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Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:51 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

No problem, I have arranged delivery via mail forwarding service. Now I will wait till my friends' parcels will consolidate at forwarder, and then forwarder will send one big parcel here.
P.S. One of my friends added Kevlar ballistic vest to the big parcell. I hope it wil not arouse customs suspicion.

Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:46 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

OK, I removed batteries from my order, added items to the cart, pressed «Calculate Shipping», and don't see «USPS Express Mail International», but see these options:

FedEx International Priority
FedEx International Economy
USPS First-Class Mail International Package

Why?

Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:08 pm ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

But I want to order stand-alone batteries here; there are not soldered anywhere yet :(

Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:08 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

So, orders of batteries via USPS is still unavailable?
If so, does it make sense to wait for a few months, or it will never be available?

Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Mon May 14, 2012 10:42 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

For an update, it looks like ours shipments won't be affected much. Most of our products don't fall within their specs here: http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2012/pb22336/html/updt_004.htm Large shipments may be affected, as well a few items, but they will be dealt with as they arise. No probl...

Re: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Wed May 09, 2012 1:56 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

That is what I was thinking about.

I will order everything except batteries from Sparkfun, and batteries from China (together with new shoes for my wife to reduce shipping cost relative to the price of order).

USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad

 by sukhinov ¦  Tue May 08, 2012 11:11 am ¦  Forum: Shipping Times ¦  Topic: USPS will not ship lithium batteries abroad ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 6340

http://about.usps.com/news/service-alerts/international-updates.htm So, does it mean that USPS, FedEx and UPS will not ship lithium batterries because they use airplanes? Does it mean that I will not be able to receive (I live in Russia) lithium batteries from ANY country because these strict rules ...