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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I've recently moved to France for a new job and took everything I could with me in a few suitcases on the plane. However, as it's getting colder, I'd like to ship out a lot of my winter clothes that I didn't have room for when I first arrived. If I understand correctly, as long as I can...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, We're moving back to France after being back in the US for only one year. During that time we bought a car - a 2015 Mini that's been driven for the past year. And as an alternative to selling it here and buying another one when we arrive in France, we are considering having it shipped...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I am not an expat or have any intention of moving to France, however I am on a motorcycle expedition around the world, my motorcycle is in France now and I need to ship all my personal motorcycle gear from Australia to France before I head into Africa. I desperately do not want to get...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Next month we plan to use a company called UpakWeShip to send a 3' x 4' pallet of household goods for personal use that we have owned for at least 6 months from the US to southwest France. The company says that the only document they need from us is an itemized list of the contents. The link...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I'm not actually moving to France, just going over for 6 months. But I would like to ship a bunch of clothes/shoes/etc so to not have to haul all that stuff through the airport/train station. If I do this, will I have to pay duty/VAT on these items? And how would I even place a value on them...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Sorry if this is redundant, but I tried searching and couldn't find an answer (or maybe I was just blind and couldn't see it). Anyway... I am preparing for my move to the UK next week from Hong Kong and I have at least two 30kg boxes to send via Hong Kong Post. My question is: is there any...
  7. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi everyone. So i'm a US Citizen that has been living in Argentina. I'm wondering what I can find out about moving back to the US. I have some belongings I would like to ship back to the States (probably by boat) and am wondering how I find out what kind of import, taxes, or duties I will...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi All, I am moving to suburban paris over the next couple of weeks for a one year research contract position and I was wondering if I can buy a car from USA and ship it. The shipping is between $1000 and $2000. I was considering buying a Jetta, assuming that it will pass EU inspections. Any...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, I've been lucky enough to secure a job in Paris (moving from New York). I'm also fortunate enough to be able ship my things on the company's coin. I'm considering shipping my television and related items (video game systems mostly). I have a Samsung NTSC HDTV, XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii...
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