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Old 03-17-2013, 06:10 PM
 
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I am moving to Clearwater from Chicago in October. I am looking to pack up all clothes and any items that will fit into boxes and have them sent out when I leave. Has anybody used fedex or ups air cargo services? Is there any other companies or airlines out there that would be reliable? Any help would be much appreciated

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Old 03-17-2013, 06:50 PM
 
Location: MMU->ABE->ATL->ASH
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I've heard of people sending Stuff via USPS/PP FedEx/Ground UPS/Ground. Figure about $1/pound Send it by Air the dollars go up Huge.

There are pods that alot of people use, they seem to work, much cheaper then shipping by 'mail'.
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Old 03-18-2013, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Kalamalka Lake, B.C.
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palletize your stuff (check for height limitations) Air may have dimension limits as well.
since we didn't get the crate back we took a pallet, ran a rim around the edge, and enclosed the personal effects inside a particle board enclosure. rented a stapler air gun and a metal banding machine (cheap) and you're gone.

call a local truck with a pallet jack and you're on to the airport. after labelling inside and out, of course.
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