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August 19, 2010

Studying Abroad? Learn How To Shop & Ship Your College Dorm Essentials To Your International Campus...Get the Dorm 411!

by Christi Leslie, Founder & CEO of DormSmart.com
Creator of Dorm411.com

If you are currently studying abroad or planning to study abroad, check out the press release below showcasing DormSmart.com's new international shipping services for college students living and studying abroad. Just another way to live Dorm Smart! How cool is that?

DormSmart.com Partners with Bongo International to Provide Shipping to Over 220 Countries

At DormSmart.com, thinking outside the box is common practice when it comes to servicing their student customers. Exactly the reason they have partnered with Bongo International to ship college dorm essentials to students living and studying abroad.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRLog (Press Release) – Aug 19, 2010 – At DormSmart.com, thinking outside the box is common practice when it comes to servicing their student customers. Exactly the reason they have partnered with Bongo International to provide international shipping services to dorm shoppers in over 220 countries and to US college students studying abroad.

“We partnered with Bongo International because we receive inquiries daily from international shoppers or US college students preparing to study abroad expressing an interest in purchasing our dorm products. We want to be responsive to those shoppers, provide them with a unique solution. Bongo International allows them to shop at any retail store here in the US; save money by consolidating those purchases into one shipment then ship those purchases to their international destination. In addition to providing a solution to our international shoppers, it allows our US student customers studying abroad to continue to shop at their favorite retail stores here in the US then have their purchases shipped to their international campus. It can make living away from home a little easier for our students,” stated Christi Leslie, Founder & CEO of DormSmart.com.

Adding international shipping via Bongo International has enabled DormSmart.com to implement an affordable international shipping solution while expanding their customer base to over 220 countries. Additionally, the service provides an affordable solution for both DormSmart .com and student shoppers who require delivery to Alaska, Hawaii or Outlying US Territories.

The step by step process is simple for DormSmart’s shoppers:

Step1: Shop for items at DormSmart.com, adding them to the shopping cart.

Step 2: Setup a Bongo account by clicking the Bongo International graphic in DormSmart’s shopping cart.

Step 3: After signup, Bongo will provide the shopper with their very own mainland US address where their purchases will be shipped and consolidated.

Step 4: Shopper then completes checkout at DormSmart.com, using their new US address supplied by Bongo as both their billing and shipping address and making payment with the credit card that they have on file with Bongo.

Step 5: Once their order is completed, shoppers finish their verification process with Bongo.

Step 6: Bongo takes over, shoppers communicate directly with Bongo for delivery of their purchases.

It’s that simple.

For additional information about DormSmart’s new shipping service for customers requiring delivery to Hawaii, Alaska, Outlying US Territories and international locations visit:

http://www.dormsmart.com/DormSmart-Store-Policies-18.html#Shipping_and_Delivery

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