shipping parcels from the UK to canada.

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  1. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    ok, i have a rather large parcel coming from the UK, (4.5 kg) what's the best and cheapest way to ship them here?
     
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    Bad news is that there is no real way to ship them cheaply. Another courier company may offer alternatives, but the ones open to the general populace are pretty expensive.

    It cost me just under £4 to ship a single MiniCon, and back in the day of Armada, it cost me just over £16 to send 2 SuperCons.
     
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    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    yes int shipping is painfully, and it will cost you. Hence most buyers in the US hesitate to buy from Europe unless it is something rare and expensiv.
     
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    I hardly ever buy from the UK because shipping is so high to Canada. Depending on what it is it may be worth your while to go for something with insurance if it is super rare.
     
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    I hate to say it, but pay the damn shipping.

    I order a figure 1 month ago from the UK. The seller did regular shipping, with no tracking and there is still no sight of it. He mentioned that he called the post office and they only sent it two weeks ago. So it sat at the post office as there was no priority on it.

    So pay the money, or you'll end up with a nightmare on your hands.
     
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    ^^ The man speaks sense, plus with the size of your package I assume it's some decent gear and you'll want to know you're covered.
     
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    also- go air, not sea. It took me 7 weeks to get a deluxe by regular mail from the UK to canada once, while airmail I had it in like a week
     
  8. brr-icy

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    thanks guys, i know the air/surface deal, i'm mainly wondering which ones have the hefty "brokerage fees" and which don't, it's quite a lot of stuff, not minding paying, just don't want a fed-ex surprise
     

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