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I couldn't find anywhere that seemed obviously appropriate for this thread, so I just choose here. Mod's feel free to move if this isn't okay.

I'm just wondering if I could get some input on international shipping from those who have done it. Which carriers are cheapest? Are non big name brands reliable, i.e. not UPS/FedEx/USPS?

I'm considering selling my two DCUII 580's to some one in Uruguay and just want to make sure it's something I'm willing to go through before committing. Are there any special steps I have to go through, besides the outrageous shipping price, other than just packaging the box and paying and leaving it at the appropriate shipping center?

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I've shipped to Germany and Canada (Canada repeatedly) and have always used USPS. UPS is usually more expensive though I'm sure that depends on where you're shipping to.
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I've shipped to Germany and Canada (Canada repeatedly) and have always used USPS. UPS is usually more expensive though I'm sure that depends on where you're shipping to.
It's to Uruguay and I'm checking USPS right now. I wonder if flat rate boxes apply


Oh wow, USPS is ridiculously cheaper than UPS. I got a $400 quote from UPS, and $65 from USPS... I don't even get how that is possible.
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USPS

Use USPS Global priority. Private carriers are usually much more costly for both parties.
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