Re: [canadian-21] Groupon has been given away

From: Trish H
Sent on: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 11:50 PM
If u can always say it is used goods. If you have the receipts or visa bills to prove it even better. I've never had a problem and have moved in and out of canada many times. But always better safe than sorry. They are usually looking for specific things to catch people out on. They are unlikely to care about personal items. But if you bought a computer or TV etc in the US it would be good to declare it... For whAt it's worth. Good luck. 

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On Sep 6, 2011, at 10:38 PM, Caroline <[address removed]> wrote:

> I gave away the Groupon to the first person to request it.
> Thank you very much to those who provided advice about mailing to
> Canada. I think I have a good idea now on how to proceed. However, if
> anyone has horror stories about mailing their personal belongings to
> Canada by USPS, please let me know so I can try to avoid the same
> pitfalls.
> Caroline
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Caroline Li <[address removed]> wrote:
>> I'm giving away another Groupon for free - this one is good for $20 at
>> Cucina Di Pesce (87 E 4th St.). It expires next Wednesday (Sept.
>> 14th). A reservation at the restaurant is required. Tax and tip are
>> not included. I live in the D.C. area and don't have time to go to NYC
>> to use this Groupon. I've certainly learned my lesson about buying
>> out-of-town Groupons! But if I can make a fellow Canadian's day, then
>> it won't have been a waste. Let me know if you'd like the Groupon and
>> I'll email you the code.
>> By the way, have any of you mailed your personal belongings from the
>> U.S. to Canada using USPS? How did you fill out the customs/duty form?
>> I'm moving back to Canada soon, maybe temporarily or permanently, and
>> need to mail stuff that I can't fit into my luggage. I've owned some
>> of this stuff for years and it seems silly to declare it, especially
>> if I originally brought it with me from Canada when I moved to the
>> U.S. My internet searches on this topic didn't yield any clear answers
>> so far. Any advice would be appreciated.
>> Caroline
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