Under the foil tray, you can pour in a pot of hot water, think hot coffee temperature, but NOT pouring boiling water straight in. The insulated barge and a foil tray of food will maintain heat for a while. Again think about hot coffee in an insulated cup with lid.
It does include customs and duties, but we were still disappointed in the cost to ship. It is actually higher but we are slightly subsidizing the cost. The Party Barge weighs 14 lbs. but it is fairly large and the size is playing a big role in shipping cost being high. We are continuing to look for options to reduce that cost.
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