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Things to Consider Before Making A Purchase

With the entire USA marketplace now at your fingertips the options available to you are now seemingly infinite. But, there are many things you need to keep in mind before going on your shopping spree. At Vyking Ship, we do all we can to make our fees as transparent as possible so that you will […]

The Secret of the Split

While the cost savings that a package consolidation offers seems like the best way to save on shipping, sometimes the exact opposite might be true. This is called a Split. There are a few reasons why you may want to do a package split: You want to return one item from a package that contains […]

Starters Guide: How to use your new Vyking Ship account

When we receive packages at our warehouse, we match the name and suite number (your account number) on the package to each customer. This makes it very important that all purchases you make are correctly addressed to with your name and suite number. Use the address format in the email you received to verify your […]

Vyking Ship Purchasing Assistance Program

At Vyking Ship, we are pleased to be able to offer our own Purchasing Assistance Program. The concept is simple: we make merchandise purchases for you when you’re unable to do so yourself. This type of service has a lot of different names, including: Concierge, Personal Shopper, Daigou, Uncle, or Big Brother. Many of you […]

The Power of Consolidating Packages

For those of you who are not familiar with Vyking Ship’s consolidation service, let me explain how it works. You tell us what packages in your account you want combined into a single package. If it’s possible, we take the contents of those packages and put them into a box that will fit all of […]

Dimensional Weight Explained

Dimensional weight is something that affects all of our customers, and as a result we’ve gotten our fair share of questions on the subject. The concept of dimensional weight can be very foreign at first, but here is an explanation that should make the idea seem more natural — although it will not make you […]

Customs Declaration Details

Filling out a Customs Declaration can be a scary thought for people who have never filled one out before. (They can also be daunting for those who have) At Vyking Ship we have streamlined the process to make it easy (and pain free) to fill out your own Customs Declaration. The first step in completing […]

Creative Uses of Your Vyking Ship Account

Almost all of our customers have started using Vyking Ship for our most obvious benefit: a USA address so they can purchase what they want from U.S. merchants and get them shipped internationally. But there is so much more you can do with a Vyking Ship account. Use Vyking Ship as a small scale fulfillment […]

Creating an Account

Creating a Vyking Ship account is the first step toward entering the massive online marketplace in the United States. Our package consolidation and forwarding services allow you to buy from U.S. retailers, and get those items shipped to nearly any place in the world. Why register? First of all, in order for us to receive […]

How to Choose an International Package Forwarding Company

For those of you who are already Vyking Ship customers, no need to read on, your search is over! For those of you who are searching for an international package forwarding company this post is for you. There are so many international package or parcel forwarding companies out there that it can be quite a […]