Packing perfume for air travel isn’t easy. Accidents happen and expensive perfumes are wasted all the time. Common solutions to this problem involve packing perfume bottles in clothes. However, these bottles need to be visible and packed in a zipped bag for check-in as seen in our detailed Can I Take Perfume On a Plane guide.
Traveling with perfumes isn’t easy, especially when you have more of them. On one hand, you want to keep expensive perfumes close to you in the carry-on. But on the other hand, you can’t take too many perfumes with you as you have to store them in checked luggage.
100ml or 3.4oz perfumes are allowed on airplanes. These perfumes need to be packed in clear zipped plastic bags. If a perfume is larger than 100ml it needs to be discarded
Carrying perfume on a plane is subject to tight Transport Security Administration regulations. While many new and unopened perfumes are allowed on planes some people often ask if unopened perfume bottles are allowed on planes in return.
Chanel perfumes typically have a shelf life of 3 to 5 years open or unopen. This shelf life can be longer in the right storage conditions (if unopen), but not according to the official Chanel data.