From: The Older Gentleman on
petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:

> In article <1j6ag0m.11mb9n81r79zvhN%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk>, The
> Older Gentleman says...
> >
> > petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I've just sold something to a buyer in Finland and I'll be sending via
> > > courier due to the postal strikes in progress/looming. Its only costing
> > > me an extra �8 which I am happy to cover because the item sold for quite
> > > a bit more than I was expecting.
> >
> > Of the two bidders I've got (so far) on some valuable china, one's in
> > the US and the other in Australia. I think I'll be looking for a decent
> > international courier.
>
> For international I've always used DHL via interparcel.com.

Hm. Pricey? Reliable?


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From: petrolcan on
In article <1j6ayjz.1h3e90u6ugoztN%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk>, The
Older Gentleman says...
>
> petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > In article <1j6ag0m.11mb9n81r79zvhN%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk>, The
> > Older Gentleman says...
> > >
> > > petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've just sold something to a buyer in Finland and I'll be sending via
> > > > courier due to the postal strikes in progress/looming. Its only costing
> > > > me an extra £8 which I am happy to cover because the item sold for quite
> > > > a bit more than I was expecting.
> > >
> > > Of the two bidders I've got (so far) on some valuable china, one's in
> > > the US and the other in Australia. I think I'll be looking for a decent
> > > international courier.
> >
> > For international I've always used DHL via interparcel.com.
>
> Hm. Pricey? Reliable?

Can be pricey but always 100% reliable. Even stuff that I have sent that
is supposed to take 5 days has always been delivered within 3.
From: The Older Gentleman on
petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:

> In article <1j6ayjz.1h3e90u6ugoztN%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk>, The
> Older Gentleman says...
> >
> > petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > For international I've always used DHL via interparcel.com.
> >
> > Hm. Pricey? Reliable?
>
> Can be pricey but always 100% reliable. Even stuff that I have sent that
> is supposed to take 5 days has always been delivered within 3.

Ta for that. I'll check it out. If they want to bid on breakable and
fairly heavy objects from the other side of the planet, they'd better be
prepared to pay for hefty p&p.


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From: petrolcan on
In article <jgjab5th8rl99unef18ptgf1u6t10hchis(a)4ax.com>, Spacker says...

> Even petrolcan, who first arrived here
> saying that people who "rip ebay off" by charging for postage should
> be kicked off ebay is now

Now spacker, you really should know better. I have never claimed that
"people who "rip ebay off" by charging for postage should be kicked off
ebay", not once. Of course, if I did you can obviously provide me with a
link showing that. No? I thought not.

> complaining that one of the categories he
> sells in has been converted to a free post category.

I've had a whinge about this.

> Why do you suppose that would be? For such a vocal defender of ebay's
> profits you would think he would be jumping for joy.

Please explain how I am "such a vocal defender of ebay's profits".
From: Kim Andrews on
In article <h9291n$fc5$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, usenet1304
@btinternet.com says...
>
> I don't think you can claim that because someone else's experience is
other
> than yours it is a lie. It is simply different. I've posted stuff with
> stamps to the value of second class and it usually arrives next day. Not if
> you use a printed label, though.

If by printed label you still mean the ones issued by the post office,
rather than self-print, I use those second class on most things, and
quite a few things seem to arrive next day, if the speed of feedback's
any guide. Not quite as many as used to, I don't think, but still a good
proportion when you consider it's above the standard promised.

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