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Transportation Security Administration

Cigar Cutters

Carry On Bags: 
Yes (Special Instructions)
Checked Bags: 
Yes

While cigar cutters are generally permitted, we recommend that you pack them in your checked baggage. TSA officers have the discretion to prohibit any item through the screening checkpoint if they believe it poses a security threat.

Any sharp objects in checked bags should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors.


 

The final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint.