The Frankfurt Stopover and Bows

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  1. bctlaw

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    Our stopover in Frankfurt is almost 11 hours. I got a room at the Hilton connected to the Airport.

    What about our bags? Since the stopover is 11 hours, we can't check the bags through to Jo Burg. Will we have any problems with the bows and broadheads going through customs/security at Frankfurt? Most of what I have found says that they will be considered sporting goods, and cause no concern. But I'm looking for personal experiences here. Thanks!

    Ben
     
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    South Africa. There are no guns.
     
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    I suggest you check with your travel agent your airline.
     
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    I am going through Frankfurt to avoid Amsterdam. (Where they do care about Bows & Arrows)
    I have not been yet, but everything I have read says the Germans don't care about Bows and Arrows.
    I forgot to ask Hans this one on my own behalf. I must not be worried yet.
    I'll let you know what he says Ben.
     

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