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  1. hearno

    hearno Oakley Collector

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    What's the cheapest ebay compliant trackable way to ship something to Canada? Anyone have any tips? I know USPS first class is extremely cheap but there's no tracking available and that's no good. Priority is extremely expensive. Any ideas?
     
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  2. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    First Class Mail International has tracking and is the best option from what I understand.
     
  3. Oakle y

    Oakle y Something Something Darkside Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Everything I purchase on ebay generally comes first class with a tracking number, it's pretty quick and not ridiculously expensive.
     
  4. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I just tried and tracking was not an option for First Class USPS. It was $4 for FC vs. $25 for express, the cheapest option with tracking.
     
  5. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Here are screenshots of 2 recent methods, both of which have tracking.
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  6. hearno

    hearno Oakley Collector

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    That's the same experience I've had...

    @ dewly, the first screenshot appears to be for a letter, was that the case? Also, the second was priority which as rustpot said, is not cheap.
     
  7. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    It was a pretty flat item, but you'd think if there was tracking for First Class letter, there would also be tracking for first class parcel.
     
  8. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I've only ever used First Class with no tracking. Shipped to the UK, Singapore, Canada, Australia, and Germany in the last year. The most I've paid is $12 and I (knock on wood) haven't had a problem yet.

    I also follow my set method for international transit that helps ensure my items are not lost, mishandled, crushed, or whatever that would compromise the shipment.