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Topic # 97283 15-Feb-2012 11:24 Send private message

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Does anyone has experience of ordering camera accessories from overseas. Interested in a Canon sppedlite, but shipping charges make it moot. Could anyone suggest based on past experience a site with reasonable shipping price either in US or AU?

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  Reply # 581735 15-Feb-2012 11:41 Send private message

Yep B&H is great. 580EX II is the current model, though I think the 590 has been announced.  430EX II is cheaper, but doesn't take a high voltage battery pack. I've spent many thousands with them, no problems at all.

Shipping will cost about $60 ish, the website will give you the real cost. For one item you might find photo.co.nz or trademe might be cheaper, though consider warranties.




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  Reply # 582290 16-Feb-2012 11:51 Send private message

Adorama.com is another to look at, very similar to B&H.

I have used B&H a couple of times - all good. You do get charged GST if the value, incl postage, is over $400.

See this: http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/internetshopping/privateimportsbypost/Pages/default.aspx

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Adorama are a good company too.




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