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Topic # 84460 31-May-2011 19:50 Send private message

Hey dudes,

Just wondering who has bought stuff from Clove, Where there any hidden cost's? How long was delivery time etc..

Thanks

Oh.. and any other better places to buy from? 




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  Reply # 476388 31-May-2011 20:42 Send private message

Yup I've bought 2 phones from them 9 a hero and desire) and have been very happy with the service. They did run out of stock with the desire which was annoying. Best of all neither had GST when they came in.







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  Reply # 476406 31-May-2011 21:03 Send private message

How long did it take to arrive?




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  Reply # 476408 31-May-2011 21:04 Send private message

Clove are great (I blog for them, chose them to host my content because of how good they are, lots of integrity), many here have purchased from them.

No hidden costs, except you may get done for GST on arrival (I always do, but those who choose the Royal Mail shipping option often don't - its sometimes even quicker than DHL, so you don't really lose anything going that route).




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  Reply # 476415 31-May-2011 21:11 Send private message

If i buy from them and dont get stung with GST id be sweet but if i do get GST i would only save $30 on a SGS2 lol :)

Isnt GST a kind of black or white situation? whats up with some paying and others not?




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  Reply # 476416 31-May-2011 21:12 Send private message

I bought my galaxy s from clove and as the others said no hidden costs. I went with royal mail and didn't pay gst.  

I would definitely use them again.



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  Reply # 476418 31-May-2011 21:14 Send private message

Forgive me for my ignorance, but do you need to pick them up from somewhere or does it come straight to your house?

Also the only option i have is DHL or Airsure in delivery... 




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  Reply # 476422 31-May-2011 21:20 Send private message

CdTDroiD: Forgive me for my ignorance, but do you need to pick them up from somewhere or does it come straight to your house?

Also the only option i have is DHL or Airsure in delivery... 


You choose your delivery address. Airsure left it on my doorstep so i would suggest get it delivered to a work address or use DHL. Airsure is royal mail.

Wish i could upgrade :) 



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  Reply # 476424 31-May-2011 21:21 Send private message

So how would they charge you GST if they deliver to your house?




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  Reply # 476434 31-May-2011 21:43 Send private message

CdTDroiD: So how would they charge you GST if they deliver to your house?


I didnt pay so i dont know but im sure someone else can clarify.  I was under the impression that the phone would be held at customs until gst has been paid.  Thats if they picked up on the fact that gst needed to be paid. I guess mine just slipped through. 



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  Reply # 476435 31-May-2011 21:44 Send private message

Bugger it! im going to buy a SGS2 lol. I need it, im sure my kids can find their own food LOL




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