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Paradise Freight schedule?

Juanita
September 30, 2017 01:14PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 3,100

Good day all,

I can't get a call through to PF, and I haven't found the info I need online.

Does anyone know the schedule for shipping from FL to STX, via Paradise?

I've heard it has to be in Medley by noon Wed. I've heard noon Thurs.....

When does it arrive in STX and about how long before it can be picked up.

Thanks much!

Juanita

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

Scubadoo
September 30, 2017 01:52PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,634

I don't know about Paradise but I know VI Cargo is back to their regular schedule as posted on their web site however their pickups are temporarily at the Tropical Shipping facility in Christiansted due to fire at the Castle Coakley warehouse.

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stx cca
September 30, 2017 03:31PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 7

Noon cutoff on Wednesday - ship leaves on Thursday. Arrives STX on Monday. The custom procedures were all by hand so it was creating a delay when I spoke to an agent with Paradise this past Tuesday.

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

Juanita
September 30, 2017 06:23PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 3,100

Thank you.

Juanita

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

Juanita
October 18, 2017 09:27PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 3,100

Good night All,

I spoke with Paradise today an have confirmation that my shipment is on island, however, she said it may be a "couple" of days before it's cleared. Does anyone have, first hand, experience with how long it's actually taking?? Thanks to all....

Juanita

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

LiquidFluoride
October 19, 2017 12:42PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,923

literally a day or two wink

Custom agents are all there working, so it shouldn't be longer than that ( I got my stuff released in a day)

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

ironheadUSVI
October 19, 2017 01:22PM

Registered: 4 months ago
Posts: 134

If you have your paperwork in order. Many people have been shipping things with store receipts, and if you do not have the COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE on the invoice you WILL have delays.

Re: Paradise Freight schedule?

Scubadoo
October 19, 2017 03:55PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,634

They probably make it sound easy like just have your Amazon order shipped to Miami. In the fine print they ask for commercial invoice. Amazon\Walmart receipt isn't going to show origin so you have to go to the manufacturer's web site or contact directly and get some documentation/product specification to send along with your receipt to help speed things up.

Just spoke with someone else on island who confirmed warehouses are full waiting for pickups, stuff is getting cleared through customs without much delay.

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