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Topic # 114240 12-Feb-2013 23:40 Send private message

Hi

I was just about to buy a book off Amazon (very rear book) but the postage was $20. Is there any way to get a book from them without paying this sort of priced..

Thx.. 




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  Reply # 762453 14-Feb-2013 16:21 Send private message

Books should be USD$4.99 per order and USD$4.99 per item (i.e. an order of one book would be USD$9.98 shipping). Is it actually coming from Amazon or third party seller?

I'd be interested to hear but I don't think you'll have any luck.

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  Reply # 762454 14-Feb-2013 16:23 Send private message

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  Reply # 762479 14-Feb-2013 16:46 Send private message

Postage sounds too much... even a rare book dosent weigh anymore.... unless theyre putting insurance etc on it for you.




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  Reply # 762496 14-Feb-2013 17:01 Send private message

No Insurance..

Sort of makes Amazon useless if you are in New Zealand, except fro Kindle..




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  Reply # 762711 15-Feb-2013 06:20 Send private message

Maybe try the Book Depository? http://www.bookdepository.co.uk
Huge range and free shipping world wide.







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  Reply # 762757 15-Feb-2013 08:45 Send private message

Book Depository's good, but I love my Kindle Paperwhite.




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  Reply # 762790 15-Feb-2013 09:18 Send private message

+1 for Book Depository for hard copy books.




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  Reply # 768192 23-Feb-2013 15:33 Send private message

Try www.usegoodbooks.com NZ company, all profits to charity.

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  Reply # 768264 23-Feb-2013 19:23 Send private message

Alot of bookdepository books can be bought through Amazon. Try Amazon.co.uk as well as amazon.com. Sometimes Amazon.co.uk gives us free postage.

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  Reply # 770414 26-Feb-2013 12:21 Send private message

amazon uk suddenly stopped their free shipping to nz last year.

many tears were shed by nz amazon customers.

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