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E Corcoran
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I'm in Oregon trying to sell a circa 3 lb game to a German 'Geek.

USPS quoted me $10 on the website, but when I went in they quoted $27 - First Class international, the supposedly cheapest option.

This seems madness. Is there a better option?

I shipped to Canada for $10 not long ago.

Thanks in advance for all help and advice.
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Scott M.
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I have sent to germany before,

First class 3 LB package to Germany is ~$25.
That's the cheapest method of shipping for a standard 11.5x11.5x3 game box package.

I am not sure what you were looking at but $10 is way off.
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Scott Petersen
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atraangelis wrote:
I have sent to germany before,

First class 3 LB package to Germany is ~$25.
That's the cheapest method of shipping for a standard 11.5x11.5x3 game box package.

I am not sure what you were looking at but $10 is way off.

Yep.
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E Corcoran
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I must have hit the wrong button. Thanks for the confirmation.
 
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Dan Hyer
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I'm in Vancouver, WA. and my brother is in Germany. $10 is way off. $25 sounds about right.

As long as you keep it under 4 lbs., you can use first class and that's the cheapest way to go. Once you're at 4+ lbs. you need to ship via Priority mail. Unfortunately there is no surface shipping out of the US any more. Don't bother looking at UPS or Fed-Ex

Keep in mind that the shipping box and packing materials can weigh close to 1 lb for larger, heavier cardboard. You don't want to go over that 4 lb. weight limit.
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Chris Koenig
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Yes, by all means keep it under 4 lbs or if you can keep it within a flat rate envelope I believe it's ~$13 or so. I send many game guides that way.
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E Corcoran
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Thanks everyone.
 
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