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Bernard Cousineau wrote: > > John, > > UPS will charge a $50 cdn brokerage fee, or at least they did as of last > year. Fed-Ex is much more reasonable in their gouging, and in my > experience much more prompt to deliver. Your best bet, as someone else > has noted, is to use regular mail, as you may find that you are not > charged taxes at all (it's sort of hit and miss). Most photo equipment > is exempt of duties, but not of taxes. > > Bernard The UPS tariff is detailed at http://www.ups.com/canada/using/software/currentrates/engcustoms_rates.html It looks quite specific and I can't find any reference to a blanket $50 levy. If you can please let me know. John > > John Hudson wrote: > > > > Are there any particular recommendations or warnings about air freight > > shipments from the UK to Canada? I am looking to use UPS or FEDEx for a > > small quantity of photo equipment.