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Re: [at-l] Flying With A Pack

In a message dated 09/27/2000 5:14:08 PM EDT, tom@netword.com writes:

<< I'm going to the UK in a week or so, and won't have a car in which to leave
 my duffle.  So, I was wondering if anyone might have a suggestion for how
 to package up my pack (going and coming) so that it will survive the flight. 

You don't say which airport your flying into. Below is some info on Heathrow.


Excess and Unaccompanied Baggage 
The Excess Baggage Company in Terminals 2 & 3, and Burns International 
Facility Services in Terminals 1 & 4 operate an excess and unaccompanied 
baggage service. They offer a worldwide service, with express, premium and 
economy services. 
For full details telephone:
†Excess Baggage Company: 
Burns International Facility Services:+ 44 (0)20 8745 5301
+ 44 (0)20 8745 5301†Left Luggage
Each terminal has a left luggage facility. Items are security checked. Left 
luggage offices also offer competitive unaccompanied baggage rates and 
services and sell luggage and travel accessories.
†Charges are: 
0-6 hrs - £2.50
6-12 hrs - £3
12-24 or part thereof - £3.50
Terminal 1 (06.00-23.00)
Burns Int'l Facilities Services
Terminal 2 (06.00-22.30)
Excess Baggage Company
Terminal 3 (05.30-22.30) 
Excess Baggage Company
Terminal 4 (05.30-23.00)
Burns International

+ 44 (0)20 8745 5301
+ 44 (0)20 8745 4599
+ 44 (0)20 8745 4599
+ 44 (0)20 8745 7460†Lost Baggage or Property
Baggage handling and delivery at Heathrow is the responsibility of the 
airlines from the point of check-in to the point of collection. If 
anything is left on an aircraft or an airline bus, the airline should be 
contacted immediately.
If a piece of hand baggage or any other item is left at a security search 
area or anywhere in the terminal, you can contact the relevant Information 
Desk on the day of loss only. 
Telephone + 44 (0)870 00 00 123
After 24 hours items of lost property are taken to the airport Lost Property 
The telephone number for lost property enquiries is + 44 (0)20 8745 7727 / 
7730. There is a storage charge for items reclaimed from the Lost Property 
Office. This office is open from 0800 - 1700 on Mondays to Fridays and 0800 - 
1600 on Saturdays and Sundays.†
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