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alarm clock

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alarm clock

can you take a digital alarm clock with the batteries out on aflight

Atlanta, Georgia
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1. Re: alarm clock

Yes but why not just use your phone?

Phoenix, Arizona
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2. Re: alarm clock

We have one, and it is in our carry-on. We use it in the UA Clubs, for longer layovers, in case we doze.

Wife's mobile is always out of power, and sometimes AC outlets are tough to come by - so the battery powered alarm works.

Good luck,


Edmonton, Canada
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74 reviews
3. Re: alarm clock

You can also leave the batteries in as you go through security.

I carry one just so I have something I can fumble with in the dark, until I find its light button. If I used the phone for that, I'd have to wake up enough to make sure it was back properly on the wireless charger after I was done.

London, United...
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4. Re: alarm clock

I often take a small (not digital) travel clock in my carryon bag, with a small container of batteries as well. Neither of the items has ever been closely examined or questioned with the intent to have them removed by Security staff.

Washington DC...
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83 reviews
5. Re: alarm clock

Just carry a mobile battery pack with you to recharge your phone if there are no outlets

Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
6. Re: alarm clock

I take batteries with me for my noise cancelling headphones. Never had an issue

Arcadia, California
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7. Re: alarm clock

I have traveled for over 20 years with my digital alarm clock with the battery in and always have it in my carry-on. It never even occurred to me that it could be an issue, and if it were to become one, I'd have my tablet and phone as backup.

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