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Flying with Badminton Rackets!

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Jchowdhury, May 25, 2014.

  1. Jchowdhury

    Jchowdhury Regular Member

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    Hi,

    This week will be the first time ill be flying with badminton equipment, ill be going with singapore airlines. I can check my badminton bag as "sports equipment" as described by the singapore airlines website but am not sure if my rackets will be safe, has anyone tried taking rackets abroad using singapore airlines, or any other airlines for that matter using this method?

    Also I cant take my badminton bag as hand luggage is it is outside the dimensions set.
     
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    I usually only carry one or two rackets, so I always put them into my suitcase. Never had a problem.
     
  3. gundamzaku

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    i have hand carried as many as 5 badminton rackets squeezed inside a 3 racket bag. its a tight fit but it fits. i never check my badminton equipment except for shoes.
     
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    I hand carry my rackets in a cloth bag. I don't trust that the rackets will return in one piece...

    It shouldn't be an issue with Singapore Airlines or any other airlines. I haven't tried Singapore Airlines, but Thai Airways is OK with this (hand carry the rackets).

    As for your bag... you can always replace it with a backpack. I haven't seen any airlines reject a passenger carrying a backpack, LOL. Unless it flouts rules.
     
  5. Jchowdhury

    Jchowdhury Regular Member

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    Thanks for the reply. I actually spoke to singapore airlines when checking in and they took the rackets as fragile sports equipment and took it away separately, I had 6 rackets arrive safely at my destination :)
     
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