Looking for a US P.O. Box? We’ve got something even better..

Many Canadians find themselves trying to purchase something online only to find out that the company will only ship the item to a US shipping address. This can be incredibly frustrating and deters many from moving forward with the purchase. Those who are determined to purchase the item often look at renting a US P.O. box to have their item sent to. The problem is, this is costly, especially if you only want to order a few items a year. The second frustration is all the paperwork you need to fill out to get a US P.O. box.

There is another solution that is not only much less expensive, but also way more convenient for Canadians and that is using a US KinekPoint. There are two types of KinekPoints:

1) US border KinekPoints (located directly on the US border to act as a US shipping address for Canadians)

2) “Regular” KinekPoints (located all over the United States for use when you are on vacation or on a business trip)

What’s a KinekPoint? Good question. KinekPoints are businesses that have become authorized parcel pick-up locations for Kinek users. You can sign-up (for free!) with Kinek to use their locations, they have nearly 1,000 throughout the United States. The only time you pay anything is when you stop-by to pick up your package. The pick up fee is usually $5 for average sized packages, but can be more if the package is quite large or heavy. The best part? As soon as your package arrives, we’ll notify you by text message and email!

Want to learn more? Head on over to:

http://shiptotheborder.com/finding-your-us-shipping-address

115 Responses

  1. Ron January 28, 2015 at 9:17 am #

    Hi Jeremy

    would like to order from Amazon or Midwayusa some gun accessories like stock barrel optics
    to your shipping depot so it doesn’t fall under ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) can you verified that for me plz and where is the closest point for pick up near Montreal

    • Jeremy February 6, 2015 at 7:00 am #

      Hi Ron,

      KinekPoints do not accept guns, parts for guns, or ammo.

  2. Helen February 5, 2015 at 1:03 pm #

    Live in Windsor, Ontario Canada – wud like to order a crocheted article from a crochet website – where wud I be able to pick it up in the U.S. – a good site where it is safe in Detroit.

    • Jeremy February 6, 2015 at 7:02 am #

      Kinek has a location called Computing Express in Detroit. You just need to sign up to ship there.

  3. roberte February 20, 2015 at 5:59 pm #

    Do you offer the reverse? I now a number of industries that are insane to ship to the USA but ship to Canada reasonably.

    • Jeremy March 3, 2015 at 9:09 am #

      Hi Roberte,

      Kinek currently does not have that type of scenario set up. Feel free to send Kinek a few examples of companies that you would use this option for. – http://www.kinek.com

  4. Gord Kirk March 17, 2015 at 8:44 am #

    I live in Calgary, Alberta; any service close by?

    • Jeremy March 27, 2015 at 4:48 am #

      Hi Gord,

      The closest would be Babb, Montana. A fair drive but worth it if you have a few items to pick up.

  5. Lisa March 29, 2015 at 1:32 pm #

    Hey I work from home in canada for a US Based company I have to travel to the states to pick up items I can’t get in canada. & more often than not the place u order from requires the address on yr cc be the same as the delivery address so how do fix that

    • Jeremy April 7, 2015 at 5:22 am #

      Most companies do not require the address be the same as on your credit card. That’s actually quite rare. If yours does, then update your credit card with the KinekPoint address, or checkout with PayPal or another payment option.

  6. knowledgeseeker March 30, 2015 at 11:33 am #

    any service close by Vancouver BC?

    • Jeremy April 7, 2015 at 5:21 am #

      Yes, there is a location in Blaine, Washington right at the border.

  7. Susan April 17, 2015 at 4:12 am #

    I would like to order an item (only domestic shipping) on Amazon to eventually be shipped to Australia.

    Would I be able to get shipped to you and picked up by a courier, or could you forward to Australia?

    • Jeremy April 23, 2015 at 5:36 am #

      Susan,

      Kinek does not currently offer forwarding services.

  8. Al April 21, 2015 at 6:36 pm #

    Any location close by Ottawa?

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