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« on: Jul 09, 2011 at 09:27 AM »
anybody have tried this? shipping rates are reasonable

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« Reply #1 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 09:54 AM »
interested din ako dito. compared to jac which is better?

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« Reply #2 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 10:21 AM »
been using the service for over a year now, pretty reliable and service is efficient. it uses sea freight so your stuff will be with you after 3-5 weeks. their balikbayan boxes are price at $30-70. irregular shape stuff that wont fir their boxes they will charge more. for electronic items they charge some tax depending on the price you paid for the item. but usually $20 for anything between $200-$500.

the company is owned by forex cargo, one of the bigger cargo handlers doing westcoast to philippines balikbayan boxes delivery.

and your items are shipped door to door.  :)


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« Reply #3 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 11:05 AM »
Learned about them from Iiinas.  ;D

Used them several times na. Very reliable. If you are shipping a big item, better to use them. For small items that you want fast, use JAC.
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« Reply #4 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 08:40 PM »
iipunin ba yung ordered items for you?  until such time that ipapasara na yung box?  :)

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« Reply #5 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 09:42 PM »
iipunin ba yung ordered items for you?  until such time that ipapasara na yung box?  :)

they will give you 45 days to consolidate all your orders. they start counting from the time they got your first items.

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« Reply #6 on: Jul 09, 2011 at 10:41 PM »
it uses sea freight so your stuff will be with you after 3-5 weeks.

My experience is that it will take around 6 weeks for the items to get here. By the way, they have tracking updates.
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« Reply #7 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 12:52 AM »
the company is owned by forex cargo, one of the bigger cargo handlers doing westcoast to philippines balikbayan boxes delivery.

and your items are shipped door to door.  :)

Is it better than forex?

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« Reply #8 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 06:54 AM »
Is it better than forex?

It is forex.
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« Reply #9 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 06:56 AM »
Is it better than forex?

its the same company, the p.o. box i think is just the internet site to keep track of your orders. when the boxes arrives, its forex cargo boxes. afaik, the po box is owned by the son of the owner of forex cargo. so its basically the same.

you track your orders in the forex cargo site.

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Re: pobox.ph
« Reply #10 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:01 AM »
My experience is that it will take around 6 weeks for the items to get here. By the way, they have tracking updates.
;D

my longest wait is five weeks. mostly 4 weeks. the 3 weeks i actually experienced during my black friday buy. i was surprised it arrived so fast since its thanksgiving sales in the u.s.

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« Reply #11 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:24 AM »
;D

my longest wait is five weeks. mostly 4 weeks. the 3 weeks i actually experienced during my black friday buy. i was surprised it arrived so fast since its thanksgiving sales in the u.s.


Bakat mas matagal ang akin? :( :(

When your goods are with them and you give the go-signal to ship, it will take around a week before it is finally shipped. Then, it takes a little more than a month to get here. Once in Manila, it takes only a few days before you receive it.
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« Reply #12 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:34 AM »
Bakat mas matagal ang akin? :( :(

When your goods are with them and you give the go-signal to ship, it will take around a week before it is finally shipped. Then, it takes a little more than a month to get here. Once in Manila, it takes only a few days before you receive it.

i start counting when its shipped, if kasama yung processing then yup, add another week to that.

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« Reply #13 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 08:46 AM »
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for electronic items they charge some tax depending on the price you paid for the item. but usually $20 for anything between $200-$500

walang ng additional tax pagdating dito sa pinas?

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« Reply #14 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 08:50 AM »
ok to ah, they consolidate orders and you can use their card.

how do you settle payment? can you pay local or pay them with your credit card? any surcharge

@wildfire, when you ship, get insurance for items > $100 value.

di hamak na mura sa US kesa d2 ang HT and speaker sets.
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« Reply #15 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 09:22 AM »
walang ng additional tax pagdating dito sa pinas?

no more.

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« Reply #16 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 09:23 AM »
ok to ah, they consolidate orders and you can use their card.

how do you settle payment? can you pay local or pay them with your credit card? any surcharge

@wildfire, when you ship, get insurance for items > $100 value.

di hamak na mura sa US kesa d2 ang HT and speaker sets.

you can pay through the banks or paypal. i pay via paypal.

for speakers, baka mas pricey kasi it wont fit their boxes. but sabi nila its still cheaper. i have bought receivers already, gps units and other stuff.

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« Reply #17 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 02:05 PM »
Jay2 brought in his 3 JTR speakers through pobox. Each speaker had 3 x 12" woofers. Murang mura raw shipping cost.
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« Reply #18 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 02:25 PM »
this is good.....just got our balikbayan box this morning, and the box was shipped through forex.  my sister in law was the one who received the ordered items for us in the US.   Minsan kasi, nakakahiya na sa kanila, syempre kahit papaano...

ill try this, just for pre xmas shopping  ;)

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« Reply #19 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 03:42 PM »
Have tried their service and was satisfied, they even consolidate and pack your items  :)

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« Reply #20 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 05:40 PM »
this is good.....just got our balikbayan box this morning, and the box was shipped through forex.  my sister in law was the one who received the ordered items for us in the US.   Minsan kasi, nakakahiya na sa kanila, syempre kahit papaano...

ill try this, just for pre xmas shopping  ;)

you wont regret it.  ;D

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« Reply #21 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 05:45 PM »
Has anyone tried shipping out big HDTVs through pobox?  Any comment regarding this? 
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« Reply #22 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 06:36 PM »
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no more.

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« Reply #23 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 06:59 PM »
I went for POBox's services after My Shopping Box messed up. Mas-reliable sila at madaling kausap. They have excellent service kahit pa sabihing matagal 'yong shipping.

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« Reply #24 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:03 PM »
wala ba silang by air?

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« Reply #25 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:15 PM »
wala ba silang by air?

afaik, they dont have air freight, if you want fast, jac talaga.

edit: done - dont... sorry
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« Reply #26 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:18 PM »
do they remove the packaging from amazon? or as is nilalagay sa balikbayan box?
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« Reply #27 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:34 PM »
do they remove the packaging from amazon? or as is nilalagay sa balikbayan box?

as is sir anya.

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« Reply #28 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 07:54 PM »
as is sir anya.

ok tnx for the info sir ;D
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« Reply #29 on: Jul 10, 2011 at 08:03 PM »
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afaik, they dont have air freight, if you want fast, jac talaga.  

edit: done - dont... sorry

ang taas ng rate ng jac, pwede na ung 5 weeks
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