I have found sending items via registered mail (or posta raccomandata fro m Italy) is the fastest way at a reasonable cost. To Italy, it costs an a dditional $10.80 but packages arrive in 3-4 weeks. From Italy, it only ad ds an additional 2-3 euro and it takes closer to 4 weeks for the package to arrive. Although on occasion I have had packages come and go in as lit tle as 2 weeks but I don't know why that is.
If you do send via registered mail, your package and tape must be a paper product so the post office can stamp it for tamper evidence.
David Beck Crystal Lake (near Chicago), Illinois USA -----Original Message----- From: Via Bicycle [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 01:24 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [CR]Shipping items to Italy=Woes
have you Ebay sellers had problems?? I know I see it often on Ebay seller
s state "Will not ship to Italy", and in the past few months I have found
it taking a really long time for packages to arrive. And a friend sent s ome BSA track hubs that took about 2 months to arrive?? It has so far bee n cool, because I have really good feedback and customers have been patie nt, but I had someone file a complaint with Paypal and Ebay over a Nuovo Record chainring that never arrived. All my items I sell are of course on
Topic and most people would think it is crazy the amount of items I ship
to Italy that originally came from Italy, same goes for the British stuf f I sell, ending back in the UK. Any help?? or should I just state I will
not sell to Italy? For the amount that I ship there, it is not worth the
negative feedback. I have even sent items to Indonesia and brazil and Co lumbia without a problem. joel ralph flood philadelphia, PA _____________