LASL SMALL PACKAGE SERVICE:
The Aug-Sept package shipment will be arriving in Riga the first week of October; deliveries will commence shortly after customs clearance is completed.
Hello! Please continue reading for guidelines and the schedule for our next package shipment to Latvia- the Christmas shipment. Collection dates are in October, for a December delivery to the door of designated recipients. We will be accepting packages, book shipments, and also larger cargo if you would like to coordinate the US inland with our package pick-up service, but for larger cargo please call to schedule in advance of pick-up date!
We will also be offering our LASL Christmas gift basket assortment, which can be ordered from the end of September thru November 6, and will be delivered to your consignee in December.
Guidelines: Please note that in order for your parcel to be sent as a small package, which includes customs clearance and delivery, it must comply with the the small package guidelines:1)value of the contents of all packages must be designated in EUROs; 2) The total value of merchandise that an individual may receive duty-free is 45 euro; please limit package weight to under 35 lbs; declare all items.If you have any questions please call prior to packing and we will gladly assist you!
Exchange rate: 45 euro = $51.00 ( $ x .89 = euro) (Sept, 2016)
If you have Latvian books you would like to send to Latvia, but no recipient in mind, we suggest "Otrā elpa" in Riga - an organization modeled on "Goodwill" industry, whereby proceeds from all sales are donated to charities.
If mailing packages directly to our warehouse, please note that the warehouse address is: LASL, 84 Harbor Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305. We suggest that you also call to notify us, so that we know to look for the parcels. For the Autumn shipment: please ensure that packages are delivered by November 4, 2016.
Christmas 2016 PACKAGE SHIPMENT SCHEDULE: East Coast:
Boston, MA:Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 58 Irving St, Brookline,MA:
Saturday, October 29 from 2:30-4 pm.
Catskills: Rota, Elka Park, NY: please call!
Philadelphia, PA: St. Johns Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 301 N. Newtown St Rd., Newtown Sq, PA:
Saturday, November 5 @ 1pm.
East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ: Saturday, November 5 @ 11 am.
Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705: Saturday, November 5 from 12:30-1:30 pm
Manchester, CT: Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St): Please call to schedule for Oct 29.
Poughkeepsie,NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie:
Sunday, October 30 from 9-10 am
Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ: Saturday, November 5 @ 9:30 am
Rochester: 130 Ellingwood Drive, Rochester, NY: Wednesday, October 26 from 4-6 pm
Long Island/Sala: Latvian Lutheran Church - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY:
Saturday, November 5 from 10-11 am
Washington, DC: Latvian Luth Church, rear-parking lot: 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD:
Sunday, November 6 from 9:30-10:45 am.
Wilmington, DE: Baidins residence: 1104 Windon Drive, Wilmington DE:
Saturday, November 5 @2:30 pm
SOUTH and MIDWEST collection points:
Atlanta: contact Sybil: email@example.com
St Petersburg, FL: Latvian Center: 17905 9th Ave, N, St Petersburg, FL: Saturday, October 15 from 1:30-3:30 pm
Indianapolis: Latvian Center: 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN:
Monday, October 24@ 6 pm
Chicago#1: St Peter's Latvian Congregation: 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL:
Wednesday, October 26 @ 1 pm
(if LASL driver is delayed, please call NJ office!)
Chicago#2: Addison/Ashland St intersection: Friday, October 28 @ approx 6-8 pm:Please contact us!
Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1853 N 75th St, Milwaukee, WI:
Wednesday, October 26 @ 5 pm
Minneapolis: Latvian Lutheran Church 3152 17th Ave, Minneapolis, MN: Thursday, October 27 @12 noon
"Latvijas Ciems": 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI:
Saturday, October 29 @11 am
Kalamazoo: Latvian Center: 100 Cherry Hill Dr, Kalamazoo, MI:
Saturday, October 29 @ 12 noon
Detroit: Latvian Lutheran Church: 30623 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI:
Saturday, October 29 @ 5pm
Cleveland, OH: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood, OH:
Sunday, October 30 @ 9-9:30 am
WESTERN US collection points:
SanFrancisco: 1563 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501:
Saturday, October 15 from 10am-1 pm
Los Angeles: Latvian Center: 1955 Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, CA: Sunday, October 23 from 10-12:30pm
Portland: Latvian Center: 5500 Dosch Rd, Portland, OR:
Saturday, October 15 from noon-2 pm: (the day of the Autumn Bazaar) *** Possible schedule change due to the inclement weather. Please call Anita: (201) 788-5315. Thanks!
Seattle: Latvian Center: 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98175: please call!
If sending your package to us via UPS, please ensure that it reaches us by:
Please call about PERSONAL PACKAGE REGULATIONS: 45euro/ recipient is max package value per package to be duty free, and for your package to be accepted as a PERSONAL PACKAGE! All values must be designated in EUROs.
October 22, 2016
45 EUR = 48.9870 USD
1 USD = 0.918 EUR
Latvian American Shipping Line
19 N. Mountain Ave, Montclair, N.J. 07042-1810, USA