fast bag drop, can I blag my baggage?

Old Oct 4, 05, 12:24 pm
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fast bag drop, can I blag my baggage?

Just a question...

Flying LHR-YYZ next month, I am in WT (any1 wanna give me an upgrade? lol). Just out of interest, if I check in using the self-service at LHR, how can I check in my golf clubs? I am taking two suitcases, plus a big bag of clubs etc, so do I just take them to fast bag drop and avoid having to pay excess?

Any ideas?
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Old Oct 4, 05, 12:29 pm
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You could check-in online, and then simply go straight to fast bag drop. No blagging required.

Although, maybe golf clubs count as odd sized?
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Old Oct 4, 05, 1:29 pm
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See below.

Golf equipment
You may take one bag containing:
Not more than 14 clubs
One dozen balls
One pair of golf shoes
If you are on a flight where the baggage weight allowance applies:
The baggage allowance is increased to 30kg (66lbs)
Beyond this, normal excess baggage charges apply
If you are on a flight where the baggage piece allowance applies:
Your bag is equivalent to one piece of baggage
If it is an excess piece then it is charged at 50% of the normal rate

Hope the handicap goes down.
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Old Oct 4, 05, 1:45 pm
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Originally Posted by BA or bust
See below.

Golf equipment
You may take one bag containing:
Not more than 14 clubs
One dozen balls
One pair of golf shoes
If you are on a flight where the baggage weight allowance applies:
The baggage allowance is increased to 30kg (66lbs)
Beyond this, normal excess baggage charges apply
If you are on a flight where the baggage piece allowance applies:
Your bag is equivalent to one piece of baggage
If it is an excess piece then it is charged at 50% of the normal rate

Hope the handicap goes down.
I doubt it will, think I'll just blame the jet-lag
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Old Oct 4, 05, 1:47 pm
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Er, there is an actual person at FBD. If you are over the limit, they'll do you.
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Old Oct 4, 05, 1:59 pm
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Er, there is an actual person at FBD. If you are over the limit, they'll do you.
Ah i see! Just out of interest, if I can have 2 bags at 32kg each allowance, but take 2 bags at 20kg each, leaving 24kg spare, can this count towards my golf clubs, or r they just gonna stiff me regardless because I am bringing an extra piece?
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Old Oct 4, 05, 3:19 pm
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Originally Posted by carparkno1
Ah i see! Just out of interest, if I can have 2 bags at 32kg each allowance, but take 2 bags at 20kg each, leaving 24kg spare, can this count towards my golf clubs, or r they just gonna stiff me regardless because I am bringing an extra piece?
With the piece system, it is simply based on pieces so they will charge you regardless of the fact that the others are less than 32Kg. The piece system is already far more generous than the weight system which applies on most routes

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