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Topic # 205390 11-Nov-2016 10:49
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Please post here anything you find that might be interesting to those of us who shop internationally. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1667904 11-Nov-2016 11:03
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Bit OT: I ordered about NZD220 worth of stuff from Amazon around this time last month. Would any BF purchases attract duty, if they are less than NZD400?


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  Reply # 1667905 11-Nov-2016 11:05
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It might not be international, but PB Tech here are doing a black friday special

 

EDIT: here is the email they sent out https://postman.pbtech.co.nz/_view/?c=284957&cc=ktdd79jaw8&cam=482

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1667910 11-Nov-2016 11:08
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Otaku:

 

Bit OT: I ordered about NZD220 worth of stuff from Amazon around this time last month. Would any BF purchases attract duty, if they are less than NZD400?

 

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1667913 11-Nov-2016 11:11
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IME you have to be very very unlucky for multiple purchases to be hit with duty. Its only people I know that have been dumb and had sellers split into 2 boxes and then go and send them on the same day that have been caught out.

 

I have only been caught when the dollar really tanked and I had no idea it was as bad as it was and something that I thought was going to be $380-390 came in over 400.

 

If they are from different places, you should be fine. If they are to different people, you should be fine. If they are to 3 different people at the same address on the same day from the same place, your milage may vary.





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  Reply # 1667926 11-Nov-2016 11:26
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richms:

 

IME you have to be very very unlucky for multiple purchases to be hit with duty. Its only people I know that have been dumb and had sellers split into 2 boxes and then go and send them on the same day that have been caught out.

 

I have only been caught when the dollar really tanked and I had no idea it was as bad as it was and something that I thought was going to be $380-390 came in over 400.

 

If they are from different places, you should be fine. If they are to different people, you should be fine. If they are to 3 different people at the same address on the same day from the same place, your milage may vary.

 

 

 

 

Thanks, that's useful info.

 

 

 

I am mainly following SlickDeals for any worthy deals. Looking to buy a Asus (Intel - 6th Gen) FHD, SSD Laptop. Dedicated GFX (940m or higher) would be nice, for USD350 or less.


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  Reply # 1667929 11-Nov-2016 11:29
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Otaku:

 

 

 

I am mainly following SlickDeals for any worthy deals. Looking to buy a Asus (Intel - 6th Gen) FHD, SSD Laptop. Dedicated GFX (940m or higher) would be nice, for USD350 or less.

 

 

Well considering that us 350 is about nz 500 at the moment, then yes you will get gst on that. It is not worth it on small amounts over as there is the BS biosecurity levy and all sorts of other stuff they add, if you are going to pay duty/gst do it on a decent sized order so that the fixed fees they add are spread over a decent amount of items.





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  Reply # 1668341 11-Nov-2016 23:30
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Surface pro 4 core m3 version with keyboard $599USD Landed with GST around $1000

 

From memory best buy are fairly chill about using youshop 

 

Pricing is around $1599 NZD here with our keyboard from looking at pricespy


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  Reply # 1676991 24-Nov-2016 20:48
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I am seriously considering an OLED 2-1 :) 

 

 


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  Reply # 1677038 24-Nov-2016 21:38
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Jaybird X2's (only bright green) are nearly 1/2 price at $79.99

 

I assume they're clearing out stock due to the X3 being launched but currently not available on Amazon.

 

 


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  Reply # 1677051 24-Nov-2016 22:03
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Withings Body scale - this is a good deal  - $153 NZD delivered

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1677077 24-Nov-2016 22:22
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Crucial 750GB SSD - $155.60 NZD delivered - Choice Cheapies

Samsung 850 Evo 500GB SSD + Watchdogs 2 download code - $200.74 NZD delivered - Choice Cheapies

I think those prices are without using the Choice Cheapies referral codes. The Watchdogs 2 code is listed on the SSD product page, have a read of Choice Cheapies for info regarding redemption.


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