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02-14-2009, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by greyraven8 View Post
In my experience NEVER get anything from the states shipped UPS to Canada.
UPS super screws you on their 'border fees'.
It's happened to me twice and I plan on never doing it again.

I've emailed and/or phoned companies in the states to see if they will ship USPS to Canada even if it's a bit more. If they only ship UPS, I will look elsewhere.

USPS may charge you a $5 border fee and charge you for taxes; may not charge you anything. Usually on lower priced items there is no fees or taxes charged; higher priced items - it seems like a crap shoot. (still way better than UPS).
Same here. I never buy if they ship UPS.

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