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Old 08-09-2013, 12:31 AM   #1
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I have read that I cannot transport my i2 on a plane due to the batteries.

Has anyone shipped theirs ahead to their destination for use on vacation, etc.?
Can you get it delivered to the airport, by chance, and have it waiting in baggage check/information desk?
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:41 AM   #2
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I have had them shipped directly to the hotel I was staying at. I have never had them shipped to the airport.

I would think that having it shipped that deep into the airport to be a difficult task. Good luck. Keep us posted on your progress.
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I have read that I cannot transport my i2 on a plane due to the batteries.

Has anyone shipped theirs ahead to their destination for use on vacation, etc.?
Can you get it delivered to the airport, by chance, and have it waiting in baggage check/information desk?
i took mine with me on a princess cruise ship.i hope ups or another company will ship for us. if airplanes wont lets go by boat//?
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Depending on the airline you prefer, the i2 will be accepted the same as a wheelchair when used by the passenger as a mobility/assistive device. There have been some changes that apply due to a combination of the Air Carrier Access Act and PHMSA regulatory revisions. There is more info in the thread for use as a disability device forum. Delta, Southwest and KLM seem Seg-aware from posts made here.
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I have taken my to Amsterdam several times. I use it as a mobility device since I wear a prosthetic. You must use HMIH batteries when flying though. Glide it right up to the plane door and it is waiting for my when I arrive


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Yeah, you will have less problems flying with NiMH but unfortunately, since 2006 (IIRC), new Segway models only use Li-ion. So if you have an i2 or x2 or later, NiMh are not an option
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Yeah, you will have less problems flying with NiMH but unfortunately, since 2006 (IIRC), new Segway models only use Li-ion. So if you have an i2 or x2 or later, NiMh are not an option
take a cruise ship if airlines wont make a protective box
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I believe that shipping by greyhound bus is also an option, but don't rember any particular guidelinesl.

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Can the batteries be shipped in a protective case that is "HazMat" certified?
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Can the batteries be shipped in a protective case that is "HazMat" certified?
has anyone researched using another countries airline like thai air or japan air?
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