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Topic # 103014 28-May-2012 21:11 Send private message

Does anyone know of a NZ retailer or a way to import this, as cheaply as possible. Not had any luck so far.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 634910 3-Jun-2012 09:40 Send private message

The ONLY way I could find it was through Gamestop's website... But they charge us US$40 in shipping Cry



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  Reply # 634927 3-Jun-2012 10:16 Send private message

Wow that's rather a lot... But so far been unable to source it at all. 

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  Reply # 635759 5-Jun-2012 01:22 Send private message

I think they've just gone out of stock. I don't think they're "officially" bringing it to NZ to be honest.
I'm a die-hard Borderlands fan, but US$189 for the game is just too much... I'm now just thinking of getting the game off of nzgameshop for NZ$57.

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  Reply # 636224 5-Jun-2012 17:50 Send private message

You do realise that it would be a physically huge box due to the size of the chest? That shipping charge seems pretty reasonable considering.

If it were "officially" available in NZ, it'd be at least $200 due to size + rarity.

Given that the Deluxe Vault Hunters Collectors Edition is on nzgameshop for $75 versus $130 on MightyApe, it's a pretty attractive alternative.






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  Reply # 636225 5-Jun-2012 17:52 Send private message

stevenz: You do realise that it would be a physically huge box due to the size of the chest? That shipping charge seems pretty reasonable considering.

If it were "officially" available in NZ, it'd be at least $200 due to size + rarity.

Given that the Deluxe Vault Hunters Collectors Edition is on nzgameshop for $75 versus $130 on MightyApe, it's a pretty attractive alternative.


Didn't say it was expensive shipping - only that it is is a lot, and of course I realise what it is I would like to purchase?

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  Reply # 636260 5-Jun-2012 19:24 Send private message

I don't see a lot of difference between thinking that "it's a lot" and that it's "expensive".

Big things cost a lot to ship. This has always been true.






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  Reply # 636336 5-Jun-2012 20:46 Send private message

Guess the difference would be whether the price is considered fair? being expensive could be interpreted as something that is considered being over priced. And I didn't state if I thought shipping was over priced, just that it is a substantial sum.  

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