Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-04-2014, 05:34   #1
Registered User
Delancey's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Spain
Boat: Sunk by Irma
Posts: 3,561
Importing Life Raft/Dealing With Customs?

I have some trepidation about going to JFK airport tomorrow to pick up a life raft that a friend has had shipped from the UK.

Does anyone have experience with receiving imported goods at an airport?

It's sort of a PIA for us to get to JFK so I am hoping to have all my T's crossed and i's dotted rather than finding when I get there that I have to come back for want of a scrap of paper.

The poor English language skills of the guy on the phone at the shipping terminal have me a little nervous so any tips would be most appreciated. The life raft is apparently classified as hazardous materials, not sure if that matters.

Delancey is offline   Reply With Quote

customs, import

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Life aboard and Dealing with heavy weather on hook or mooring mischief Liveaboard's Forum 13 30-09-2013 08:48
First Trip to Bahamas - Is There a Customs Fee for Importing Boat Repair Items ? Sergey Atlantic & the Caribbean 15 24-03-2010 00:24
Life raft. Mandatory or not? areso70 Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 3 04-07-2006 01:50
Switlik Life-Raft Safety Alert GordMay Health, Safety & Related Gear 0 07-12-2004 03:12

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:25.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.