On the other hand Jonathan, I have just received a USPS shipment from one
of the people on the list. It was delivered direct to my door with no
charges other than the original postage cost. It was quite a large box
>Rodney Orr wrote:
>> I definitely recommend staying away from UPS when shipping into Canada from
>> the US - ordinary mail is much better in terms of the customs and related
>> charges. Especially with the poor exchange rate for dollar, I use Canadian
>> suppliers for just about all of my parts now. Another major plus in
>> dealing on our side of the border is if you ever have to exchange or return
>> something - no need trying to get a refund from customs and you'll likely
>> never see a refund on the brokerage fees. If you buy from out-of-province,
>> you might even be able to save the PST.
>> Rod. '70 TR6 CC55899L (formerly from S'toon, now in the land of no PST)
>Your right about the charges of UPS but let me tell you a little story: On
>october 20 1997 I have places a order with Moss... a month after...No news
>about the 400$ order, I called Moss to explain them that fact. The let me know
>that I had to wait 90 days before making a claim for this. On January 20 1998 I
>have sent them a fax explaining that fact and look what they sent me back..
>Have started tracing proceedures with Postal Service on 1/20/98--they
>advised us that it could take another 90 days to trace and process claim
>Moss Motors, Ltd.
>P.O. Box 847
>440 Rutherford Street
>Goleta, CA 93116
>(805) 692-2525 - Fax
>(805) 681-3400 - International/Local
>Conclusion: NEVER MORE USPS.. I think it's better to pay 25$ for the UPS
>brocker and have a tracking number for your parcel.. What do you think?
>Jonathan, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada