dvdsoon - i got my first import tax from RM

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  1. hddvdman

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    finally got my star wars delivered from dvdsoon, except i had to pay an extra 4.25 customs fee and 4.00 RM handling fee, this is the first time i have ever been caught out with dvdsoon, i usually order all my boxsets from them any only yesterday i just ordered from them LOTR ROTK EX BOX, Matrix 10 discer and friday the 13th boxset!!! these are gonna cost me more then getting them from UK suppliers if i get the import taxes!!!

    anyone else had this problem too>>> :mad:
     
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    when was your SWT dispatched from DVDsoon?

    Mine was dispatched from DVDsoon on the 15th Sept and I'm still waiting. :mad:

    I got hit with customs on my 3rd order of a box set (Rocky Gift Box) I paid £10.86 if I remember right.
     
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    yeah it was dvdsoon, the only good thing is there star wars packaging is better than the uk one by far... £8.25 i paid in all
     
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    Did your packaging have a "lid" stuck on the top with a flap down the side?

    Mine fell off!

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    If that's all you paid you shouldn't have got hit! That's well under the 18 pound limit. You should write to Customs and appeal because they should not have charged you.

    I suppose this new crackdown from Customs was inevitable which is why I don't order items over £18 from out of the country :smoke:
     
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    I've just been ripped off (sorry, charged) by PO & Customs for the first time ever. DVD Soon. Alec Guinness Collection, £26.00. There's an £8.98 charge on it!
     
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    my star wars box was mint!!
     
  8. Tardis

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    Magicmushrooms I stand corrected. It was Alien Quadrilogy from DVDPacific that got hit with Customs and not Rocky from DVDsoon. :blush: :devil:
     
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    I think Tardis meant his customs charges were £10.86 rather than the price he paid for the boxset.
     
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    Mine was sent on the 15th too and arrived on the 25th with £7.88 in charges for it
     
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    I too got hit by customs, just got back from holiday this morning and had a £7 odd bill waiting for me. The first time i have been caught when ordering via dvdsoon though.
     
  12. Tardis

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    Finally got a card through the post saying a package is at the Sorting Office for which I know will be my SWT fron DVDsoon. Been hit with £7.88 Customs.

    At least it didn't go walkabouts as I was beginning to fear. :smashin:
     
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    Strange, I ordered my SWT from DVD soon and got it delivered a day after it was released with no custom charges.
     
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    no charges for me either on the star wars trilogy. We all knew it was a gambol - amazon if you weren't feeling lucky and dvd soon if you were :clap:
     
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    exactly, it's always a gamble if it's over £18
     
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    Can you pay customs in advance? This way there shouldn't be a POffice handling charge. I believe that import tax is roughly 7-10%, but I may be wrong. I've never come accross anyone who has info direct from the Tax office. It's all rumour and speculation. There must be an official site with the necessary info surely!? :confused:
     

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