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      09-26-2006, 06:57 PM   #1
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Just got raped by UPS charges

UPS just charged me $100 CAD in COD charges for delivering a set of H&R Sport springs from TireRack US. This is turning out to be a much more expensive excercise than I had initially thought...will have to pay another $250 CAD to get them installed...crazy
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      09-26-2006, 06:58 PM   #2
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UPS is usually much more expensive than other delivery systems
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      09-26-2006, 07:05 PM   #3
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I live in canada too, and UPS charges the darn brokerage fee(or whatever its called) ontop of everything else! In the past ive bought some from the US and UPS delivers it and I get charged more for COD charge then what the item cost! I feel your pain!
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      09-26-2006, 07:39 PM   #4
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I live in canada too, and UPS charges the darn brokerage fee(or whatever its called) ontop of everything else! In the past ive bought some from the US and UPS delivers it and I get charged more for COD charge then what the item cost! I feel your pain!
Why are you using UPS? Use USPS or Fedex.
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Why are you using UPS? Use USPS or Fedex.

You can use USPS to ship to Canada?!?!?!
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      09-26-2006, 07:57 PM   #6
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You can use USPS to ship to Canada?!?!?!
You sure can. I used them today to ship to Canada.
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You sure can. I used them today to ship to Canada.
And for us Canucks, no brokerage fees. Just a $5 admin fee from Canada Post.
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I put gift and 20.00 dollar value, so fees have to be paid for my buyers.
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TireRack uses UPS. You don't have an option.
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      09-27-2006, 09:00 AM   #11
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UPS just charged me $100 CAD in COD charges for delivering a set of H&R Sport springs from TireRack US. This is turning out to be a much more expensive excercise than I had initially thought...will have to pay another $250 CAD to get them installed...crazy
sorry to hear...I would file a police report and give them description of suspect (all brown outfit with marking on shirt "UPS") j/k
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were you not aware of the outrageous charges for your product when you made the purchase? Just curious for my future references. I think if you buy something online, it will tell you how much is shipping?
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were you not aware of the outrageous charges for your product when you made the purchase? Just curious for my future references. I think if you buy something online, it will tell you how much is shipping?
These are customs charges not included in the shipping charges he probably already paid.
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      09-27-2006, 11:27 AM   #14
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why are you buying springs from tire rack?? i think dtm is cheaper.
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TireRack uses UPS. You don't have an option.
Not unless they've changed in the past three years. I ordered four tires and they were sent US Post. Must have taken the slow route, though, because it took 61 days to the UK. Note to self: next time pay for Priority.
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