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Air Freight from central america to colombia

can anyone advise me if there is anyway to fly my harley to bogota from either costa rica or panama...any help most useful
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I used Girag Air Cargo. It is located on the other side of Int'l De Tocumen Airport in Panama City. If you use them, you will be required to pay cash only. They do not accept credit cards or checks so be prepared. I was not prepared and it turned out to be a big hassle with taxi fare into the city and back, to find a bank that would honor my Mastercard to get cash.

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Girag S.A. Nit. 890-308-447-1
Avenida el Dorado No.116-87 Bodega 04 Modulo 02
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado Bogota, Colombia

I stayed at the:

Riande Aeropuerto Hotel
Telephone 290-3333
Fax 290-3017

The Riande was the closest place I could find to the airport.

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can anyone advise me if there is anyway to fly my harley to bogota from either costa rica or panama...any help most useful
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dan
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Its cheaper to use Copa. They do not require you build an expensive crate, you can strap the bike directly on to an airline pallet. Leave a bit of fuel, oil and air in tires, so you can ride of in either Bogota, Medellin or Cali.

Flight from Panama to Cali are every Wednesday evening, Bogota I think are on Thursdays, not sure about Medellin, but should be once a week as well. I can help with customs and airline in Cali a I live here.

The Copa office is same place as Girag in the cargo terminal down the road from the passenger terminal in Panama City.
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