Vancouver - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Thankfully we are about an 1.5 hour drive away from Bellingham WA so we get everything we need there. All dairy and meat products sold in Canada come from Canada only so the prices are allowed to be high as there is no competition. - May 2017

Alcohol is expensive, but you can bring it in from the States. Fill up the gas tank while you are in the States as well. The Costco line is worth it. - Aug 2015

More furniture, maybe? Even Craigslist in Vancouver was more pricey than elsewhere. Again, it's an LQA post. And it was a hassle leaving there for a furnished post because I then had to store everything I just purchased! Know what you are getting into and plan accordingly. - Jun 2014

Bottled water from Italy. - Mar 2012

None, everything is available here. - Jun 2010

Nothing. - Oct 2008


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