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maggotspawn

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Flying With Your Board
« on: May 28, 2018, 05:20:46 AM »
It seems that on most airlines boards have to be checked. Anybody check their board with one of those backpacks that the board straps to? Other option is a huge suitcase.

Phillip Flathead

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2018, 09:58:19 AM »
i fly with my board and a spare deck or two a lot. I usually carry that and a backpack through security, never had any problems. The boards fit in the overhead and take up no space at all, which i've explained to tsa when they ask. Or you could just bungee cord it to your backpack and take the straps off as soon as you get through tsa. Should only count as one item.

I fly american airlines, but most airline should be the same except for the super cheap ones that don't let you have a bag.

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2018, 03:29:00 PM »
delta lets you carry it on. I travel with a backpack, duffel and complete board and usually check the duffel for free at the gate

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2018, 04:55:53 PM »
yea a lot of airlines let you carry your board on. if not - i take my trucks off throw them in my bag then strap my board to the bag

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2018, 01:24:31 AM »
As mentioned above, many airlines let you carry it on, even if their website says you can't. Just flew to Iceland and New York, then home on different airlines and on all four flights I just walked on with a backpack, suitcase, and holding my board and no one so much as glanced at it.

Safe bets are Delta, American, and Icelandair. I've heard not to with Alaska but they let me do it too.

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2018, 09:51:48 AM »
I've heard not to with Alaska but they let me do it too.

No problem with Alaska either. My daughter and I both showed up with our boards as carry-on. They never mentioned them.

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2018, 10:01:55 AM »
Airlines where I've had to check in or get hustled at the gate for $60 so I break my board in retaliation:

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2018, 11:40:12 AM »
I've never had any problems checking my backpack with a board strapped to it, other than being asked if it's strapped securely. I've taken it as a carry on with no problems on Southwest a few times.

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2018, 05:09:45 PM »
Let it be known United will be fuckish with luggage.

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Re: Flying With Your Board
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2018, 07:31:11 PM »
snap the tail and jump while scraping your front foot up the board.
and to fakie.
and that's all folks.