Reasonable prices on imported groceries and general merchandise in Japan? When
pigs fly! But that was before Costco Wholesale opened its doors here.
Afterwards, there were only two problems left: not everyone can get to a Costco
warehouse very easily, and Internet ordering isn't available. In a nutshell,
TheFlyingPig.Com was launched to overcome these issues. (Please note that
TheFlyingPig.Com is an independent entity, and is not owned or controlled by
Cheap, quick, and convenient
Shop the site, pay at the nearest bank or post office, and receive your order
in just a few days. It's as simple as that.
Many retailers and Internet sites that source products from Costco charge a
markup of 50~100%. At TheFlyingPig.com, we strive to hold our margin to within
20%. In fact, if you visit a Costco warehouse in Japan (and we definitely
encourage you to do so), we think you'll be surprised at how close our prices
are to theirs.
We normally have your order ready to go the next day after confirming payment.
Depending on where you live, you can generally expect to receive your order 48
to 72 hours after you pay.
Even if you live within driving distance of a Costco warehouse, TheFlyingPig.Com
can probably save you time and money. And if you don't have a car, you'll
definitely appreciate low-cost home delivery of heavy and bulky items like soft
drinks, canned foods, and paper towels.
Daily updates and useful notifications
Costco inventory shifts rapidly, as new items come into the store and old ones
are cleared out to make room. We update TheFlyingPig.Com site almost every
business day, so our users are among the first to know about new arrivals and
Personal Import Operations
All operations and accounting relating to personal import items (those on
the site accompanied by the "PI" icon) are under the auspices of TFP
International LLC, a legally separate and independent entity conforming to the
laws of the United States of America and the state of Hawaii.
TFP International LLC
94-1128 Ka Uka Blvd, Unit 4318
Waipahu, HI 96797 USA
Tel: (808) 343-5613
Fax: (808) 677-8642
TFP International LLC designates TFP Ltd. as its agent in Japan
for local business services and consumer affairs. However, TFP International
LLC operations, accounting and ownership are independent from those of TFP Ltd.
Final responsibility for any issues arising from US products for personal
import rest with TFP International LLC.