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What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

We did a good job with our shipment, if I do say so myself. But I'm glad that I shipped: paper products, garbage bags, personal hygiene things (again, available, but pricey), Clorox wipes, granola bars, snack foods, refried beans and tortilla shells, crackers, beef boullion, mac and cheese. We forgot pizza sauce. - Apr 10, 2017
We shipped paper towels, toilet paper, Mexican food and some cheese. - Feb 14, 2017
A small SUV in better condition. Local mechanics are very hit and miss here. Also 220 VAC UPS units for personal electronics. Electricity supply is unstable. - May 1, 2016
Zip locks, good trash bags, and American popcorn. - Jul 17, 2014
If you have access to DPO mail, it's better to wait until arrival at post to see what is available locally as availability is expanding all the time; almost anything you need can be purchased online, which is a great option if you have access to DPO. The exception is liquids, as the quantity the mail service accepts is limited, so bring plenty of sunscreen, shampoo, and any other toiletries that you may need. Olive oil is expensive here, so it's a good idea to bring some though other types of cooking oils are readily available and affordable. I brought many spices, but found that I can purchase most fresh spices here inexpensively, and they are delicious and easily dried. - Oct 31, 2011
Recommend any brand named item that you simply can't do without - you can find substitutes for nearly everything here. - Sep 24, 2011
Most everything is available, unless you want very specific things. - Apr 27, 2011
Pancake syrup and bisquick. Sunscreen, children's medicines (tylenol, motrin) Adult motrin, Advil, Excedrine, immodium - Jun 9, 2010
Skis, mountain bike, UPS. (Power is semi-reliable at best. It usually comes back in a few minutes to an hour, but it blips fairly often.) - Oct 12, 2009
Same things I shipped before--real maple syrup, baking supplies, chocolate chips (though you can always chop up a chocolate bar), grains for grinding, feminine products, diapers (though locally sold Pampers are only slightly more expensive than Huggies via Amazon.com), nice fabric for tailoring. I wish I'd known how cheap it was to get things custom framed (circa US$20-50). I would have brought every last thing in my house I wanted framed. - Jan 27, 2009