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Has anyone shipped a fuel tank sized item from the US to Europe or vice-versa? Using FedEx I get a $600 quote for a 15lb box at about 24x16x14.

I feel like I'm maybe going about this the wrong way, that's a lot of money.
 

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Check with DHL
They do most of the shipping from overseas to Canada
That might be the answer
It also depend on where you ship to overseas
some of the Country's has a tax on the shipping so I was told

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Yes - shop around. Most shipping/ postal companies are total thiefs .
 

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As mentioned DHL worth a look.....
Many part sellers use them for international shipping of larger items....
 

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Try the USPS, you can use their online postage calculator to figure out the cost. When shipping to England and Euroland, the Post Office has competitive service.
Beware UK customs fees, as the recipient might not have imported anything before, it can be a rude surprise if you don't plan for it.

I punched in the numbers on their quick quote page, USPS came out to $120 for Priority Mail to UK.
 

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usps sucks overseas right now and if you want to know how i really feel just ask

i recalled a random address in denmark its the first overseas addy that showed

i use stamps.com to ship a lot of things given the weight and volumes you showed

i could ship that for 202.83 they would have it there before usps got it out of this country

right now with covid things are difficult and i wont ship USPS overseas and don't even ask about Australia
 

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My apologies I should have specified better, I need a tank from over seas. I can get from the US to Netherlands for about $100, the problem seems to be getting from Netherlands to here. Every quote I get is sky high. And USPS doesn't give a return label either, which is reasonable, considering no USPS service in Netherlands but you'd think the carriers delivering there would have a similar rate coming back.
 

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My apologies I should have specified better, I need a tank from over seas. I can get from the US to Netherlands for about $100, the problem seems to be getting from Netherlands to here. Every quote I get is sky high. And USPS doesn't give a return label either, which is reasonable, considering no USPS service in Netherlands but you'd think the carriers delivering there would have a similar rate coming back.
Might be a daft question but why are you importing a Turbo (?) tank from the Netherlands to the US ? Almost every tank I`ve seen on the cheaper end of the scale has been for sale Stateside.
 

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From the shipping side of things....reliable news sources say the price of shipping containers has doubled.... compounded by Covid....
Tho this will more effect surface transport than air.
 

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Might be a daft question but why are you importing a Turbo (?) tank from the Netherlands to the US ? Almost every tank I`ve seen on the cheaper end of the scale has been for sale Stateside.
It was in a straight trade for some turbo parts. Cheapest tank that looks kinda structurally ok is well over 200. The red one on eBay atm might be an option but it's showing severe flaking.

Eurosport tanks are in the same expensive category.
 

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You need to go on to DHL from Holland and check the pricing
They seam to have good rates from there

Yes Murray
Shipping to Denmark is expensive
Any thing that comes from a non EU country has a extra tax on it when it goes to Denmark
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