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【Must Read】Transit Do’s and Don’ts When Online Shopping in Canada

October 9, 2020


Buyandship arm extends to North America! With the launch of our Canadian Warehouse, our members can go to major Canadian websites to shop and enjoy the goods as much as they want! Here’s a friendly remember to pay attention to the following precautions before placing an order. Buy your favorite Canadian goods with peace of mind using Buyandship PH! Start your Canadian Adventures at home with these notes in mind.

If you want a borderless consumer experience, use Buyandship Philippines for your cross-border shopping. We have Twelve (12) warehouse addresses around the world~ any shipments from these countries are consolidated for free! We also charged purely by weight to help you save more money on international shipping.


tickWatch Out For Exchange Rates

The Canadian currency is Canadian dollars. Most online stores will mark the price with CAD or the symbols $, C$, Can$. CAD 1.00 is roughly equivalent to PHP 36.68 (the exchange rate fluctuates, and it is recommended that you check before placing an order) When you use your card for online shopping, you should also be aware that banks usually charge a handling fee.

tickWatch Out For Time Difference

Want to snap up a flash offer that counts every second? Then pay attention to the time difference! Philippines is twelve hours ahead of the capital Ottawa. That is to say, nine o’clock in the morning in Canada time is nine o’clock in the evening the Philippine time on the same day. Remember to add one hour to daylight saving time! You should pay more attention to the limited-time offers in the online store, the actual end time!

tickWatch Out For the Canadian Discount Season

The major local discount time is the same as the United States, “Black Friday”, the promotion is almost the largest number of discounts throughout the year, in addition, Canada also has the same Boxing Day Sale as the United Kingdom (December 26 each year), which also has a lot of discounts, so in fact, from Black Friday By the end of the New Year holidays, it is the time when the discounts are the most deadly! There are also discounts for Easter in March and April every year!

There will also be various discount seasons at other time points, make sure to visit Buyandship’s IG, FB, & FB Group account , so that you don’t miss out on these big sale events in Canada. One more thing, our FB Group is a community where you can share, relate, and vent out to so, you don’t feel alone in your overseas online shopping endeavor

👉 Buyandship PH Facebook Page

👉 Buyandship PH Instagram Account

👉Buyandship PH Official Facebook Group

tickPay Attention to the Delivery Time

The Canadian transshipment service is tentatively scheduled to be shipped out once a week and is scheduled to be shipped out on Wednesday. If you want to receive your product as soon as possible, you must clip the time to shop online!

tickPay Attention to Fill in the Right Address and Member ID Position

Fill in the correct warehouse address. Please do not enter the membership ID on the address. The membership number only needs to be filled in after the name.

👉Get Your Canada Warehouse Address Here



crossProhibited Products and Size Restrictions

The prohibited items for Buyandship Canada’s transshipment service include all liquids, and all battery-containing products (including batteries and lithium batteries) The size limit is that one side of the length, width, and height cannot exceed 100cm, or the sum of the three sides cannot exceed 150CM. If you exceed any of the above restrictions, you may have to pay additional fees, be rejected by the warehouse, return the shipment, fail to ship or be charged by volume.

👉 Buyandship PH Prohibited Items Catalog

crossPurchase Cash on Delivery as Your Mode of Payment

The warehouse will not pay any money, so all cash on delivery shipments will be rejected. Remember to pay all purchases online, on the website!

cross Missing User ID Membership Number

When filling in the recipient information, be sure to double-check whether you have filled in your User ID. This is our method of identifying the shipment, so it is really very important! It must be filled in!