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Old 10-09-2009, 01:39 PM   #29
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Re: Discriminatory shipping for Canadians?

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Originally Posted by Veronica View Post
The package can be tracked to the boarder, But after it crosses it leaves US post and turns into Canada post. IMO it's just too complicated and too much work they dont want to bother. But please correct me if im wrong.
In my experience ordering from the States, if a seller pays for DC you can track the parcel on the USPS website to the Canadian border. Once it arrives at the Canadian border, there will be no further updates on the USPS site, but you can go over to the Canada Post website and plug in the DC number and the tracking will pick up over there and show you where the parcel is in transit. It's a very handy feature.

That being said, in my experience as a buyer it is a lot more expensive to ship from the States to Canada with DC than without. Personally, I just determine on a case by case basis if it is worth the additional cost to me (if the seller wants me to cover that extra cost).
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