Aliyah Flight: Luggage Guidelines
The following information is strictly a guide and subject to revision based on airline policy. Your luggage allowance will be confirmed at the time of booking. Flights organized outside the Nefesh B’Nefesh framework are not eligible for an Aliyah luggage allowance.
Additional Travel and Packing Information
What NOT to Pack in Checked Luggage
All items listed below should be taken in your carry-on luggage. The airline does not take responsibility for theft or damage of such items. Insurance is recommended.
- Fragile or perishable items
- Valuable items (including, but not limited to, money, jewellery, precious metals, computers, personal electronic devices)
- Any medication or medical equipment
- House or car keys
- Valuable documents (including, but not limited to, business documents and deeds)
- Aliyah related original documents (including, but not limited to birth/marriage/death/divorce certificates, proof of Judaism, conversion certificate and Apostilles)
Packing Your Carry-On
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and airline carriers have restrictions when it comes to items allowed in carry-on baggage and in the airport. For details, please refer to the links below and check with directly with your connecting/international flight carrier. In some cases, TSA’s rules are more restrictive, while in other cases, EL AL and other carriers have more restrictions.
- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) www.tsa.gov:
Prohibited Items, Traveling with Liquids – 311 Rule for Carry-ons, Traveling with Food or Gifts,
Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions, Traveling with Children, Traveling with Special Items, Baggage Locks
- EL AL: Guidelines Regarding Hand Luggage To/From The USA
Travel & Luggage Insurance
Nefesh B’Nefesh, EL AL and other airlines do NOT purchase travel or luggage insurance for passengers on charter, group or designated flights. Please make sure to purchase your own travel/luggage insurance, if this is a concern for you. NBN is not accountable for any lost or damaged luggage on these flights.