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The best way to transfer a bulky computer to another country for 2 years is simply not to. Sell it, and take the money with you and buy a new one when you arrive. Then when you return home, sell it again and do the same when you return home again.


CPUs are relatively sturdy and quite light, so any way you can carry it is fine. Push it into a sponge or styrofoam pad so that pins do not get bent. I would put it in the carry-on luggage since I would prefer keeping an eye on it, just because it's valuable and small which makes it an easy target for thieves. [EDIT] With the CPU pins in the sponge, insert ...


The best way would be to ship it via a courier company as you own the computer and it's over 2 years old desktop, I presume it to be heavy, and to carry it as baggage item you would have to pay a lot more.


After about a year and a half of permanent travel, I've found that I actually don't need a step-down transformer. As it turns out, all of the devices I carry with me regularly can handle 110 and 220 just fine, and the odd appliance that can't is usually inexpensive to purchase at my destination. If you're a permanent traveler, the weight and bulk of a ...


According to importdutycalculator.com, electronics are never subject to Indian import duties: Duty rates in India can be ad valorem (as a percentage of value) or specific (rupees per unit). Duty rates vary from 0% to 150%, with an average duty rate of 11.9%. Some goods are not subject to duty (e.g. laptops and other electronic products). So you ...

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