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I got an offer for my 5970, but the guy wants it shipped to Canada. Somewhere in Vancouver I think. Has anyone shipped there before? Im in Chicago and I have seen from $25 - $75 USPS and FedEx. I want to know if that range is normal.

Any light into this is appreciated!
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post #2 of 21
Vancouver Canada is pretty big. Don't use fedex for shipping, it's like up to 25% of the item value in brokerage. I can't speak personally as i've never shipped to chicago but the price seems right.
post #3 of 21
normal expected price threw usps is around 20-30$ and do them a favor and go with usps, ups tends to charge duty's on anything over $100 and fedex is a hit and miss in the same boat.
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So USPS should be the better deal? +rep for both.
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post #5 of 21
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So USPS should be the better deal? +rep for both.
Go usps the brokerage won't screw the buyer over unless you want to pay for it but then you'll have to take it up the...
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So USPS should be the better deal? +rep for both.
nope i have gotten 5 things now above $200 value threw usps haven't been dinged yet and the one time i had no choice but to go with ups i get nailed with a $50 brokerage fee
post #7 of 21
I whole heartedly agree with USPS. ive gotten american ocn sellers to ship across the border with explicit intructions to USPS only.

also on the customs form. only claim $50 for value so that the canadian govt doesnt screw over the buyer with duty and taxes.

ive bought 6 things off ocn from american buyers and ive gotten each one with 100% no issues.

its the way to go
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I got nailed 50$ brokerage via ups on a 10$ item..
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Hmm.. So now Im confused lol So maybe I should go with USPS but make value <$50?
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Hmm.. So now Im confused lol So maybe I should go with USPS but make value <$50?
I do gift + proper value and haven't had an issue.
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