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Old 04-09-2018, 10:44 PM   #3211
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Kindle form Amzon.com to SG?

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Can someone explain / point to earlier posts - on how to order a kindle from Amazon.com to SG

1. I remember the free Amazon shipping to SG is no more
2. I tried to order to forwarder from Amazon.com [ezbuy, comgateway, vpost and couple more] - all the forwarder address seem to be blocked and Amazon cannot deliver to those addresses.

So how are people ordering these days?

Thanks, waiting to hear current experiences !

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Old 04-09-2018, 11:42 PM   #3212
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So how are people ordering these days?

Thanks, waiting to hear current experiences !
I purchased my paperwork from Lazada in June of 2017. The price paid at the time was just ever so slightly more expensive compared to the price from Amazon, so I went for it to avoid all the hassle. I purchased the Ads version and after following some online guides, I'd emailed Amazon to have the Ads deactivated for free.

It still serves me well today.
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Old 05-09-2018, 05:59 AM   #3213
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Hello community,

Can someone explain / point to earlier posts - on how to order a kindle from Amazon.com to SG

1. I know the free shipping, shipping to SG is no more
2. I tried to order to forwarder from Amazon.com [ezbuy, comgateway, vpost and couple more] - all the forwarder address seem to be blocked and Amazon cannot deliver to those addresses.

So how are people ordering these days?

Thanks, waiting to hear current experiences !
I bought mine from a local online ereader store. Was more expensive than from amazon, but I opted for this in order to avoid any hassles with delivery and warranty.
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:37 PM   #3214
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Hello community,

Can someone explain / point to earlier posts - on how to order a kindle from Amazon.com to SG

1. I remember the free Amazon shipping to SG is no more
2. I tried to order to forwarder from Amazon.com [ezbuy, comgateway, vpost and couple more] - all the forwarder address seem to be blocked and Amazon cannot deliver to those addresses.

So how are people ordering these days?

Thanks, waiting to hear current experiences !
[1] was never possible if you wanted to buy a Kindle. [2] just started very recently for the first time in 10 years. Same thing with Japanese sets (they will immediately threaten your account with a ban if you try.) Currently I'm getting from Amazon China as they are still not blocking overseas sales.
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:49 AM   #3215
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I bought mine from a local online ereader store. Was more expensive than from amazon, but I opted for this in order to avoid any hassles with delivery and warranty.
The set that you've got. What plugs does it come with?
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:48 AM   #3216
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The set that you've got. What plugs does it come with?
all kindles are shipped with a 2 pin plugs.
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Old 14-09-2018, 10:11 PM   #3217
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all kindles are shipped with a 2 pin plugs.
I think this has not been true for a few years now. Current kindles only include a normal usb cable.
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Old 15-09-2018, 09:42 AM   #3218
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I think this has not been true for a few years now. Current kindles only include a normal usb cable.
that is indeed the case for me. No charger at all, just a usb cable.
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Old 15-09-2018, 09:54 AM   #3219
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hope they release a new PaperWhite with USB-C, really hope to phase out USB-A :3
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Old 15-09-2018, 10:19 AM   #3220
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Hello community,

2. I tried to order to forwarder from Amazon.com [ezbuy, comgateway, vpost and couple more] - all the forwarder address seem to be blocked and Amazon cannot deliver to those addresses.
[1] was never possible if you wanted to buy a Kindle. [2] just started very recently for the first time in 10 years. Same thing with Japanese sets (they will immediately threaten your account with a ban if you try.) Currently I'm getting from Amazon China as they are still not blocking overseas sales.
Is the forwarder address ban limited to Kindle ereaders?

Cause I just shipped an item from Amazon US to vPost last week without issues.
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Old 16-09-2018, 04:41 PM   #3221
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Is the forwarder address ban limited to Kindle ereaders?

Cause I just shipped an item from Amazon US to vPost last week without issues.
You have to try to ship specifically Kindles to see this issue.
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Old 17-09-2018, 01:03 PM   #3222
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Encountered the same issue and actually talked to a CS about it. The CS couldn't give me a definite answer on the issue and simply suggested that it was a possibility that new Kindles could not be forwarded. Like you, I tried all forwarding companies but it didn't work. I decided to go for a refurbished version that was on sale and there were no restrictions nor limitations. The refurbished kindle looked new and is still working well. Definitely saved a lot of money compared to prices here.

My experience tells me that they probably restricted the forwarding of new kindles but not for refurbished ones.
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Old 18-09-2018, 10:32 PM   #3223
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has anyone really confirmed from amazon US representative that there really is a ban for the forwarders in purchasing kindle?
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Old Today, 02:17 PM   #3224
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