Go ahead and shop! Enter the “New Shipment” in your BONVU.COM account and have your items shipped to BONVU.COM’s US address and we will take it from there.


Forwarding a single shipment * US$ 9.00 Service fee for forwarding a single shipment / single box. *
Consolidation of each additional shipment (unlimited) US$ 9.00 Service for each additional incoming shipment that is consolidated into one outgoing shipment.
Repackaging and consolidating shipments FREE Included with our standard service - repackaging and consolidating when needed and within reason.
Carrier selection FREE Discounted shipping rates from FEDEX, UPS, DHL and USPS (US Postal Service) are provided. Customer selects the carrier of choice.
Customs formalities FREE Necessary customs documents (Invoice) will be created and included with the shipment as per the customer declarations.
Shipment inspection US$ 6.00 Price per incoming shipment (one box, up to five items). Includes a detailed inspection, picture and comments.
Storage of shipments FREE (30 days) After 30 days, US$ .08 per day per cubic foot Free storage up to 30 days after receipt of shipment.

* A single shipment is one box shipped to BONVU from a sender. If a shipment/order from a sender is more than one box, there is a $4 service fee for each additional box. Shipments that require extra labor to repackage, to inspect, to move (such as oversized shipments), or for additional shipping supplies (such as a pallet, custom box..) may have an additional service fee.

There are NO registration fees or monthly account fees.


Below are approximate international shipping rates from the USA to Germany to give a good idea quickly of the shipping costs. Shipping rates are subject to change. Use the Shipping Calculator for a customized, accurate shipping rate.

PACKAGE EXAMPLES   Insured $100, dimensional weight <= actual weight

FEDEX International Economy delivery in 4-6 days

UPS Worldwide Expedited delivery in 4-6 days

USPS Priority International delivery in 6-12 days
1: 2 lbs (.9 kg) $32 $47 $68
2: 10 lbs (4.5 kg) $50 $83 $105
3: 25 lbs (11 kg) $82 $125 $168
4: 75 lbs (34 kg) shipped in 2 boxes $185 $278 $440
5: 150 lbs (68 kg) shipped in 3 boxes $300 $450 $825
6: 300 lbs (136 kg) shipped in 6 boxes. AIR FREIGHT (pallet) is also an option. $500 $900   
7: 600 lbs (273 kg) shipped in 12 boxes. AIR FREIGHT (pallet) is also an option. $1000    

BONVU.COM receives large discounts from the carriers and we pass these discounts on to our customers. Our international shipping rates include more than 70% discount from FEDEX and UPS published rates. For published rates and other shipping information, please visit the carriers’ websites directly:,, and All UPS shipments are sent UPS CARBON NEUTRAL to offset the climate impact of the shipment - the goal is to eventually have all shipments shipped this way.

For oversized boxes, pallets or large shipments (total billable weight over 250 lbs), our Air Freight and Ocean Freight rates may be more economical, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a quote.

Our Shipping Calculator can assist you with customized shipping rates from BONVU to your destination.

Billable weight is the greater of actual weight or dimensional weight. Our Shipping Calculator determines the dimensional weight based on the size of the shipment. All carriers use dimensional weight for rate calculation except for USPS. They use actual weight.

Shipment insurance is provided up to the shipment declared value and subject to the terms of the carrier.


Customs import tax and duty will be paid by the Buyer when the item arrives in the destination country. It is NOT included in the shipping rate. In most European countries, the import tax is similar to the Value-Added Tax and there is a minimum value before the tax is collected. Many items imported do not have Customs duty.

FEDEX, UPS and DHL may prepay the tax and duty for the recipient for fast, to the door delivery, when they do, they will charge an administrative fee for this service. For USPS (postal service), if customs tax/duty is charged, the recipient may need to pay this at the local post office and collect the shipment there. If you have customs questions regarding your shipment, please contact your local customs office.

Customs clearance and costs are the responsibility of the recipient. For import restrictions and other customs details for your specific country, the following links will be helpful:

USPS (brief description):

FEDEX (very detailed):

DHL (click Import Guidelines):