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Bicycle as checked baggage?

Hi all,

I will take my bike back to the US as checked baggage. Does anyone know where I can pick up a cardboard shipping box for my bike (somewhere around Zürich)?
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Re: Bicycle as checked baggage?

Sorry, I found the info. Please disregard.
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Re: Bicycle as checked baggage?

I just had a new bike delivered and the box is still intact, you can pick up near Escher-Wyss Platz, PM me for contact details
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Re: Bicycle as checked baggage?

In case anyone comes back to this, you can check with your local Aldi (if it is the summer time). They now sell bikes and most people would leave the box behind (easier to get the bike into the car). You could leave your name/number if they don't have any available the day you check. They have to recycle the boxes that are left behind so they should be happy to get rid of them.
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Re: Bicycle as checked baggage?

Unless you really love that bike it could be easier to sell it and buy a new toy when you get to the US
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Re: Bicycle as checked baggage?

I've had success in the US, too, with asking your local bike shop if they have any recently opened boxes that they're planning on throwing away/recycling...
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