Will packing a Hair Dryer or Flat Iron on Star send me to the Naughty Room?
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I would like to bring my own hair dryer and flat iron along for myself and granddaughter.....I have read it is ok, then read it will send you to the Naughty Room on the Star if you pack it.. Can anyone please advise the real deal? I don't want to go to the Naughty Room! Thanks so much.The iron will get you every time if they see it. Not sure about the hair dryer, but they have hair dryers in the cabins.
I would like to bring my own hair dryer and flat iron along for myself and granddaughter.....I have read it is ok, then read it will send you to the Naughty Room on the Star if you pack it.. Can anyone please advise the real deal? I don't want to go to the Naughty Room! Thanks so much.Flat hair iron and hair dryer is ok . Clothes iron No
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I have taken a full size clothing iron just thrown in my suitcase on both the Spirit and Epic and never had an issue.Thought the reason for no clothes irons was due to possible fire hazard if someone forgets to unplug.
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Norwegian Jade, Mediterranean March 2015
Norwegian Sun, Alaska July 2013
Norwegian Sun, Baltics June 2012
Norwegian Gem, Mediterranean June 2010
Norwegian Sun, South America April 2009
Amadeus Amalegro, Europe June 2007
Norwegian Star, Mexico February 2007
Norwegian Wind, Hawaii March 2005
I've been on the Star three times with a dryer and a straightener and, security-wise it's been no problem. However, between hot tubs and humidity, it's been a leiotrichous lost cause (see photo below)Been on the Pearl with a curling iron and a hair dryer and found that their hair dryer worked just fine and took up too much space in my bag. Had no problem with either piece and security. Would have to agree though, that for windy itineraries, unless you are going to use them before dinner, kind of a waste of luggage space, at least it was for me.
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ITEMS WITH HEATING ELEMENTS OR OPEN FLAMES
Certain items that generate heat or produce an open flame are not permitted onboard. This includes clothing irons, hotplates, candles, incense and any other item that may create a fire hazard. Curling irons and hair dryers are allowed and may require a converter.
DRUGS OR OTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES
No illegal drugs or other illegal substances including but not limited to medical marijuana are allowed onboard or may be utilized during a Norwegian Cruise Line vacation, including during transfers to and from ships, inside terminals, during shore excursions or at our private island. Illegal drugs or substances will be confiscated and appropriate action taken,which may include removal from the ship and involvement of appropriate authorities. In addition, foreign governments at Norwegian Cruise Line ports of call have strict laws that address drug possession. Guests found in violation of such laws are subject to arrest and prosecution by the foreign jurisdiction (and perhaps United States or other authorities as well) and may be prevented from re-boarding the ship.
WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVES OR OTHER DANGEROUS ITEMS
No weapon, explosive, or other item that presents a risk of harm to persons or property, are permitted onboard. They will be taken by ship’s Security and appropriate action taken. Guests are not allowed to bring their own scuba gears onboard such as oxygen tanks, diving knives, spears, etc.
BTW, I've always brought my own hair dryer and electric curlers, and I never needed an electrical converter.
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I've taken, ceramic rollers, hair straighteners and hairdryers before and never had an issue.
05-18-2012 Norwegian Sky - Bahamas
02-27-2013 Norwegian Sun - Southern Caribbean
05-10-2013 Carnival Inspiration - Mexico
08-18-2013 Norwegian Breakaway - Bermuda
12-29-2013 Norwegian Star - Mexican Rivera
08-11-2014 Norwegian Sun - Alaska
06-22-2015 Norwegian Sky - Bahamas
01-10-2016 Carnival Liberty - Southern Caribbean
08-13-2016 Carnival Glory - Eastern Caribbean
.....but for some reason, my travel hair dryer always raises flags at airports.........Ummm....take a look at the shape of most hair dryers?
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NCL Pearl 8/2/15 Alaska & Glacier Bay
NCL Pride of America, 3/15/14 Hawaii (POA review here) (Hawaii Rental Car Summary)
NCL Jewel, 12/29/13 Western Caribbean
NCL Pearl, 8/5/12 Alaska & Glacier Bay
NCL Dawn, 12/4/11 Southern Caribbean
NCL Spirit, 7/17/11 Western Caribbean
NCL Sun, 1/1/11 Eastern Caribbean
NCL Epic, 8/28/10 Western Caribbean
NCL Pearl, 7/25/10 Alaska & Glacier Bay
RCCL Freedom, 3/15/2009 Western Caribbean
Carnival Glory, 11/8/2008 Eastern diverted to Western Caribbean
Carnival Fantasy, 1/13/07 Western Caribbean
Ummm....take a look at the shape of most hair dryers?Yeah, I actually did figure that one out, but thanks for the sarcasm My travel dryer folds up, so it's hard to be 100% sure that the shape is the problem. When folded, it's not that suspicious looking.
teeny25, you can put it in the carryon but it's really not necessary. Never had an issue with the straightener.