WHAT WE CAN'T DO
But first some WONDERFUL NEWS.
We now ship
FOOD, SUPPLEMENTS, MEDICATIONS and BEAUTY AIDS *
* Restrictions apply. Know the restrictions & costs before shipping.
See our ALL NEW HEALTH, BEAUTY & FOOD page
freight forwarding restrictions
NO SHIPMENTS IN BOND CAN BE ACCEPTED AT OUR REGULAR WAREHOUSE. In other words, shipments coming directly to our Florida warehouse from a THIRD COUNTRY must be 'duty paid' on arrival.
IF YOU HAVE A SHIPMENT IN BOND PLEASE LET US KNOW SO WE CAN PROVIDE YOU AN ALTERNATIVE ADDRESS.
WE HAVE JUST BEEN ADVISED THAT NEW REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN INSTITUTED FOR USED GARMENTS.
NO USED SHOES & CLOTHING AT ALL
Costa Rica health restrictions do not allow us to ship used shoes or used clothing. NEW SHOES AND CLOTHING ARE OK. You are advised to bring used shoes and clothing in your personal luggage.
DO NOT SHIP -- NO EXCEPTIONS
NO Used shoes or clothing
NO Explosives, fuels, weapons, archery bows, crossbows, firearms of any sort or ammunition. Yes this includes BB guns, pellet guns and even Airsoft guns. If it even looks like a gun DON'T SHIP IT.
NO Compressed gasses. This includes spray paint, hair spray or any other aerosols, CO2 canisters for Soda Stream, compressed air for cleaning your computers, WD40, etc. If it is pressurized DON'T SHIP IT.
NO Solvents, paint, stains, sealers, inks, corrosives, caustic compounds, glues.
NO Motor oil
NO Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioners or any item containing refrigerants.
NO Self-propelled vehicles or equipment, or anything with a VIN number may be shipped via the shared container. Please contact us for a separate quote
NO Larger Batteries NOT specifically manufacturer labeled "Non-Spillable" on the battery itself as well as the packaging. Consumer batteries such as AA, AAA, C, D, 9volt or batteries in laptops and other consumer products are permitted. Please ask if unsure.
NO fertilizers or other chemicals
NO sea shells, corals or taxidermy
The following can be shipped by air freight ONLY. They cannot be included with personal belongings destined for ocean shipping.
- Food, supplements, essential oils, edible seeds, salt,
- Ointments or medicines.
- Cat food, dog food, cat litter or pet meds.
- Makeup, powders, perfumes, lotions, creams or colognes.
- Soaps, shampoos, detergents, softeners or dryer sheets
- Seeds for growing
This is only a general summary of maritime, US and Costa Rica restricted items and may change at any time without notice. Restricted items that show up at the warehouse, included in this list or not, will be held for up to 30 days pending your instructions for removal. In general, if it is chemical, volatile, edible, used on your body or is otherwise consumable (e.g. cat litter or detergent) please ask first. If you are unsure please contact me.
Liquids can only be shipped in factory sealed containers. Always check with us before shipping liquids greater than 5 ounces.
Participants will be held responsible for all damages and costs, including but not limited to repairs, replacements, fines, penalties, fees, taxes, and loss of business resulting from 1) smuggled items being discovered by Costa Rica Customs in packages to their name or 2), damage to other cargo, container, warehouse, equipment, ships or freight carriers resulting from smuggled goods.
Our Location:this is the building, the sign is coming later.
In Uvita, on the Costanera, 1.25 km South of Firestone(or 800 meters North of Ferriteria Colono, La Jungla)