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New $150 online duty free limit

Great news! Under the new U.S./Canada/Mexico trade agreement the online duty free limit has increased from $20 to $150. This means if there is anything under $150 that you cannot access here in Canada, but can order in the U.S., you're not going to need to...

Scrapbooking Supplies – Hidden Gems

If you're a Canadian that loves scrapbooking, you will love what our post is about today. Who doesn't love finding unique and fun supplies that are not your typical Michael's go to. All of us who love to scrapbook find pride in making something that we can...

If you're looking to buy on a U.S. website and have your item delivered to a border location so you can pick-up and save $, then creating your account is the 1st step!

Products exempt from duty

Products exempt from duty

Sometimes when shopping/ordering from the US you think you’re getting an incredible deal, only to arrive at customs and get hit with massive duty charges that make you wish you hadn’t bought the item in the first place. Not to worry, more often than not,...
What to order from the US?

What to order from the US?

Now that you have a US shipping address just across your nearest border crossing, what do you use it for? What types of products are worth ordering from a US website or catalogue and having shipped to the border? While some people that live right along the border...
Current border wait times

Current border wait times

Thinking about crossing into the States to pick up a package or drop by a mall? Are you heading back home into Canada after a weekend of cross border shopping? In this post we provide links to official government sites that tell you what kind of a wait to expect when...
Personal Exemptions

Personal Exemptions

As many Canadian cross border shoppers know, the longer you spend in the US, the higher your personal tax exemption is when you come back. However, it can get confusing when you get into the details of these rules. For instance: How much are these exemptions and how...
Benefits of a US Shipping Address

Benefits of a US Shipping Address

Canadians have long known that the selection of products in the United States is far better than in Canada. It seems like new products always arrive their first and we have to wait months, sometimes years, for those very same products to be available north of the...