Cost of a shipping container to the States?
I know many people on this board have moved back to the States and shipped a container, can anyone ballpark what they paid to ship it to FL and what that process was like? Did you go Tropical, Crowley, or another route?
all i get are round about numbers depending on what you have how many cars....btw-do you have a mattress for sale
I'll be shipping 1 car, 4 door Jeep Wrangler. We're just starting the process of figuring out what to sell, do we sell everything and just ship things like books or do we get a container and take it all. Depends on what this will cost. I have a ton of books that I can't get rid of, but guitars, amps, computers, kitchen stuff that I definitely could.
I have a 1 year old king bed and a brand new brown leather reclining sectional with cup holders. If I end up selling those, maybe no container.
About a year and a half ago, I shipped a 20 foot container via Crowley from STX to Port Everglades. The charges were $3950. On delivery, I got hit with a $150 customs fee because they decided to select my container for inspection.
This included delivering the container to my house, leaving it for a week. Picking it up. Shipping it to Port Everglades. And delivering it to its destination in Pompano Beach, FL.
As of this month
Tropical - Jeep Wranger FL to STT $1900
Crowley - 20 ft dry container FL to STT $2500, FL to STJ $3400
those are not terrible prices. good to know. when we move we will not be taking most furniture.
we need a queen mattress. oh well
I'd be interested in the bed. Possibly even the guitar and amp, computer and kitchen stuff too.
I've gotten a lot of questions about guitars via PM so I'll post it here:
-1999 Fender American Std Strat w/tweed hardshell
-New Sterling Music Man Axis AX40
-New Taylor 416ce Grand Auditorium Acoustic/Electric
-New Alvarez 12-string acoustic, AD60-12 w/SKB hardshell
-Cheapy Jasmine acoustic, wife wanted to learn (yeah right)
-New Epi Les Paul Pro w/hardshell
-Fender Mustang 1x8
-Orange Crush 1x8
-Vox Ac5 (rules)
The pedals I'll probably ship but I'd listen to an offer:
-TC Electronics Spark Boost
-EH Memory Boy
-EH Small Clone
-Joyo Ultimate Octava
-EH Holy Grail reverb
Also 3 MXL mics and a Yamaha Mg102c mixer.
jamison, i feel so bad for you with your bed search
have you called the local hotels to see if they are getting rid of any soon?