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Mobility scooter

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Mobility scooter

My husband has a mobility scooter that will fold down, but weighs 27kgs, can you tell us how it can be transported. Does it have to be handed in at check-in like a suitcase or taken somewhere else.

Please advise us before we can book, thank you

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Walt Disney World...
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1. Re: Mobility scooter

Contact your airline….

Wrexham, United...
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2. Re: Mobility scooter

Yes, check with the airline.

They'll need to know the airports you'll be using. Also the type of battery, and can it be removed.

London, England
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3. Re: Mobility scooter

I’ve taken my scooter on flights manny times. I use it to go to the aircraft door and then the handlers take it to put it in the hold. I take the key with me, but the scooter goes intact. I’ve has a dry cell battery, so it stays on the scooter. If you have a lithium battery it needs to go with you inside the aircraft.

The scooter is normally waiting for me as I get off the plane. If it’s not there I don’t disembark until it is.

All details will be on the airlines website.

Seattle, Washington
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4. Re: Mobility scooter

My scooter weights around 30 pounds (13kg), but I can ride it right up to the plane door. I remove the battery since it is Lithium to carry on the plane and the scooter goes into the hold. It is usually waiting for me when I leave the plane. Each airline does have a different form you need to fill out regarding weight, dimensions, etc.

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