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

Had everything we needed. - Jul 2020


We shipped stuff that's typically not available in Africa: refried beans, jalapenos, BBQ sauce, good beer, salsa, dill pickles, black olives, etc. Also toiletries where we're brand-sensitive: face wash, shampoo, lotion, etc. - Mar 2017


Depends on your need for comfort items. Though we have a gracious consumable allowance, there is plenty of choice here in most areas. You cannot ship liquids by pouch in any quantity, so that is a consideration for consumables. Beer here is light and mostly the same, whatever the brand. Brew your own, or ship it in if you appreciate microbrews. Wine and spirits are freely available either in country or via duty free. - Jun 2016


Most items are available through Amazon Prime/Pantry. Specific dish liquids and some other items are restricted by post. - Oct 2015


Maybe tires. We shipped our preferred toiletries and a few food items that we weren't sure we would be able to get, but we could have been fine without them (we would have simply paid more here). - Apr 2013


None that I can think of. - Apr 2010


I can't think of anything that I missed having. - Dec 2008


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