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Old 10-22-2014, 02:06 PM
 
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Okay, my friend from Chongqing, China is sending me my favorite shoes that are not available online or in stores here in the US.


She shipped it out on 17th.


October 18, 2014 , 11:14 am
Processed Through Sort Facility
CHONGQING EMS, CHINA
Your item has been processed through a sort facility in CHONGQING EMS, CHINA at 11:14 am on October 18, 2014.
Origin Post is Preparing Shipment
October 17, 2014 , 6:52 pm
Acceptance


Now my tracking has updated since the 18th nor have I received my package. Is this normal?
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Old 10-22-2014, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Over-the-Rhine, Ohio
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Sometimes they keep things at the post office. The tracking information should tell you where it is located. Was this FedEx, UPS, or USPS?
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Old 10-22-2014, 02:31 PM
 
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Okay, my friend from Chongqing, China is sending me my favorite shoes that are not available online or in stores here in the US.


She shipped it out on 17th.


October 18, 2014 , 11:14 am
Processed Through Sort Facility
CHONGQING EMS, CHINA
Your item has been processed through a sort facility in CHONGQING EMS, CHINA at 11:14 am on October 18, 2014.
Origin Post is Preparing Shipment
October 17, 2014 , 6:52 pm
Acceptance


Now my tracking has updated since the 18th nor have I received my package. Is this normal?

It has been 4 days, give it 14 before you panic, it still has to get to the US then go through Customs and be approved and it could take longer than 14 days to get to you.
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Old 10-22-2014, 02:37 PM
 
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It has been 4 days, give it 14 before you panic, it still has to get to the US then go through Customs and be approved and it could take longer than 14 days to get to you.


She told me i would receive it in 5-8 days.
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Old 10-22-2014, 02:56 PM
 
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Sometimes they keep things at the post office. The tracking information should tell you where it is located. Was this FedEx, UPS, or USPS?



She shipped it through EMS but I am receiving through USPS since I'm in the states.
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Old 10-22-2014, 03:39 PM
 
Location: Over-the-Rhine, Ohio
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Oh gosh, I'm with you now. The "Acceptance" was just acceptance to the ship. Yeah, it's going to be arriving sometime next week. Even after it gets to the States it'll probably bounce around to one or two different cities before coming to Cincinnati.
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Old 10-23-2014, 01:23 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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How'd I get on eBay?!
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Old 10-23-2014, 02:37 PM
 
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How'd I get on eBay?!
Dear Valued Customer:
You have been transferred to our Customer Care site, as initiated by your last post. As we understand it, your order was last tracked to our Kansas distribution warehouse. The best guesstimate of when your widget will arrive, is 1/22/15. Should you have further questions, please do not contact us. Thank you.

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Old 10-23-2014, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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I remember I bought something from an Amazon dealer in England once and it took 2 weeks before it arrived.
I live on the east coast of the USA.
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Old 10-25-2014, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Diaspora
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The US has tightened by on individual items shipped from China due to a majority of them labelled as "gift". So depending on how (or if) customs deal with what used to be 7-10 days is now 3-6 weeks.

fwiw it worth, go to eBay and type in a few items that come from China and they will state weeks and not days.
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