Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Balikbayan Boxes

When Balikbayan Box Items Are Unappreciated By Recipients: 3 Questions to Ask Ourselves

Sending a balikbayan box has been a part of the lifestyle of many overseas Filipino workers. On a carton box, about three to four feet high are valuable items they hope will bring joy to their intended recipients. But...

Sending Balikbayan Box to Philippines During Time of Pandemic

How is sending a balikbayan box to the Philippines during a pandemic differ from a not-too-distant past? Despite the significant impact the coronavirus pandemic has brought to the world, life goes on, as they say. This includes trying to live...

7 Balikbayan Box Items Filipinos Love to Send to Family

No matter what the contents are, recipients of balikbayan boxes can feel the love sent from far away places.

Can I Send My LCD TV To Philippines Via Balikbayan Box?

The answer to this question is yes. It is possible to ship LCD television units from abroad to an address in the Philippines. Using sea cargo forwarder service from LBC, it takes between 30 and 60 days for a balikbayan...

Balikbayan Box Companies Filipinos in Hong Kong Should Avoid

Two cargo forwarding companies based in Hong Kong are among companies blacklisted foreign forwarders and consolidators by the Department of Trade and Industry  (DTI) in its July 2016 advisory. The list was compiled by the DTI based on complaints of undelivered and mishandled balikbayan...

27 Items Banned Inside Balikbayan Boxes to Philippines

It's a great feeling for a family to receive that balikbayan box sent by a relative abroad. The same feeling resonates with senders who feel a sense of fulfillment in bringing joy to families back home. Find out the items...

List of Balikbayan Box Cargo Forwarders Accredited by DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry released the list of Philippine accredited cargo forwarders as of August 2014. For list of address and contact numbers, please refer to the following file: List of DTI accredited cargo forwarders 1 "K" Line Logistics (Phils.),...

List of Items Prohibited Inside Balikbayan Boxes

The following items are prohibited inside every balikbayan box sent by Filipinos overseas to consignees/recipients in the Philippines. Alcoholic beverages Dismantled Auto Parts (Chop chop) Cultural artifacts and pottery Dog and cat fur Firearms, Explosives & Guns, including parts...

List of Banned Items Inside Balikbayan Boxes

Balikbayan boxes are often sent by Filipinos living abroad to their family and friends in the Philippines. These boxes are typically used to send gifts and personal items to loved ones in the Philippines. However, there are certain prohibited...

8 Things About Sending Balikbayan Boxes You Need to Know

Filipinos are known to be people who preserve strong family ties despite the distance. One of the things that most OFWs often prepare is balikbayan boxes. They prepare balikbayan boxes that include clothing, toys, and chocolates to send to...
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