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Cigar Q&A: Flying with Cigars

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Q. If I am buying a box of cigars overseas, what is the best way to store the cigars whilst traveling on an airplane?
– Michael in Australia

A. Assuming you’re not bringing Cuban cigars into the U.S., which could be confiscated at Customs, I would purchase a travel humidor. They’re air and water tight, and keep your cigars really fresh. When flying with cigars, I also recommend storing them in your carry-on so they’re traveling under “normal” conditions, as opposed to the freezing temperatures in the baggage compartment. The typical travel humidor holds 5 or 10 cigars, but there are plenty of selections that hold enough cigars for a really big herf.

 

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and Executive Editor of Cigar Advisor. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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