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sending souvenirs via courier while travelling?

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just wondering if it is a good idea to ship the souvenirs while you are still on vacation
8 years ago, April 25th 2012 No: 1 Msg: #155294  
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hey there,

I am planning a massive euro trip this summer and I was thinking maybe it is a good idea to ship the souvenirs directly to my friends and family while i am still on vacation. can anyone recommend me a cheap courier? I was bwosing on the net and found this ecoparcel.eu the prices seem to be really low. has anybody used it before? pls advise Reply to this

8 years ago, May 8th 2012 No: 2 Msg: #155950  
I have not used them before but from experience the US postal service is VERY prices, as is UPS...I would try and stuff as much as possible in your suitcase and ship only the things that don't fit, you will spend more on shipping than the souvenirs themselves!

Happy Traveling!
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8 years ago, May 8th 2012 No: 3 Msg: #155952  
Hi Stacey
Is there any reason why you want to use a courier over the regional postal service? Security I'm guessing? Like Michelle says you will be paying a lot of money to use a courier.

We always used the local postal service while we were away and never had any problems.. no more so than our local UK Royal Mail anyway. They also offer secure services and will undoubtedly be cheaper than any courier, particularly if you choose the shipping option.. usually takes a month or two hence why it's cheaper.

Hope this helps

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8 years ago, May 8th 2012 No: 4 Msg: #155960  
I will opt for the local postal service. Private couriers will surely cost you much. Reply to this

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