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Subject: long distance member
Date Posted: 12/11/2009 9:34 PM ET
Member Since: 10/22/2008
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Will anyone send books to Canada?

Date Posted: 12/11/2009 9:37 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Not sure it's allowed per terms of membership?

Date Posted: 12/11/2009 9:41 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2009
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From the Help Docs:

At present, we are a US-only club.

  • PBS members must be able to receive mail at an address served by USPS.
  • The PaperBackSwap system uses Media Mail postal rates provided by the USPS.
  • Media Mail rates are good for:
    • all 50 US states
    • US territories and commonwealths (American Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands; Washington, D.C., the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico),
    • APO/FPO addresses
    • If you live in any of these areas, you can belong to PBS. 

We've had requests for international membership from all around the world.

  • Eventually, we hope to expand.
  • We have had a LOT of requests from Canada!
    • We have been working on shipping issues regarding the Canadian postal system. Until we work these out, we will not be able to trade across borders with our system.
Date Posted: 12/11/2009 10:06 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Non-US members are welcome to join in the forum discussions, but cannot order books.

Date Posted: 12/11/2009 10:37 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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If you live along the border and frequently travel back and forth to the US you could get a PO box in the US for your mailing address.