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Q: Shipping and Customs information for shipments to South Africa ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Shipping and Customs information for shipments to South Africa
Category: Reference, Education and News > Consumer Information
Asked by: chrisk75-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 28 Nov 2006 20:25 PST
Expires: 28 Dec 2006 20:25 PST
Question ID: 786409
If I am sending clothing to someone in South Africa (less than $50
worth), what boxes do I need to check?  I don't believe clothing is
charged a duty, but I don't want to make a mistake and have my friend
have to pay to receive the gift.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Shipping and Customs information for shipments to South Africa
From: gorillabiscuit-ga on 29 Nov 2006 08:27 PST
A friend of mine sent a package of clothing from Japan to SA and got
charged tariffs, can't tell you how unfortunately. He also had a lot
of times when packages were stolen once it was in South Africa by
postal workers so I would definitely not use them if I were you. Try
using a company like DHL or something.

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