Air New Zealand reduces (then raises) kayak transport charge


[1 May 2003] Following concern expressed by the NZRCA and other outdoor recreation groups, Air New Zealand has reduced their $50 charge for kayaks and other oversized items to $20. Update 17 November: From 29 October, Air NZ is counting oversize items (eg. kayaks) as part of your checked-in baggage allowance (Domestic Economy allowance is 20kg). Excess baggage charge is $5/kg.