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Customs Clearance: When You’re A Victim of ‘Carrier Ransom’ | BorderBuddy

May 31, 2018

When You’re A Victim of ‘Carrier Ransom’

by BorderBuddy

You’ve decided to take the plunge and join the online shopping revolution. After carefully perusing different companies’ websites to find the best deal, you’ve gone ahead and made a purchase. The seller needs to make sure your product gets shipped – which requires the services of a shipping company or “carrier”. Then it has to […]

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Do I have to pay duty on goods purchased outside Canada?

May 11, 2018

Do I have to pay duty on goods coming to Canada?

by BorderBuddy

Trying to figure if you have to pay duty on something you’ve purchased outside of Canada can be confusing for people. There are two basic questions to think about: Is it something you bought online and is being mailed to you? Is it something you bought while traveling outside of Canada?   Paying duty on […]

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February 23, 2018

The True Cost of Buying A Car Across the Border

by BorderBuddy

Aside from purchasing a home, buying a vehicle is one of the biggest spending decisions a person can make. It can also be incredibly time-consuming. Traveling from place to place checking out vehicles as you search for the best deal takes a lot of time out of a busy person’s life. That’s why more and […]

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s It Cheaper To Buy A Fleet Vehicle In The US?

February 16, 2018

Is It Cheaper To Buy A Fleet Vehicle In The US?

by BorderBuddy

A fleet vehicle is a car leased to a business in groups like taxis, rental cars, and police cars. To buy or not to buy a fleet vehicle in the US? That’s a mighty big question. Somebody always knows somebody who got a killer deal on a fleet vehicle in the United States. But can […]

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What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

February 2, 2018

What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

by BorderBuddy

After buying a house, buying a vehicle is perhaps the next biggest purchase a person can make. But buying a vehicle at an auction can also be one of the most stressful. It’s one thing to go on test drives with friendly salespeople, kick some tires, drink their free coffee and then shop around. It’s […]

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