ClamCase Extravanganza!

Here at OPAS, we’re accustomed to seeing a lot of popular items that don’t ship outside the United States; allowing access for our international members to these products is one of the best features to our package forwarding service, after all! Sometimes, we’ll get a “rush” of a particular item, as the manufacturer rolls out … Read more

Package Forwarding Tips: Shipping Lithium-Ion Batteries

One of the types of items that we find OPAS members are most interested in shipping are hand-held electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops and other portable data devices and media players. In order for these items to carry the longest possible charge away from an outlet, the manufacturers of these devices use Lithium-Ion batteries to … 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

Compare Item Sizes When Shopping with a Package Forwarding Address

How Package Forwarding Shoppers Can Compare Product Sizes One of the disadvantages to using a package forwarding address to buy from US stores is that you can’t get a sense of an item’s size as easily as you can by walking into a physical store. Items like clothing or shoes are fairly easy to estimate … Read more

USPS to Stop Shipping Electronics from the US

Electronic devices are some of the post popular items to buy from the US and ship overseas with a package forwarding service. But as of May 16th, the United States Postal Service will no longer ship Apple’s iPad, Amazon’s Kindle, smartphones, laptops, and other electronic items containing lithium ion batteries outside the US. The business … Read more

The Best Things to Buy from the US in April

Package forwarding shoppers don’t have to live in the US to take advantage of US sales cycles. April is the start of spring, and that means most US stores are going to be trying to make room for new inventory by offering big sales. But typical winter items aren’t the only things that are good … Read more

Buy an iPad 3 from the US, Get International Shipping

Order the iPad 3 from the US Using Package Forwarding If you’re an Apple fan, today’s your day. The iPad 3 is finally available in the US and 9 other countries. (The other countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and the UK.) But what if you don’t live in one … Read more

The Best Things to Buy from US Stores in February

Use Your Package Forwarding Address in February to Save Money at US Stores In addition to Valentine’s Day sales, there are a few US events in February that make it a great month to shop. So if you’ve recoved from your holiday spending, now is a great time to use your US package forwarding address … 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

How to Buy the Amazon Kindle Fire Outside the US

Want International Shipping on Amazon’s Kindle Fire? Here’s How. Last week Amazon finally unveiled its Kindle Fire, a new tablet computer that runs on the Android operating system. Some experts have suggested that this may be the first tablet to truly disrupt the iPad’s dominance, mostly because of it’s unbeatable price: $199. But for those … Read more