Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

259 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user

Topic # 79096 12-Mar-2011 11:10
Send private message

have you ever had any shipped Hong Kong

how long did it take and where do you live

man nz post is slow

[Moderator edit (MF): fixed typo in subject]

Create new topic
534 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  Reply # 447778 12-Mar-2011 11:36
Send private message

Ordered a shirt from the hong kong chelsea megastore. Took about a week, came via TNL I think it was.


Connecting to UFB? Go with Bigpipe and use this link for free credit!

3908 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 792


  Reply # 447779 12-Mar-2011 11:44
Send private message

Ordered a bit of stuff from DealExtreme. Once they have it in stock, postage usually takes about 5 working days.


505 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 29

  Reply # 447783 12-Mar-2011 12:34
Send private message

ordered from a couple of palces in HongKong and shipping has varied.
Ordered from robotkingdom (online toystore) and shipping has taken a week-10 days.
Still waiting on an order from that was shipped on the 18th of feb, admittedly tracking shows it didnt leave HK till wednesday this week but still.....

259 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user

  Reply # 447786 12-Mar-2011 12:53
Send private message

thanks guys im waiting for my NDS charger been Nealy 1mouth still not here

25182 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5035

Biddle Corp

  Reply # 447789 12-Mar-2011 13:01
Send private message

How do you know NZ Post are at fault? If you have a tracking number and believe they are at fault the best option would be to contact NZ Post for an explanation.

One problem with many online sellers in Hong Kong is that they don't have any shipping format shipping arangements with Hong Kong Post. They simply send people to post stores with goods for shipping, and in many cases experience delays as a result.

I've ordered a significant number of things from various private and commercial companies and find shipping is typically around 3-5 days once the goods have left Hong Kong. In some instances it can take weeks for goods to actually leave Hong Kong, even after they have claimed goods have been shipped.

BDFL - Memuneh
58503 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9946


  Reply # 447835 12-Mar-2011 16:12
Send private message

Are you sure it's been shipped yet? Some of those online sellers don't have stock and take their time before actually sending things out.

And how do you know it's NZ Post's fault?

143 posts

Master Geek

  Reply # 448012 13-Mar-2011 16:11
Send private message

If you've bought that charger off eBay and it had free shipping in the listing it will take a month or so to arrive, because shipping is free they use the slowest (and cheapest) method possible. I once ordered a small security camera for about $10 from eBay with free shipping and it took about two weeks to arrive, But from past experience things usually take 3 to 4 weeks to turn up.

12931 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1494

  Reply # 448020 13-Mar-2011 16:45
Send private message

freeviewfan: thanks guys im waiting for my NDS charger been Nealy 1mouth still not here


What site did you buy it from? I purchased from a comapny who I believed was hong kong based. It took over 2 months to get here, and it appeared to have been shipped from china, so may have been drop shipped.I ended up getting a refund anyway, as I didn't get any support from the company about the shipping delay, and paypal only allow you a month to get a refund if you don't receive the goods. It ended up being  faulty too.

487 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3

  Reply # 448402 14-Mar-2011 23:56
Send private message

I've had blurays/cds arrive within 4-7 days from CDWOW Hong Kong.

16736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1952


  Reply # 448403 15-Mar-2011 00:35
Send private message

4 weeks to australia

16736 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1952


  Reply # 448404 15-Mar-2011 00:36
Send private message

(not sure when it was sent but it took forever but arrived eventually)

20029 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3707


  Reply # 448410 15-Mar-2011 03:35
Send private message

Its stuffed at the moment, I have had DX orders show as being shipped weeks apart, and they all arrived at the same time. 3 registered parcels last time, 2 about 3 weeks earlier. There is someone in hong kong post who doesnt understand what FIFO means it seems, as others have arrived ahead of them.

It got even worse over chinese new year where despite the sellers being back, the posties seemed to take even more time off.

Dont forget the 45 day limit on paypal and ebay, so if thats getting close put your claim in now


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Public Wi-Fi plus cloud file sharing « The Diversity Blog 
Posted 18-Aug-2017 11:20

D-Link NZ launches professional Wireless AC Wave 2 Access Point for businesses
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:25

Garmin introduces the Rino 700 five-watt two-way handheld radio
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:04

Garmin announces the Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition for outdoor and tactical use
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:02

Brightstar announces new distribution partnership with Samsung Knox platform in Australia
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:07

Free gig-enabled WiFi network extends across Dunedin
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:04

Samsung expands with connect Gear S3 Frontier
Posted 17-Aug-2017 15:55

Fact-checking Southern Cross Next cable is fastest to USA
Posted 17-Aug-2017 13:57

Thurrott says Microsoft Surface is dead last for reliability
Posted 16-Aug-2017 15:19

LibreOffice 5.4 works better with Microsoft Office files
Posted 16-Aug-2017 13:32

Certus launches Cognition
Posted 14-Aug-2017 09:31

Spark adds Cambridge, Turangi to 4.5G network
Posted 10-Aug-2017 17:55

REANNZ network to receive ongoing Government funding through to 2024
Posted 10-Aug-2017 16:05

Chorus backhaul starts with 2degrees
Posted 10-Aug-2017 15:49

New Zealanders cool on data analytics catching benefit fraud
Posted 10-Aug-2017 09:56

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.