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Old 10-16-2012, 11:22 PM   #1
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Let's make a list -Fav US Shopping Sites

As we lead into Christmas let's make a list of our favourite US shopping sites.

Of course Disney Store is on the top of all our lists.

Then there are the standards such as Macy's, Gap, Banana Republic, Gymboree....

With endless gone, where is your favourite online shopping haunt
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:37 PM   #2
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:44 PM   #3
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I'm going to give this freight forwarder a try, just with something small

http://www.myus.com/

Going to hit the Disney site with it I think, their postage is ridiculous...
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:22 AM   #4
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(UK not US, but still good!)
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:31 PM   #5
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Shoebuy are offering free international shipping on orders of $75 or more through to 23Oct
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:38 PM   #6
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Shush, you might want to check out bookdepository.com as well as bookdepository.co.uk the next time you're shopping for books, I've found the prices on the American site can often be cheaper than the UK one! And they still do free shipping. Love book depository

My daughter is addicted to Asos

We've bought some great travel jackets etc from Scottevest.com. Shipping isn't cheap but they regularly do sales with big discounts on international shipping.

Bivouac.co.nz. , also not American but their prices compare well (especially with AUD to NZD exchange rate) and shipping is cheap.

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Old 10-17-2012, 08:17 PM   #7
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Shoebuy are offering free international shipping on orders of $75 or more through to 23Oct
I am looking at this site, can't see this offer anywhere and can't calculate shipping until I checkout.
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Old 10-17-2012, 08:32 PM   #8
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When buying books if you go to booko.com.au it will tell the cheapest place to buy that book (usually book depository us or uk but sometimes not)

I agree with Shushh about Lands End - love their kids and women's clothes!
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:57 PM   #9
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booko is a great site! Sometimes it's cheaper via the link from booko than the site direct? Not sure why. And good tip about checking both us and uk book depository sites as the prices are different! In short check all three!

Dabecs I'm a tragic lands end addict! I just love that their pants are hemmed to length. For me as a person who has short legs, it's an automatic saving to not have to have my pants altered. Their lined pants and jeans for the children are great for winter!
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:34 AM   #10
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I have spent all day, browsing shoebuy,



Finally decided to commit and then, "sorry we do not ship to Aus"


GRRRRRR

Then,

Decided to go to Shoebuy.com.au - which redirected me to the US site!!!!


Double GRRRRRRR


So, anyone know where to buy shoes, specifically Vans?

Frustrating when they are $42 US, but $89 in Aus.
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Old 10-20-2012, 06:35 PM   #11
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I'm going to give this freight forwarder a try, just with something small

http://www.myus.com/

Going to hit the Disney site with it I think, their postage is ridiculous...
Hi Becpee. I've used this crowd for a quite a few things now - I don't have an account cause I don't buy enough, often enough. SO - they don't combine items - just forward them on immediately - by courier (DHL/FedEx). So if you have small, cheap items they get stuck in a huge box and cost a bizarre amount of postage.
Doubled the cost of a couple of items for me - However a BIG, voluminous item turned out to be the best method.
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Old 10-20-2012, 07:17 PM   #12
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Hi Becpee. I've used this crowd for a quite a few things now - I don't have an account cause I don't buy enough, often enough. SO - they don't combine items - just forward them on immediately - by courier (DHL/FedEx). So if you have small, cheap items they get stuck in a huge box and cost a bizarre amount of postage.
Doubled the cost of a couple of items for me - However a BIG, voluminous item turned out to be the best method.
Thanks for that

I've been looking at Macy's online, it seems the more you buy the better the postage...

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Old 10-21-2012, 12:42 AM   #13
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I researched US shipping a while ago and MYUS was way too expensive. I have used HOP SHOP GO, and wait for them to have special like the first 1kg free, they also give a 10% discount on shipping if you pay via paypal. THey will consolidate the packages and wait until you tell them to ship. IT can still be dear though, without any specials.

I have found amazon to be pretty good with shipping rates, only issue is that many of the products are protected and won't ship to Oz to protect the rip off businesses that supply goods here. Oh, recently Amazon acquired Endless shoes which shipped shoes free to Oz so not sure whether the same applies any more.

And if you sign up to email newsletters with Amazon for certain products like clothing they will send you a 20% discount voucher on your first purchase.
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I researched US shipping a while ago and MYUS was way too expensive. I have used HOP SHOP GO, and wait for them to have special like the first 1kg free, they also give a 10% discount on shipping if you pay via paypal. THey will consolidate the packages and wait until you tell them to ship. IT can still be dear though, without any specials.

I have found amazon to be pretty good with shipping rates, only issue is that many of the products are protected and won't ship to Oz to protect the rip off businesses that supply goods here. Oh, recently Amazon acquired Endless shoes which shipped shoes free to Oz so not sure whether the same applies any more.

And if you sign up to email newsletters with Amazon for certain products like clothing they will send you a 20% discount voucher on your first purchase.
This really frustrates me as well.
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So, anyone know where to buy shoes, specifically Vans?

Frustrating when they are $42 US, but $89 in Aus.
Would love to know that because DD14 desparately wants some but there is no way I'm paying the price you have to pay for them here in N.Z.
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