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Yela

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I'm gonna be shipping a very expensive item soon, and I have no idea what to do. Maybe someone who sells online can help me out. I don't even know where to start.
 

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Things i can think off the top of my head:

  • Buy Insurance
  • Wrap it in bubble wrap
  • Make sure your item is secure and wont bounce around inside the box.
 
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why dont u get a styrofoam wrap so it doesnt move/ go ask dem ppl at fedex
 
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Get delivery confirmation and a tracking number. So the buyer doesn't lie and say they never received the item.
 
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+1 to all the ideas before. Get delivery confirmation, tracking number AND insurance imo.
 

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How expensive are we talking? $100 or $500-$1,000?

My ideas
-Talk to da peeps at Fedex/whatever shippin place your goin to
-Bubble wrap/Styrofoam/protective wrapping so that the item doesnt move while in transportation

EDIT: Damn all those have been posted -.- Yall are fast
 

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You should go as far as record a video if you really are scared :p
that would be hilarious
 

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First, I recommend USPS as a shipping carrier. They're cheaper. All shipping carriers aren't reliable. They're equal in that department. Depending on the size of your item USPS provides FREE priority mail boxes and envelopes. You can order them online or get them at your local store. When wrapping your package for deliver use strong clear tape. USPS doesn't allow duct tape. Use as much as tape as you can to make sure the item is secure inside. As far as the inside goes, use anything like an air bag or bubble wrap, or foam. I usually don't do this unless the item is delicate. Printing out the label is easy as pie. You can pay with paypal or a debit/credit card. USPS makes this process easy. You just give them the weight, start and finish address, etc nothing too big.
 
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