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Buying from EBay US ?

Postby RimBlock » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 5:22 pm

I sometimes purchase from Amazon in both the UK and US but have found a number of items I would like on EBay US are listed as no international credit cards and no PO box shipping which knocks out Borderlinx (my usual shipper).

Is there a service that will purchase from EBay US to a local US address then forward to Singapore for a reasonible cost anyone is aware of ?.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 5:34 pm

A relative maybe?

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Postby RimBlock » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 5:40 pm

Wrong side of the pond :wink:
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Postby carteki » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 5:53 pm

not sure as to "reasonable cost" but there is a drop shipper for singapore in the US - vpost.

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Postby RimBlock » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 5:58 pm

carteki wrote:not sure as to "reasonable cost" but there is a drop shipper for singapore in the US - vpost.


Borderlinx do very well for me with Amazon shipments but what I really need is a company that will purchase and have items shipped to their address before forwarding to Singapore.

Borderlinx do a concierge service like this for US retailers that will not accept international credit cards but they do not do it for EBay. I am looking for something to fill this gap.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 7:39 pm

Get a pre-paid credit card that lets you set the billing address, and then use it with PayPal?

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 9:50 pm

these guys : http://www.vpost.com.sg/vpost/index1.jsp

edit: saw you reply at the last moment, I'm unable to suggest anyone else

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Postby RimBlock » Tue, 19 Feb 2013 8:52 am

zzm9980 wrote:Get a pre-paid credit card that lets you set the billing address, and then use it with PayPal?


Would still need a non-PO box delivery address.

I am pretty sure there is at least one company out there who does this but cannot for the life of me remember who.

A bit more fo a google then. I will update if I find anything.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 19 Feb 2013 9:12 am

VPost has a 'suite' number, which worked in the US for FedEx and UPS.

Most of those stores in the US like Mailboxes Etc and UPS Store will also give you suite numbers. Those however would require you to go to one and set it up in person. Don't think you can do it online.


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