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    Default New British Shipping Restrictions

    How are these new illogically paranoid shipping restrictions hurting you? I know specifically of one guy here on BN who bought an attar on EBAY and it was seized in customs in Heathrow. I have had several people say they couldn't ship out of G.B. anymore...
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    I've personally lost just over £1200 shipping splits internationally in the last two weeks. It wouldn't be so bad but I've only had one offer of help (thank you Rich!) and only 4 people who bothered to say thanks when I sent them a refund out of my own pocket.

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    Just means I can't ship abroad anymore when selling the odd fragrance on Ebay, which is a shame, as they often went for a good price. Luckily I've only shipped one very small item since the new restrictions came in (and before I was aware of them). Not sure if it arrived but so far the buyer hasn't been in touch, so I hope it did.

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    Default Re: New British Shipping Restrictions

    Someone could make a bundle of money offering to go around, collect up all the fragrance packages, and taking them over to France to ship world-wide. Uggg...What a mess. Things have gotten paranoid here in the States as well...I fight with the Post mistress b/c an Attar oil has no alcohol, and isn't going to explode on a plane any more than a vial of corn oil would...but all they know is no perfumes, colognes, etc. over seas
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    Damn, Kron. That's awful, mate.
    I'm hoping samples will slip through undetected...

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    Default Re: New British Shipping Restrictions

    New regulations with new headaches. A shame.

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    Default Re: New British Shipping Restrictions

    Stupid thing is you could buy a full 3.4oz bottle of fragrance at the Duty-Free shoppe, and take it with you on the plane, but a 1.5ml sample vial in a package can't be shipped.
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    I still bought a bottle of Chanel from ebay and it was delivered OK this morning with no hazmat labels or anything. I would imagine the actual regs are unworkable but it would be fines that would be troublesome as in the US. Quite difficult to not say who wasn't responsible with a return addy on the packet!!!

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    Fortunately I haven't lost anything just yet, but I have a couple of samples that I want to get rid of or swap on here soon. My best chances are with readers in the US, which is clearly now not an option... FFS!!

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