Never Put These Items in Your Checked Bag

Packing for vacation is hard. Most travelers know the drill for carry-ons, but what about your checked baggage? Not only are there specific rules for what you can and can’t bring, but some things could get stolen or lost along the way. Never pack the following items in your checked bag, especially the beloved accessory on page 10.

1. Camera film

Film sitting between a digital and film camera

Don’t let your film get damaged. | Michael_Blaeck/iStock/Getty Images

Still taking photos with regular film? Then you may not want to stash it in your checked luggage. There’s a real risk that the x-ray machine your bag passes through could damage the film and ruin your chances of capturing those priceless vacation memories.

Next: This item is so annoying to replace when it gets lost.

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