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Re: [Killietalk] Air Cargo - beware!
Excuse me for asking but did you contact the USDA? They sometimes handle
permits? I had to use them to import a SW mollusc. It was frozen and clearly
marked for study only .
But live might fall to another department...hope some of this helps. Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "matt kaufman" <igotadose at hotmail_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 9:36 AM
Subject: [Killietalk] Air Cargo - beware!
> Just FYI I found out the hard way this morning that, in order to ship via
> air cargo, you need to be a 'known shipper' which apparently requires a
> permit. Despite my calling the airline in advance and asking every
> question I could come up with, they didn't tell me this part.
> Most airlines have a 'package express' service where they *will* take
> as pets, for shipping. It costs about twice what air cargo does - for me
> from SEA to EWR it's $70 where air cargo was $35. And you may need a
> Matt, peeved in Redmond. Fie on Alaska Airlines
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