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Qantas told me that for the Americas baggage is 23kg and it will cost me $85 per flight for an extra 23kg sounds reasonable.
Does that sound correct from people's experience?
I'm looking at going for 5 months may to October, concentrating on the Rockies ie western USA and Canada
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Now it's 2 x 23kg bags in economy, with a 270cm total lineal limit, with a single item limit of 158cm. i.e. S&S case plus another small bag.
http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airline ... e-americas
But I have never had a problem with qantas accepting one of their giant bike boxes in addition to a small checked bag for no extra charge on an international flight.
http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airline ... l/en#jump0
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2*23kg and dimensional total as posted by Blakeylonger. But I had no trouble being way over the total dimensions as I flew with a Polaris Bike Pod and large backpack. Their only interest was in the weight of the luggage which I was well under my maximum - 21kg bike case +15kg pack.
Definitely recommend 1. buying a small TSA lock and also 2. to hang around whilst the TSA go through your bike case. Because otherwise they just get the bolt cutters to any other padlock and as they aren't the best re-packers (though mine was repacked okay both ways) it is good to verbally guide if necessary.
Trip sounds amazing! I only had three weeks where I focused on the longer climbs in CA, CO and AZ. My trip is covered in my blog listed below in my signature.
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