I live in Austin, Texas. I have books and music equipment in Easthapton, Mass. I will be up there in June and have looked for rental vehicles to drive back to Texas. The cost for a one way U-haul is about $1400. Avis charges $1200. I-Pod shipping cost over $2000. Is there any other way to get my stuff to Texas without the cost of a used car?
Help me move a treadmill from online to my basement. [more inside]
I'm in a fairly new job where I'm preparing packages to be shipped, perhaps hundreds in a week. I hand them off to people who send them out via Fedex and US Mail, both domestic and international. I have to assess the best price to ship, get it packaged and hand it off. I'm getting blowback from not getting this right. What can I do to learn to be a shipping ninja? [more inside]
What's the best way to go about shipping a home server overseas? [more inside]
I'm moving from Edmonton AB to Antigonish NS and need to ship some boxes (clothes, small furniture, etc). What're my options? [more inside]
I want a piece of cheap furniture, specifically this Fredrik desk from Ikea. Difficulty: I live around 280 miles from the nearest Ikea. Even if I wanted to pick one up, I drive a small car. What to do? [more inside]
Help - I'm on a very short fuse! Any experience/recommendations with services in Belgium (Aalst) that will pick up, pack and ship items to the USA, at 'reasonable' cost? [more inside]
UPS says that US Customs has stopped a package being sent to me from Hong Kong and it is going to be destroyed, but they won't tell me how to contact Customs directly. Is something fishy going on here? [more inside]
How do I go about finding a local freight pickup/delivery service in the Boston area? [more inside]
What would be the best way to send a friend a $1000 bottle of 80 proof alcohol from Minnesota to California? Needless to say I want to break no laws and need it to reach its destination. (sender and recipient are both over 21 years old) Again: It is a priority that NO laws are broken. thanks!
Moving from Canada to England, need to ship one large trunk as cheaply as possible. Recommendations for companies/methods of doing this would be most appreciated. [more inside]
How do companies ship their products internationally so cheaply? [more inside]
What's the best option for me to ship a document to Colorado from Toronto that has to arrive by Monday? [more inside]
Moving from New York City to California....with a cat. I would love some suggestions. Details below. [more inside]
Shipping a tube amp from Canada to Germany. [more inside]
Best/Cheapest/Safest way to ship a musical instrument from the UK to Canada? [more inside]
What is the cheapest way to ship a package from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Portland, OR? [more inside]
How do I ship a snowboard across the country? [more inside]
Asking for a friend, anyone use a shipping container to bring their household goods to South America, specifically Brazil. How fast, how safe, any issues, that good old general "need to know" list.
I am looking for a courier which can ship a small package on ice-packs to Kosovo from the USA.
Any advice on how to get the best price/service shipping two rooms full of furniture from florida to jamaica?
Following up from a 5-year old question: Online Fulfillment houses? [more inside]
i need to ship a bunch of family photos across the country, but i'd be devastated if they got lost by UPS or the post office. what can i do to help ensure that my priceless memories reach their destination?
How do I receive a USPS Parcel Post package that is (probably) getting delivered to my (closed) office this week? [more inside]
I am in the US. How can I order champagne (preferably in a package with some nifty glasses) from a French vineyard, for delivery to an address near York, England?
Sending a gift of wine to Atlanta from Toronto - Atlanta companies that deliver wine/other solutions? [more inside]
What's the cheapest way to ship an electric guitar to New Zealand? [more inside]
What type of tracking number is this: LJO14137785US? [more inside]
Having difficulty finding an online liquor store that will ship to Georgia. My Google-fu has failed me. [more inside]
looking to deck the halls with homemade liquor (infused vodkas, lemoncello, something like that) - but now how to get it through the mail. [more inside]
Where can I get one of those durable bags that clothes and such are sometimes shipped in? [more inside]
How much does it cost to ship a Guitar Hero controller? [more inside]
How can I to Amazon to ship to my door? Amazon always used to ship UPS which delivered right to my door. I'm in a rural area, 7 miles from the post office. Lately, they ship via USPS which does not deliver to my door but to a roadside box half a mile from my door. [more inside]
Is there anything tricky I should know about shipping a car across the country? [more inside]
Can anyone please recommend a reputable mail-forwarding service for someone living in Australia who wants to buy from US-only stores? [more inside]
Is there another site that sells wine that is shipped by wineries aside from wine.woot.com? [more inside]
vacation ideas... wanna take the girlfriend on a two week motorcycle tour through the south in early january. had planned on going from texas to florida. we live in seattle. what is the cheapest way? [more inside]
I need to ship a book scanner today in NYC/Manhattan. It is fragile. It's an 11x11x22" box, which needs to be put inside a box. I don't have this box. Any carrier is fine. The fact that it is Sunday makes things unusually hard. Suggestions? [more inside]
Going through old stuff, I found a box for an old Ibook that had a weird handwritten shipping label from "I.S. 339 School Of Communication Technology." Google says it's a performing arts school in the Bronx. What gives? [more inside]
What difficulties/expenses should I expect in shipping a caravan from the US to Melbourne Australia? [more inside]
How can I mail chanterelles? Will freshly picked chanterelles hold up unrefrigerated in a cardboard box for 3-5 days? If not, will sauteed and vacuum-sealed ones make it? I would like to send some fresh as a gift, but not if they show up rotten and slimy.
I'm participating in a baked goods/confectionary exchange. What are some things I can make that can be easily packed and that won't spoil/stale during shipping?
What kind of US companies ship LTL? [more inside]
I'm looking for international shipping strategies and recommendations, UK to Canada. [more inside]
I am looking for a Greasemonkey script or Firefox add-on that will show me the shipping cost for Amazon third-party items in search results. [more inside]
Online Invitation ordering that can be sent directly to invitees? [more inside]
Is it worth it to ship 2-3 year-old computer components from Japan? [more inside]
(Freighter experts) Does the world-wide shipping industry have hidden (or open) subsidies? [more inside]
What should I import to New Zealand for resale? I'm looking for ideas of products that I could buy in bulk, ship to NZ, and resell for a modest profit. [more inside]
Has anyone used the Virgin Atlantic Excess Baggage service to send unaccompanied baggage overseas? Seems like a good deal compared with standard freight forwarding but wondering if I'm missing something. [more inside]