Tandem Cycling - Tandem shipping cost
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04-02-10, 07:01 PM
How much does it does cost to ship a tandem in a cardboard bike box?
Assume west coast to east cost and insurance to cover $2000.
Also cost for a shop to pack it up.
04-04-10, 02:45 AM
FedEx, UPS, etc. all have on-line shipping cost estimators and could pick the box up at the shop. Shop cost will vary.
fwiw, 2 years ago I paid about $110 to ship a tandem from Wisconsin to Washington.
04-07-10, 08:34 AM
I just had quote to ship mine from Montréal to Vancouver: can$92 + tax.
It's freight rather than parcel and it's a commercial account -- I couldn't tell how much it affects the price...
04-07-10, 01:14 PM
Ended up selling it to a local buyer. My wife and myself were sad to see our faithful Santana go after so many years and memories.
04-07-10, 02:38 PM
Santana has all those tandem vacations to plan for, and so is a source of expertise.
Their web site has tandem travel tips (http://santanatandem.com/Events/TravelTips.html) and they sell boxes and cases (http://santanatandem.com/Techno/TravelCases.html).
Because our tandem box exceeds UPS and FedEx size limitations, Santana uses and recommends DHS/DANZAS, a worldwide freight forwarder. For hassle-free door-to-door tandem shipping, call 1-800-426-5962.
04-07-10, 08:12 PM
Glad you found a buyer
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