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Old 08-08-2017, 06:57 PM   #46
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Which currency to use?

Understand that BD is a UK company and there are different options for currency to use. What would be the best option to use in order to save on the currency exchange diff?
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Old 04-09-2017, 03:19 PM   #47
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Understand that BD is a UK company and there are different options for currency to use. What would be the best option to use in order to save on the currency exchange diff?
The price quoted is in SGD
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Old 04-09-2017, 03:24 PM   #48
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The price quoted is in SGD
The online resource version provided in which format?
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Old 03-10-2017, 09:29 PM   #49
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Understand that BD is a UK company and there are different options for currency to use. What would be the best option to use in order to save on the currency exchange diff?
I tried buying in usia ringgit but seems like its still cheaper in sgd
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Old 04-10-2017, 03:08 PM   #50
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The price difference is quite big for some items. For example, Harry Potter box set for the same adult edition is $85+ in BD, but $120+ in kino (after member discount). Really worth getting from BD, if don't mind waiting for 2 weeks.
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Old 04-10-2017, 10:44 PM   #51
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yeah i bought quite a lot of books from them like some not available in singapore, or some that are cheaper than if you buy here (like guide books). their customer service is good too. i asked them questions before and they're prompt and courteous in their replies.
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Old 10-10-2017, 04:39 PM   #52
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All books are 10% off till 23rd October. Enter code SING10.
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Old 10-10-2017, 10:44 PM   #53
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thanks for it
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Old 11-10-2017, 12:12 AM   #54
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Bought a few books from BD for the first time. Strange thing is they send the books not as one single parcel, but separately. Those who have bought from BD before, what delivery service to they use? A bit troublesome for me that they send my purchases in a few parcels because I have to ensure someone is at home to receive them.
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Old 11-10-2017, 08:43 AM   #55
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Bought a few books from BD for the first time. Strange thing is they send the books not as one single parcel, but separately. Those who have bought from BD before, what delivery service to they use? A bit troublesome for me that they send my purchases in a few parcels because I have to ensure someone is at home to receive them.
BD deliver the individual book to your mailbox. You need not have somebody at home.
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:24 AM   #56
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BD deliver the individual book to your mailbox. You need not have somebody at home.
Thanks! Can't wait to get my books.
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Old 13-10-2017, 10:38 PM   #57
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Bought a few books from BD for the first time. Strange thing is they send the books not as one single parcel, but separately. Those who have bought from BD before, what delivery service to they use? A bit troublesome for me that they send my purchases in a few parcels because I have to ensure someone is at home to receive them.
So far I have been receiving via SingPost -- books arrive in my letter box.
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Old 18-12-2017, 04:36 PM   #58
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Exclamation My BD order?

Hello,

I have ordered 2 books from BD.uk and they were dispatched on 2nd and 7th December. How long does it usually take to reach Singapore? Furthermore, I've included my Hall of Residence's address instead of my home address. I recently met with an unfortunate unsuccessful delivery by another merchant.. and I feel like it would be the same case for BD. Do I need to check with Singpost for this?
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Old 19-12-2017, 01:25 AM   #59
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Hello,

I have ordered 2 books from BD.uk and they were dispatched on 2nd and 7th December. How long does it usually take to reach Singapore? Furthermore, I've included my Hall of Residence's address instead of my home address. I recently met with an unfortunate unsuccessful delivery by another merchant.. and I feel like it would be the same case for BD. Do I need to check with Singpost for this?
As mentioned somewhere earlier in this thread, it’s around a 3-week wait. My orders usually only arrive after I’ve forgotten entirely about them
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Old 19-12-2017, 03:42 PM   #60
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getting from book depository in my opinion generally takes about 2-3 weeks including the processing time to dispatch. however in this holiday season i'm pretty sure it might take even longer.

comes inside the letter box if they can squeeze it inside. which i think is quite "dangerous" if you get big hardbacks like harry potter illustrated version. bd uses think cardboard packaging so thankfully my books came ok despite them being squashed into my letter box.
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