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"Unplanned, unexpected, unparralleled"

shipping from Long Beach, California Coppell, Texas for $299.00

12/4/2009
$299.00
Long Beach, California
Coppell, Texas
1445 mi.

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I was shopping for a scooter for a long time and I fell in love with one on the West coast through e-bay. Well, I live in Texas, so when I used the "shipping" calculator in e-bay, I became a bit depressed for the amount seemed to take the Vespa too far past its intrinsic value. Well, I bid anyway, and low and behold...as the bidding was getting closer to a close, it was looking more and more like I was going to be a new Vespa owner. Knowing my wife was not totally "on board" with the purchase, I knew I HAD to do something about shipping costs or it would not be very fun on the home front. Somewhere along the line, UShip came to my attention. So I entered my information, and, what do you know, the first bids started coming in that already saved me a couple hundred dollars over the initial e-bay estimates....I was feeling better....and, ultimately, felt great when a bid came in right before the e-bay item was won that was 1/2, that's right, 1/2 of the original e-bay estimate...AND, they promised a delivery date over 10 days sooner! I sure felt even more relieved when I was able to read all the positive reviews about the shipper...so, here I am, writing this review while my new Vespa that was delivered this evening sits in my garage waiting for a new coat of wax....oh well...that will have to wait until tomorrow..... In the meantime, I will use UShip again if/when I have a need...and not just for a scooter or motorcycle...but I am thinking maybe that Grandfather clock in my Wife's parents house???? Ok, that's another story!....

- David A.