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Re: Importing kits
Does the kit come from the US or are you bringing it with you?
Importing from the US you do get hit with taxes and brokerage fees, although if you ship UPS Expidited the brokerage fees are covered.. (costs about the same overall, but you get it in a few days instead of a few weeks)
Many people in BC do use Security Mail Services in Blaine.. then it's a trip back through Canadian customs with the package and that seems to be a bit hit-or-miss as to whether you'll be nailed for duties/taxes etc. We've been lucky in the past.
When do you get here? and where will you be living right away??
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