Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Question about shipping souvenir from Hong Kong to US?

Jump to last reply

This is kinda of a dumb question but my sister is considering buying a small bird cage from Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and was wondering how easy it would be to mail back to the US from Hong Kong?

We will be passing through Hong Kong for a day and a half on the way to Southeast Asia. We previously visited Hong Kong few years ago and she thought about buying a small bird cage but did not because we did not have room to bring it with back with us.

Are there any restrictions to shipping a bird cage because of avian flu? I doubt there would be but I wanted to be sure.

Also since we don't usually ship gifts even from the US we were wondering how easy it would be do this at the post office and if it would be easy to find someone that speaks English. Would any post office be OK or do we need to go to the central post office? We will probably be staying in Causeway Bay near Times Square.

I assume we can we buy a small box and other packaging materials like tape and tissue paper at the post office?

Is there UPS or Fed Ex or something similar in Hong Kong that would be easier than the post office?

Any guidance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Problems at 12,000'
  2. 2 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  3. 3 Hua Hin or another family friendly beach?
  4. 4 Recs for Tokyo hotels
  5. 5 GOING TO SE ASIA , NEED HELP
  6. 6 Please help me plan 3.5 weeks in South Korea
  7. 7 Sixteen Day in South Korea
  8. 8 osaka to kobe frrom ship to ship
  9. 9 Spring trip to Tokyo and Kyoto -10 days
  10. 10 Best Time of Year to Visit Ko Samui/Krabi (Weather)
  11. 11 12 day split between Beijing and Shanghai
  12. 12 Which Putu in Bali????
  13. 13 Biting the India bullet...well, maybe...
  14. 14 Japan, japan
  15. 15 Have you stayed at Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket?
  16. 16 Trip Report Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Luang Say, Chiang Rai, Singapore (but no Siem Reap)
  17. 17 Flying from place to place in Asia - here's our plan with questions
  18. 18 Hong Kong restaurants
  19. 19 Hotels in Hong Kong
  20. 20 India for 2 weeks in December/January
  21. 21 Drinking cheap in Singapore
  22. 22 Has anyone done a houseboat trip in Kerala
  23. 23 Bali trip - Places to visit outside of Bali / SE Asia
  24. 24 SE Asia July/August - more itinerary advice needed
  25. 25 what gifts to take to host in Cambodia from the U.D.
View next 25 » Back to the top