Posting a high value item

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Posting a high value item

Post by Allan » Sat 18 Apr 2015 15:55

I need to send my watch back to the manufacturer but can't find a means of sending it that provides proper insurance. From what I can gather La Poste will only insure items up to 5,000€.

I've looked at a few courier sites but their insurance offer is by weight so fairly meaningless

Anyone any ideas?

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Post by opas » Sat 18 Apr 2015 20:18

Sounds like it could be better for you to fly with it to its destination for peace of mind.

Which country is it going to?
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Re: Posting a high value item

Post by Robert Ferrieux » Mon 20 Apr 2015 01:58

Allan wrote:I need to send my watch back to the manufacturer but can't find a means of sending it that provides proper insurance. From what I can gather La Poste will only insure items up to 5,000€.



Agree with Opas..........
..........And you could fly there and back First Class :wink:

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Post by martyn94 » Mon 20 Apr 2015 10:20

Why not ask the makers? They must have had this issue before.

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Post by Allan » Mon 20 Apr 2015 18:59

martyn94 wrote:Why not ask the makers? They must have had this issue before.
Obviously that was the first thing that I did but they told me to take it to one of their authorised repair centres, the nearest being Barcelona.

I pursued them telling them that their response was impracticable and today they responded with the name of a retailer in Perpignan who they say can return it to them,

So problem solved but it still doesn't answer the question, how do you send a high value item?

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