Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-02-2014, 10:35   #1
Registered User
 
rgleason's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Boat: 1981 Bristol 32 Sloop
Posts: 9,407
Sending Replacement Computers to Far away places

Does any one have any suggestions about the possibility of sending a used laptop to the Philippines from the US?

Are there any Customs restrictions on that?

Has anyone done that successfully?
If so, how was it packed?

What service would you suggest? UPS, Fedex, US Postal???

How long do you think it would take and how likely would it get there in one piece and through customs?

Thanks for your help

Rick
__________________
rgleason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2014, 10:51   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 4,881
Re: Sending Replacement Computers to Far away places

First to what purpose?

Assuming it is for a charitable donation, it's probably going to be a lot cheaper and simpler to hook up with a local charity and give them money. Basic laptops are pretty cheap. By the time you go thru the hassle of collecting, packaging, shipping and getting thru customs, it's likely going to be cheaper just to send $300 and have them buy a brand new computer.
__________________
valhalla360 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
computers, men

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:18.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.