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Trans Cape Town to Sing or KL

Hi, Will want to try and fly my bike out of Cape Town toward the end of next week. Does anyone know of an freight forwarders that may do this? To either Singapore or KL?

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For flying you may be better off (cheaper and faster) in Joberg .. try SA airways .. Singapore Air ...
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Hi Frank,

I have found out tht you do require an agent. SQ or SAA won't do it alone. I hav one agent that want $3k US to send it but am waiting on another quote tomorrow. Lets see? BTW, do you know of any biker friendly accom herein CT or the area?

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I have found out tht you do require an agent.
Who says? I got a quote from SAA once .. you will need a Dangerous Goods Decleration ..
Qantas also fly there .. but they'd be to Bangkok? .. Thai Air as well?
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I hav one agent that want $3k US to send it but am waiting on another quote tomorrow.
That sounds exepensive to me .. does that inculde a crate? You know you can go 'crate free'?
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do you know of any biker friendly accom herein CT or the area?
Try the HU community .. there are a few of them around ?
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SAA to where

Hi Frank,

Can you remember what the quote was with SAA? And where did you transport to, asia or Australia?

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Can you remember what the quote was with SAA? And where did you transport to, asia or Australia?
It was some time ago now - a fall back that I never proceded with - it was from Joberg to northern Afirca .. don't even remember the place! .. I was geting teh options for teh 'what iffs' covered ..
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