Wednesday, July 7, 2010

the imports are cheaper than domestic

ordering two CDs from amazon.co.uk:

Delivery Method: Standard
Delivery Preference: Group my items into as few deliveries as possible
Subtotal of Items: GBP 14.45
Postage & Packing: GBP 4.07
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Total before VAT: GBP 18.52
VAT: GBP 0.00
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Total: GBP 18.52
Promotional Gift Certificates: -GBP 0.00
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Total for this order: GBP 18.52
Payment Total: USD 29.11**


ordering them from amazon.com:

Items: $48.96
Shipping & Handling: $3.97
Super Saver Discount: -$3.97
Promotion Applied: -$0.00

Total Before Tax: $48.96
Estimated Tax: $0.00
Order Total: $48.96


I save 40% (almost $20) by ordering from amazon.co.uk. even though I live in the US. go figure.

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