7 Tips For Travelling With Sex Toys

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Travelling overseas can be incredibly hot.

Whether you're holidaying with a significant other, are single and looking to get some strange or a solo traveler who is is up for some self exploration; there's something about going away that makes people want to get down.

But what about incorporating some of your favourite toys into vacay play?

There's certainly a few things to consider. Especially if you're only rocking carry-on.


Research The Legalities

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If you're heading overseas, it's important to know whether the places you're visiting have sex toy restrictions.

Some countries classify sex toys as pornographic material and are therefore banned. Being caught with one could lead to a fine or even jail time.

Some of these countries include:

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Maldives
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Malaysia
  • India

You probably don't want to get arrested over a penchant for rabbit vibrators, so always research first.


Travel-Sized Fun

This is particularly pertinent if you're travelling with carry-on only.

While at home you may enjoy breaking out a 14-inch girth monster, bigger toys aren't the most convenient to travel with.

Take the opportunity to mix things up a and consider packing smaller items, like a rechargable clit vibrator, a small and discreet lipstick vibrator or compact male masturbator.

Keep It Quiet

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Depending on your travel situation, thin walls may be an issue. If you're into being heard, feel free to skip this section.

Fortunately not all sex toys (including the battery operated ones) are buzzing beasts. There are extra silent vibrators and vibrator sets out there. You can even get extra quite vibrating cock rings.

Alternatively, you could opt for a nice old fashioned non-vibrating plaything.


Bring Extra Power

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For anyone who has had batteries die on them at a *crucial* moment, you'll know how important this is.

Always pack extra batteries for sexy emergencies.

If you're rolling with rechargable vibrator or clit stimulator, or cock ring, I would recommend a power bank for when you're on the go, as well as the appropriate travel adaptor for the country you're in.

I personally pack a power board, as well. It alleviates the need for extra adaptors for the immense amount of tech I take overseas with me.

If you want to avoid batteries altogether, there are more rechargeable sex toy options here.


Be Careful With Batteries

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On the subject of power and batteries - be careful where you stow them.

Different countries have different rules about where you can keep loose power items during a flight.

In general I've found that spare batteries and power banks need to be kept in your carry-on.

Make sure you read up on the local country and airport policies first as to best avoid an international incident.


Bag It Up

Another one for carry on luggage.

Be sure to put your toys in clear plastic ziplock bags, just like you would with your liquids.

If you do happen to get pulled aside for a bag check, it's polite to keep things hygienic for the border security officers.


Be Confident

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If you do happen get pulled aside for a security check with a bag full of goodies, there's not a whole lot you can do about it.

Own the situation.

I'd recommend either acting non-nonchalant, as if what's in my bag is the most normal thing in the world. Alternatively, making a little joke if the situation is right for it.

"Have a nice trip, ma'am"

"Oh, I certainly will."


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