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Subject: Does anyone ship to apo's?
Date Posted: 8/31/2010 5:56 AM ET
Member Since: 8/29/2010
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I am new to the site. I have had 8 books requested from my bookshelf and have 3 credits. I have been trying to order from several people and have been getting cancellations because we are military and live on an overseas base. When I mail something to anyone in the states I have to fill out a customs form and I dont have a problem with that. Its very easy. other than that it costs the same as mailing in the states. I think it would be awesome if there was an icon that you could add to your profile if you are willing to ship to an apo addresss. I have one on mine warning people that I am at an apo and I keep getting cancelations. Maybe we could start a thread somewhere for people to advertise their bookshelfs that ship to apo's so it wont be so hard to find someone that will.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 6:21 AM ET
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I'm honored to ship to APOs.  My son is in the military, so I have a stack of customs forms already sitting here, ready to use!

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 6:45 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Welcome to PBS Dawn! I'm sorry you've had this happen. Just remember it's their lose. Many of us ship do over seas military addresses

ETA I like your idea for an icon! all my books are 3/2 and I'd be happy to mail you anything if you see something you like :)



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Date Posted: 8/31/2010 6:46 AM ET
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Hi Dawn,

Welcome to PBS. I'm happy to ship to APO's but I don't have much at the moment.

I think a thread about APO's would be a good idea.

i'm sorry you've had seve3ral cancelations.  I know many members don't actually go to the p.o. so doing APO's would be difficult. I hope you soon are able to get lots of books you like.

Nancy

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 7:31 AM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2007
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I just did my first one and it went smoothly. So if I have anything you like, order away~! You can also make me an offer (3/1, 2/1, etc).

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 7:33 AM ET
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Date Posted: 8/31/2010 7:52 AM ET
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I have a son-in law and a daughter who work overseas and I will ship to APO's . There are many that will.I will add that to my profile; thanks for reminding me to do that.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:01 AM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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There was a thread a while back in the CMT forum where a bunch of people said they'd be willing to ship to APOs.

I don't normally get to the PO either but I'd do it for an APO order.  It'd just take me a bit longer than normal to mail.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:03 AM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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Here's one of the threads from CMT with 4 pages of people that said they'd gladly ship to an APO address

http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/topic.php?t=190706&l=25&ls=0

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:21 AM ET
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Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:28 AM ET
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Hey Dawn, I also ship to APOs.  I keep a stack of custom forms in my desk and usually ship the next day.  If you see anything you'd like, I'd be happy to offer a 2/1 deal.   Welcome to PBS!

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:46 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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Dawn,

Thank You for your service! yes

I mail from the PO all the time so APO is fine by me.

-RD

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 8:47 AM ET
Member Since: 9/22/2008
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Dawn,

As someone who just returned back to the states in January, I know your pain!

 

I will happily mail to you or anyone else at an APO address.

 

Leigh

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 9:02 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2008
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i also ship to military... ive only done it once.. its a bit confusing but i will do it lol. but a lot of my friends on here print from home and dont go to the PO or use stamps.. so i understand why they dont.. i go to the PO anyways so no difference

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 9:43 AM ET
Member Since: 12/8/2007
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Welcome to PBS! I gladly ship to APO's and have done so several times without any problems. Mostly I post wishlist books so I don't have many on my shelf that would pop up if I did have an Icon for someone to see. However, I do like the idea of having the Icon.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 9:49 AM ET
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I'm also always happy to send to a military address.  But, I usually just post wishlisted books, so I don't have anything on my bookshelf right now.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 10:36 AM ET
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Another proud Army mom who would be happy to send to an APO address.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 10:49 AM ET
Member Since: 4/19/2006
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Add me to the list of APO shippers. 

My shelf is a mix of all genres and the deal is any 5 books for 2 credits.

Tina D. (tinad) - ,
Date Posted: 8/31/2010 11:35 AM ET
Member Since: 4/8/2009
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I have not had a request from someone with an APO but would gladly send if I received one.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 11:53 AM ET
Member Since: 10/3/2005
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Add me to the list of members who are very happy to ship to APO's.  I have sent a few books in the past and feel the extra step to fill out the custom's form is the least I can do for those serving our country.

mistie -
Date Posted: 8/31/2010 12:38 PM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2007
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Not only am I willing to ship to APO's, but, I like to do so - It makes me feel that, in some small way, I am making life easier for a military family.

I offer 3 for 2 shipping to all APO addresses.



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Date Posted: 8/31/2010 1:28 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2009
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Me too!  I am more than happy to ship to anybody at an APO address.  Both my parents are veterens and would have been overjoyed to have accesss to something like PBS. 

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 1:45 PM ET
Member Since: 11/28/2009
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Welcome to PBS!  I would be happy to send to an APO!  I have a PO box and go to the post office most days.  It is fun to send books all over!  A while back I received a book from an APO, found out she was in Germany!  

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 2:02 PM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2010
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 Welcome to PBS!  I would gladly ship to an APO address. My husband is in the military so I am very familiar with the custom forms we had to fill out while he was in Iraq. I also like the idea of having some kind of icon we could add to our account.

Date Posted: 8/31/2010 2:11 PM ET
Member Since: 8/12/2006
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I'm always happy to ship to APO/FPO/DPO addresses.

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