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DHL, FedEx, UPS & USPS all offer service taking anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.

With USPS the package will pass through the Philippine Postal System so there is more risk of loss/theft or just delay involved.

UPS & FedEx contract with local courier services (like 2Go) so they're a step up from the USPS/PhilPost route.

If you want the best (in my opinion) go with DHL, they actually have their own offices and employees in the Philippines so it will be in DHL's hands from end-to-end.

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What courier does everyone use to send documents to the Philippines the fastest way?

first class mail is the best bang for your buck....its usually only 10 days or so from michigan to davao...i would imagine fed ex would be the fastest, but you'll pay for it.........

good luck.

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first class mail is the best bang for your buck....its usually only 10 days or so from michigan to davao...i would imagine fed ex would be the fastest, but you'll pay for it.........

good luck.

My wife started getting charged a 5000P customs fee when I sent immigration documents to Davao through the post office. I switched to Fedex which was cheaper considering the custom of the local post office turned into demanding a bribe to release them. They got there much faster to.


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first class mail is the best bang for your buck....its usually only 10 days or so from michigan to davao...i would imagine fed ex would be the fastest, but you'll pay for it.........

good luck.

First class is not much of a bargain if the docs never arrive or get held hostage for bribe money -- you were lucky. I say DHL for the reasons already mentioned, but FedEx is great also.


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DHL or LBC speed pouch. $12.50 for 2pounds in less than a week to Manila.

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DHL, FedEx, UPS & USPS all offer service taking anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.

With USPS the package will pass through the Philippine Postal System so there is more risk of loss/theft or just delay involved.

UPS & FedEx contract with local courier services (like 2Go) so they're a step up from the USPS/PhilPost route.

If you want the best (in my opinion) go with DHL, they actually have their own offices and employees in the Philippines so it will be in DHL's hands from end-to-end.

Fed Ex is in the the Manila/Makita area I know for sure, as is UPS.


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Problem with DHL is its NOT everywhere in the USA.

I send stuff to my fiancee Fed Ex and it arrived in 3 days, she recommended I use FedEx even.


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My wife started getting charged a 5000P customs fee when I sent immigration documents to Davao through the post office. I switched to Fedex which was cheaper considering the custom of the local post office turned into demanding a bribe to release them. They got there much faster to.

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First class is not much of a bargain if the docs never arrive or get held hostage for bribe money -- you were lucky. I say DHL for the reasons already mentioned, but FedEx is great also.

I agree. I would not dream of sending anything important by Mail to the Philippines. For sure don't use it to send important docs. I used Fedex with good results. Most of the stuff.

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I agree. I would not dream of sending anything important by Mail to the Philippines. For sure don't use it to send important docs. I used Fedex with good results. Most of the stuff.

You all just talked me out of using first class anymore, even though I've never had a problem in years..and lots of important AND expensive things...maybe it's because from hayseed town america to hayseed town philippines...cause god knows I am not that lucky........ :no:

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