it as one checked piece of luggage. (Note: You’ll want to get a case for your bike to prevent damage in the handling process. Click here to read more about packing your bike.) Airline policies, however, are always subject to change, so make sure to check online before you book. Shipping your bike is another option if you don’t want the hassle of lugging it around with you during the travel process. If you want to avoid the hassle altogether, then you can just rent a bike at your destination.
If you’re going out of the country, it’s imperative you have the right documentation. Whether it’s a passport or travel visa you’ll need to give yourself several months to secure all the right documents. Traveler’s insurance is also something you’ll want to secure, as many tour companies require proof of it.