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Crate with sculpture being shipped to Christy's Auction House, NY When customers come in to Pak Mail, the comment we hear most often (besides "What a cute dog! What breed is it?" -- referring to Dandy, our Yorkie-Shih-Tzu mix  -- or "Dandy, the Diva Dog," as we refer to her ) is "I [...]

2012-04-20T16:00:03-07:00April 20th, 2012|

Got something big, bulky, awkward to ship?

If you have something “unshippable” that you need to get across the state, across the country, or around the world, bring it to Pak Mail! (Or call us for free local pickup.) Nothing is “unshippable” for us. (Well, almost nothing!) We specialize in the large, odd-shaped, unusual and/or high-value items that everyone else tells you [...]

2012-01-17T15:55:34-08:00January 17th, 2012|

Looking for some unique gift ideas?

Try www.skarart.com . Here you will find a large assortment of hand made unique glass gifts ranging from wine bottle stoppers and fridge magnets to one-of-a-kind designer marbles. Miranda and Joe Skar have been making their amazing flame worked glass creations in Bellingham for over five years. Their items are featured in many shops around [...]

2011-05-23T13:32:47-07:00May 23rd, 2011|

Father’s Day is June 19 – Ship to Dad at Pak Mail

Hm-m, what to get Dad for Father's Day? Whether it's a gift card to his favorite home and garden store, a new drill, a fishing rod, or maybe a logo'd shirt or hat for his favorite sports team, you can depend on Pak Mail to pack and ship it and get it there safely, economically [...]

2011-05-23T11:43:37-07:00May 23rd, 2011|

Practice Safe Shredding

Isn't it time to clean out those boxes and piles of papers in your home office - or your business? Those 10-year-old receipts, tax documents, credit card statements and other papers you no longer need (and you're not required by the IRS to keep)? Sure, you have a shredder - one that shreds maybe 10-12 pages [...]

2011-05-23T11:44:27-07:00May 23rd, 2011|

A great Bellingham bar/restaurant

If you're looking for a great view of Bellingham Bay with outdoor seating as well as indoor, good food, a super but moderately-priced by-the-glass wine list and ambience that allows conversation, try Harborside at the Hotel Bellwether. It's one of the best local places we'll bet you haven't tried - but you should, especially if you [...]

2011-05-23T11:45:08-07:00May 19th, 2011|

“Can you ship X?” Yes, we can!

We are often asked whether we can ship a boat, a car, a drill rig, a large piece of expensive artwork or sculpture, a rocking chair or rocking horse, dresser, cedar chest, tool chest, chest of drawers . . . the answer almost always is "Yes, we can ship that." But sometimes, we recommend against shipping [...]

2011-05-23T11:48:05-07:00May 19th, 2011|

Where do you need to ship today?

Lately we've been doing a lot of international shipping - all sorts of things all around the world. For example, we shipped 6 large boxes of personal goods (mostly clothing and baby stuff) to Norway via DHL; a teddy bear to the Philippines; a full container of water purification equipment via ocean to China; a [...]

2011-05-23T11:50:30-07:00February 3rd, 2011|

Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Pak Mail Holiday CalendarWant to get your packages where they belong on time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Calendar. It has all the deadlines for shipping anywhere in the world, via postal service, UPS or Fed Ex. Questions or concerns about what to ship, when to ship or how to pack it? Give [...]

2010-12-03T17:13:55-08:00November 30th, 2010|

When a box is more than a box

Most of the time when people buy a box, it's because they plan to ship something. But sometimes, a box becomes . . . a playhouse or fort, a bridge, a boat, or a robot.  And this month, boxes are Halloween costumes. Last week, a customer bought 3 boxes to create Thor, the robot, for [...]

2010-10-27T22:01:23-07:00October 27th, 2010|
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