This is a generalized overview of international shipping services and details. Each country has its own requirements and limits. Please contact me for specific details for your country.
Customs duties or VAT:
Buyer is responsible for paying the duty or VAT. Please contact your the officials in your country for details.
Will you devalue the cost of the item on the customs form?:
No, I will not, and I will not declare an item as a gift.
First Class International Shipping Service Overview:
Advantages: cost effective.
Slower delivery time.
Size and weight limitations.
Delivery time varies per destination.
Limitations: Dimensions and weigh:
First Class Max. length 24", max length, height and depth (thickness) combined 36"(length plus width and height).
Weight - limit of 4 pounds.
Insurance is available, ask for it.
The new First Class International Shipping service provides a tracking number used to provide proof of shipping and delivery is available to the following countries:
Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Advantages: Provides faster delivery time that 1st Class and is less expensive that Express Mail.
Disadvantages: Some size and weight limitations which vary according to destination.
Does not provide real time tracking.
Includes indemnity on value of item but not insurance (insurance is available separately).
Size limit varies according to destination from 74" to 108" (length plus girth).
Delivery time 6-10 business days to many countries.
Priority Mail Express:
Advantages: Fastest delivery time of 3-5 business days to many countries. Includes insurance up to $200.00. Real time tracking.
Most expensive. Can have size limitations for some countries.
Size limits range from 74" to 108" (length plus girth).