What is the best way to post an eBay item to Spain?

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Found 8th Apr 2009
Just sold an item on eBay bought by someone in Spain what is the best way to send it.
small cuboid package 8"x8"x8" worth no more than £36.

cheers guys
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post office
Post office would be best and it you can have it tracked as i have had a few items go missing when sending abroad
yeah, post office is best. If its less than 2kg then its half the cost of anything above. I sent a DVD player to France at cost of £14.61 tracked as was under 2kg. Otherwise £28+.
pidgeon
If you send it via the Post Office it will end up in the hands of the Spanish Post Office, they have a habit of losing stuff.


Safest bet is DHL, but they are not cheap.
Post Office - but make sure you get a proof of postage. If you don't get 'International Signed For' and the package goes missing, they don't reimburse your postage fees.
Seeing that the item is worth less than £36 I'd send by Royal Mail, non-tracked. But I'd get proof of posting as said above.
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bushpeacock;4864271

Post Office - but make sure you get a proof of postage. If you don't get … Post Office - but make sure you get a proof of postage. If you don't get 'International Signed For' and the package goes missing, they don't reimburse your postage fees.



So if i get proof of postage (which i always do regardless :P) they would only refund the items worth if i get int signed for they refund cost of item + postage?
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buhdump
they will only reimburse you upto £36 which will include postage
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