Travelling with Firearms on Delta
We continue the planning for our first safari to RSA in May. I am getting the 4457s for our rifles tomorrow and have arranged a service to help with the SAP520. I have been studying what kind of travel case to buy for our rifles and am thinking either the Pelican or Tuffpak. In either case, I had thought that mine and my son's (note: he is an adult, not a minor) rifles could be transported in the same case, until saw this on Delta's web site:
"We allow small arms ammunition, in quantities not exceeding 11 lbs. (5 kg) per person, as checked-baggage only. The weapon must be securely boxed and intended for that person's own use. More than one passenger may not combine quantities into one package. See more details/guidelines under shooting equipment."
The "shooting equipment" section does not address this matter. I know some (or many) of you have travelled with family before. What has been your experience on Delta?