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Online Shopping/Shipping to St. Croix

anothernewbie
November 30, 2011 04:34PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1

Hi all,

New to the area and wondering which if any businesses you have found online that ship to the Virgin Islands, specifically St. Croix. VipZappos says they will ship all items, but priority mail, which is fine. Amazon.com will ship books and CDs, but no electronics, clothes, furniture, etc. Overstock...Ikea...no dice. Any advice?

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beachguyvi
November 30, 2011 04:37PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 74

Here is a list that was on here a while ago.

* J Crew www.jcrew.com
* Nordstrom www.nordstrom.com
* Beach Bliss www.beachbliss.com
* Pottery Barn www.potterybarn.com
* CVS www.cvs.com
* Drugstore.com www.drugstore.com
* Dermstore www.dermstore.com
* Ebay www.ebay.com (some)
* Lands End www.landsend.com
* JC Penny
* Amazon.com (some but I have had good luck)
* Aveda
* Bed Bath and Beyond (if you get the right "customer service" rep as you have to call them)
* seapet www.seapet.com (excellent pet supplements)
* Aloha Orchids (should you like exotic orchids that you can't find here)
* Orchids by Hausermann (same as above)
* Old Navy
* Gap
* Banana Republic
* Macy's
* Petco
* 1-800 Pet Meds
* Victoria's Secret
* QVC
* HSN
* Zappos - Free shipping and returns
* Revolve Clothing - Free shipping and returns
* Bluefly
* La Mer
* Dillards
* Bloomingdales
* Mpix - fabulous printing of photos

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Jennyfish
November 30, 2011 06:39PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 14

soap.com does too and they have groceries! Also 6pm.com, great clothing website

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STXUSVI
November 30, 2011 06:47PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 26

iHerb.com

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speee1dy
November 30, 2011 07:29PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 4,923

american eagle
boston proper
coldwater creek
j crew
christopher and banks
barnes and noble
amazon
walmart

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speee1dy
November 30, 2011 07:39PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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nuts on line

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speee1dy
November 30, 2011 07:40PM

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possible snyders and utz

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stxem
November 30, 2011 11:13PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 775

Sometimes putting VA as the state for places w/o VI on the drop down list works. Just put in the right zip code and stuff will arrive.

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East End Doug
December 01, 2011 04:35AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 236

I ship to VI Cargo. Most companies offer some sort of free freight program, so i ship it free to vi cargo and pay the freight from Medley FL the Vi Cargo's terminal.I get what I want at a decent price.

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DixieChick
December 01, 2011 04:58AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,480

i think bath and body ships also??

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poodle
January 26, 2013 10:11PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 509

Thanks for the drugstore.com tip! I just placed my first order with them.
Soap.com charges for shipping, where drugstore.com it's free!

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speee1dy
January 27, 2013 06:48AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 4,923

poodle, i use drugstore.com a lot. the shipping is a little slow-maybe two weeks but otherwise a great place to buy from

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poodle
January 27, 2013 08:07AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 509

spee1dy, thanks for the heads-up. I used Paypal, and received confirmation that my order has already been shipped. So maybe it's the postal system...?

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AandA2VI
January 27, 2013 08:33AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 1,161

Quote
stxem
Sometimes putting VA as the state for places w/o VI on the drop down list works. Just put in the right zip code and stuff will arrive.

Lol I hope this works, we just ordered some prescription cat food using this method. Fingers crossed.

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speee1dy
January 27, 2013 08:38AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 4,923

AandA, where did you order from

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AandA2VI
January 27, 2013 08:43AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 1,161

Pet food direct. We need Royal Canin feline adult PV. Anything else ever tried give my poor baby bloody vomit and bloody stool sad smiley(( not to mention for a couple weeks she looks miserable. We're determined to find it.

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speee1dy
January 27, 2013 01:54PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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we have a friend who just moved here who has a dog with special dietary needs also. got to keep them babies healthy

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poodle
February 12, 2013 08:57AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 509

My package from drugstore.com has been sitting in PR since Feb 5th!

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speee1dy
February 12, 2013 02:33PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 4,923

let drugstore.com know about it. they were good to me when i have had a problem

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STXBob
February 12, 2013 03:30PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 1,898

Free shipping with drugstore.com takes a while. Pay the extra $10 and it gets here a lot faster.

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poodle
February 12, 2013 03:38PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 509

The issue really is the postal service. The package, when I look at the tracking, has been in PR since the 5th, and is not expected to arrive until the 22nd. There is something seriously wrong. Hasn't Delegate Donna been working on this for 8 terms???

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STXBob
February 12, 2013 04:12PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 1,898

Yes, drugstore.com's free shipping is slow to the USVI. I've placed several orders with both free and non-free shipping. Here's how it worked:

Free shipping: It went FedEx SmartPost, which means FedEx picked it up and took it to USPS, who sent it Parcel Post, judging by the several weeks it took to get here, including 2 weeks sitting in PR.

$9.99 shipping: It went USPS Priority Mail and got here in about 1 week.

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poodle
February 14, 2013 06:01PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 509

Update:

I sent FedEx an email, using the form attached to the tracking page. I sent the email yesterday morning, and the package arrived today. Next time, when I see the package has been delivered to PR, I will just send FedEx an email & not have to wait for the USPS to put it on a plane when they feel like it.

I hope this helps someone else!

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watruw8ing4
February 14, 2013 08:43PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 134

Quote
poodle
My package from drugstore.com has been sitting in PR since Feb 5th!

LOL! Yours was sitting with mine. Maybe I'll see mine tomorrow. At least they weren't lonely.

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CAtoSTX
February 16, 2013 10:10PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 592

One of the Mom's from Tamrind Moms made a list that is 3 pages long.
I can email it to you if you send me a PM with your email address.
The File format is PDF.

When I order from Drugstore.com I pay the $10 express shipping price and it gets here in a week or less.
Last time I ordered from Zappos it all got here in about a week and went back the next day (nothing fit)

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