AVLifesavers

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When will my item ship out?
In general, in-stock items ship out the same day if I have a pickup scheduled for that day & it hasn't already occurred. Less common items are built to order & usually ship out in the next day or two.
US Status (as of 10-3-21)
We ship from the Boston area & US Priority Mail seems to be shipping West Coast packages by air, but East coast by truck. This results in West Coast orders mostly arriving in the promised 2-3 day timeframe, but closer destinations oddly arriving slower via truck. This seems to be here to stay.
Overnight shipping or UPS/Fedex
Overnight shipping is available, although not always the same day depending on scheduling. Regular UPS/Fedex are also options. Please email for a price quote, and include your zip code.
International Status (as of 2-10-22)
No carriers are honoring shipment guarantees at this time. Things were getting back to sort of normal, but latest variant throws it up in the air again.

Australia & New Zealand are allowing only express mail, and not priority mail. My last package took 23 days to get there "express", which is supposed to be a week.

Check info on your individual country at the USPS website Int'l service disruptions


Rates
All countries except Canada, Australia & New Zealand - US Post Office Priority Mail (supposed to be 6-10 business days (i.e. 2 weeks)

$55 for any # of items

All countries except Canada - US Post Office Express Mail (supposed to be 3-5 business days (i.e. 1 week)

$75 for any # of items


Canada - US Post Office Priority Mail (supposed to be 6-10 business days (i.e. 2 weeks)

$45 for any # of items

Canada - US Post Office Express Mail (supposed to be 3-5 business days (i.e. 1 week)

$65 for any # of items


I do not mark shipments as a "Gift". This is illegal. Import duties are collected by your government, and are the responsibility of the purchaser.

In view of extensive Chinese copying of US products, I do not ship to China/Hong Kong/Taiwan.