁

  14. tom lewis on August 3, 2020 at 8:37 am

    May I ask if the drone will get damaged when being scanned on the hand luggage security system, I presume they use x rays.

  15. Daniel O on August 3, 2020 at 8:39 am

    Omg the music mate..

  16. Luis Limas on August 3, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Thanks!

  17. Keith Mayhew on August 3, 2020 at 8:42 am

    Nice drone and travel bag..Thanks for sharing..

  18. Rafael Paz on August 3, 2020 at 8:42 am

    The batteries have to be off (the on in the drone and the extras one) or it doesn’t matter? Cheers great video

  19. ONE WAY LAWN SERVICE on August 3, 2020 at 8:43 am

    So basically I need to take the drone with the battery on my carry on and the extra spare battery with me as well ?

  20. will wright on August 3, 2020 at 8:44 am

    would this be safe to assume the same rules in the EU and UK?

  21. divinewinds on August 3, 2020 at 8:44 am

    Thanks for this. Was super terrified that i couldn’t bring the dji mavic Mini fly more combo to Germany. It’s a present though so it’s still sealed. Should be good, yeah?

  22. Kyle Smith on August 3, 2020 at 8:45 am

    What about travelling to countries that does not allow drones?

  23. LETS REVIEW on August 3, 2020 at 8:48 am

    Thanks mate. Quick and to the point with the info. Greatly appreciated

  24. Christian Gonzalez on August 3, 2020 at 8:50 am

    I’m wondering.. I have my own Dji Spark drone. It’s allow bring it with me at Tijuana Mexico to Guadalajara Mexico? I want make sure if they allow the drone and battery separate and put in backpack? Let I know, please thank you and I am looking forward your answer.

  25. Desirous on August 3, 2020 at 8:52 am

    I wanted to know if it was a good idea bringing me new drone to Mexico thank you

  26. Sherquez on August 3, 2020 at 8:54 am

    Hello im already subscribe to your channel.. hope you read my comment.. im from philippines and im plan to bring my mavic pro in japan this coming december.. is this allowed?.. i mean my drone can passed japan airport without confiscated?.. i really need your help.. hope you reply.. thank you.

  27. batchboy999 on August 3, 2020 at 8:58 am

    What about internationally? (Specifically, interested in getting a Mavic 2 zoom and taking to Philippines)

  28. Bryson Rider on August 3, 2020 at 8:58 am

    What do you do with the Blades for the drone?

  29. Jessie's Drone Adventures on August 3, 2020 at 8:59 am

    Very helpful man! Greatly appreciate the vid! Say I’m flying from Arizona to Minnesota to get some video.. just out of curiosity, I have 3 batteries for my mavic mini, think I’ll be ok if it’s all carry on?

  30. EXOTICLEX on August 3, 2020 at 9:01 am

    So you don’t need a lipo bag?

  31. KenePlayz on August 3, 2020 at 9:02 am

    I’m about to fly in a few hours at first I took the battery out of my magic 2 pro when I watched this video I quickly put it back on lol, thanks for the info

  32. egshane on August 3, 2020 at 9:02 am

    wives are annoying…

  33. Z Y on August 3, 2020 at 9:05 am

    When I saw all the seaweed in the beach in the first drone shot I knew it was Mexico 🙂

  34. fly with me on August 3, 2020 at 9:06 am

    I just talked to Allegiant airline they say I can take my drone but no batteries really what good is the drone with out batteries

  35. Epic Airport on August 3, 2020 at 9:08 am

    If you are flying with Jet2 you will need to put the drone in check in/hold luggage and you must carry on the batteries

  36. Tanaji Gurav on August 3, 2020 at 9:08 am

    Custom department like this video..

  37. Chris Cardenas on August 3, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Did the Mexico drone laws change in 2020? I have a vacation set for the end of August to Playa Del Carmen and was wanting to take my Mavic Air 2.

  38. TheRealGalactic on August 3, 2020 at 9:10 am

    Hey I’m flying to Jamaica soon and I want to take my drone would it be fine

  39. Brian Sussex on August 3, 2020 at 9:11 am

    I don’t agree with checking the drone with a battery in it. You can check the drone alone, but take all the batteries + the controller on the aircraft with you. If you have something to reference that says it is safe to check a drone a battery in it, I would like to see it.

  40. Sneakers - Travel - Life on August 3, 2020 at 9:12 am

    This is very useful! I imagined it would be more complicated

  41. P F on August 3, 2020 at 9:14 am

    Hi, So, from your video you don’t seem to have any issues with this large drone. I’m surprised because I thought most countries have issues of registration in their country for drones heavier than 250 grams. For that reason, I thought, DJ created the mini. But, I’m interested in the larger size. Do you have a certification you bring with you when you travel? Let me know your thoughts about the need for the mavic mini when traveling-thanks!.

  42. Pieter deli ho on August 3, 2020 at 9:17 am

    Very good tips mate

  43. Faisal Hossen on August 3, 2020 at 9:17 am

    Flying from Norway to Bangladesh transit in Dubai via Emirates Airlines. Just read that Emirates Airlines does NOT allow drones as carry on/cabin luggage and will ONLY allow as checked in baggage. The rules also applies even if ur flight is connecting from anairlines that allow drones as carry on/cabin luggage. Else than that the rules about batteries are same as mentioned in this video. Now I have to invest in a hard briefcase so that the drone arrives save after a 17h flight.

  44. Tasha Bostic on August 3, 2020 at 9:18 am

    I just got one to go on my trip to Curacao Island, But my boyfriend said I have to have a license just to fly on my vacation. I know I have to Register it. But a license just take shots on vacation ? Please help me I leave in December

  45. Jacob Eggleston on August 3, 2020 at 9:18 am

    What about going through Mexico customs

  46. M0ve_in_Sil3nc3 on August 3, 2020 at 9:19 am

    I want to bring my parrot drones with me up north to obtain some really cool footage! Am I required to get my drones registered by the FAA if I’m not working for a company to take photos for them? I hear otherwise I do not need to get it certified by the FAA if I’m taking photos for myself.

    Thanks

  47. Syed Wasif on August 3, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Which drone is that sir ? Name and model plz ?

  48. J R on August 3, 2020 at 9:24 am

    So do all my batteries need to be charged or discharged when carrying them on I Hurd you say the drone does need to turn on but what about the spares ?

  49. _LittlebroJohnson_ on August 3, 2020 at 9:24 am

    Does the spare battery’s have to be dead or can they be fully charged to bring with you?

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