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Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« on: March 14, 2023, 08:36:00 PM »
Bringing a ton of stuff to family and donít want to bother with an empty suitcase on the way back. Should I expect issues checking a box on an AA flight? Would love DP from someone who did recently.
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2023, 08:45:40 PM »
My friend recently flew JFK-GUA he had a full box of food JetBlue didn't want to check it in for some reason

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2023, 10:48:22 PM »
Bringing a ton of stuff to family and donít want to bother with an empty suitcase on the way back. Should I expect issues checking a box on an AA flight? Would love DP from someone who did recently.
Folds up to nothing:
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2023, 11:14:42 PM »
Folds up to nothing:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003KR1K4A/?tag=cl03f-20&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

You've checked this in and got it back undamaged?

Any pics of it folded?
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2023, 11:46:27 PM »
You've checked this in and got it back undamaged?

Any pics of it folded?


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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2023, 11:51:06 PM »
You've checked this in and got it back undamaged?

Any pics of it folded?
Many times. It's a life saver for trips with one-way baggage.
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2023, 11:54:23 PM »
Ikea Frakta also works well.

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2023, 12:15:22 AM »
Awesome. I've been looking for something that lasts more than 2 flights for a while now.
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2023, 12:17:46 AM »
My friend recently flew JFK-GUA he had a full box of food JetBlue didn't want to check it in for some reason
JetBlue doesn't allow any boxes on international flights
https://www.jetblue.com/help/bag-limitations-select-markets

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2023, 11:51:46 AM »
I have checked a cardboard box on AA domestic. Was not an issue

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2023, 12:17:14 PM »
If you have a beaten up suitcase that you don't need anymore you can take that and then dump it.

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2023, 03:32:51 PM »
My friend recently flew JFK-GUA he had a full box of food JetBlue didn't want to check it in for some reason
Was it oversized or over weight?
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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2023, 03:48:07 PM »

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2023, 01:28:58 PM »
My friend recently flew JFK-GUA he had a full box of food JetBlue didn't want to check it in for some reason
jetblue doesnt allow boxes internationally

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Re: Checking cardboard box on AA domestic flight
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2023, 02:05:34 PM »
Thanks to everyone who responded. AA took it, though they made me drop it off at oversized (even though it wasnít).
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