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Taking a Desktop Computer Overseas - Options? [duplicate]

I am moving overseas for a few months and will be working remotely, which will require me to take my desktop computer. What are the best methods to take a desktop computer overseas? What potential ...
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Can I take my gaming computer as luggage? Leaving Saudi Arabia to Malaysia in 27hours [duplicate]

So basically, I have this small form factor gaming PC that I built a few months back for portability*, and I will be leaving to Malaysia to study*, but I believe I might need a capable PC since my ...
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Bringing a desktop computer to Germany in hand luggage [duplicate]

I am going to study abroad in Germany, my current location is Malaysia. I am bringing my personal desktop computer (without monitor) as carry-on luggage. The computer chassis size is like this. Are ...
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Best way to bring Desktop CPU from to India? [duplicate]

I want to bring my CPU which I used in Canada for over 2 years to India with me. What is the best way to do that? Should I check into baggage or carry on or ship it via courier service?
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I want bring my desktop pc to the US, will the customs pass it? [duplicate]

I'm traveling to the US from Malaysia and I will be bringing my computer desktop and monitor. Will I face any issues with US customs?
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Why would you wrap your luggage in plastic?

At many airports you can wrap your luggage with sheets of sticky plastic. Why on earth would you do that? I only see disadvantages. I can imagine the mess when customs ask you to open your luggage. So ...
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Flying with a desktop computer (as checked luggage)

On an upcoming trip, I will be taking a desktop computer and monitor as checked luggage (on a United/Continental flight). What should I be aware of when doing this? What needs to be done to properly ...
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Can one carry an internal hard-drive in cabin-luggage?

I'm currently in the process of moving from France to Canada. I have plenty of computer equipment that I just put in boxes and that will be sent by naval transport. One thing I'm scared off though, ...
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What can security officials do when they suspect my checked baggage?

Chris S answer in this question recommends against packing items such as desktop computer because they can look suspicious to the security officials. Assuming I lock my luggage, what can they do if ...
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Is traveling to Canada/US with desktop PC as carry-on possible?

I'll be moving to Canada in a couple of months and I'm taking my $2,000+ PC with me. Obviously I don't want it to get damaged, specially since I'm an electrical engineer and I work with the thing. It'...
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What is the likelihood of TSA checking a package which has a desktop computer in it?

I'll be travelling from Miami to Istanbul (non-stop with Turkish Airlines) I have a HTPC atx case. I kept the protective foam of the case. I will pack it in a hard plastic storage box and tape the lid ...
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Can I bring desktop PC components from India to USA?

I want to bring desktop components from India to USA including a processor, graphics card, motherboard, ram, ssd, and a monitor. I will be carrying it in a handheld carrying case as a check-in luggage....
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Do I need to pay import duty for bringing disassembled desktop computer to USA?

I'm going to UC Berkeley for an one-year program months later and I want to have my desktop PC with myself. The thread discusses how, while it doesn't contain information about import duty & taxes....
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Obtain Export Certificate from Indian Customs for items in checked baggage before Check-In?

This talks about a counter after immigration, much after check-in counter. Where can I get an export certificate of customs in India? Indian Customs counter at airports in India are typically after ...
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Can I bring personal computer from UK to Ukraine for personal use?

I will be travelling to Ukraine for a 1-2 months and I am wondering if I could bring my personal computer with me (for personal use of course), or is this prohibited?

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