Tips for Shipping to Australia from USA Stores

Shipping to Australia from USA | OPAS Blog

If you are shipping to Australia from USA retailers it’s important to be aware of the barriers you can run into and how to shop so you can avoid them. In this post, we cover why Australian consumers are buying products from America, how customs and duties works, what is items are restricted when it … Read more

Shopping Online in the US From Australia 

Australia is famous for lots of things, but one thing that can often frustrate residents is the difficulty in taking advantage of the great sales and special clearance offers that are often available in other countries. Being able to go Shopping online in the US from Australia, using an American forwarding service is something that … Read more

Australian Shopping Solutions US – How To Use Package Forwarding To Save Money

Australian Dollar and Online Shopping Australians who enjoy online shopping have noticed differences between prices in Australia and the prices of goods sold at US online stores for a long time. Quite frankly, the distribution network in Australia is not as competitive as in the US, so markups for international goods remain higher. Some Australian shoppers … Read more

Have You Heard About… Etsy?

We find that some of our customers may not be aware of some of even the largest e-commerce companies out there, particularly those who don’t offer universal international shipping. Etsy just may be one of those sorts – it’s very big here in the US because it’s a great way to browse, purchase and sell … Read more

How to Buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab in Australia (UPDATE)

Australian Court Bans Galaxy Tab Sales Two weeks ago, we posted about a pending court case, based on an injunction filed by Apple against Samsung to prevent them from selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. This week, it turns out that the Australian Federal Court has ruled in Apple’s favor, barring Samsung from selling … Read more

Australian Dollar Means Cheap Shopping in the USA

Australian Dollar and Online Shopping Australians who enjoy online shopping have noticed differences between prices in Australia and the prices of goods sold at US online stores for a long time. However, these differences have gotten even more noticeable recently as the Australian dollar has risen in value against the US dollar. Some Australian shoppers … Read more