Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

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Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby Trevor25220 » Wed May 09, 2018 2:04 am

I see that VAT is 10% on top of import duty of 35% for electronic goods. Foodstuff rate? Dietary supplement rate?

Are there shipping agents in USA, with correspondents in Cambodia, who arrange transportation, customs clearance and local delivery?

What means do expat residents commonly use to obtain foreign goodies? Shipping companies, air freight like DHL, international post? Thanks.
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby GMJS-440 » Wed May 09, 2018 6:50 am

https://camboquick.com

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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby chkwoot » Wed May 09, 2018 7:38 am

CamboQuick was good the few times I used them. $6/lb is a little pricey for shipping, imho. There used to be amazon168.com, but they seem to have changed to http://www.fado168.com. I've never used them, and I don't know anyone who has. Please post your experiences!
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby rgrowden » Wed May 09, 2018 11:32 am

I have stuff shipped from the US using UPS. I have a shipment of stuff being sent this week; I'll post the details when I get the invoice. I've used DHL, but UPS can actually find my address, so I go with them. Expensive.
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby rgrowden » Wed May 09, 2018 11:40 am

Amazon will now ship direct to Cambodia for many items. I bought that way last year; they ship via DHL. They add ridiculous vat/border charges, but a week after getting the shipment, I received a rebate on most of them. It seems DHL estimates the charges, and aims high. Then they refund the difference. Seems like a poor way to do things. I instead now have Amazon send to my sister in the US, and she ships to me. Actually costs less, in my experience.
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby Trevor25220 » Wed May 09, 2018 9:31 pm

What method does friendly sis use to forward your goodies? International mail? Wish I had such a helpful sibling.
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby Beaker » Thu May 10, 2018 8:31 am

use eBay instead
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Re: Cheapest Way to Import Amazon Stuff From USA?

Postby Hanno » Thu May 10, 2018 8:37 am

rgrowden wrote:Amazon will now ship direct to Cambodia for many items. I bought that way last year; they ship via DHL. They add ridiculous vat/border charges, but a week after getting the shipment, I received a rebate on most of them. It seems DHL estimates the charges, and aims high. Then they refund the difference. Seems like a poor way to do things. I instead now have Amazon send to my sister in the US, and she ships to me. Actually costs less, in my experience.


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