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Old 04-22-2014, 08:07 PM
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Hit the P.O. today to try to send an insured ($50) package to the U.S. The gal said they don't do Insured, tracking, signature required any more, you have to use a courier or Express Post......and she said that would cost around $45. I live in a small town and it is very possible she has her information wrong....at least I hope so. Any recent experiences for you folks?
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:37 AM
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I've only sent one bubble mailer from U.S. to Canada recently and yes, not able to insure via 1st class mail and about 5 times the postage. I can send the same package within the U.S. for $1.93 and I think this one cost me about $9-$10.
Oh, and it got hung up in customs for about a week!!
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Honestly Grant, that doesn't surprise me. I haven't tried to insure anything bound for the US via Canada Post in many years. The last time I tried...maybe 3-4 years ago...Canada Post wouldn't do it and I had to use a courier. It wasn't cheap. I haven't done it since.

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