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Shipping A Bike To Nicaragua?

Old 02-11-17, 05:06 PM
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Shipping A Bike To Nicaragua?

A friend has a house in Nica and I want to take a FatBike from Bikes Direct down with me on my flight and leave it there. What should I know about something like this? Just ship it like personal luggage? Customs? Anyone with any experience?

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(should this be in the touring forum perhaps?)
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https://www.shipbikes.com/international-shipping/

https://www.bikeflights.com/internat...cycle_shipping

https://www.luggagefree.com/learn-mo...-your-bicycle/

Flying with a Bike: a way around excessive fees | Bike Law

https://www.outsideonline.com/200218...ay-fly-my-bike
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It is also quite possible that Non-US airlines will have different fees and services than US airlines.
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Old 02-13-17, 08:44 AM
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Thanks so much for the links. If I can pull it off I will purchase a fat bike from Bikes Direct and will keep it in its original box for shipping and will assemble in Nicaragua.

Avianca Airlines web site says they will ship a bicycle for free but I am a bit leery and will somehow confirm before flying.

Anyone with direct experience flying to Nica?
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