Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

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Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by BaudEByter » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:19 pm

Will JetBlue take a Shiftpod as a checkin. I 7nderstand there would be additional fees. I have to come in from the east coast. The shipping trucks from here may wind up filled.

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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by Popeye » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:03 am

How large and heavy is a shiftpod?
http://mobile.jetblue.com/mt/help.jetbl ... bj(388421)

You might save a lot of money shipping air freight or UPS ground instead of baggage. Air Freight you would pick up at airport, UPS at a UPS store.
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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by lagniappeDC » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:11 am

Have you looked at regional communities? I know here in D.C. they make arrangements for a few trucks to carry everything from bins and bikes to larger equipment like Pods and artwork. I've heard of similar setups in other parts of the east coast.
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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by BaudEByter » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:59 am

Popeye wrote:How large and heavy is a shiftpod?
http://mobile.jetblue.com/mt/help.jetbl ... bj(388421)

You might save a lot of money shipping air freight or UPS ground instead of baggage. Air Freight you would pick up at airport, UPS at a UPS store.

Shiftpod is about 6ft long and 77”x13”x13”hen in bag.

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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by BaudEByter » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:00 am

lagniappeDC wrote:Have you looked at regional communities? I know here in D.C. they make arrangements for a few trucks to carry everything from bins and bikes to larger equipment like Pods and artwork. I've heard of similar setups in other parts of the east coast.

Yes, there are trucks
From here but they fill up quick and one is done by lottery. I need a plan if that doesn’t work.

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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by Token » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:20 am

Sounds about the size of a ski-bag and those fly just fine.

The key will be the weight and the price tag.

Call the airline and ask once you have the weight.

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Re: Getting Shiftpod to the Playa

Post by Popeye » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:36 pm

I know Alaska Airlines don't charge for "sporting equipment". Maybe others too.
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