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I have some important papers that I need to send to the USA..Can anyone recommend one of the big 3?? Or if anyone going back soon I would be happy to compensate you for the effort........

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I have some important papers that I need to send to the USA..Can anyone recommend one of the big 3?? Or if anyone going back soon I would be happy to compensate you for the effort........

 

I've used FedEx in the past and they've been reliable but they are expensive. I now use LBC when I need to send papers to the US. It takes 4-5 days to arrive and you can send up to 500g for about 1200p.

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Whatever you do don't use the Philippine postal system to send anything important or valuable, I learned that the hardway. After my first time in Manila, I sent my new in-laws a gift box I had put together of clothes, candy and some jewelry. Two months later, the box arrived, taped over and virtually empty. True story.

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I send a fairly large number of documents throughout the year to the US and other countries. I ship them through LBC or FedEx, always. I have yet to have a packet lost en route.

 

However, a fairly large number of packages shipped via PhilPost have been lost over the years.

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I never thought of using LBC so I decided to give them a try...The price was 1260p for 1 document which seemed fair going to California..I wonder who's tracking software they purchased?? lol Thanks

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A FedEx document pack to the US is about P2,000, if it contains items other than documents but is still very light (less than 1kg) its about P3,000.

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I always have a hard time getting it right. Its either 2go or go2. I have used them to ship to Canada and USA. Takes around 3-4 days. They use DHL. It was the best priced out of the bunch out of around 10 documents, they have all arrived.

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i used FEDEX for the documents 1200pesos, it takes 3days to USA.

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Is there an office for Fedex or LBC or any other courier service in Cebu?

 

I went to LBC in Fooda and they say to call the number and someone will come pick up the documents. I don't trust giving important papers to some guy on a trike and I prefer to drop off my envelope in person.

 

The docs need to go to Canada asap.

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Everytime i use fedex it's door to door from cincinnati in 3 days. Just sending papers should be cheap. But to send a 10-20lb package cost me like 500$. I think there is a fedex store inside of SM in cebu city. Otherwise, you should be able to go direct to fedex @ the mactan international airport in the international business zone. I saw the fedex building when I was driving to Waterfront hotel mactan (the one at the airport).

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