General Discussion: customs fuckers


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16simon
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404 posts since 21/4/11

27 Sep 2017 12:52
Anyone know if the EU - Canada CETA free trade deal means that personal imports won't get hit for import tax?
slenderhan
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9 posts since 21/12/14

2 Nov 2017 16:48
Ouch, forgot how annoying customs charges are from USA, just got hit for £24 on a jacket from Grailed.
bungleski
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163 posts since 21/7/11

26 Nov 2017 18:34
Just brought a some tees from the USA, $133 for the tees, then $50 shipping. Am I going to get stung at this price and if so, any idea what it will likely be? Will I avoid fees if seller marks as gift, value below $39? Thanks
bertoni
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794 posts since 29/9/11

posted 26 Nov 2017 19:14, edited 26 Nov 2017 19:14
Always get them to mark down. A value of 30 dollars and marked as a gift is normally ok for me in France. I always choose normal post too, not courriers. Not sure about the UK though.