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Bike box storage at Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok

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bushtuckerman

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I am planning a couple of months cycling in China in 2015. When finished, I plan to fly to Bangkok, and rest up for a couple of days before flying home to Australia. My bike will be packed in a standard bike box commencing Chengdu. I hope to leave it at Suvarnabhumi while I am in Bangkok rather than drag it to and from my hotel.

I understand there are two left luggage counters at the airport, which are located at Level 2 Arrivals, and Level 4 Departures.

I would appreciate some advice on which is the appropriate storage location to use.

Thanks in advance.

Cheers
Bush



 

JohnK

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I have used both locations and either location is acceptable.

I usually use the one at arrivals as I am in a hurry to get out of there where as I have plenty of time when I am departing.

I will have the same dilemma in ~4 weeks time. I will play a game of golf in Bangkok then head off to Chiang Mai and Hong Kong for 5-6 days and when I return to BKK it will be taxi to hotel so the logical place would be to take golf clubs down to arrivals before heading off to Chiang Mai.
 

bushtuckerman

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Thanks JohnK

If both are equal, it makes sense to use storage at arrivals.

Thanks for the very prompt reply.

Enjoy your golf.

Cheers
B
 
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Worth noting that BKK is one of the cheapest airports to store stuff! MEL & LHR is probably the most expensive. SIN and HKG are resonable....
 

bushtuckerman

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Hi Leadman

Agreed, 100 ThBt/day storage is very reasonable.
It would cost more than that for the massage required to remove the knots from lugging a bikebox around Bangkok.

Sydney's (and presumably Melbourne's) wrapping service is also quite expensive compared to BKK. In July 2014, I had my bike panniers wrapped at SYD airport ($15), and again at Suvarnabhumi in August on my way home (just $5).

And there's WiFi...

Cheers
Bush
 
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