Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/01/30

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Subject: [Leica] OT: shipping rates
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 16:07:40 -0800
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Unfortunately, USPS raised their rates again.

Postal service is still the cheapest way to ship from US though, and I
suspect from Canada as well. For oversea, I would go ahead and use Express
Mail (or the Canadian equivalence) unless it is quite heavy (more than 3-4

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 3:59 PM, John McMaster <john at> 

> You do not want to know the price of getting things shipped to NZ (or
> Australia)!!
> john
> ________________________________________
> I mostly order things in and seldom ship things out. However, I have been
> selling off some surplus gear on this list this last little while and have
> been dealing intimately with the Canadian post office for the first time in
> quite a while. Shipping to the US is OKish, $19 to $25 depending on the
> parcel. Unfortunately, shipping overseas is quite a bit more expensive: $35
> for three or more weeks with the prices jumping dramatically if you want it
> there any sooner. Not that bad a hit if you are selling a lens or a body
> but a stiff premium on top of an inexpensive item. I checked with UPS and
> they wanted even more.
> Am I missing something? Is there a less expensive option for international
> shipping from Canada?
> TIA,
> John
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// richard <>

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