Airports and bike bags!!

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ironman69
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Airports and bike bags!!

Postby ironman69 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 08:55 am

Hi Guys
I am thinking about taking my bike away (winstanely Bike bag) to work, just want to know if using/checking in a bike bag at an airport is just the same as checking in your cases??

Cheers
IM

MadGuern
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Re: Airports and bike bags!!

Postby MadGuern » Thu Aug 02, 2012 09:13 am

Need to let the airline know that you are transporting a bike otherwise they may refuse your bag. Check with your airline most charge a premium too.

Have had issues with certain airline refusing to bring my bike back after holiday as not correctly booked.

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GeorgeShaw
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Re: Airports and bike bags!!

Postby GeorgeShaw » Sat Aug 04, 2012 13:33 pm

Yup, check with the carrier. Most now charge (but BA don't). Then it's normal check-in but it will have to go through special/oversize handling.


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