Cheapest US to UK shipping?

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  1. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Hey there. I'm trying to ship some Animated Ratchets over to the UK, but the USPS wants to rob us on the shipping:
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    Anyone know how/where I could ship a Ratchet figure to the UK for like $20? About what the USPS *used* to charge..

    ~Z
     
  2. gargunkle

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    First class international is the least expensive. I wonder why it is not in your list. How heavy is your package? The limit for first class is four pounds.

    Note first class doesn't have tracking available.
     
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    Looks like you're only looking at "flat rate" prices. Shipping by weight should be a bit cheaper.
     
  4. videriant

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    By weight

    2 lbs - $29.50, 1st class = $17.64
    3 lbs - $32.40, 1st class = $24.52
    4 lbs - $35.29, 1st class = $31.40
     
  5. sunlink

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    But don't forget that First Class International has a size restriction as well.

    These are their restrictions:
    - Up to 64 ounces.
    - No more than 24 inches long.
    - No more than 36 inches in combined length, height, and depth.
     
  6. videriant

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    Also, in my experience, 1st class can take anywhere from 1-4 weeks whereas priority takes about 1 week to 10 days. And I think they roll a 20-sided dice on 1st class to decided if they drop-kick the package or not.
     
  7. Taziir

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    That's a d100 that they use, package is NOT drop kicked on a roll of 100 only ;) 
     

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