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    Why is International Shipping so much

    Wow I went to ship a 2 packages to Australia and one was less than 5 ounces had 5 cards in it and it cost me $12.75 another had 1 card in it and it cost me $6.25 holy cow I dont think I will be shipping International anymore with those prices. I dont understand the reason for such a big increase. So if you are thinking of trading International get ready for the BIG price hike.
    Last edited by cavsfan; 02-14-2013 at 09:01 AM. Reason: ?
    Collecting: Lebron James, Ap inserts and #d for the son, Terrance West

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    Oh yay!
    I collect: Orlando Magic Charlotte Bobcats UNC Alumni International Players Rudy Gay and James Harden.
    Also interested in any 2009/10 Upper Deck GU or Autos you may have.

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    I agree with Cavsfan, think I'm done with international shipping
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    I think it is because the USPS is including tracking in everthing now...
    Currently Collecting Cards of Auburn Alumni in ALL Sports, preferably in their College Uniforms!

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    I myself have stopped shipping internationally due to prices and some countries mailing systems scare me.
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    Not for International all you can get is signature and I wouldnt want to see what that cost.

    Quote Originally Posted by SMVintage View Post
    I think it is because the USPS is including tracking in everthing now...
    Collecting: Lebron James, Ap inserts and #d for the son, Terrance West

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    If you ship alot internationally I highly recommend stamps.com. A 1 ounce envelope costs $2.25 and if you insure it, it still will be cheaper than ebay
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMVintage View Post
    I think it is because the USPS is including tracking in everthing now...
    No they just want more money for their failing business. If people keep supporting measures that will increase the costs of shipping then the price of everything including domestic shipping will continue to go through the roof.
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    Quote Originally Posted by howethegreat View Post
    If you ship alot internationally I highly recommend stamps.com. A 1 ounce envelope costs $2.25 and if you insure it, it still will be cheaper than ebay
    Ebay I dont think does international shipping I went to the post offfice so I have no idea why it would be so cheap on stamps.com thats thru the post office correct? I did find this and it says stamps.com is the same as going to the post office so Im not sure how you are shipping packages for $2.25 international?

    http://www.stamps.com/usps/postage-rate-increase/
    Collecting: Lebron James, Ap inserts and #d for the son, Terrance West

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    the reason why ebay is so much more is they only have first class package as an option while stamps.com they have first class large envelope rate so if its under an inch thick it can be shipped in this option
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