My husband and I are moving some things from a small, provincial town in the UK to a small, provincial city in the US. [more inside]
My wife recently sold an art piece and is having trouble figuring out how to ship it. It's four rectangular panels with dried leaves sticking out perpendicular in narrow rows. The leaves, while fairly sturdy, are thin enough that they need to be suspended without anything touching the tops of them to prevent them from being smashed. Pictures are here and here and here. Each of the four panels is 4"x24" with the leaves about 4" high. The border of each panel is 1/4" deep and 1/8" wide. We've considered carving out styrofoam, but the narrowness of the border dissallows that. The only solution we've been able to come up with is to wood-glue some more of the panel material into slots for the panels to slide into, but we're not sure if that is the best option here. Any ideas, websites, suggestions or insights would be very, very much appreciated!
Pre-paid international shipping? I'd like to have someone drop something off in Germany and have the item shipped to me in Canada at my expense. Simpler is better. [more inside]
How do I ship a 42 inch flat panel TV for repair without getting hosed on shipping rates or service? [more inside]
I would like to ship a gift from North America to Southeast Asia. Shipping costs from Amazon are very high - >= the cost of the item (a hardcover book). Would it be best to ship from Amazon, buy it locally and ship from here, or find an online retailer in Southeast Asia that stocks the item I'm looking for (would need suggestions here as well!)? I need 3-4 weeks shipping time max. Also, would I generally need to worry about customs if I ship this as a gift?
Help me get my iMac across the Atlantic ocean [more inside]
How can I Ship a 42" LCD Flat Planel TV from Ohio to California? and also shipping a used car from California to Ohio. [more inside]
moving from chicago to london: recommend a cost-effective storage/shipping company, please... [more inside]
I'm looking to cook some desserts and mail them across the county but I've never mailed baked things before so I have a few questions. [more inside]
Mailing a bed 2,000 miles- how can I do it, and is it even worth it? [more inside]
Ebay n00b seller. Confused by shipping, and the results searching on ebay and google for the answer. [more inside]
Shipping hard drives - need good robust packaging... [more inside]
What's the cheapest way to move a bunch of banker's boxes across the United States? I have 98 sealed banker's boxes full of books, papers, and a few durable household items in New York City and want to move them to San Francisco. What's the cheapest way to do that short of driving them across the country myself? USPS, UPS, Fedex, etc. all want to treat these as 98 parcels, which is prohibitively expensive. I could pay a moving company to do it, but that's also quite expensive -- and it's not like I need that kind of don't-scratch-my-antiques level of care anyway. Isn't there a cheaper way to get 98 uniform, nonfragile boxes across the country?
How much will it cost to ship a laptop to Costa Rica? [more inside]
How can I ship my life - cheaply - from Canada to Australia? [more inside]
Need help finding the cheapest way to send a large box of books and toys from Toronto to Malawi, Africa. [more inside]
What to declare when shipping a US passport? [more inside]
Where can I find affordable trendy/modern furniture in the UK? [more inside]
With the end of USPS international surface mail, what alternatives remain for posting bulky, low-cost items that don't qualify for the M-bag?
How can I print a USPS media rate shipping label? [more inside]
Shipping furniture halfway across the country. I haven't the foggiest.... [more inside]
A friend needs to make a lifesize cardboard cut-out of themselves and ship it somewhere. They live in Baltimore. How to do this?
What's the cheapest way to ship an office chair cross-country? [more inside]
I need to get three bottles of liquor to Tampa by Friday, which is when I arrive there. Can I ship it via UPS or FedEx, or should I risk bringing them in my luggage? [more inside]
I would like to buy a customized HP TX1000z from HP (in lieu of the TX1120us) and have it shipped to Ontario, where I live. Any ideas on how considering HP USA will not ship to me, and HP CA will not sell me one. [more inside]
What are your favorite resources for buying dirt-cheap used books online? [more inside]
The bike I bought on eBay got damaged in shipping. Should I ride it or send it back? [more inside]
How difficult is it to buy a handgun online without a firearms license? [more inside]
Is it worth it to have a Nintendo DS Lite shipped halfway around the world and back? [more inside]
Any Suggestions on how to get a 180lb flight case from JFK to lower Manhattan today without a car? [more inside]
Wherein the apple gods torment me; or why does it take so long to get my macbook? [more inside]
I bought a stereo component off ebay, and it arrived broken. Thankfully, when I made the purchase, in the shipping options, I opted to include shipping insurance (vis USPS). [more inside]
What is the best (and cheapest) way to ship a large box of souvenirs from Hong Kong or Bangkok to Los Angeles? [more inside]
A shipping company totaled a TV from my MIL's estate. My paperwork says that our shipment was insured for $.60 per lb. Does this mean that the 2 year old, $1200 HDTV will only net me $48, because the pile of circuits that's left weighs in at 80 lbs? [more inside]
Looking for personal recommendations for Europe-based online shopping sites that ship to different European countries; especially, at the moment, looking for a place that sells cosmetics from different distributors. [more inside]
How practical(and I use the term loosely) is it to have snow shipped? I have a dear friend who was praying for snow on her birthday, but although it was looking hopeful, we are, in fact, in Texas. Could a large foam cooler, lined with dry ice, keep the snow not only frozen, but at least snow-ey enough to make snowballs?
BoozeFilter: Google-Fu failing me. Where can I purchase a bottle of Hendrick's Gin online and have it shipped to Washington state? [more inside]
Seeking advice about selling to the UK on eBay. [more inside]
I want to ship some possibly sketchy items to Suriname. How can I get them there with a minimum of fuss? [more inside]
I need to ship a car from New York/NJ to San Francisco area on Dec. 15. Online info for such services seem dodgy. Any recomendations or warnings? [more inside]
I need help obtaining a specific NYC souvenir for Christmas. I can't find an online retailer that is willing to ship this item to Canada, and both of my AmeriFriends are already here for the holidays! [more inside]
What's the cheapest (but safe) way to ship several heavy boxes from the UK to Canada? [more inside]
Fedex gave my package to my random neighbor without asking me. WTF?! Isn't this a violation of privacy, some kind of breach of contract, and a financial risk to me? [more inside]
Is anyone flying from the US to Mexico in the coming week? Would you like to bring me a computer? (Or: Does anyone have any ideas for getting a fair price on a Mac in Mexico City?) [more inside]
What companies can ship a box same day from SF to Texas without having an account with the shipping company? [more inside]
What's the best method for cheap, international shipping? [more inside]
MovingFilter - Alright, Mefi, one last time. In about 24 hours, we need to load up our car with our worldy possesions and ship the rest for our move cross country. How best to ship about a dozen boxes of a standard size? [more inside]
What would be the level of ease, as well as likely cost, of shipping a food item from Washington, DC to San Francisco? [more inside]
I need to ship a few large boxes of clothing and personal items from the West coast to NYC. However I don't know anyone in NY to ship them to. Does anyone have suggestions on how to do this, or know of a trustworthy service that will accept shipped items until I get there?