After working for hours to perfectly pack this Christmas tree and suitcase, the Post Office said the tree’s box was too tall to ship to the US, and the Suitcase had to be wrapped in their special paper and labeled in an odd way (shown). We sold our beloved tree, and packed the rest in boxes. Due to special packing instructions and malfunctions in their software, it took untold hours to prepare the shipments–but it was much cheaper than hiring an international moving company, and then dealing with customs at a US port.

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