Flying with pins?

Bwaymusgal

Earning My Ears
Joined
Nov 11, 2018
We bought a bunch of pins to trade at the parks. I was planning to put them in our carry on but my husband is worried they will be confiscated by TSA. Does anyone have any experience or had them taken away?
 
  • starry_solo

    DIS Veteran
    Joined
    Nov 19, 2010
    I brought about 600 pins with me last year to trade in my carry-on (some older worthless-to-me pins) and I got pulled aside by TSA going there and coming back. Took maybe an extra 10 minutes (and coming back, they were also looking at my Entenmann's chocolate chip cookies [they used to sell these in CA but stopped at least 20+ years ago and the only place I find them is at WDW!])
     

    Gman76

    Earning My Ears
    Joined
    Dec 30, 2018
    Nah... no problem. both our carry on bags have corkscrews and they are not a problem either.
     

    tnolan

    DIS Veteran
    Joined
    Sep 8, 2013
    We always buy a lot of pins and we always put them in the carry on. Have never had a problem, ever.
     

    Lothlórien

    Living the Mouse Dream
    Joined
    Feb 11, 2016
    DO NOT check them. Put them, in your carry-on. When going through security, pull them out and put them in the bucket with your shoes. It will be a breeze. ;)
     


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