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    Default ParfuMaria - Free shipping to the US with which minimum total?

    Does anyone know in the Netherlands or elsewhere how much one has to spend to receive free shipping for shipments to the US? I know they deduct VAT and I was playing with the numbers adding and subtracting from my cart, but couldn't determine the threshold and couldn't locate the information on the website. Any info from anyone would be greatly appreciated.
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    Default Re: ParfuMaria - Free shipping to the US with which minimum total?

    Well I found out today that it's free DHL Express shipping over 700 Euros as I just concluded an order earlier today. Love the fact they use DHL Express. Order scheduled to arrive Monday!
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    Default Re: ParfuMaria - Free shipping to the US with which minimum total?

    In summer of 2017 ParfuMaria stopped DHL Express shipment to the US because DHL Express would no longer accept hazardous goods going to the US from the Netherlands. Thus, they had to resort to Post NL only for all packages to the US. I had been in contact with them sporadically that German companies were able to use DHL Express although they had to substantially increase postage costs to transport hazardous goods and we know that companies such as FIF and Essenza have raised their rates. ParfuMaria informed me that sometime after October they hoped to resume DHL Express shipping to the US. This morning I received this e-mail from Maria of ParfuMaria which I thought I would share:

    "Tomorrow we have our final inspection here with a Dangerous Goods inspector. He will give us permission or not.
    If yes we can ship perfume as Dangerous Goods with DHL (huge costs). For a normal package 130 euro and we will take a part for our own account and a part for the customer. But first we have to wait if we will get this official licence. We keep our fingers crossed."

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    Default Re: ParfuMaria - Free shipping to the US with which minimum total?

    For Basenoters outside Europe:

    Just got this today from Maria at ParfuMaria:

    We are allowed now to ship with DHL again but only as Dangerous Goods.


    Here you can read about it. (zone5)


    Rest of the World (almost every country that is not listed above) € 79,90 for 5 Kg (around 15 bottles) with DHL express with special Dangerous Goods transport. Safe and very fast. THE MINIMUM ORDER LIMIT IS: € 450,00.
    Free shipping above 800 euro.
    Read more about shipping with Dangerous Goods.


    Will now wait until I have a large order over 800 Euros before purchasing from them.

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