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RE: filmscanners: Buying a scanner - from the US
On Fri, 5 Oct 2001 22:23:34 +0100, Jamie Buckley wrote:
> how come. I thought that importing computer bits from the US into the UK
> alway attracted duty.
I think it depends - they seem to have a threshold that it is not worth
grabbing you for. Some thing small and cheap seems to get through, where bulky
and expensive won't.
I don't have any experience with computer bits, but I do import my own strings
for the bass.
> I imported some software from the US and was charged duty by UPS. They even
> charged me 10ukp for paying the customs. So buyers beware of the hidden
I think I would say that as international shipping is a major part of their
trade, they should expect that and include it as part of the price.