Problems by sending plants to an other country

bulborum botanicum
Sat, 13 Nov 2010 06:31:10 PST
Hello Jim

I just calculated but I have to pay  618.81 USD
for the broker and there was a phytosanitaire on the parcel
from less as 2 kilo
I find this a abnormal price


2010/11/13 J.E. Shields <>

> When I receive a shipment coming into the USA by air freight, I use a
> customs broker to handle clearing the shipment and to forward it on to me.
>  I pay for all these extra services, which are avoided if one uses the
> postal service.  In all cases, a phytosanitary certificate must accompany
> the shipment.  It gets to be expensive.  I rarely import anything anymore.
> R de Boer
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