Link: BBC News - Batteries on planes pose 'increased fire risk'

Advice on travelling with laptop batteries:

  • Carry batteries where you can get to them - in your hand luggage, not your hold luggage
  • Put a tape over the metal terminal of any spares or wrap in a plastic bag
  • Keep them away from other metallic objects
  • Be careful where you buy them in the first place - if they're a lot cheaper, there may well be a reason