Shipping a dress from Canada

Hi everyone! Just wondering if anyone has any experience on the best way to ship your dress (assuming someone buys it through this site) from Canada? For the record, my dress is a big poofy ballgown, and I guess my concern is that I'm going to need HUGE box in order to ship it and the shipping costs will be very high! I know that the buyer is supposed to pay for the shipping, but I don't really understand how you can estimate the shipping cost for them before you have already packaged it up and shipped it, and I would hate for the buyer to be super excited about buying my dress and then have to deal with a ton of extra shipping costs!


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Hi Stephanie

Parcels are charged by weight, or cubic weight, whichever is greater. Cubic weight is measured using the size of the box, so even if the dress is light you will be charged a fortune for a huge box.

For tips on how to determine the price for shipping, please see our guide at

We've also compiled our best tips for actually packaging the dress at

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I think this is amazing. The features it has that prompt along the way when you are selling. How to pack and send, sending the tracking code etc, all AMAZING!! and super, super easy to use!
Larni, Central Coast
3 days ago
Very good. Great that it's a set price until sold. Easy to edit add and add photos. Easy to communicate with prospective buyers, reminder emails if you haven't read a new message is also good. Thank you :)
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2 weeks ago
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