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moving beds from US to Singapore....good or bad idea?

Post by balt2dub » Tue, 25 May 2010 3:12 am

Anyone have any comments on whether it is problematic to bring your US beds over to Singapore?

I have heard that the sizes are different over there, but if we bring our beds overseas, does anything happen to them in transit due to humidity,etc.?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 25 May 2010 6:58 am

That is not normally a problem. What is the problem is whether you will be able to walk around the bed after getting it into the bedroom seeing the beddrooms on newer condos are rather small. US beds are fully 6 inches longer than local ones. You will also need to bring over your own linen unless you want to pay a premium for the longer stuff (if you can find it).
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Post by laurawee » Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:03 am

I relocated back to Singapore from the USA and decided to keep my precious king-size Tempur-Pedic mattress. First mistake we made was trusting the movers to box it for us. Best to make sure it is boxed yourself! They said they forgot to bring the box when they made the collection of our stuff so they would bring it back to pack it for us. We even paid for the box but the mattress arrived in Singapore wrapped in plastic. Some parts was exposed!

I cannot buy any sheets from Singapore to fit my king-size Tempur-Pedic mattress too. Good thing i shipped back enough sheet sets to last me. It's up to you but if I had to do it all again, I would not ship and just buy a new mattress here. Plenty to choose from! Hope this helps.

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Post by SGBoyxxx » Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:56 pm

laurawee wrote:I relocated back to Singapore from the USA and decided to keep my precious king-size Tempur-Pedic mattress. First mistake we made was trusting the movers to box it for us. Best to make sure it is boxed yourself! They said they forgot to bring the box when they made the collection of our stuff so they would bring it back to pack it for us. We even paid for the box but the mattress arrived in Singapore wrapped in plastic. Some parts was exposed!

I cannot buy any sheets from Singapore to fit my king-size Tempur-Pedic mattress too. Good thing i shipped back enough sheet sets to last me. It's up to you but if I had to do it all again, I would not ship and just buy a new mattress here. Plenty to choose from! Hope this helps.
Tempur-Pedic mattress ?there is one outlet inside taka shopping centre at ochard maybe they are selling?

Must be dam nice to sleep ya?
I only own the pillow :(
I didn;t get to try the mattress but it seem nice to sleep.

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Post by JR8 » Fri, 04 Jun 2010 4:20 pm

I have a bed from the US in the UK. Issues are as SMS describes.

Also note that when it comes time to replace the mattress, that will be nigh on impossible in the UK (or SG I expect), and so the timber bedframe will have to go at the same time...

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