The Shipping News: Getting Your Purchases Back Home

This article originally appeared in the February 2005 issue of Dream of Italy

Shoppers who wish to ship several items together, bought at different stores, may want to contact major carriers directly. Many have offices in Florence and Tuscany.

Florence location: Via delle Cupola, 245,
open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to
7:00 p. m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 12:30
p. m. Closed Sunday.
Another Florence location: Viale P.
Togliatti, 41, Sovigliana Vinci, open Monday
through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p. m.
Closed Saturd ay and Sunday.
800- CALL- DHL;

UPS owns six Mail Boxes Etc. stores in
Florence, and one that is highly recommended
is at Via della Scala,13r, open
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00
p. m. and 3:30 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. (39) 055
268173; (800) PICK-UPS;

Federal Express
FedEx has eight offices in Italy, all located
on the outskirts of cities. Its Tuscan location
is in Capalle, outside Florence, at Via
Gobetti, 3.Open Monday through Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p. m. (39) 022 188444

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— Barrie Kerper