Airline Baggage

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by Ice64, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Ice64

    Ice64 Member

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    I sent an e-mail to United Airlines last week asking them if New cadets were allowed baggage fee exemptions like active duty personnel. I let them know my accepted DS was not active duty at this time. The response I received this week stated "military recruits are eligible; the recruit must present orders to receive the Military baggage exemption." The exemption is for up to 4 bags. Of course my DS only wants to check one bag, and that is only due to his desire to bring a multitool to beast. He will bring a copy of his acceptance to USMA and some info stating the time and date of R-Day in an effort to receive the baggage fee exemption. Hope this info helps someone.
     
  2. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    Are new cadets considered military recruits?
     
  3. Ice64

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    Just dropped off my DS new cadet at the airport today for flight to USMA. United waived the check baggage fee when I showed the front counter person an e-mail that United sent me explaining military baggage policy and a letter showing my DS was reporting for R-Day. I also had a copy of acceptance to USMA, but the attendant didn't ask for it.
     

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