MyConnect Frequently Asked Questions

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Package Forwarding to Alaska: FAQs about Carlile MyConnect

Package Forwarding to Alaska FAQs

Can this shipping service to Alaska only be used for online purchases?

No, you can shop by phone or catalog and have your package forwarded to Alaska as well.

Wherever you purchase from, make sure to use the special MyConnect shipping address (including your MyConnect customer ID) in Tacoma, WA rather than your Alaska address.

How do I estimate my shipping costs for forwarding packages to Alaska?

Please use the MyConnect Shipping Quote calculator to estimate the cost of shipping your packages to your nearest Carlile MyConnect shipping terminal in Alaska.  You will need shipping dimensions and weight.

Please note that actual charges to forward your shipment to Alaska are based on verified shipping specifications once we receive your items at our Tacoma, WA shipping terminal.

What shipping address do I use to have my packages sent to Alaska?

The key to MyConnect is using the unique shipping address provided when you register for MyConnect. This address is for Carlile’s shipping terminal in Tacoma, WA and includes your unique MyConnect customer ID number. 

Use your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your Alaskan home or business address) anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

How and when do I pay to forward my shipment to Alaska?

You will receive a notification once your items have been received in Tacoma, WA. We’ll then confirm your package forwarding charges based on verified shipping specifications. Next, you will log in to MyConnect to pay for your shipments, and your items will be on their way to Alaska. 

Where and when can I pick up my shipments that were forwarded to a Carlile Terminal in Alaska?

Package shipments to Alaska can be picked up during business hours at your designated Carlile MyConnect shipping terminal.

MyConnect’s Alaskan Package Forwarding Pick-Up Locations 

Anchorage MyConnect Package Pick-Up 

1800 East 1st Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Pick-Up Hours: Mon-Fri 8a – 5p

Fairbanks MyConnect Package Pick-Up 

900 Aurora Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Pick-up Hours: Open Mon-Fri 7a – 6p | Sat 8a – 12p

Kenai MyConnect Package Pick-Up 

1216 Bridge Access Road
Kenai, AK 99611
Pick-up Hours: Mon-Fri 7a – 5p | Sat 7a – 12p

Kodiak MyConnect Package Pick-Up

5152 Tom Stiles Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
Pick-up Hours: Open Mon-Fri 8a – 5p

Prudhoe Bay MyConnect Package Pick-Up

500 Airport Way
Prudhoe Bay, AK 99701
Pick-up Hours: Open Daily 6a – 7p

How do I track my package forwarding shipment to Alaska?
Tracking shipments from your retailer to MyConnect in Tacoma, WA

Use the tracking information provided by your retailer to track your shipment until it is delivered to Carlile MyConnect in Tacoma, WA.

Tracking shipments once received by MyConnect in Tacoma, WA to Alaska

You will receive a notification once your items are received by Carlile MyConnect in Tacoma, WA. Log in to your MyConnect account for tracking information until your item reaches its destination in Alaska.

Is additional coverage available for my shipment to Alaska?
Standard Liability Coverage Included

The maximum liability on your shipment to Alaska will be $20.00 per pound up to a maximum of $200,000 per shipment for new goods. Household goods and used goods will have a maximum liability of $0.10 per pound up to a maximum of $5,000 per Alaskan shipment.

Additional Coverage Available

Additional coverage beyond Carlile’s standard liability coverage is available and can be added when completing your shipment in MyConnect. Simply provide a declared value and additional coverage charges can be added to your order.

The maximum liability on the shipment to Alaska will be increased up to the declared value, not to exceed $200,000 per shipment.  In no case will the declared value exceed the replacement value of the goods.

What do I do if I’m an existing Package Express member?

Package Express members will need to establish a new MyConnect account (it’s simple and free) in order to forward packages to Alaska with our updated shipping service.

MyConnect will replace Package Express effective January 1, 2021. With MyConnect you’ll enjoy an enhanced shipping to Alaska experience with no size or weight restrictions.

What are some of the types of items I can have shipped to Alaska?

Everything from Bed Frames to flame throwers, tires to engines, to stovetop hood vents to baby cribs have been shipped with MyConnect!

Have a question about the type of product you want to ship? Contact us today!

What items are prohibited from being shipped to Alaska via MyConnect?

The following items are prohibited and will not be accepted for MyConnect shipments to Alaska:

  • Temperature–controlled / perishable freight
  • Illegal drugs
  • Live animals
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Coins, currency, stocks, bonds, or cash equivalents
  • Jewelry, furs, and precious metals
Who are some of the retailers I can have ship to Alaska using Carlile?

While there are a lot of retailers you can have ship to Alaska using Carlile, below is a list of some of the most popular:

  1. IKEA
  2. Wayfair
  3. Home Depot
  4. Walgreens
  5. Scan Home
  6. Staples
  7. Conoco
  8. Hilcorp
  9. Carquest
  10. NAPA
  11. O’Reilly’s
  12. Sportsman’s Warehouse
  13. Keller Supply
  14. Holiday Station
  15. Grainger
  16. SteamDot Coffee
  17. Anixter
  18. Wesco
  19. Metrie
  20. Rodda Paint
  21. Xerox
  22. Alyeska Pipeline
  23. East Penn Manufacturing / Deka Batteries

Have questions about a retailer that is not on this list? Contact us today to speak with someone in Customer Service!

Can I get IKEA packages forwarded to Alaska With Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! You can have packages from IKEA delivered to Alaska.

Use your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I get Wayfair shipped to Alaska With Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! You can have Wayfair packages delivered to you in Alaska.

Use your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I get my Overstock.com order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! With Carlile MyConnect, we can help you ship your Overstock.com furniture or home decor purchases to Alaska.

When you use your MyConnect shipping address at checkout instead of your home or business address, MyConnect will deliver your items to the closest Alaskan Carlile terminal for pickup. 

Can I have auto parts shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! From custom builds to standard OEM parts, Carlile MyConnect can help ship motorcycle and auto parts to Alaska.

Instead of shipping to your home or business,  use your MyConnect shipping address anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your car parts to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I get my PartsGeek.com order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! Shop online at PartsGeek.com and have your auto parts order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect.

Just use your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) anytime you make a purchase with Parts Geek and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I get my Rockauto.com auto parts order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! Big or small, You can have your Rockauto.com auto parts order shipped to Alaska using the Carlile MyConnect service.

When you checkout, specify your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your auto parts to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I get my Sportsman's Warehouse order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect?

Yes! You can have any online Sportsman’s Warehouse order shipped to Alaska with Carlile MyConnect. (Note that certain items, such as firearms, cannot be shipped through Sportsman’s Warehouse)

Provide your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) when you checkout and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

Can I place an order with Pier One Imports and have it shipped to Alaska with MyConnect?

Yes! Place an order on Pier1.com and Carlile MyConnect will help you ship it to Alaska. 

Instead of a home or business address, use your MyConnect shipping address when you place your home decor order and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska. 

Can I place an order with Joss & Main and have it shipped to Alaska with My Connect?

Yes! Looking for furniture or decor? Use Carlile MyConnect to have them delivered to Alaska. 

When checking out at Jossandmain.com, provide your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your normal residential or business address) and MyConnect will deliver your order to an Alaskan Carlile terminal near you.

Price your Package Forwarding

From a small box to furniture and snow machines, MyConnect provides fast, affordable shipping solutions to Alaska.

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