Finding the perfect pair of audiophile headphones can be a feat. But learning the desired manufacturer doesn’t ship to your region of the world can be downright heart-breaking. Written specifically with our international fam in mind, we’ve compiled the good, the bad, and the ugly (but mostly good) of the packaging and freight-forwarding industry to deliver your headphones to your door without all the hassle. Here’s a list of the 2018 best package forwarders.
2018 Best Package Forwarders to Internationally Ship Your Audiophile Cans
P.S. I strongly suggest before sing any of these services especially for headphones make sure you have a clear understanding of shipping costs are calculated. Some shippers calculate based on measurements and/or weight. If you’re ordering a pair of super huge or heavy cans the fee may become exorbitant so be sure to check approximate shipping fees ahead of time.
Borderlinx offers free membership and provides members with up to four different shipping addresses in US, UK, China, and Germany. This company also offers what they all a concierge service in which they pay for your products in the event that the merchant doesn’t accept your form of payment. Borderlinx accepts credit cards and PayPal. The only vice is tat they only ship with DHL. This courier is quite reliable, but in case you preferred one courier over another you’ll be out of luck.
USGoBuy is another popular package forwarder. This service offers free membership and a single US address to Oregon – hey it’s tax free! In addition, the company offers free storage for up to 60 days. Packages can be consolidated to decrease shipping costs. Packages can also be held, forwarded, or even returned. Returns are an additional fee of $5. This service also offers its own form of concierge, in which USGoBuy purchases the items for you if your form of payment isn’t accepted. Lastly, this service ships via DHL, UPS, FedEx, USPS to a vast number of countries.
Shop and Ship is little different than the first shipping services. This company requires yearly fees and lifetime mebership, but it’s probably because they provide the most number of mailboxes I’ve seen to date – 24. These mailboxes are in 24 personalized physical addresses in Sydney, Ontario, Shanghai, Cairo, Paris, Tbilisi, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Jakarta, Milan, Tokyo, Amman, Beirut, Malaysia, Singapore, Johannesburg, Seoul, Barcelona, Bangkok, Istanbul, Dubai, London, and New York. You can use these addresses to shop from Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, UK, and USA. Shop and Ship accepts multiple forms of payment and ships solely with Aramex – a premium international courier.