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Re: shipping plants to Canada

> Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 14:18:21 -0600
> From: Chuck Gadd <cgadd at cfxc_com>
> Subject: Shipping plants to Canada?
> Can anyone provide any info/tips regarding shipping plants into and
> out of Canada?
> First, legally what is needed?
> Second, what methods work in a reasonable amount of time?  Standard
> postal mail works great in the states.  How long does it take to get
> to Canada?   How about UPS?  They have several expensive options,
> and a more reasonable service, about $11.00 to canada, but no
> mention is made of shipping time.
> ------------------------------

Hi Chuck:

    Watch out using UPS to Canada from the states. I've been nailed, as the
recipient, with a $35 "brokerage fee" by UPS, even though we now supposedly
have a "free trade" agreement with the US, and no duties are payable.


Ron Barter
Perth, Ontario