Thursday, April 10, 2008

UPS Update

My husband took my sister's birthday presents to work to send them from there. He searched for a box, which he found in their new cafeteria (they were getting new pans and had a lot of odd shaped boxes). They have an account with UPS and get a corporate rate. The bottom line? $8.00 UPS GROUND. $8.00 vs. $52.00. How was it that the UPS Store cost $26.00 to ship?????? Can you say "rip off?"

4 comments:

change is a good thing said...

Wow! That is a huge difference! What a racket those UPS stores are, every time I have ever used them I have been displeased. Happy to hear that you ended up with such a great deal and I'm sure your sister will be quite pleased to get her package a couple of days late, since it saved you so much money! Good work!

Sharon said...

CGT,
Thanks! If they charged me $20.00 I may have gone with it...glad I saved so much money, and it was definitely a lesson to me!

Canadian Saver said...

Yikes!! Glad you got a much cheaper deal through your DH's work :-)

CT Mom said...

This happened to me, too! I had to ship a $25 baby gift and it cost $32 to pack and ship. I was up against a deadline, so I bit the bullet and paid, but I was still shocked by the cost.