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Topic # 223514 3-Oct-2017 14:13
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Over the years I have purchased several Anker Powerbanks directly from Anker on eBay; getting them into the country without any issues.

 

However I am currently looking at a brand new model that they only sell via Amazon, and Amazon will not sell this model direct to New Zealand.

 

As far as I am aware, YouShop is out of the question as Powerbanks are a prohibited item.

 

So, does anyone know of alternatives for getting Anker into New Zealand?

 

(Required Model - Powercore Speed 20000 (Upgraded) https://www.anker.com/products/variant/PowerCore-Speed-20000mAh-*Upgraded/A1278011)


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  Reply # 1876714 3-Oct-2017 14:30
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Know anyone in the States ? Order it via them, they ship to you.

 

 





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  Reply # 1876717 3-Oct-2017 14:33
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^ Negative

 

I've found a few sellers selling the older "phat" version who will ship to New Zealand, as well as one seller with the Updated model .. however pricing is rather expensive.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1876796 3-Oct-2017 17:25
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CableGeek sell them here.

 

https://www.cablegeek.co.nz/collections/anker







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  Reply # 1876954 4-Oct-2017 08:17
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^ Sold out though of most Powerbanks


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  Reply # 1876966 4-Oct-2017 08:31
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Buy an older model from ebay. It'll probably work about the same.





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  Reply # 1877120 4-Oct-2017 11:15
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timmmay:

 

Buy an older model from ebay. It'll probably work about the same.

 

 

I have an older model; I need a newer model with new technology in it (specially QC3.0)


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  Reply # 1877200 4-Oct-2017 13:33
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shipito allows you to select the specific carrier and shows the allowance offered by each.

 

I've always managed to find one that will ship 




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  Reply # 1877276 4-Oct-2017 14:59
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^ Every link I tried ended up with a page cannot be found message


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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Anker-PowerCore-26800-Premium-Portable-External-Battery-with-QC3-0-Wall-Charger-/322322317205?hash=item4b0be83f95

 

 

 

98Wh so useable if you fly.. QC3.0 supported. Comes with USA QC3.0 adapter. (takes 240V with no problem) 

 

 

 

Delivered from Overseas directly with No Problems.

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1877619 5-Oct-2017 09:10
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LennonNZ:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Anker-PowerCore-26800-Premium-Portable-External-Battery-with-QC3-0-Wall-Charger-/322322317205?hash=item4b0be83f95

 

 

 

98Wh so useable if you fly.. QC3.0 supported. Comes with USA QC3.0 adapter. (takes 240V with no problem) 

 

 

 

Delivered from Overseas directly with No Problems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I added it to my eBay cart, set the address to New Zealand and it told me to go away ..

 

However that model is a) physically too large and also b) obsolete (has been replaced with a PD version)

 

I continue the hunt




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  Reply # 1877681 5-Oct-2017 10:06
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shipito allows you to select the specific carrier and shows the allowance offered by each.

 

I've always managed to find one that will ship 

 

 

I guess my email got through as they replied and said no




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  Reply # 1878307 6-Oct-2017 09:18
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I did purchase a Powerline+ USB-C to USB-A cable from Cable Geek in order to test something with my current Powerbank, and see that they also have the QC3 Car Charger for order, so will probably purchase that in order to test QC3 charging (to see if it even works as advertised on my phone)

 

I will continue to search for options to get another Anker Powerbank into the country, or alternative suppliers


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Contact the ebay ankerdirect user and they can make the unit available to be ordered from NZ. (They had to do this for me)

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1878376 6-Oct-2017 10:56
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i have the power bank you are trying to get. managed to get a weeks worth of charging on my phone out of it. and it charges pretty fast, my phone doesnt support any QC format though.




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  Reply # 1878404 6-Oct-2017 11:44
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LennonNZ:

 

Contact the ebay ankerdirect user and they can make the unit available to be ordered from NZ. (They had to do this for me)

 

 

I have asked them if they would a) list the version of the Powerbank I want on eBay and b) make it available to New Zealand

 

No reply yet, but it has also only been a few hours


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