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Which insurance should I use for international shipping?

My cousin is moving back to his home country and he is shipping all his stuff via international shippers. And they provide two types of insurances. They are as follows: All Risk Insurance: Your ...
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Gift cards and possible hidden import taxes

I live in Canada and want to order something from USA. The total in CAD is $45 (including shipping, but I don't think tax is), and I have a $50 prepaid MasterCard gift card. How do I know if there ...
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What should I do with a duplicate item sent in error?

I bought an item online. The sender gave me the wrong tracking number, so I thought the parcel is missing (ending up in some other address). She also checked, hence she sent me another package. But ...
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Is a 40-50% Brokerage Fee Reasonable for Items Shipped Across the Border?

Recently I had a package shipped by UPS. When the man came he said I owed $49 in brokerage fees, almost HALF of the total value of the $100 item. Is it reasonable to charge this much?
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How to insure belongings on road trip?

I'm shipping my car with a reputable carrier across the country. I am going to put some of my belongings in the trunk. I have insurance on the car, but if I wanted to insure the items in the trunk ...
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Is pacific tycoon a legitimate company? [closed]

I keep seeing advertisements for pacific tycoon on youtube - they're looking for people to buy shipping containers, and lease them back, or some variation on that theme. Are pacific tycoon a ...
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Ways to ship a package worldwide and get paid by the receiver on delivery?

I want to sell and ship some products that are expensive. Is there any way to post a product and get the money from the receiver at delivery? My service needs to be available in Georgia, Armenia, ...