Vpost? Borderlinx? Comgateway?

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i wan buy iphone from us, use vpost got gst, borderlinx got gst anot???

not sure which tax is involved, but if you are referring to singapore's GST, no matter what courier you use is the same, because parcel exceeding SGD$400 inclusive of shipping cost will get the 7% GST tax
 

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Let's phrase it this way . If borderlinx have repwck I sure get from them lol.

The repacking service is not a miracle service. Since there is a charge for repacking, you will only benefit if the repacking can reduce volumetric weight by 2kg or so (and more). This is quite an unlikely scenario, in my dozens of shipments, I have only been able to repack once.
 

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any Borderlinx promo/discount code?
 
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The repacking service is not a miracle service. Since there is a charge for repacking, you will only benefit if the repacking can reduce volumetric weight by 2kg or so (and more). This is quite an unlikely scenario, in my dozens of shipments, I have only been able to repack once.

In my dozen of orders I repack every single time.

Always double volumetric shipping for me. And every time it's a reduction of more than 2kg hah.
 

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In my dozen of orders I repack every single time.

Always double volumetric shipping for me. And every time it's a reduction of more than 2kg hah.

Wow, what merchants do you purchase from? Mine's mostly from Amazon, Newegg, and some eBay-ers. We need to be mindful of merchants who consistently pack using unnecessarily large boxes.
 

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just wanna ask - i want to buy some things from Australia and seller does not do international shipping. What other alternatives do I have? vPost/Borderlinx service does not cover Australia at the moment.

Appreciate your help.
 

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Wow, what merchants do you purchase from? Mine's mostly from Amazon, Newegg, and some eBay-ers. We need to be mindful of merchants who consistently pack using unnecessarily large boxes.

Rw. Lol. I never tried asking them to pack and compressed I think it'd not possible. Next time iask hahaha.
 

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wow. Then you must be really fortunate. My 2 years with CGW (Yes and coming 3 Years!) using their service is disappointing. to be frank I still ship some of my parcel using cgw because they are value for money (DHL) and they deliver 24/7 even on Sunday.

They used to be pretty efficient. they'll match parcel to your account that arrived in Portland by 5am Singapore time and the next day it will be shipped.

Today all those great service are history IMO.. in fact i don't mind using singpost at times and my gateway prime expired for the first time this year.

ya lor.. their business must be really profitable and ever increasing judging by the delay. but who cares.. since they don't value me i won't value them too. there are other forwarding companies wanting to grow big too and I'll support them.

why today i called n last time i checked for the sept package, they dont deliver on Sun? Also have to wait till Monday leh. or u upgrade to Express?

btw someone mentioned cui. whats that?

Borderlinx using fedex right? Anyway just remember BL DONT ever use autoship. u will cry when u see 20kg instead of 2kg. happened to me twice already and luckily mine not autoship.
 

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why today i called n last time i checked for the sept package, they dont deliver on Sun? Also have to wait till Monday leh. or u upgrade to Express?

btw someone mentioned cui. whats that?

Borderlinx using fedex right? Anyway just remember BL DONT ever use autoship. u will cry when u see 20kg instead of 2kg. happened to me twice already and luckily mine not autoship.

My experience of DHL delivering on Sundays is that sometimes they do sometimes they don't. And BDL uses DHL too, not FedEx.
 

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I have a problem with vpost now. SIGH.
I bought 2 bluray at the same time and i submitted the invoice to vpostusa under 1 invoice number. Vpost send me a confirmation invoice.
But amazon send the 2 bluray into 2 packages.
Vpostusa didn't check and took the first bluray and shipped it to me.
And the 2nd bluray is now stuck in USA and claiming that i didn't submit the invoice.
I have emailed vpost, but they have not gotten back to me.
What can i do?
What legal grounds do i have?
 

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Wtf cgw say my items cannot be repwcked. Weight 4kg wanna charge 10kg nb. I will go their chat tmr kbkb
 

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I have a problem with vpost now. SIGH.
I bought 2 bluray at the same time and i submitted the invoice to vpostusa under 1 invoice number. Vpost send me a confirmation invoice.
But amazon send the 2 bluray into 2 packages.
Vpostusa didn't check and took the first bluray and shipped it to me.
And the 2nd bluray is now stuck in USA and claiming that i didn't submit the invoice.
I have emailed vpost, but they have not gotten back to me.
What can i do?
What legal grounds do i have?

Just tell the vpost is split shipment and submit invoice to them again telling them how much worth is the 2nd blueray. So they can create and match the parcel and invoice. If they havent get back to call, i guess you call and chase them.
 

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I have a problem with vpost now. SIGH.
I bought 2 bluray at the same time and i submitted the invoice to vpostusa under 1 invoice number. Vpost send me a confirmation invoice.
But amazon send the 2 bluray into 2 packages.
Vpostusa didn't check and took the first bluray and shipped it to me.
And the 2nd bluray is now stuck in USA and claiming that i didn't submit the invoice.
I have emailed vpost, but they have not gotten back to me.
What can i do?
What legal grounds do i have?
Why didn't you have Amazon ship it directly to Singapore? Wouldn't that be cheaper?
 

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Wtf cgw say my items cannot be repwcked. Weight 4kg wanna charge 10kg nb. I will go their chat tmr kbkb

Usually when it can't be repacked is because the actual item's inherent packaging is large. But no harm checking with CGW.
 

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Usually when it can't be repacked is because the actual item's inherent packaging is large. But no harm checking with CGW.

Like this then sian zz.

What u all using ar? Borderlinx my vol weight always double my item weight one.
 

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using Borderlinx la, i hope ralph lauren will pack 4 tshirts in smaller parcel box.
 
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