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Registered: ‎10-28-2005
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should i ship to a p.o. box

Hello,

I got a winning bid from a buyer from Canada.

I mentioned that I don't ship to a p.o. box.

Is it ok to still ship to p.o. box?

Thank you.

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Registered: ‎07-27-2008
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in reply to stancad

Why wouldn't it be okay to ship to a po box?

Some people only have a po box.

You just have to make sure the widget is shipped through the postal service and not a courier.

 

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Registered: ‎11-29-2012
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in reply to stancad

In Canada, when shipping Canada Post, rural areas are mostly served by Post Office Boxes.  The address will usually have a Group Number and a Rural Route:  Example: Box 4, Group 552, RR #5.  If the item will be held at the post office for signature (if required) and pick-up if it is too big to fit in the Group Box (these boxes have openings about 6" x 6" and are about 18" deep.  I would think that it is okay to ship to them.  If they only have a the Post Office box I would be more concerned in regard to fraud as people in the city can rent these boxes. 

Linda

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Registered: ‎12-02-2012
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in reply to stancad

If the address is verified by paypal it is safe. I have a PO box and i hate it when people won't ship to me because its silly. To get our parcel we have to prove our identity at the wicket before they will give us our parcel. It's probably safer than city addresses. I hope that helps.