SPY Guide: 10 TSA-Approved Multi-Tools

Happy Travels: The Best TSA-Approved Multi-Tools
Image courtesy of Amazon
Image courtesy of Amazon

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* Handy multi-use tools to help you stay prepared
* 100% TSA-approved means you can pack them in your carry-on bags
* Travel easier with these tools by your side

Flying may be an adventure, but going through security checkpoints can be a downright drag. Not sure which items you’re allowed to bring with you on a flight? You’re not alone. With TSA travel rules constantly changing, the approved tube of toothpaste today could be outlawed tomorrow.

Luckily, we’ve gone and found a few handy carry-on tools that are TSA-approved, meaning you won’t have to worry about taking them with you on a flight. Check our list below.

James Cude
4 years
Might be US ok but many foreign countries will still happily confiscate these. So if flying outside...

James Cude
4 years
Might be US ok but many foreign countries will still happily confiscate these. So if flying outside…

1. Gerber Shard Keychain Tool

Backed by a titanium nitride coating to help prevent against corrosion, this shard keychain includes a wire stripper, bottle opener, lanyard hole and more. It also comes with flat and Phillips head screwdrivers and is 100% airline safe.

Gerber Shard Keychain ToolImage courtesy of Amazon


2. Piranha 2 Multi-Purpose Pocket Tool

This handy tool features a scraper, bottle opener, hex driver, medium-size screwdriver, open and box wrenches and a box opener. Plus, because it’s made of 100% stainless steel, you can rest easy knowing it won’t wear out over time.

Piranha 2 Multi-Purpose Pocket ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman


3. Thruster Multi-Use Tool

Perfect for surfers and sun-seekers, this handy surfing tool includes a bottle opener, bit driver, wax comb and even a spring hook to help you catch those waves without having to leave your gear at home.

Thruster Multi-Use ToolImage courtesy of Amazon


4. Gerber Dime Multi-Tool Travel, Bladeless

This super handy multi-tool includes needle nose pliers, wire cutters, scissors, zipper hook, small and medium flat drivers, tweezers, a bottle opener and much, much more. Plus, since it’s built by Gerber, you know you’re getting one heck of a quality carry-on tool.

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool Travel, BladelessImage courtesy of Amazon


5. Pump Scope Alignment Tool

Made of 100% heat-treated stainless steel, this multi-purpose everyday carry kit features a scope alignment tool, a wide selection of different wrenches, hex bit driver and a choke tube wrench. Great for hunters.

Pump Scope Alignment ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman


6. JUICE CS3 Multi-Use Tool

This handy pocket knife includes helpful spring-action scissors, a can opener, corkscrew and even its own bottle opener. Plus, it’s miniaturized size means it’s TSA-friendly without taking up too much space in your carry-on. The red color also makes it easy to spot so it won’t get lost in your bag’s abyss.

JUICE® CS3 Multi-Use ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman


7. STYLE PS Multi Tool

For when you need a little ‘needling’ on the go, this 8-in-1 travel-safe multi-purpose tool includes spring-action needlenose pliers, wire cutters, scissors, tweezers, a nail file and even regular pliers to help cover all your bases when you travel.

STYLE® PS Multi ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman


8. HAIL + STYLE PS Multi-Use Tool

Featuring spring-action needlenose pliers, wire cutters, scissors, flat and Phillips head screwdrivers and more, this all-in-one tool has pretty much everything you need to stay prepared on the go.

HAIL + STYLE® PS Multi-Use ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman


9. TREAD Wearable Tool

As the world’s first wearable multi-tool, the Tread offers an impressive array of add-ons. With 29 built-in tools, including screwdrivers, box wrenches, hex kits, oxygen tank wrenches and more, this TSA-compliant travel tool makes it easy to be prepared anywhere.

TREAD™ Wearable ToolImage courtesy of Leatherman

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