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 Post subject: Taking goods to Italy
PostPosted: June 1st, 2011, 11:46 am 
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Hi ,

We live in Glasgow. We are hoping to take some bedding, towels, and assorted household items over to our apt in Resedential Amusa, Caulonia.
Would anyone this side of the border, or in the North of England who wants to take stuff over to Amusa or surrounding areas be interested in sharing space in a van?

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Pooch


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PostPosted: June 1st, 2011, 7:00 pm 
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Hi Pooch
If you are not sending big items you may find it cheaper to send them by parcel post. We have sent quite a few items out and were pleasantly surprised at cost. 30 kg for about £30 .
MARGARET


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PostPosted: June 1st, 2011, 11:37 pm 
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Hi Margaret,
Who took your goods. Was it Post Office or DHL and was it all in one box?


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 10:42 am 
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Pooch when do you plan on going over ???

Cheers Diane


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 12:05 pm 
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diane wrote:
Pooch when do you plan on going over ???

Cheers Diane


Hi Diane,

We are going over on 27th June, we have someone who is going over on 20th June who wants to share the van with us but we would really need another one or two to share it to make it cost effective.

I don't know if you remember, but we met a couple of years ago in the Kennedy Hotel, have you completed in Collinetta yet?

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Pooch


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 12:43 pm 
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hiya yes i remember hope you are both well, no we haven't as yet due to circumstances beyond out control but we hope to do so sometime this year, i have sheets a table with chairs that sit inside pans plates to go over so yes am interested if thats ok with you and you dont mind travelling to the northwest of the uk just kitchen stuff nothing huge apart from the table, and its not that big, we havent got furniture will get that over there when we complete take it youve completed, well done it looks lovely we was there in February both complexs look great.

Cheers Diane x


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 4:25 pm 
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Hi Diane,
We completed on 29th May, everything is good. We bought our kitchen, bedroom furniture, boiler, extracter fan and bathroom fittings over there, but we want to take all the bedding, towels. soft furnishing, etc etc over. There is a chap called Billy Cowie who lives down south who drives his van over to Calabria all the time, lots of people in Amusa have used him he gets a very good name. Naturally he wants to go over with a full load, that is why people usually band together to share the costs.
He is in due back to the UK on Friday, so I hope to be in touch with him then. We are looking at sending the stuff over for the 20th June, if you are still interested I will get
back to you once I have spoken to him.
Hope to meet up with you again sometime soon.

Pooch x


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 5:54 pm 
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Thanks that 's brilliant we will meet up oneday over there, Billy has an excellent reputation Elise used him and couldn't speak highly enough of him

Cheers Diane x


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PostPosted: June 2nd, 2011, 11:38 pm 
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Hi Pooch
We also used Billie Cowie in August 2009 when we completed and he is fantastic. However we have had to send over the odd parcel since then.Our latest items were 2 rattan seats and coffee table for the terrace plus numerous other items. 2 parcels 60kg in total and cost of £60- DHL. We also come from the Glasgow region- Paisley.
Margaret


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PostPosted: June 3rd, 2011, 2:15 pm 
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Hi Margaret

That a really good price for those goods my table is heavy so it has to go via either a driver and a van or on a pallet, so makes sense for us to share costs as we don't have enough to fill a van but will remember your advice though in the future thats brill

cheers Diane :)


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PostPosted: June 5th, 2011, 5:04 pm 
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margaret wrote:
Hi Pooch
We also used Billie Cowie in August 2009 when we completed and he is fantastic. However we have had to send over the odd parcel since then.Our latest items were 2 rattan seats and coffee table for the terrace plus numerous other items. 2 parcels 60kg in total and cost of £60- DHL. We also come from the Glasgow region- Paisley.
Margaret

Hi Margaret,
I have sent you a pm.

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Hi Pooch
Tried to get a private message to you but couldn't manage . Try Parcels2go.com and Dhl should come up as cheapest.
Margaret


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PostPosted: June 30th, 2011, 10:59 am 
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We used the online service provided by M&S; you can either go online yourself or go into one of the major stores. We shipped 55 items to Calabria - no furniture just bedding, pots and pans, plates etc and were charged &7.50 - this was not a mistake you can check this charge online. Three large boxes arrived safely and all of the items were in tack. The boxes were a little damaged. As no firm delivery date can be given we used the services of John Hale to organise the receipt of the items and to check the contents. Hence we did not have to guess their arrival date thus saving us a trip to Gioiosa.


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Going to Rome, Italy, then Dublin, Ireland, a few days in Sanibel, FL then Salem MA for a wedding. All in the month of June


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