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Lomier66
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:29 am

DaleCooper wrote:Here's a good one I'm currently experiencing courtesy of the Royal Mail.

I sent a tube to Austria... paid extra for express delivery. Two weeks later I get an email saying it hasn't arrived. I use the tracking information on their website and see that it's been cleared for customs in the USA.

After a phone call to their customer service I learn that it got put on the wrong plane (CAN THEY NOT READ???) and is now somewhere in the abyss.

It's insured but I have to wait 5 weeks to make a claim. On top of that I paid for a FAST postage method and also the longer a tube is in transit the more likely it is to get damaged.

Urgh :hanging:
:?

A question I think those buffoons need to ask themselves!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0WvJrEuJTk

Plumbs! Hope you get it sorted.
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:38 am

Just realised I dont have enough tubes to ship everything I listed on ebay :hanging: Could I tempt anyone with the 4 Neil Young inspired prints below for £80 posted?
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:08 am

I may take those, its my bros birthday coming up & he loves Neil Young....
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:33 am

He'd love them :wink: Nice matching number set, all 20x20. Let me know.
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:48 pm

UKers, I need some advice. I'm PB'd for someone in Canada, and they're tube from Mondo has arrived. Who should I use to ship it to them? Parcelforce? Royal Mail? Fedex?

Who's the best for the money. Some insurance will probably be required too.

Thanks. :pint:
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:03 pm

jamesmassey1988 wrote:UKers, I need some advice. I'm PB'd for someone in Canada, and they're tube from Mondo has arrived. Who should I use to ship it to them? Parcelforce? Royal Mail? Fedex?

Who's the best for the money. Some insurance will probably be required too.

Thanks. :pint:
I sent my Danger to Canada today Royal Mail Airsure insured to $75 for £15
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:58 pm

Excellent news. What size tube was that in?
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:04 pm

I think the limit is 900mm length, mine was 790mm telescopic (the ones with the metal ends)
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Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:26 pm

Hi fellow UKers. Posted a separate ISO thread, but just on the off chance if anyone here has an Ansin Dracula reg they want to shift, drop me a PM. Would much prefer to do business with someone on this side of the Atlantic to reduce hassle, and eliminate the customs charges. Cheers all!
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Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:44 am

heartstrand wrote:
jamesmassey1988 wrote:UKers, I need some advice. I'm PB'd for someone in Canada, and they're tube from Mondo has arrived. Who should I use to ship it to them? Parcelforce? Royal Mail? Fedex?

Who's the best for the money. Some insurance will probably be required too.

Thanks. :pint:
I sent my Danger to Canada today Royal Mail Airsure insured to $75 for £15
I've always use Airsure and have never once had a problem. Always gets there super quick too. I sent a Keyes insured for £500 recently in a huge Yazoo tube and that wasn't much more than £15 as I remember. Certainly under £20. It's a really good service in my book :D
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Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:53 am

That's great. Thanks a lot guys.
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Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:13 pm

Lomier66 wrote:Airsure... huge Yazoo tube and that wasn't much more than £15 as I remember. Certainly under £20.
How big was the tube? My local post office wont accept tubes longer than 90cm.
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jamesmassey1988
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Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:23 pm

For a tube longer than 90cm, what's your advice, Joel?
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Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:29 pm

In the past I've used parcelflight.co.uk for oversized tubes. They subcontract to Fedex or DHL so shipping is quick, with highly detailed tracking, and they come and collect the tube from you. Usually costs around £20. The downside is that they won't insure art for more than their standard £50. I've taken the risk with some valuable items a couple of times and just made sure that they were very well packaged. I know that there are some other similar websites out there that may be more accommodating when it comes to insuring art, but I just get stuck in my ways...
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Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:43 pm

That's a great help, man. Thank you. I'll look into it. :pint:
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