Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the Essential Survival Guide! (Part 1)

Attention, OPAS members! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost upon us, and there’s some things you NEED TO KNOW! A savvy online shopper can save a whole bundle by shopping on these dates from November 28 to December 2, but if you’re not prepared, you’ll find that all your hopes for great deals are … Read more

Apple’s Next Big Event: October 15th?

As you may or may not be aware, the Apple iPhone 5s and 5c have launched today, with a corresponding fervor of fast sales and long lines to get these highly anticipated products. OPAS technicians were placing Personal Shopper orders for our customers as soon as we opened this morning, in order to minimize shipping … Read more

The Blacklist: Stores that Don’t Ship to Package Forwarding Companies

Ordering from Stores That Do Not Ship to Freight Forwarders Package forwarding gives you international shipping from any US store. But to protect their relationships with manufacturers, some US stores will not ship to forwarding companies, or “freight forwarders.” These stores simply cancel your order if you use an address from a known forwarding company. … Read more

Order Canceled When Using A Package Forwarding Address?

Order From Companies With Forwarding “Blacklists” By Using An Alternative Address Package forwarding is, for lack of a fancier term, a loophole. You want to buy from the US because prices are cheaper than in other countries, but US stores don’t ship to other countries because they want you to pay the higher price. So … Read more