Years ago, during the pandemic, many Americans wondered if airline travel would return to normal. Travel restrictions almost destroyed the airlines as the government was forced to subsidize the industry. Today, the air travel business is booming thanks to pent-up demand due to the end of the Covid restrictions. 

Checking a bag is always a challenge, especially if you only go away for a few days. One of the most unique and frustrating burdens of flying is watching to see what people hope to carry with them on the plane. Airline size restrictions are ignored as folks do their very best to fit large bags into small storage compartments. Or they try to squeeze an overnight bag under the seat in front of them. 

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But what happens when you attempt to carry something on a forbidden plane? Is there a list, or must travelers rely on common sense? The TSA does have a list, but when was the last time you or anyone that you know checked the list? An air mattress is one of the most unusual items you can carry, although the TSA has special instructions before bringing it on the plane. (Why would anyone need or want to carry on an air mattress?)

Let's face it: no one likes to be taken out of line by the TSA. We've never heard of anyone who enjoys the pat down or the private pat down. If you have a question on what you should or shouldn't pack in your carry-on bag, check the list below.

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Going through TSA always makes everyone so nervous for many reasons. You don't want to get pulled aside and get some sort of crazy search done. But you also don't want them to throw out anything that you have in your bag. 

It's always hard to find out what can you get past TSA. According to Upgraded Points, you are allowed to bring over 400 things with you, some of which you probably had no idea you could bring with you. Here are things that you most likely didn't know you could get past TSA with no problem. 

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