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#253161 - 08 February 18 2:25 pm - America/Chicago Re: Who in Belize uses Amazon.com? [Re: DobieLuvers]
jammin Offline


Registered: 07 September 04
Posts: 191
Loc: corozal town, belize
many people that I know use Amazon.com or ebay....have the packages sent to a shipping company in the US and then they come down via container and some companies here deliver countrywide. Many use Reynolds Shipping in Los Angeles and when it arrives in Belize the corresponding company is Marage Shipping.

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#253162 - 08 February 18 2:35 pm - America/Chicago Re: Who in Belize uses Amazon.com? [Re: DobieLuvers]
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Registered: 21 July 17
Posts: 13
We have ordered stuff from Amazon, and had it sent to Belize Concierge in Los Angeles in the US. They seem to have a ship coming to Belize about once a month, and they deliver your goodies to your home.
https://www.shippingtobelize.com/

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#253163 - 08 February 18 8:04 pm - America/Chicago Re: Who in Belize uses Amazon.com? [Re: DobieLuvers]
britinbelize Online   content

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Registered: 01 June 14
Posts: 313
Loc: Bay area CA + Belmopan
Who sorts out i.e. Pays the duty on these packages and what is the cost of these services.
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#253164 - 09 February 18 5:39 am - America/Chicago Re: Who in Belize uses Amazon.com? [Re: DobieLuvers]
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Registered: 21 July 17
Posts: 13
Belize Concierge deal with all clearing and duty. Their charge includes shipping and duty. They will give a quote if you know the weight/volume/cost of your item(s). For larger items (eg a dishwasher) it can be cheaper to do this than buy overpriced items, with limited choices, here.

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#253166 - 09 February 18 7:50 am - America/Chicago Re: Who in Belize uses Amazon.com? [Re: DobieLuvers]
ElDorado Offline
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Registered: 17 July 06
Posts: 20
Loc: Belize
For big stuff there are a number of companies that will take delivery in the US and ship directly to you in Belize, taking care of everything. I have successfully used http://www.20cadenashipping.com/
http://www.bluefieldfreight.com/
and Cayo Cargo.

For small stuff find a supplier that will ship to Belize directly using a regular mail carrier like USPS. This is affordable and the item will come to your local Post Office where you will pay GST and duty (probably a nominal amount) when you pick it up.

From Europe things take 2 to 4 weeks. From the US 4 to 6 weeks. From China 3 to 6 months.

If you are in a hurry you can spend an arm and a leg on couriers like UPS or DHL. These will get stuff to Belize in a few days but they will leave it in Ladyville. You have to go to Belize City to pay the customs (at full rate) then get your stuff from Ladyville. You may be better off going to Chetumal or Melchor if you can get what you need there.

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