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"Happy to be home"

shipping from Laurel , Maryland Mineola , Texas for $900.00

9/18/2006
$900.00
Laurel , Maryland
Mineola , Texas
1284 mi.

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After we were relocated to Texas from Maryland we were forced to leave our boat behind because of a bad mishap with a service provided we hired from UShip, needless to say we had to abort the shipment, and since I had put a down payment through Pay Pal I was out $900. ;Now this was a company that I had hired because of the large amount of shipments and positive feedNG> back on their site. It was a horrible experience to deal with on top of making this long move. It wasn't until ;several weeks ;later that I was able to access the internet and get the shipment back on line. ;I was very skeptical about going through UShip again, but they had been very supportive to me regarding the first failed shipment so I decided to stay with them. Needless to say I was very cautious and took my time studying all the bids. And I was definitely not going with a provider that requested a down payment, I figure if they are true to their word, they wouldn't require one in the first place. And don't think going with the highest price is going to get you better service either.  I finally ended up accepting a bid from a local shipper here in Texas...he was new to UShip and had nothing registered on his site as far as shipments or feedback, but as you can see from my first experience, that isn't always reliable. He didn't request a deposit and frankly, he offered the lowest bid. I can only tell you, that you need to carefully pick your service provider, read their feedback but don't ;make your decision based solely on that. Take your time and make a judgement based on your gut feeling. I had a wonderful experience with the provider I chose, and was happy ;with his service and I now have my boat home safe and sound. :)  >

- Paula S.