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Pre ordered ipad from US

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Timd9, Apr 8, 2010.

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    Was just wondering if anyone from uk has preordered there ipad from US from either bundlebox or eBay
    and was just wondering if any one had there yet I was told 6/10 days just getting impatient rele
    is there any likely hood of getting it in the next few days
    it was posted from phildepheia on Monday !
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    FedEx/UPS or USPS?

    'cause, if it's USPS, you probably have to pick the package up at you local customs office..... :(
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    It's from usps
    how do I know when it ready to pick up thought?
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    USPS is a nightmare to Europe. Usually takes at least 3 weeks if it appears at all (and when it doesn't appear they don't want to know). Sometimes you're lucky and it'll take a week or two.

    When it does appear you should get a note from your local post office telling you to go and pay them their pound of flesh before they release it (what I always find amazing is that they charge VAT plus an administration fee for charging you the VAT - and then they charge more VAT on the administration fee).

    Good luck.
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    i bought myself from Apple and got Bundlebox to ship for me to thge UK - paid for fastest shipping option and it arrived Wednesday (it was posted on Monday).

    Sorry but USPS is slow and you can expect customs fees, vat and a handling charge which will bump up your price.
    Best to do your research before you bought your ipad.
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    How much do you reckon extra it may be with charges ect?
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    Well I have just ordered one from bundlebox and when the ipad does arrive from the eBay mess I will just sell it right away
    so how long do you reckon it will take from bundlebox???
    Cheers in advance
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    How does one go about buying themselves?
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    Thank you so much for the Bundlebox tip. It is by far, the best US-shopping service I have found on the net. Now I finally found a way, how I can buy things in the US without trouble !!

    I start to love this forum more and more :cool:
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    How long does it take for the ipad from bundle box
    are the usually a quick service?
    And who delivers it in the uk
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    Fedex deliver it here in the UK for Bundlebox.

    Apple used UPS to deliver to Bundlebox then bundle box shipped via Fedex.:)
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    Not really sure why you would want to do this...you won't be able to get any apps or use itunes or ibooks. It's a really expensive iPod in countries other than US until it is released elsewhere.
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    Good point.
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    You can download app iBooks and use iTunes from your computer then sync it to your ipad until the ipad comes out in the uk
    simple I know someone who has one

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