"Went online TO CB Gitty and ordered $125 of CBG stuff. Went to the check out to pay and see that $75 had been added for shipping!!!!

"Went online TO CB Gitty and ordered $125 of CBG stuff. Went to the check out to pay and see that $75 had been added for shipping!!!!

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Comment by Rich Butters on April 25, 2021 at 12:47am

The real problem is that postage and shipping is added to every single item and in reality all the items I wanted would have been sent in a single package.  I ordered from MGB and was charged $15 via UPS

Comment by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker on April 23, 2021 at 11:25am

Also, I would like to point out that it often costs us more to ship these international orders than we charge for shipping. For instance, a recent shipment to Thailand of a CBG kit (with a neck, the length of which forced the package to go as Express), we charged $68.00 in shipping. The actual postage charged to us by the USPS was $70.14, which doesn't include the insurance cost. 

Comment by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker on April 23, 2021 at 11:18am

Hello Rich, I understand what a shock to the system a shipping charge that high can be. Unfortunately, international shipping has just gone up and up... especially to eastern Asia, where delivery services are less reliable. The rate we charge has to cover insurance because so many packages get "lost".

My recommendation to you is to register with an international package forwarding service, which aggregates shipments and handles all of the international delivery from a US-based address. That way you can get free shipping from us (which covers us sending it to the forwarder's warehouse in the US) and then you deal with them for the rest of it.

Comment by Southern Ray on April 21, 2021 at 12:36am

 It's $50 ground from California to Texas for a cbg in a 36x12x7 10 lbs worth.USPS.

Comment by the anonymous pick on April 20, 2021 at 1:58pm

Well , you are in Thailand correct ?  ,  and depending on  the length / size / weight  of your items  this may not seem so crazy . Once you factor in tax and brokerage fees  (beyong Gitty's control)  ontop  etc .  you are still  making off better than ordering on ebay and paying   the "global shipping program's "   crazy markup.

It sucks that shipping companies here  cant seem to  make it as easy and cheap as it is to ship from there .  the same with the UK  . I blame the shipping companies . not Gitty , or usa / canadain suppliers.

Maybe someday it will be easier . lets hope  ;-)

Comment by BrianQ. on April 20, 2021 at 1:57pm

Well, you do live outside the U.S.?

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