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Old 06-16-2006, 06:30 PM   #21
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I'm curious because I lived overseas for nearly 20 years and a letter from the US to Australia took 2 weeks. A package took 30 days because the Aussies search every package that comes in. My mom once put just Aust. as the country and it took 4 months to get to me. It went to Austria first, back to the US, then to Australia.

I want to travel for a month at a time which means I'll be away from home quite a bit and your service sounds like the best bet.


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Re: Wow, $1067 bill on cell phone
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The people I used are -- Voyagers Mail Forwarding Service.

I used them while living in Saudi, while cruising, and after becoming a dirt dweller, until I had a permanent address about 18 months ago. Wehn I start traveling again, I'll use them again, unless they have gone into FIRE...

Sometimes I'd give them a standing order -- send everything except junk every 2 weeks, for example. Other times I'd send them 2-3 future stops and pickup dates, and they'd have the mail waiting for me each time.

In the 6-7 years I used them, I think there was only one delayed mail delivery, and that wasn't their fault. I think it was when the anthrax in the mail thing was going on, and one mail delivery was caught up in the delays.

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Re: Wow, $1067 bill on cell phone
Old 06-16-2006, 09:48 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by OldAgePensioner
Some body is telling me to stop buying American goods and services.

I am on that theme.

F America. Buy nothing, reduce tax burden, avoid taxes.

Really good advice.
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Old 06-18-2006, 03:47 PM   #24
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Maybe thats a place to move some of that stock money to ? (DT)
You could look into vonage or something if your mobile but will have internet axis. I would call and try again cause I had a similar problem with at&t wireless and got some of the costs reversed.
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"The people I used are -- Voyagers Mail Forwarding Service. "

Another forum listed for a similar service but I use - they scan the outside of the envelope and let me login to the web to see it, then I can choose to have it open & scanned, or shredded/recycled, or forward shipped to another location. Costs about $20/month depending on mail volume. They will even archive the mail so I don't have to deal with paper at all when I'm travelling.

If you're buying from the US for sending overseas I recommend since they follow all the international rules on contraband items (avoids nasty fines).

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