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Is cell phone allowed in balikbayan box?

Is cell phone allowed in balikbayan box?

The list of special items include: Electronic items like televisions, cell phones, computers, tablets, gaming consoles, gaming controllers and two-way radios. For gadgets with removable batteries, the batteries must be kept together inside the product, which must be turned off.

How much do balikbayan boxes cost?

Regular rates for Balikbayan boxes

Destination Regular Jumbo
Metro-Manila $65 $75
Central Luzon $70 $80
Other Luzon $75 $85
Visayas $80 $90

Can I put gadgets in balikbayan box?

As long as your box doesn’t contain anything from the list of prohibited items, you can put pretty much anything in it. You can’t send items in commercial quantity. This way, the government ensures that balikbayan boxes remain for personal use and not for resell.

How much is a Balikbayan box in Philippines?

Balikbayan Box
Super Value 73x55x63(cm) Premium 55x37x63(cm)
Metro Manila ¥9,500 ¥8,000
Cavite Rizal and Bulacan Laguna ¥9,500 ¥8,000
Laguna and Other Luzon ¥11,000 ¥8,500

Can I send shampoo in Balikbayan box?

Personal baggage, both accompanied and unaccompanied. Balikbayan boxes….Regulated Items.

Category/Item Total Quantity Allowed
Cosmetics Perfumes Lipstick Shampoo Lotion Bar Soap Assorted makeup (e.g. mascara, eyeshadow, foundation in liquid and powder form) 5 pieces 10 pieces 2 kilograms 2 kilograms 2 kilograms 1 kilogram

Is perfume allowed in sea cargo?

These are not permitted as passenger’s checked or carry-on baggage. Dry ice, gasoline powered tools, wet cell batteries and camping gear with fuel. Infectious substances. Non-radioactive medicinal or toilet articles (including aerosols) such as hairsprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol.

How heavy can a Balikbayan box be?

Size 54 x 41 x 37 cm = 82 liter gross volume. It is more than 1,5 time bigger as a Praxis moving box and much stronger. The bottom of the box is almost 3 cm thick. Advised maximum weight about 40 KG.

How much does it cost to send a balikbayan box?

Even though it has been almost 11 years since we last sent our Balikbayan boxes from the States to the Philippines, prices from Forex have remained about the same. While it cost us $100 for each of our six boxes we sent, the price is still very affordable.

Which is the cheapest way to ship to the Philippines?

Do you have items that you want or need to ship to the Philippines? The least expensive way to do it is via the Balikbayan Box. It is not the fastest way, but it is the cheapest, by far. What is a Balikbayan Box?

How much does it cost to pick up a Manila box in NYC?

NYC Pick-up RATES :$70 Metro Manila / $75 nearby Luzon areas / $80 farther Luzon areas / $85 Visayas & Mindanao Cities Note: Visayas & Mindanao Rate applicable within 2 hr radius from the nearby city.

What did Aaron receive from the balikbayan box?

Well, Aaron has received the item we sent to him, and today Lourdes received the small box that Aaron sent to her. The small items can be taken out from the box and placed in her luggage. Lourdes will return to Davao this weekend, so sometime next week we will go see her and get our stuff!