International Shipping

Sears USA Now Shipping to Australia

March 6, 2018 - Posted By shipporter

United States department store chain, Sears, is now offering its products to Australian consumers online. The retail conglomerate behind the American Kmart, Wallmart, JC Penny, and Lowes have announced they will now be shipping products 68kgs and under to Australian customers. While the change presents more options to consumers here in Australia, the product choice […]

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Take advantage of the strong Australian Dollar in Q1 2018

February 9, 2018 - Posted By shipporter

It’s easy to baulk at the idea of buying goods from the United States or United Kingdom due to the perceived high costs that are involved, but current trends would suggest that now is the time to buy those items that are difficult to find locally. Less than a fortnight ago, the Australian Dollar reached […]

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Customer Success Story: Shipping Car Parts from the USA to Australia

November 20, 2017 - Posted By shipporter

Our long-time customer – Michael – from Dicky Beach in Queensland, was looking online for parts to restore his Chevrolet Suburban.  With Shipporter’s help, Michael was able to source the various car parts he needed from the USA to help complete his restoration. How Shipporter Helped Shipporter aided Michael in receiving his auto parts delivery, […]

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Shipping from China to Australia

July 28, 2017 - Posted By shipporter

The Shipporter Solution to Shipping from China to Australia China is an Australian bargain hunter’s heaven. However, great prices and exceptional savings on purchases can be lost once the prices of shipping from China to Australia are considered. Airfreight is expensive, however there are options that can offer large savings. Shipping with an experienced sea […]

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Sourcing USA Car Parts

April 23, 2017 - Posted By shipporter

Turn a dream restoration project into a reality… Everyone has a dream car. When you close your eyes you can feel the steering wheel and smell the leather interior. What if that dream could amount to more than just a presence in your imagination? If you’ve been yearning to restore a timeless beauty or resurrect […]

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Travellers: An Awesome Way To Buy and Ship Goods Home

November 22, 2016 - Posted By shipporter

Shipporter now offer a simple, affordable shipping solution, perfect for international travellers who are keen on picking up awesome and unique goods during their travels. It happens all the time. Here you are, enjoying your travel adventure and having the time of your life. You spot something you’d love to buy in a cool shop […]

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Travel Agents: Make shipping goods home incredibly easy for travellers

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Travel agencies can now offer their clients a unique service that lets international travellers from Australia ship bulky overseas purchases home with ease. Shipporter’s innovative new service makes shipping from USA to Australia simple – providing your clients with an even greater range of options when it comes to overseas shopping while on the go. […]

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Customer Success Story: ‘Indoor Pilot’

October 26, 2016 - Posted By shipporter

Drone flying is becoming popular in Australia and for good reason – drones provide countless hours of fun! More than just an exciting hobby, flying a drone can be a great way to capture unique photography shots or awesome videos from the sky. Flying drones is fun, exciting and addictive with Indoor Pilot Are you […]

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Customer Success Story: sourcing Alfa Romeo parts globally

September 29, 2016 - Posted By shipporter

Have you got an obsession for restoring classic cars? How about a love for sophisticated cars, complete with muscular lines and a throaty V8 engine? You’re in good company. One of our valued customers, Derek from Brisbane, is resourcefully using Shipporter’s free mailing address service to make his dream of building an Alfa Romeo Montreal […]

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Extra protection for sea freight with Shipporter by using PayPal

April 26, 2016 - Posted By shipporter

Are you looking for extra protection to ensure your international sea shipment arrives safely at your door? Are you also covered for delivery issues? One of the best ways to protect your shipment is to purchase using PayPal. While sea freight is both secure and cost-effective as a means of international shipping, purchasing online can […]

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Shipping from USA to Singapore

January 5, 2016 - Posted By shipporter

Things to Know When Shipping from USA to Singapore   The US might not be next door to Singapore, but that shouldn’t stop you from buyin some high quality furniture, or even the new season’s fashion items from the US, when they’re unavailable or too expensive to buy in Singapore. It has never been easier and […]

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Shipping from the USA to Australia

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What You Need to Know About Shipping Antiques and Collectables from USA to Australia Hunting on eBay for antique treasures or home decor can be rewarding and a lot of fun. After all, who can resist beautiful antiques and artworks from around the globe? But what can you do when you find a lovely piece […]

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4 Simple Steps To Get a Tax Refund on Your US Purchases

November 23, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

Shipping from US to Australia So you’ve bought something in America and want to get it shipped to Australia. Because the Shipporter warehouse is located in California, all USA imports and purchases make their first stop there. However, under CA law if the delivery is to a CA address, then the supplier is obliged to […]

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Shipping to New Zealand from Australia

November 19, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

Cost Effective Shipping from Australia to New Zealand If you’ve ever tried online shopping in New Zealand, chances are you’ve had at least one time when you found exactly what you wanted from an Australian seller, only to find they won’t ship overseas. Business owners have this same problem on a larger scale, often unable […]

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3 Simple Steps for Importing Goods from Europe

October 22, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

There are a lot of hidden costs involved in importing goods from Europe, and for peace of mind, it’s best to plan well ahead to make sure your goods arrive safely and with minimal surprises. Many first time importers are shocked by how easily costs can spiral out of control. Whether you’re planning to import […]

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Shipping from USA to Australia the easy and affordable way

October 15, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

What to do if you’re having issues shipping from USA to Australia with Shopmate Have you recently tried to make a purchase on an online web store based in the US, only to discover at the checkout that they don’t ship to Australia? Have you ever had a package shipped to you from overseas, but […]

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US Freight Forwarding Services reviewed by Choice

October 8, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

Australian Consumer Advocacy Group ‘Choice’ performed an investigation into ShopMate and various US freight-forwarding services. The article titled Pass the parcel by Elisabeth Baulch focuses on resolving issues regarding a lack of postage options when US retailers are unable to ship products to Australia.

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Freight forwarding is the better way to ship

August 20, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

If you love online shopping, especially the products that are offered on international websites, then you will know it is no easy feat to get products delivered to Australia. Between fluctuating exchange rates and the cost of shipping by air freight, international freight can cost a fortune. Never fear, Shipporter can help. Whether you are […]

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Import goods the most cost effective way!

August 18, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

The current economic environment With our fluctuating world economy, the Australian dollar has declined rapidly in value – especially against the US dollar. At the time of writing, the AUD currently sits at $0.74 per US dollar. This economic environment has driven up the prices of overseas goods and made it harder for Australian consumers […]

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5 Steps to Import From China

August 13, 2015 - Posted By shipporter

Buying bulk from China, or importing goods from China to Australia, can be a savvy strategy for business entrepreneurs looking for a way to sell goods in Australia at a profit. As China caters to such a huge international market, the cost of manufacturing in China or sourcing goods from China is very minimal, making […]

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