Shipping to Canada from AllSportProtection? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 10:46 AM Thread Starter
Drunk with power...er beer.
 
Donutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posts: 5,075
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 248
Shipping to Canada from AllSportProtection?

I'm looking to buy a Demon Flex Force Pro for my wife (upper body protection) after her accident on Seymour. Can't find anywhere in Canada that I can order it directly, but I'm prepared to be corrected on that if someone has a URL. At the moment it looks like I'll have to buy from Extreme Sports Equipment and Accessories | AllSportProtection.com . They say they ship usps, but I want to make sure that the order won't end up in the hands of the dreaded UPS once it hits the border. Anyone have experience with that?


Error 404. Coffee not found.
Donutz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 10:51 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Quebec, QC
Posts: 367
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Re: Shipping to Canada from AllSportProtection?

If it ships USPS, there is not reason it will not be handled by Canada Post once at the border.

Just make sure they actually ship USPS.
SimonB is offline  
post #3 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 10:57 AM
Reformed Creep-o-saurus
 
poutanen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 6,375
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 132 Post(s)
Hey Donutz, I bought mine directly from the pro shop at Nakiska. I can check next time I'm out to see if they have it.

I too am looking to buy more and I may just buy directly from Demon. They ship with FedEx and I've actually had good luck with them lately re:brokerage fees, etc.

There's a store here in Calgary that carries it too, but you'd have to call to price it out: http://www.skicellarsnowboard.com/a_demon.html

Last edited by poutanen; 02-04-2013 at 11:01 AM.
poutanen is offline  
post #4 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 11:46 AM
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Sassicaia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 616
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Every time I have shipped something from the US to Canada via USPS it ended up being delivered by Canada post. Be patient as it takes a long time, and tracking is not available as soon as it cross the boarder.
Sassicaia is offline  
post #5 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 12:06 PM
Veteran Member
 
atr3yu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Nelson, BC
Posts: 736
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Re: Shipping to Canada from AllSportProtection?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sassicaia View Post
Every time I have shipped something from the US to Canada via USPS it ended up being delivered by Canada post. Be patient as it takes a long time, and tracking is not available as soon as it cross the boarder.
This is also my experience. Though now I ship to the border and pick it up myself.
atr3yu is offline  
post #6 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
Drunk with power...er beer.
 
Donutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posts: 5,075
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 248
Thanks. I don't mind if it takes a bit, but if UPS manages to insert themselves into the transaction it'll double the total cost. Fuckers.


Error 404. Coffee not found.
Donutz is offline  
post #7 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 12:56 PM
Moderator
 
boarderaholic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 2,937
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Donutz View Post
Thanks. I don't mind if it takes a bit, but if UPS manages to insert themselves into the transaction it'll double the total cost. Fuckers.
Only way that will happen is if they ship with UPS right from the get go. USPS takes a smidge longer, and you lose tracking at the boarder, but I haven't had any major issues with paying out the ass with customs fees like with UPS. For the time being, they also haven't bounced packages back and forth across the boarder like UPS has as well.
boarderaholic is offline  
post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
Drunk with power...er beer.
 
Donutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posts: 5,075
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 248
Quote:
Originally Posted by boarderaholic View Post
Only way that will happen is if they ship with UPS right from the get go. USPS takes a smidge longer, and you lose tracking at the boarder, but I haven't had any major issues with paying out the ass with customs fees like with UPS. For the time being, they also haven't bounced packages back and forth across the boarder like UPS has as well.



... fuckers.


Error 404. Coffee not found.
Donutz is offline  
post #9 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 02:15 PM
Moderator
 
boarderaholic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 2,937
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Donutz View Post



... fuckers.
That left a bad taste in my mouth. I had expected to pay about $30 for customs, but instead ended up with a $120 bill, including the cost of express shipping, which was about $50. =/
boarderaholic is offline  
post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 07:46 PM
Rides Caturdayz
 
seriouscat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 540
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 6
Have you looked in XSprotective?

They have a flat rate UPS shipping with brokerage similar to newegg canada.

I train every day of my life as they have never trained a day in theirs. Alexander Karelin
seriouscat is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome