"Made shipping my couch possible"
shipping from Villa Park, Illinois Brooklyn, Maryland for $355.00
I found my dream couch on ebay as a local pick-up item but it was in Illinois and I live in Maryland. After checking with some larger moving companies it turned out that it was going to cost me between $600 and $1000 to get the couch shipped since it was under the minimum weight requirements. And that was without declaring it as an antique; that would have made the price sky rocket. I thought my only alternative was to bribe my sister into doing a there-and-back weekend road trip with me but that had scheduling and child care issues associated with it. My dad told me about uShip and within 24 hours of posting my shipment I had a bid for $350 including blanket wrapping. The couch got here in beautiful condition and I couldn't be happier.