Oct 22, 2019

It's Just a Couple Inches ...

…but what a difference!  Here’s a quick recap on DIM weight for those who are new:  FedEx measures a box in two ways, by its actual weight and by its dimensions (L x W x H). The size of the box is called its Dimensional Weight or DIM Weight. Whichever...

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Oct 15, 2019

Shipping Outside the Continental U.S.

Can ShipYourReptiles and ShipYourAquatics ship outside the continental US? Yes, we can...BUT... This does not mean we ship internationally. We do not ship to Canada, Mexico, or any other country. However, there are some parts of the US that are not connected to the mainland, and may even not be...

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Sep 17, 2019

Ask Us #7

How can you tell if a FedEx shipping center is authorized to receive live shipments? Jon G. Because FedEx does not have a shipping classification for live animals, live reptiles and aquatics are categorized as "Dangerous Goods," although we all know that they are not, in fact, dangerous. As a...

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Sep 3, 2019

Service or Support? More than Mere Semantics

What’s the difference between Customer Service and Customer Support?  Most businesses offer some level of Customer Service. If you have a problem with their product or their website interface, or other typical issues, you can contact them and someone within their business will help you solve that problem.  The better...

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Aug 6, 2019

More Stuff on Stuffing

We've talked about what to pack in the box to keep your live shipments safe and secure. Today, we’ll talk about what to use in the container that goes inside the box. This subject deals with reptiles, most amphibians, and invertebrates. When it comes to aquatic shipments, you pretty much...

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