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The Balikbayan Box is a unique way of sending goods from abroad to the Philippines, and it has been bringing joy to people for many years. It is a box filled with a variety of items, from food and clothing to electronics, toys, and even money, and is sent to family and friends in the Philippines as a way of showing love and appreciation.


The Balikbayan Box has a special place in Filipino culture. It is a symbol of the strong connection that Filipinos have with their homeland, and often serves as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifices made by their family abroad. It is also a way for Filipinos to stay connected with their loved ones in the Philippines, even when they are living and working abroad.


Additionally, a balikbayan box is more than just a cardboard container filled with assorted goods from abroad. It is a cultural icon in the Philippines, a tangible representation of the close ties between Filipinos and their loved ones who are working overseas.


Sending a balikbayan box is a rite of passage for every Filipino who has a relative or friend working abroad. It is a way of showing appreciation for the sacrifices of overseas Filipino workers and a means of maintaining strong family ties despite the distance.


The culture of the balikbayan box is not just limited to the act of sending and receiving. It is also about the preparation, the anticipation, and the excitement that comes with opening the box. The contents are carefully chosen, packed, and organized to maximize space and ensure that nothing gets damaged during transit. The items inside are often a mix of practical necessities and special treats that are not readily available in the Philippines.


Opening a balikbayan box is like Christmas morning for Filipinos. It is a time of celebration, gratitude, and nostalgia. It is also an opportunity to share the contents with family and friends, to introduce new products, and to exchange stories and updates.

In a way, the balikbayan box is a reflection of the Filipino spirit. It is about resilience, resourcefulness, and the value of relationships. It is a testament to the strong bonds that connect Filipinos all over the world, and a reminder that distance is just a physical obstacle that can be overcome with love and generosity.


The process of sending a Balikbayan Box to the Philippines is relatively simple. The sender first packs the box with the desired items, which can be purchased from various stores or online retailers. It is then sent to a freight forwarding service, in this case Metro Box Cargo, which takes care of the shipping process. The box is then delivered to its destination in the Philippines, where it is received with joy and excitement. The arrival of a Balikbayan Box is always a cause for celebration. It is a reminder of the love and support that Filipinos receive from their families. Although you already trust us with your boxes, do you know what else we can do for you?


Metro Box Cargo is a freight forwarding company that also specializes in shipping containers, loose cargo, and offering money remittances to and from the Philippines. Our services are designed to meet the needs of returning residents, those who would like to ship new and/or old items to their loved ones, as well as those who need to send money overseas.


Our container shipments are perfect for individuals who are returning to the Philippines and need to ship their belongings back home. We provide a wide range of sizes and options to ensure that all your possessions can be safely and securely transported. Metro Box Cargo knows that when it comes to balikbayan boxes, size matters. That's why we offer a wide range of sizes and options to fit all your shipping needs. Whether you're sending a small box of pasalubong or a large box of home essentials, we got you covered. From our extra-small "Bulilit Promo" box to our super-sized "Super Jumbo" box, we have a box that's just right for you.


Are you tired of stuffing all your cargo into a single box? Do you have bulky items that just won't fit? Fear not, because Metro Box Cargo has the solution for you! Our loose cargo shipment services are ideal for those who need to ship furniture, appliances, or other large items. We offer a variety of shipping services to meet your needs and ensure that your items arrive safely and on time. With our loose cargo shipment services, you can send all your items – big or small – without the hassle of cramming everything into a single box. We'll take care of the logistics and ensure that your cargo arrives safely and on time.


Our money remittance services make it easy and secure to send money to the Philippines. Ria Money Transfer and Metro Box Cargo – it's the perfect match! Like peanut butter and jelly, or kare-kare and bagoong, these two companies just go together. With Ria's fast, reliable, and affordable money transfer services, and Metro Box Cargo's top-notch balikbayan box and cargo shipment services, sending love and care to your family in the Philippines has never been easier. Whether you're sending money to help with bills or packing a box with all the things your family misses from home, Ria and Metro Box Cargo have got you covered. So why settle for one when you can have both? Send your love – and your money – to the Philippines with Ria and Metro Box Cargo. It's a match made in shipping heaven! We understand the importance of reliable money transfers and take all the necessary precautions to ensure that your money is received quickly and securely. This is available through Ria Money Transfer at our Metro Box Cargo booth in Island Pacific Hayward.


Choosing a freight forwarder is like choosing a partner. You want someone who is reliable, trustworthy, and can handle your cargo with care. After all, your cargo is your baby, and you don't want to trust it to just anyone.


At Metro Box Cargo, we are committed to providing reliable, secure, and cost-effective freight forwarding services. Our goal is to make sure that your possessions, items, and money arrive safely and on time. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you: USA toll free 1855-355-6387 | USA local line 510-293-0167 | Manila landline 8-374-9302.

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