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Offline PC

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« on: August 17, 2017, 05:22:32 PM »
Thought some may interested or amazed
Posted a order to a club member from Kurumba in the gulf on the 7th of August and it arrived 8days later in
Faulconbridge Sydney . I was pretty happy with that
 
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 05:32:06 PM »
They are spending a lot on their parcel network but you would still be waiting for a letter  ;-*
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 08:46:47 PM »
Maybe we could send our letters in a box  :grin   
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2017, 09:18:25 PM »
Good thinking 99  ;-*
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2017, 07:07:18 AM »
In my experience i get stuff delivered faster from England than i do from Melbourne .

In this instance the delivery may just be a statistical aberration  :-[
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2017, 08:24:28 AM »
Aaah Grasshopper -  There is an easy explanation for that - Its downhill from London and uphill from Melbourne so it takes longer  :whistle :o ;-*  :rofl
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2017, 09:46:51 AM »
Yesterday I sent two screens to Melbourne via Pack and Send (  https://www.packsend.com.au/ ) for $37
The quote for exactly the same dimensions and weight on the internet from Australian post was just over $60.
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2017, 10:26:00 AM »
I ordered some boots from Melbourne and they were delivered to my door in Adelaide the next day by courier.  I bought some bike gear from Queensland and it was delivered by Aust post 10 days later.    I think Aust post is heading to extinction, double the price with half the service, not a business model that is going to succeed. 
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Re: Australia post
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2017, 02:53:51 PM »
When tracking an item sent from Arizona, USA, it took 4 days to get to Sydney, then a further 11 days from Sydney to Darwin :cuss :cuss :cuss :cuss
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