LASL SMALL PACKAGE SERVICE:
For the Spring pers. package shipment collected in April-May, delivery in Latvia was completed by June 25. For book shipments to institutions collected Apr-May: delivery commenced June 30.
Future PACKAGE shipment collections in 2016: a) eastern US seaboard: aug-sept, and again at the end of Oct- begin of November; b) Midwest and Western points: October, 2016. Please see dates below.
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 = $50.00 ( $ x .90 = euro) (August, 2016)
If you have Latvian books, but no recipient in mind, we suggest "Otrā elpa" in Riga - an organization modeled on "Goodwill" stores, 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 Sept.9
AUTUMN 2016 PACKAGE SHIPMENT SCHEDULE:
Boston, MA:Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 58 Irving St, Brookline,MA:
Thursday, Sept 8 from 12:30 -2 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, September 10th @ 1pm.
East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ: Saturday, September 10th @ 11 am.
Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705: Saturday, August 27th from 12:30-1:30 pm
Manchester, CT: Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St): please call!
Poughkeepsie,NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie:
Sunday, August 28 from 9-10 am
Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ:
Saturday, August 27th
Long Island/Sala: Latvian Lutheran Church - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY:
Saturday, August 27 from 10-11 am
Washington, DC: Latvian Luth Church, rear-parking lot: 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD:
Sunday, Sept 11th from 9:30-10:45 am.
Wilmington, DE: Baidins residence: 1104 Windon Drive, Wilmington DE:
Saturday, September 10th @2:30 pm
SOUTH and MIDWEST collection points: Thanks! Spring packages delivered by June 25. Next collection dates will be in October, but if sending package by UPS for Aug-Sept shipment, ensure deliv by Sept 9!
Atlanta: contact Sybil: email@example.com
St Petersburg, FL: Latvian Center: 17905 9th Ave, N, St Petersburg, FL:
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 @ _ pm
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, ___TBA___ from 10-12 noon.
Portland: Latvian Center: 5500 Dosch Rd, Portland, OR:
Sunday, ___TBA___ 9:30-11 am
Seattle: Latvian Center: 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98175 ___TBA___ , from 10-11:30 am
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 EURO
August 30, 2016
45 EUR = 50.2290 USD
1 USD = 0.896 EUR
Latvian American Shipping Line
19 N. Mountain Ave, Montclair, N.J. 07042-1810, USA