Shipito.com – buy products without the premium added by local resellers

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image Shipito.com caught my attention via a facebook ad, and they seem to be a promising service as long as I can get more people to confirm they’ve used it and recommend it. Their premise is simple.

A lot of US retailers abroad do not ship products internationally, leaving the people outside to look for local resellers for those products. The problem is that most popular products are resold at 30-50% premium locally, making it even more inaccessible to purchase.

Shipito.com will let you buy products from US Retailers and have them ship it to their warehouse in California. From there, shipito will ship you the product in whatever country you’re in, using "Super low USPS and FedEx rates" – specifically at $8.50 / package or $50 / year.

The premise of the business sounds interesting, but I wouldnt use it unless I know someone else who has and who can recommend the service… and unfortunately the site doesnt have too many testimonials from known customers. I think the pricing can be achieved – since they’re storing all products first they would be able to do large bulk shipments and save from there. But I still need to know they’re the real thing and what people have said about their customer service before trying it out myself.

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  • I clicked on the same facebook ad as well. And at first was excited because I thought that $8.50 price tag included the shipping costs.

    But after browsing their site, I realized that it was actually $8.50 + shipping.

    (Still not a bad deal if they can find real cheap shipping rates)

  • The idea is awesome. But the site didn’t give of a very trusting vibe to me. Probably because of the subpar look and some typos that I came across.

  • Ughh … pardon the typo in my last comment about typos (yes yes, the irony)

    of = off

  • Try to keep some points in mind before getting something shipped in here (Pakistan, i mean).

    The shipper don’t mention the taxes at the country end.. You will have to bear Customs, Handling charges, Port charges, rental charges etc…

    So, it all gets to be a LOLLY-POP in the end for you to enjoy!!!

  • http://www.BongoUS.com offers same service (but better) for a $5 one-time fee plus shipping.
    US street Address, great website tech and images of your purchases provided as well if you need to ensure they’re correct : )

  • You will notice that although many of Shipito’s competitors may offer a slightly reduced “fee,” Shipito’s shipping cost will always be the lowest. They ship in very high volume and pass along their shipping discounts to their customers. The service is very reliable and as-stated.

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