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"French Buffet"

shipping from Orlando, Florida Birmingham, Alabama for $159.00

2/11/2009
$159.00
Orlando, Florida
Birmingham, Alabama
586 mi.

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I bought a French Buffet on Craig's List on the internet. The buffet was in Orlando, Florida and I was in Birmingham, Alabama. I was a little nervous about buying a piece of furniture without seeing it in person, I had only seen a photo jon the internet. I had to have a little faith to do the transaction since it was so far away and I didn't know the people. I found it at 11 pm and it had only been posted for 2 days. I knew if I didn't act fast the piece would be gone quickly. I called and thank goodness nobody answered since it was midnight in Orlando. I left a message that I was interested in the buffet and I called the first thing the next morning. The lady called me back and she sounded honest so I told her that I wanted the buffet and that I would set up a shipping company to come and pick it up. I didn't know how to pay for it or how to get it to Birmingham. Thank goodness for the internet. I started researching payment methods and shipping companies. The payment issue was resolved by PayPal. Turns out that we both were members of PayPal and I told her I would send the money the day it was picked up. Next I started searching for a shipping company. I ran across an internet web site called U-Ship so I thought I would give it a try. It was so easy to use. I described my item, made an offer of what I would pay to have it shipped and U-Ship did the rest. Bids started coming in almost immediately. They even alerted me by phone when someone had placed a bid. When a company bid I could go online and check them out and see the feedback from other customers. That really put my mind at ease. The next day I had 3 bids, accepted one and we were off to the races. I chose ALB Transportation and they did a fantastic job. They exceeded my expectations. Bottom line - U-Ship made it easy to choose a shipping company, check them out, and get the best price. What a fantastic web-site! Jennifer Hargett Birmingham, Alabama

- Jennifer H.
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