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What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby laz » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:17 pm

Just wondering what you find to be the cheapest company for shipping kites...

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby tautologies » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:27 pm

laz wrote:Just wondering what you find to be the cheapest company for shipping kites...

usps :-)

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby Jdizzle » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:52 pm

Switch :lol:

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby stakas » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:59 am

Post Office....same as UPS but 1/3 of the price

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby toyletbowl » Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:11 am

Henry,

USPS is the least, but has no tracking. They also have a limit on box sizes, but I just shipped a kite to Canada today, so it was fine.

UPS cost more, but if customers are paying, it helps to have live tracking. Kites will range from about $15 - $25 for the lower 48. I use UPS...UPS Store 99% of the time.

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby William Munney » Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:30 am

toyletbowl wrote:Henry,

USPS is the least, but has no tracking. They also have a limit on box sizes, but I just shipped a kite to Canada today, so it was fine.

UPS cost more, but if customers are paying, it helps to have live tracking. Kites will range from about $15 - $25 for the lower 48. I use UPS...UPS Store 99% of the time.

Hope this helps,

Bob
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Just be aware that it costs a lot more if you use the store rather than setting up an account and printing your own label.

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby laz » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:11 am

Thanks

The one nice thing is the fed ex by my house is open 24 7

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby stig31 » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:21 am

If your shipping for repair get them to pick up it will be cheaper as they will have an account with a courier
If buying new get them to send it free of charge some company's will if they don't tell them you will buy from elsewhere it's a buyers market

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:28 am

Some online stores offer free shipping with purchases over $1000 ... I think www.kite-line.com is one.
toyletbowl wrote:USPS ... has no tracking.
Actually, it does. It's an option for a few bucks extra - for international for sure. I believe the problem is that the seller actually has to drag themselves down to the post office ...

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Re: What is cheapest company for shipping kites

Postby TopHat » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:15 am

:shout: SWITCH :mosh:
They paid My Tax & Shipping. :cool2:


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