The Best Stackry Alternative? Try Planet Express

Stackry package forwarding company claims that they have more than 35 000 satisfied customers from all around the world. So, let’s find out what are their upsides and downsides and compare them with alternative service called Planet Express.

  • Main Benefits of Planet Express
  • Pricing Comparison
  • Shipping Rates Comparison
  • Sales-tax-free Warehouse
  • Planet Express Reviews
  • Why Planet Express is the Best Stackry Alternative?
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The Best Stackry alternative? Try Planet Express

Planet Express Benefits

Here is a quick overview of the main advantages of the Planet Express package forwarding service that has over the Stackry.

  • The best shipping rates
  • Professional customer support
  • Clear pricing (see the table below)
  • The best customer reviews on Trustpilot in the package forwarding industry

Shipping Rates

Prices of the shipping from the US are very important factor when deciding whether to use some forwarder or not. Would you guess which service is cheaper? If not, don’t worry, here is a comparison for you:

  PLANET EXPRESS  STACKRY  
Shipping to: LondonSydneyTokyoLondonSydneyTokyo

Package dimensions
10×8×3 inches

Package weight
4 lbs

Value
$100

Postal Service: Fully Tracked$32,93$30,82n/a
USPS Express$38,74$43,50$38,27$98,87$110,55$107,95
FedEx Economy$30,66$33,52$29,19$58,27$52,58$78,12
FedEx Priority$33,81$38,01$32,30$61,98$66,68$95,27
DHL Worldwide Express$45,09$41,65$43,05$62,21$52,78

Prices of the shipping of Stackry and Planet Express were calculated on the 12th of December 2019. We used the official postage calculator tools of Stackry and Planet Express.

Both companies, Planet Express, and Stackry offer several carriers (DHL, FedEx, USPS…) and their delivery methods so you can choose the one that suits you best.

We know that the price is not everything. Some factors of the package forwarding (like customer support, delivery times, etc.) are very important too (more about them later). But as you can see from the quick comparison above, the price differences are significant. Stackry is much more expensive than its alternative, Planet Express.

Are you curious how much would you pay for your package? Use our postage calculator:

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The more expensive methods like DHL Worldwide Express, FedEx Priority, and FedEx Economy, are suitable for those that want to enjoy the content of the package as soon as possible. The cheaper delivery methods are excellent ‘budget’ options if you don’t need your package as quickly.

Pricing Comparison of Planet Express and Stackry

Stackry prices of the shipping cannot be compared with Planet Express. Let’s see if Stackry is competitive with the additional services at least.

 PLANET EXPRESS STACKRY
 FREEPAIDFREE
MEMBERSHIP PRICEFREE$10 per month
$50 per year
free
MAIL OUT FEE / HANDLING FEE$2 per package$2 per packagefree
CONSOLIDATIONn/a$5+$2 per each consolidated package
7 days of free storage for consolidated package
$2 per package
FREE STORAGE10 days45 days45 days
ADDITIONAL STORAGE$.01 per lbs per day$.01 per lbs per day$.08 per lbs per day
MANUALLY PHOTO REQUEST$2 for 3 general photos
$5 for 10 detail photos
$2 for 3 general photos
$5 for 10 detail photos
$3 for 1 photo
$5 for 3 photos
PRE-ORDER PHOTO REQUEST$1 for 3 general photos
$2 for 10 detail photos
$1 for 3 general photos
$2 for 10 detail photos
n/a
SPECIAL REQUEST$5 flat fee per package$5 flat fee per package$2 (request information)
REPACK REQUEST$5 flat fee per package$5 flat fee per package$5
SHOP FOR ME$5 service fee
7% of the total cost (bank fee)
$5 service fee
7% of the total cost (bank fee)
$10 service fee
8,5% of the total cost (bank fee)
EXPRESS PROCESSING$3$3n/a
OVERWEIGHT FEE (for packages over 10 lbs)

The prices of additional services were updated from the Planet Express and Stackry website on the 12th of December 2019.

The first thing that needs to be said is that Stackry doesn’t offer premium membership to consolidate packages, for example. This is probably one of the biggest advantages of Stackry over Planet Express. But, you pay more with Stackry if you want to take additional pictures, use the shop for me service or store your packages longer than the free storage period.


Sales-tax-free Warehouse in Oregon

Yes, Stackry warehouse is located in New Hampshire so there is 0 % sales tax. But did you know that Planet Express has 2 warehouses? The first is located in California where you get the best shipping rates possible. The second you will find in Portland, Oregon, which is sales-tax-free! So, make sure you do the math in advance to find out the one that is better for you.

Planet Express Oregon Warehouse
Planet Express warehouse in Portland, OR

Reviews of Planet Express

Customers of Planet Express left a lot of reviews on sites like Google, Facebook or Sitejabber. We are happy when we read them because they are so positive and usually, we have 5* ratings! Feel free to read some of our reviews on Trustpilot, for example.

Stackry reviews are not as good as its alternative, Planet Express. Stackry Trustpilot rating was* average only.

Planet Express Trustpilot Rating

*On the 12th of December 2019.


Summary Of The Best Stackry Alternative

We opened our first warehouse in 2017. As you can see from the pictures below, now it is almost full and we provide our services to thousands of customers worldwide.


Friendly and Responsive Customer Support

Feel free to contact our customer support if you have any questions about the package forwarding and fulfillment. Our agents are friendly and will gladly answer your questions. We are also very glad that our customers appreciated our agents in their reviews!

Useful Knowledge Base and Tutorials

You will also find useful information about the import policy of your country in our country guides.

And finally, if you need to know how to place the consolidation, special, or repack request, mailout the package or return it, visit our tutorials page where you will find videos and all features explained.

We wanted to make online shopping for people outside of the US as easy as possible. That’s why we wrote down step by step tutorials on how to order goods from the most popular US online stores. Make sure you check them out!


Planet Express vs Stackry FAQ

✅ Why should I use Planet Express instead of Stackry?

1. At Planet Express, you know what you pay for. We have transparent pricing.
2. We provide you with responsive and friendly customer support – our agents will answer your questions and help you solve your needs. 
3. We have a fully dedicated country and store guides. If you struggle with placing an order, you can follow our step by step tutorials that make shopping from the US easy.

📞 Does Planet Express have a good customer support?

Our customer support is responsive and helpful. We are able to respond to most of your questions within 12 hrs. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding shopping in the US, package forwarding or logistics.

🆓 Does Planet Express offer sales-tax-free warehouse?

Yes, we have warehouses in California and Oregon. Our warehouse in Oregon is completely sales-tax-free. Enjoy shopping in the US with no sales tax!