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Has Anyone Here Used Pirate Ship?15989

I'd like to say I still turned out alright, but that would be a lie. flanders private msg quote post Address this user
I heard about this free shipping site on Facebook today. I signed up for an account and the rates to ship are substantially cheaper than I get when I go through the USPS or UPS website directly for purchasing postage. Thanks for any feedback.

https://www.pirateship.com/
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Collector Carpendaddy private msg quote post Address this user
Yeah, I use Pirate Ship for roughly 85% of my packages I send out. The rates are the same as eBay/PayPal discounts on shipping, but I like all the extras you get with Pirate Ship. Definitely recommend if you ship a lot.
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I'd like to say I still turned out alright, but that would be a lie. flanders private msg quote post Address this user
@Carpendaddy awesome, thanks for the response!
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Collector Magellan private msg quote post Address this user
I second what @Carpendaddy said. Pirate Ship rocks. Their prices may be the same or similar to eBay, but the fact that they offer double the insurance on standard Priority is reason enough for me to always use them instead. 👍🏻
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Collector Rafel private msg quote post Address this user
What do they charge for insurance?
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Collector chester15 private msg quote post Address this user
Insurance is free for Priority Mail, the first $100 coverage. If you purchase insurance for higher amounts, it is 80 cents per $100 coverage, including international.

I have had only good experiences with Pirate Ship for the time that I have had it, about 3 years. It bolts right up to eBay, so your orders flow through. Insurance is reasonable if you ever need to use it. The reports are excellent, much better than eBay.

The best thing, compared to eBay, is that the interface remains consistent. EBay is always "improving" theirs right into dysfunction, and sometimes doesn't work at all. By the time you find the new locations of the many tools you will need on Ebay Shipping, they decide to "revise" it again. I hate that company - so stupid.

I have had a very peaceful shipping life since switching to Pirate Ship - very consistent, no outages, smooth operation. I only use Ebay Shipping if there is some quirky reason (usually caused by eBay) that I can't use Pirate Ship. Ebay Shipping, and also PayPal, are backups that I never plan on using, just for emergencies only.
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Collector Rafel private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by chester15
Insurance is free for Priority Mail, the first $100 coverage. If you purchase insurance for higher amounts, it is 80 cents per $100 coverage, including international.

I have had only good experiences with Pirate Ship for the time that I have had it, about 3 years. It bolts right up to eBay, so your orders flow through. Insurance is reasonable if you ever need to use it. The reports are excellent, much better than eBay.

The best thing, compared to eBay, is that the interface remains consistent. EBay is always "improving" theirs right into dysfunction, and sometimes doesn't work at all. By the time you find the new locations of the many tools you will need on Ebay Shipping, they decide to "revise" it again. I hate that company - so stupid.

I have had a very peaceful shipping life since switching to Pirate Ship - very consistent, no outages, smooth operation. I only use Ebay Shipping if there is some quirky reason (usually caused by eBay) that I can't use Pirate Ship. Ebay Shipping, and also PayPal, are backups that I never plan on using, just for emergencies only.


Thank you very much for this. It's very helpful.
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Collector ERB_in_CLT private msg quote post Address this user
everything that's been said already... PirateShip is GREAT! AARRRRR
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Not trying to be an ass since February 12, 2020. HulkSmash private msg quote post Address this user
The best part compared to eBay shipping is you are notified of any Shipment Adjustments. Pirate Ship sends automatic notifications if you are being charged more by usps during shipment and have plenty of time to contest those adjustments if they are not accurate.
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Collector xvipah private msg quote post Address this user
Yep, just to echo the rest, PirateShip is awesome.

And like @HulkSmash said, the notifications of any changes made by the USPS are awesome. You can even contest the USPS decisions and get your money back, all through the one site.
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Collector JustAThought private msg quote post Address this user
My wife used it for her e-tail website and was happy with it.
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Collector Puckster private msg quote post Address this user
Ditto on what has been said already. I use it and really like it.
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Collector lawguy1977 private msg quote post Address this user
I'm definitely giving this a try.
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Collector Huntergreene2 private msg quote post Address this user
And if you click the chat, you can ask them to enable "Simple Export Rate" and you'll get real good international shipping rates. Like, 1/2 pound to Canada for $8.49, rest of world $10.49 but max value is $400.
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I'd like to say I still turned out alright, but that would be a lie. flanders private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks again for the responses. I'm glad I discovered this. I made my first two purchases today and already saved a few bucks.
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Collector Fads89 private msg quote post Address this user
Hold your tongue and say "I live on a pirate ship."
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The apple sauce and pudding were the best part... Bronte private msg quote post Address this user
So I signed up for this service and in the past 3 emails there was a hidden password for free loot. Anybody know what the 3 words are?
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Collector ThorneArt private msg quote post Address this user
I have been using it for a couple of years and I am really satisfied with it!
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