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Yesterday 03:25 PM
foobaz When travelling with Lufthansa, on "Economy Classic" and above, you can take your sports gear for free, in addition to your regular baggage allowance. For snowboarders, that means you can have up to 3 additional bags, as long as they contain 1) a snowboard 2) boots 3) helmet.

Very cool.

PS. They require you to let them know, that you'll be taking "special baggage" at least 24h before the flight.
11-21-2015 10:41 PM
Matty_B_Bop
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Originally Posted by mckinnonwg View Post
Thanks for your comment. We did split air travel. We are heading out there on southwest and back on Frontier. Does Frontier only allow the snowboard in the bag? How many snowboards could you potentially put in a bag? Thanks for your info!
it just can't exceed 50lbs otherwise you'll be paying out the ass. It's like an additional $100 or something if it's over 50lbs.

I've put multiple boards and gear in my snowboard bag without exceeding the 50b limit.
11-21-2015 03:14 PM
mckinnonwg
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lol, pretty sure frontier and southwest, like it says!
Southwest you don't really have to know much, basically show up with all your stuff in a snowboard travel bag, make sure it doesn't exceed 50 lbs, and you're good to go. Can also check an additional bag and take a carry-on, all for free

Frontier is a little bit trickier, and you do pay for everything, with the exception of a small personal item. Their fees depend on the rate that you choose for your flight, and you can do alright with them but you want to know exactly what you're gonna be checking and purchase it ahead of time, otherwise you will be charged extra for absolutely everything! Here's a link with some info for frontier...
https://content.flyfrontier.com/travel-information/baggage

if rates and times are similar, I would always go with southwest. good luck!

Rob
Thanks for your comment. We did split air travel. We are heading out there on southwest and back on Frontier. Does Frontier only allow the snowboard in the bag? How many snowboards could you potentially put in a bag? Thanks for your info!
11-21-2015 03:00 PM
aircontroller Hey Rob.....says where?
11-21-2015 02:55 PM
vandy16 lol, pretty sure frontier and southwest, like it says!
Southwest you don't really have to know much, basically show up with all your stuff in a snowboard travel bag, make sure it doesn't exceed 50 lbs, and you're good to go. Can also check an additional bag and take a carry-on, all for free

Frontier is a little bit trickier, and you do pay for everything, with the exception of a small personal item. Their fees depend on the rate that you choose for your flight, and you can do alright with them but you want to know exactly what you're gonna be checking and purchase it ahead of time, otherwise you will be charged extra for absolutely everything! Here's a link with some info for frontier...
https://content.flyfrontier.com/travel-information/baggage

if rates and times are similar, I would always go with southwest. good luck!

Rob
11-21-2015 02:32 PM
aircontroller What airlines?
11-21-2015 02:29 PM
mckinnonwg
Frontier and Southwest

Anybody have good info or tips on flying with equipment with these two airlines? Heading to Stowe and Keystone this season.
09-28-2015 05:15 PM
aircontroller Lanel....i have the exact same bag and it can fit a bigger board in it. Trust me.
09-28-2015 12:01 PM
lanel Im flying with my board for the first time this winter and wanted to get a Dakine low roller. Will my 158 board fit in the 157 size bag or should I size up?
04-19-2015 07:16 AM
Maandy Yes I did not purchase any additional bags, just checked-in my snowboard bag with all the gear inside and did not have to pay any additional charges (I was flying economy).
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