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[Discuss] Travelling abroad & taking technology

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Mark Woodward <markw at>wrote:

> What am I missing? Why can't you FedEx it?
> On 12/31/2012 10:36 AM, Matt Shields wrote:
>> I have buildout a datacenter in London in January and I've ordered
>> everything I need directly to the datacenter because of everything I've
>> heard about dealing with customs.  The only exception of a single piece of
>> equipment we forgot that probably won't make it if I ship it now (a Cisco
>> serial console server).  I know that I can carry my laptop on the plane
>> and
>> go through custom's fine, but is it possible to carry something like that
>> with me or pack it in a suitcase and go through customs?
>> Matt

My understanding is Fedex or UPS'ing it would take a month to get through
customs.  That's just what I've been told.


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