BA to charge for snowboards this season
Mon 03 August 09
As reported in the Times, British airways will start charging from £28 to take your snowboard with you this winter.
So BA, once the snowboarders friend will now charge you anywhere between £28 and £40 to take your board with you, depending on your destination and if you book in advance.
This new charge will kick in on all flights from October 7th
For more information, read the full article on the Times website, and more information on the new BA baggage guidelines can be found on the BA websitewww.britishairways.com/travel/new-baggage-policy/public/en_gb
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