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!

4055 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 859


  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.


510 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

25594 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5370

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
59071 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10346


  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.

13327 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1588

  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.

17474 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2118


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

4 weeks to australia

17474 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2118


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

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

20373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3880


  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 »

Air New Zealand experiments with blockchain technology
Posted 23-Nov-2017 15:39

Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security
Posted 23-Nov-2017 10:40

New Zealand Ministry of Education chooses Unisys for cloud-based education resourcing management system
Posted 22-Nov-2017 22:00

Business analytics software powers profits for NZ wine producers
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:52

Pyrios strikes up alliance with Microsoft integrator UC Logiq
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:51

The New Zealand IT services ecosystem - it's all digital down here
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:49

Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:46

From small to medium and beyond: Navigating the ERP battlefield
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:12

Business owners: ERP software selection starts (and finishes) with you
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:11

Why I'm not an early adopter
Posted 21-Nov-2017 10:39

Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted 20-Nov-2017 20:06

Huawei Mate 10: Punchy, long battery life, artificial intelligence
Posted 20-Nov-2017 16:30

Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted 19-Nov-2017 21:26

UFB killer app: Speed
Posted 17-Nov-2017 17:01

The case for RSS — MacSparky
Posted 13-Nov-2017 14:35

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.