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sonic wrote:Depends where you are going. For sunnier climes you don't need many clothes so it's easy enough to squeeze your skates in. For colder places you could take them as cabin luggage strapped onto a backpack or a skatebag. Take them! You will regret it if you don't.
I got told when I took my skates to boston that they were fine even with the metal frames that I pointed out to them and I took them as hand luggage.steph wrote:I've been thinking about this of late (not that I've got any plans to go anywhere); how twitchy are security about skates as hand-luggage now? esp. to/from the US?
LS-Mike wrote:Take em with of course. Sonic, apparently Michaela was prevented from taking her skates as handluggage at Hamburg airport this weekend.
sonic wrote:I hope it was just a case of a single particularly stroppy security person! I can't see what reason could they possibly give for not allowing to take your skates as hand luggage.
GadgetBoy wrote:Then had to sign an agreement on my way home from San Francisco that I would not skate in the airport. Now that I think about it they did mention that some racer had done it while there. Was probably Eddy...
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