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RE: filmscanners: Buying a scanner - from the US



That threshold is 18.50 including shipping.

paul@hepcats.co.uk (Paul Matthews) wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001 22:23:34 +0100, Jamie Buckley wrote:
> >Mark
> >
> >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
> >charges.
> 
> 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.
> 
> Paul.
> 
> -- 
> paul@hepcats.co.uk
> www.hepcats.co.uk
> 
> 




 




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