Every time I have traveled with a laptop (many times), I usually carry onboard with me and you MUST remove from backpack or Laptop case to send through the x-ray machine alone in its own bin. I believe this is the case for cell phones and tablets as well . . .
All the other advice is good. I used to carry two laptops at one time. A Macbook in my carry on bag, and an Acer Linux thingy in my luggage. I was stopped at Heathrow Airport (on my way to the 'States) when a check on my suitcase showed up the Acer box, and I … Read more