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'Why don't you buy from foreign sites?' asks Commish, snapping on the gloves



I was just totting up my Amazon buying experiences (UK, US, CA, FR, DE & JP) so far, the other day and marvelling at how easy it was, my browser translates every page pretty well, and they keep a consistent experience so even without auto-translation I've managed a successful purchase.

The problem is not usually Amazon, it's the suppliers who geo-restrict things, and often Amazon say this item can be shipped to you, you can even filter on ship internationally, but when you finally get your basket to the check you will be stopped.

I just bought a handheld games console from France, arrived in 4 working days, was £30 cheaper than amazon uk including delivery.

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