Tips for travelling by plane with sports equipment
(NC) If you are bringing sports gear on a flight to hit the slopes, the ice, or the trails this winter, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has some tips for you, as follows:
Ice skates are the only winter sports item that is allowed in your carry-on baggage. For bigger items, like snowboards, skis and hockey sticks, you will have to include them with your checked baggage. Different airlines have varying restrictions on the size, weight and packing of these items, so it's best to check with them prior to travel.
Be prepared, have fun and travel safe this winter.
Additional packing tips are available online at catsa.gc.ca, or on your mobile phone at m.catsa.gc.ca. You can also follow CATSA on Twitter (@catsa_gc).
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