in Guatemala , need a new smart phone, buy local or ship down from US

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  1. Dirtnadvil

    Dirtnadvil Long timer

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    I posting this for my son who is in the predicament of needing a new smart phone. If we ship one down for him I would like to know what would be the most secure way of getting it down to him...Thanks ,,,,,John
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  2. bmwarabia

    bmwarabia Harvey in Antigua

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    Open phones are readily available. From cheap to expensive. You can ship using a forwarder such as rapidito express or one of the others.
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    175grams Old Town Outfitters, Antigua, Guatemala

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    Agreed, I would probably just buy something here... plenty of options and you can find unlocked phones easily.

    Actually, if he's fine with something a little older (maybe just a temporary option), I have an unlocked Motorola X posted on the local classifieds. He can search on facebook marketplace for options as well.
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  4. Dirtnadvil

    Dirtnadvil Long timer

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    thanks for the help, I passed it on to him...
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  5. BvilleBud

    BvilleBud Been here awhile Supporter

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    A thought, what is the shipping time to Guadalajara? I have shipped a lot of things to Mexico and it took FOREVER USPS and was very $$$ UPS.
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