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jimjamesjimmy

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where to buy my camera
« on: February 19, 2013, 08:01:27 AM »
im on the brink of purchasing a 6d. but m off travelling to australia,  is it worth buying this item ether here in london, the airport (stopover in hong kong?) or australia itself? if im buying this thing brand new from a major retailer ?








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where to buy my camera
« on: February 19, 2013, 08:01:27 AM »

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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 04:03:04 PM »
Duty free in Hong Kong will prob give you the biggest saving. Just make sure you check prices of both high street stores and eBay / amazon for comparison.

Buying in Hong Kong / Oz will give you an International warranty as opposed to a Uk one so something else to consider.

Also, buying overseas on your credit card may incur currency conversion charges that will add to your final cost.

Good luck. Let us know what you decide to do.

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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2013, 04:49:40 PM »
im on the brink of purchasing a 6d. but m off travelling to australia,  is it worth buying this item ether here in london, the airport (stopover in hong kong?) or australia itself? if im buying this thing brand new from a major retailer ?

Buying it home has the advantage of easier returns if something goes wrong, plus you get to learn on the camera for a bit before the trip.
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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2013, 04:56:29 PM »
Online is the cheapest.

I would not buy from an Australian store as the price is considerably higher over there. Look on ebay for reputable international seller, you know how much exactly you are going to pay.

Its a hassle to shop overseas unless you are familiar with the area and don't mind shopping around.


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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2013, 06:44:59 PM »
Duty free in Hong Kong will prob give you the biggest saving. Just make sure you check prices of both high street stores and eBay / amazon for comparison.

Buying in Hong Kong / Oz will give you an International warranty as opposed to a Uk one so something else to consider.

Also, buying overseas on your credit card may incur currency conversion charges that will add to your final cost.

Good luck. Let us know what you decide to do.

Cheers

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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013, 09:24:20 AM »
hmm probably all work out the same if i just buy it here in london, youd think you make a killing in hong kong airport though

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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013, 09:37:09 AM »
at heathrow...  vat off...  u can get a bit cheaper in HK if you go tho Nathan road, but know your prices before you go in as they will have your eyes out...

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Re: where to buy my camera
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013, 09:37:09 AM »