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How to ship boxes overseas

Postby Forks » Mon, 20 Apr 2009 12:45 pm

I have about a dozen boxes of things I want to ship to a friend overseas, mostly its clothes and household items, total weight is about 150KGs. Im not moving house just moving old extra stuff to someone who needs it.

Whats the best way, price and speed?
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Postby sierra2469alpha » Mon, 20 Apr 2009 3:27 pm

Hey Forks - saw that DHL have some specials on at the moment. I picked up a brochure from, or all places, SingPost. Maybe that's a starting point? It seemed to be targeted at tourists wanting to send home all the "bargains" they buy here rather than pay excess luggage fees with the unfairlines.

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Postby durain » Mon, 20 Apr 2009 5:52 pm

try www.sevenseasworldwide.com. you only allow 30kg per tea chest box.

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Postby Forks » Tue, 21 Apr 2009 6:21 pm

thanks for the info, will check them out. :D
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Postby carolynW » Thu, 23 Apr 2009 5:52 pm

Depending on location, I have found some of the shippers for domestic workers shipping boxes for very cheap to all sorts of locations. Remembered it to be quite cheap too.

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Postby bigfilsing » Fri, 24 Apr 2009 1:30 am

durain wrote:try www.sevenseasworldwide.com. you only allow 30kg per tea chest box.


Advertising ....tic toc

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Postby durain » Fri, 24 Apr 2009 6:21 am

no la, where got! :-|

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 24 Apr 2009 1:26 pm

Nah, bigfilsing has just been into the plonk last night looking at his posts. :P

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Postby marcel » Mon, 29 Jun 2009 9:22 pm

Hi Forks! Who did you end up going with?

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Postby bigfilsing » Tue, 30 Jun 2009 11:19 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Nah, bigfilsing has just been into the plonk last night looking at his posts. :P


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Postby durain » Tue, 30 Jun 2009 4:58 pm

bigfilsing, you havent seen this have you? :D

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic61529.html

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Postby bigfilsing » Wed, 01 Jul 2009 11:58 am

durain wrote:bigfilsing, you havent seen this have you? :D

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic61529.html


Indeed i hadn't :o

Tough job for the moderators to maintain this board i guess. But i am still confused by why some things are OK and others not :???:

SMS ....just for the record :D i drink once a week ....Friday nights only. I dont drink at home and never have.
So posts between 1am and 10am ( depends on hangover) Saturday morning may be plonk driven :P
all othe posts may be put down to me being .....urm...me i guess. Not always pretty but me never the less. ( I'm sure Vaucluse will pitch in with a list should anybody be interested )

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 01 Jul 2009 12:55 pm

We can normally tell the difference. All of us have certain styles and while those styles are still basically the same, there are subtle differences as well. Like slurring your typing. :o

Most of your posts around the time of the post I commented on were rather out of character. Wasn't meaning to be mean, just hav'n a poke that's all. :wink:

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Postby bigfilsing » Wed, 01 Jul 2009 7:12 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:We can normally tell the difference. All of us have certain styles and while those styles are still basically the same, there are subtle differences as well. Like slurring your typing. :o

Most of your posts around the time of the post I commented on were rather out of character. Wasn't meaning to be mean, just hav'n a poke that's all. :wink:


I really didn't take it as being mean. Aside from a spade being a spade i appreciate the "poke"
I probably suffer an increase in intolerance to things as the alcohol level increases :mad:
I really should refrain from typing when green tea ( Heiniken) has the better of me :D


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