ATA Carnet Myths, Mysteries and Misunderstandings Debunked, Unraveled and Explained – 2 of 10
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ATA Carnet Myths, Mysteries and Misunderstandings Debunked, Unraveled and Explained – 2 of 10

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

ATA Carnets can only be used for hand-carried items (or ATA Carnets can only be used when the cargo is shipped.)”

 

FALSE: Both hand-carried (in-cabin and checked luggage) and cargo shipments are allowed when using an ATA Carnet. However, there are a few countries where hand-carried shipments may be subject to additional regulations, China, for example.

Hand-carried shipments vs. cargo shipments under ATA Carnet also are subject to slightly different Best Practices so it is best to consult with a Carnet Specialist if either is unfamiliar to you: Carnet HelpLine® 800.ATA.2900.