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    Hello. I need help with sending pens. I live in France, but I am from Canada. I have 3 pens and together they cost 1300 euros. I want to send them to Canada. So I am looking for a reliable delivery service. I found this one https://www.parcelabc.fr . If anyone tried it, can you please tell me if they are good or not. I would be very grateful for that.

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    Default Re: Sending expensive pens

    Use DHL? I have sold about 3 pens here and 5 on Facebook weekly virtual pen show. All sent via DHL.

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    +1 for DHL.

    I buy some pens from the U,K sometimes, and they send pens, paper and ink via DHL. Fast shipping. Great experience with them for four orders. Took three days or less.
    Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darkthom View Post
    Hello. I need help with sending pens. I live in France, but I am from Canada. I have 3 pens and together they cost 1300 euros. I want to send them to Canada. So I am looking for a reliable delivery service. I found this one https://www.parcelabc.fr . If anyone tried it, can you please tell me if they are good or not. I would be very grateful for that.
    Bonjour, vous vivez en France : parlez-vous français ?

    Personnellement, ma confiance va pour les services postaux publics, qui offrent des services éprouvés et pas trop gourmands. Ils offrent aussi des assurances pour la valeur contenue dans le colis.

    Personnellement, je déteste les services privés, du type DHL, qui sont très gourmands dans les frais exigés aux destinataires, abusant, souvent deux fois plutôt qu’une, sur les services de dédouanage et autres inventions pour faire de l’argent sur le dos des consommateurs.

    Encourageons nos services postaux publics ; ils le méritent beaucoup plus que ce que le discours public le laisse entendre.


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    Default Re: Sending expensive pens

    je suis d'accord.

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    yes, + 1 for DHL Express as well. great service. Switched from standard post to DHL as less risky and delivery in 3 days to USA from EU. takes 1 week to Australia.

    apart hobby, use mostly DHL for other sales, 98% of the previous transactions were smooth. and I am talking about thousands of shipments.

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    I've only been the recipient of pens from Europe so I don't know how easy the process is from that end of the delivery process. I can say, of the multitude of pens I've received from Europe, DHL is the only shipper that has charged customs upon receipt of a pen; fedex, UPS, and national postal services have never charged. I think this would only apply if you're selling the pens, which may not apply to your situation (I'm also not sure what how Canada manages import duties and taxes). Probably not something to worry about but you may want to take a minute to look into this.

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    My additional 2 cents worth. I, and other friends have received many (10+) pens and items from this seller in England and never paid any customs, fees or whatever. Orders have, at times, exceeded $500.00 USD.

    No knowledge of the situation for Canadian deliveries.

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    Delivery to Canada is very reliable.

    However I wonder about the OP. He's from Canada and wants to send from France. Fine, but why is he saying hello from Sweden at the same time? For someone that has joined the forum on the same day, I think that requires an explanation. If this isn't spam, I'd be surprised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ole Juul View Post
    Delivery to Canada is very reliable.

    However I wonder about the OP. He's from Canada and wants to send from France. Fine, but why is he saying hello from Sweden at the same time? For someone that has joined the forum on the same day, I think that requires an explanation. If this isn't spam, I'd be surprised.
    Good catch!

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    +1 for La Poste. Colissimo is reliable, fast, and tracked. Our local post office has been very helpful with my pen parcels.

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    There is always the possibility of sending them in more than one parcel. You don't have to send them altogether and risk a complete loss.
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    Default Re: Sending expensive pens

    What part of France? I hear you can hand your package to anyone outside wearing a yellow vest and it'll get where it needs to go.

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    Default Re: Sending expensive pens

    Quote Originally Posted by manoeuver View Post
    What part of France? I hear you can hand your package to anyone outside wearing a yellow vest and it'll get where it needs to go.
    Remulak, a small town in southern France.

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    Default Re: Sending expensive pens

    Ah, il n'est pas un Nez Percé mais une Tete Pointue :-)

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