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Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US #503562
04/21/15 08:37 PM
04/21/15 08:37 PM
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El Gringo Offline OP
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Hi,

Each time I go to AC, I stop by that craft store a little south of the airport. They have some beautiful wooden walking sticks and I'd like to bring one or two back as gifts. I'm hearing that I cannot bring something like that on a plane because of security issues. Does anyone know a good way to send something like that back? Alternatively, is there a web site in the US that sells them?

Thanks!

Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503563
04/21/15 08:58 PM
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The post office is used to dealing with items like that. Graniel's sends furniture up that way...

Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503564
04/22/15 12:29 AM
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I can't see how that is a problem in checked baggage. Carry on maybe.


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Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503565
04/22/15 04:05 AM
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It is if it's too large to fit. It wouldn't even fit in my dive bag.

Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503581
04/22/15 06:05 AM
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You can fairly easily find a long, narrow box to put them in, wrapped in newspaper, and check as an additional bag.

Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503584
04/22/15 06:45 AM
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We have a long narrow tube you can have(6'x2"). Brought fishing poles down. If you want it, call 664-8981.

Re: Getting a Belizean Walking Stick to the US [Re: El Gringo] #503585
04/22/15 06:50 AM
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You can also use a piece of PVC pipe and cap the ends.


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