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Discussion in 'Nintendo Forums' started by monkeyleader, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. monkeyleader

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    So is anyone importing the DS from the States - Im so tempted especially, as I understand it, there is no region locking on it and it will play my old SP Games - looking on amazon they have it for £145 including free P+P - sounds too good to be true.

    Nige
     
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    Yea im quite tempted to get a imported Ds :D
     
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    I'd recommend buying it here if you do import as it's much cheaper and there will be no import fees when it reaches the country (they mark the item as a gift).
     
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    I couldn't wait for the DS and picked up a GBA Advance SP. Man, this thing certainly makes the commute to work a lot more fun. So, I'll probably wait until the first price cut to pick up a DS, if I bother.
     
  5. CrispyXUK

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    and any games you get for the SP will work for the DS :clap:
     
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  7. monkeyleader

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    u reckon those guys are reputable ? Thats a very nice price especially if I can get about £40 for my SP ...
     
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    I've ordered one, will make a good xmas present!

    Cheers,
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  9. Random Hajile

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    You won`t get any probs from them monkeyleader used them a few times, the items are with you within the week, well packed, great email responce, and they usually avoid customs aswell. You won`t find a better importer.
     
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    Class ... so that will be one DS for me then ... time to sell the old SP on ebay .. cheers mate :smashin: :smashin:
     
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    Don`t forget that it will come with a US charger so you will either need a step down convertor for it or it`s been mentioned and it`s a big certainty that it uses the exact same charger as the gba sp so you could always keep the uk charger from the gba sp you got now for it. Also they have been confirmed as region free so you will have no probs playing games from any country.
     
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    Thanks for the Link Akael pre ordered my Ds and Mario 64 ds now :smashin:
    I sometimes use www.tronixweb.com but there not taking orders on Ds and Psp until there released :confused:
     
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    Do they also mark packages with a low value because marking it as a gift only rasies the limit from £18 to £36 so if they put £100 value you could still get hit with a big charge.
     
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    They mark all packages with a low value, even handhelds etc :)
     
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    Yea i actually emailed them asking about that they mailed back saying they'd put it as $20 canadian value :smashin:
     
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    i hope you realize that 145 pounds does not equal 150 dollars US.

    You should be able to get it for arround 80quid!

    It coming out for 15000yen in japan and that roughly 80quid.
     
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    These sites usually quote a higher price before the product is released, just in case its price is raised.
     
  18. CrispyXUK

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    why have lik-sang not got a price for this yet?
     
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    Import Madness are doing a DS for £99 (plus a promise that no extra taxes to pay). They also upgrade their standard Airmail to 2 day Fed Ex for free ?

    I have just preordered.

    :thumbsup:
     
  20. CrispyXUK

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    nice, SM64:ds & Metroid for me then :)
     
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    Are you sure they mark down the price of their items? I noticed this deal but I can't find this promise anywhere on their site.
     
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    When are they released in the states ? and the PSP ????
     
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    I would like to order a DS, but it seems Video Games Plus are no longer taking pre-orders (sold out) and Lik Sang still do not have a price.

    I have never bought from Import Madness before and according to their FAQ's "You are responsible for paying all duties and taxes on any amount of items that you order from our site".

    Anyone any ideas where I might get one without paying ebay prices?
     
  25. CrispyXUK

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    tax will be at most £20 if that helps
     
  26. Sinzer

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    And I would most probably advise you don't, they do have a bad reputation and you can search these forums for a few stories about their customer services.
     
  27. paulfoley

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    Bought 3 games from them in the past & never had a problem. As regards the DS & import tax here is an email I received from them before ordering :

    Hi,

    99.99 + 4.99=104.98 GBP

    When purchasing the DS system you must select airmail as your shipping
    option. On the day of release your order will be shipped via FedEx and
    you will not be charged the extra 8.99 GBP shipping fee. Also you will
    NOT have to pay any duties or taxes on your order.




    -Customer Care
    ImportMadness


    Time will tell I suppose ?

    :smoke:
     
  28. harrisuk

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    Going to Vegas for new year, see if any stocks available there.
     
  29. monkeyleader

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    So released tomorrow isnt it - will be interested to hear from the first few people to have theirs delivered.
     

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