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Subject: RE: [DNA] Some FTDNA kits sent to participants but not arriving?
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 12:35:24 +1000
>I am currently sending a test kit to a distant cousin in Mexico via DHL
>Express. It is expensive but with a tracking number and being handled by a
>private delivery service even for the return trip to FTDNA it is about the
>only way to guarantee the kit gets there and back. The regular postal
>service in Mexico is often very, very slow and risky for many reasons. I
>also wonder about problems with customs. If my cousin had been close to the
>border (he's not), it literally would have been cheaper for me to drive
>there (I am in South Central Texas). Anyone have any experiences with
>getting kits to and from Mexico that they want to share?
I have had kits sent to Mexico and to Chile, they were received and
returned without any
problems. Perhaps I was lucky.