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#1 Oceanshutter

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:56 AM

My wife and I will be flying from Bali to Bima to catch the Indo Siren in a couple months. I just received my tickets from my travel agent. And it looks like we are on Merpati airlines for the Bali to Bima leg. So I thought I would do a little research of past posts........Are we going to die? LOL! Not too many reassuring posts! Odds of the flight actually happening? We get in the same day as the liveaboard leaves. Which isn't great....

How are they for Carry On's? I plan on having 2 Think Tank internationals, that have 2 sets of DSLR gear, along with 2 TT Shapeshifter backpacks. Will this make it? weight? I would hate to have to check them. Our check luggage will be overweight, but it sounds like the overage isn't too bad.

Any recent experiences would be appreciated.

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#2 okuma

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 03:35 PM

I'd have a hand full of Indo bucks and be prepared to dance.
Try going directly to desk supervisor. Many times you can pay a direct , non-reciepted baggage fee!
Also,have the wife tune up her crying expertise!
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