Good deals on Amazon.co.uk--updated regularly (Part Three)

Discussion in 'Coupons, Discounts & Sales' started by superstar19, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. latheofheaven

    latheofheaven My Pants are FULLY Analog...

    You are absolutely right! Why, just the other day I was trying to explain to a young lady that 'shortly' was not necessarily a bad thing... [​IMG]
     
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  2. culabula

    culabula One-time Boulevardier.

    Location:
    Belfast, Ireland
    As sure as breggsit means breaks it.
     
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  3. Gavaxeman

    Gavaxeman Take me back to dear old Blighty...

    Location:
    West Midlands U.K.
    Elbow - little fictions £10.99 on vinyl currently
     
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  4. Troy4

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  5. John D.

    John D. Forum Resident

    As another aside, I just experienced being blocked by Amazon.ca for some Kate Bush vinyl. This is the first time this has happened to me, and not even crossing an ocean.
    I have never been blocked from Amazon.uk before, maybe that's next on the menu.
     
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  6. lv70smusic

    lv70smusic Senior Member

    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    I was browsing amazon.co.uk this morning because I have a promo code that's expiring soon. I'd say about 1/3 of the items I looked at (blu rays and cds) indicated they could not be shipped to the U.S. The only thing I could identify as a pattern is that if I was looking to buy something that would have been called a "parallel import" many decades ago, the item was blocked. Items that are only available in the U.S. as an import were all fine to order. So maybe amazon.co.uk is trying to stop selling items to U.S. customers when we have an option to buy the equivalent item domestically.
     
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  7. John D.

    John D. Forum Resident

    Yes, domestically at a much higher price. Turn Out The Lights, the party's over for better pricing.
     
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  8. latheofheaven

    latheofheaven My Pants are FULLY Analog...

    So far, although it's been a while, in the past when Amazon UK itself was selling the item, they would always allow shipping to the US and the shipping for just about everything was 3 GBP. And, of course without the VAT, which was nice. I haven't tried to buy anything very recently, but when OTHER sellers were selling the same item, I would say most times they would not ship to the US. Or, they would indicate on the list of sellers page that they do 'International Shipping'

    If that changes the next time I try to buy something there, I will come back here and mention it.
     
  9. lv70smusic

    lv70smusic Senior Member

    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    Just go to their site and browse and you will see this change on items sold and shipped by amazon. It's definitely a relatively new practice as I think the first time I encountered it was in the middle of last year.
     
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  10. kwadguy

    kwadguy Senior Member

    Location:
    Cambridge, MA
    Amazon.ca has been blocking the majority of their stuff from the us for about a year.
     
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  11. lv70smusic

    lv70smusic Senior Member

    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    It's actually frustrating. I had to browse for a couple of hours to find stuff I wanted that they would ship to the U.S. In the meantime, I found lots of European releases of cds that in the past I would have been able to buy that were all now "unable to ship" to me, and in many cases they prices were significantly less than Amazon's domestic prices.
     
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  12. John D.

    John D. Forum Resident

    Makes sense, It's probably more than a year that I've bought anything from them, but I used to get vinyl box sets at much lower cost than amazon.us.
     
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  13. The Elephant Man

    The Elephant Man Forum Resident

    This past Christmas was a very good year for vinyl box sets from amazon.uk. I probably bought around 6 or 7 of them during a two week period.
     
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  14. John D.

    John D. Forum Resident

    Might have something to do with Brexit? why are these issues popping now? I don't recall any new laws or restrictions on global purchasing choices.
     
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  15. Troy4

    Troy4 Forum Resident

    Can we keep this thread on topic please.
    If you guys over the pond have buying issues ?
    Start a thread about it.
    Stop cluttering up this one.
     
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  16. Jerry

    Jerry Grateful Gort Staff

    Location:
    New England
    British charm aside, ( ;) ) please heed this message.
     
  17. imarcq

    imarcq Men are from Mars, I'm from Bromley...

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  18. imarcq

    imarcq Men are from Mars, I'm from Bromley...

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  19. Troy4

    Troy4 Forum Resident

    This Beth Rowley Vinyl album is £6.99 from Amazon UK.
    [​IMG]
     
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  20. Almost Simon

    Almost Simon Forum Resident

    Just gave this a listen on youtube, pretty good, ordered, cheers
     
  21. Troy4

    Troy4 Forum Resident

    This very good 30 Century Records compilation LP is £8.91 from Amazon uk.
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    The CD is also very cheap to buy.
     
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  22. Troy4

    Troy4 Forum Resident

    Goldfrapp Head First LP is £7.99 from Amazon uk.
    [​IMG]
     
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  23. SJP

    SJP Forum Resident

    Location:
    Anaheim
    Ha! Just picked up this CD yesterday out of a dollar bin!
     
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  24. stoneknuckle

    stoneknuckle Forum Resident

    Location:
    reading pa usa
  25. superstar19

    superstar19 el Borracho caliente Thread Starter

    Location:
    Canton, MI, USA
    Nice, thanks! Probably my least listened to Floyd music nowadays, but at that price...

    [​IMG]
     
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