So, when you are ready to sign up for a mail forwarding service after you do all the diligence on rates, plans, shipping prices, trustworthiness etc, do you look for a service that lets you keep your address in the state you are moving out of?
Don’t. Your mail forwarding address should be state-agnostic.
Here’s why: once you fill out a change of address form with the USPS, it will forward your mail to that address, irrespective of where in the US it is. And US laws don’t make you liable for taxes in any state without living there. Just having an address in the state Continue reading “NY, CA, TX, FL – what state should your mail forwarding address be in? The answer will surprise you!”
The cost of shipping domestically can get really expensive. Internationally?! Go to bed!! You already know the answer. International shipping costs can be outrageously, insanely, ridiculously high. We’re pretty sure it can cause physical pain thinking of the cost of shipping, not including the cost of your purchases, and still, after paying those fees, you might get hit with a customs fee. Now that the band-aid has been ripped off, let’s talk about how those shipping costs can be reduced. Continue reading “How To Save BIG on International Shipping!”
Tech Junkies in Australia, look no further! You know all those cool gadgets with limited worldwide releases, the ones that seem obsolete by the time they hit the local Aussie markets, the ones that are enjoyed by everyone…but you? Don’t worry, there’s a solution! There are companies out there that allow you to create your very own US Address to ship to, which will then consolidate your items and ship them to you at home. Gone are the days of wishing, now your wishes can be easily granted.
If you don’t want to go through the hassle of purchasing the items yourself and shipping them, personal shopping sites have discounted shipping rates and low service fees. They will do all the dirty work for you! Their fees are as low as 5% of your purchase!
Living in United Arab Emirates? Want to order merchandise from the U.S? Worried about the cost of having your favorite items shipped to you?
Don’t stress any longer! We compiled the information below to give you the pricing available for the top package forwarding companies. With this chart you can see for yourself which company and shipping carrier is most economical for you. Continue reading “The BEST US to UAE Shipping Rates”
Nothing can be more frustrating than not being able to access your stuff whenever you want. As an expat, this might just be a new way of life for you. Limited access to your bank accounts, unreliable Wi-Fi, unstable cellular connections etc., the list can go on; it just isn’t as readily available as you were once used to. In this scenario, stuff is in reference to your mail! Continue reading “Access Urgent Mail in Minutes!”
Straight forward shipping not always so straight forward!
In the ever changing landscape of Global Mobility, one constant remains- Compliance. Compliance of laws and regulations whether they be immigration, tax or social. Compliance is not simply the threat of a fine or loss of face publicly but also adhering to regulations which are the only way to achieve a goal. One such goal for global companies with an international population is effectively distributing mail internationally, especially when the company is handling their expat mail internally. Continue reading “Compliance in Global Mobility”