Is it fair to force people to buy bundle?

htngwilliam

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I just flew back from aboard and I swing by at IStudio in T2. I realize that as airport doesn't allow shops to charge GST, IStudio force us to buy a piece of dunno what screen protect at $33. If we don't buy, then they won't sell IPad. This is rubbish!

I feel this action is so unfair. I told them I rather pay 7% GST and buy at other shop to contribute tax to the Singapore society

I feel this is a disgrace imagine tourist wants to come Singapore to shop then expect all these rubbish
 

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Guys

I just flew back from aboard and I swing by at IStudio in T2. I realize that as airport doesn't allow shops to charge GST, IStudio force us to buy a piece of dunno what screen protect at $33. If we don't buy, then they won't sell IPad. This is rubbish!

I feel this action is so unfair. I told them I rather pay 7% GST and buy at other shop to contribute tax to the Singapore society

I feel this is a disgrace imagine tourist wants to come Singapore to shop then expect all these rubbish

STOMP THEM...this is utterly unfair.

FYI-IPAD mini is available in most retailers in SG. Buy from Harvey Norman, Challenger, Best Denki...
 

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I just wrote to Changi airport management. When i spoke to their ground staff, even they say this is not correct.
 
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I know that the airport shop they are very strict. Just 1 complain from customer and they will ask the shop to close.
This is even you even tell tourist wrong info and hear by those airport staff.
 

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I just wrote to Changi airport management. Even they say this is not correct.

The more you should STOMP them and make the Changi Airport Management make them close for the good of the general public.
 

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I feel that is what I should do. If they want to do nonsense, don't do it at airport
 

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Last time I go iStudio paragon the service good leh.

Never expect the airport one to be so ****ed up.
 

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I know it totally discourage me to get anything from them. At first still consider to get a Apple TV. But no way for now.
 

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I know it totally discourage me to get anything from them. At first still consider to get a Apple TV. But no way for now.

Guys

Months before, my china friend ask me to buy IPhone 4S for them. Interestingly, when I approach IStudio at T3, they say no 7% discount. I think price only slightly about $20 cheaper than outside. I am already puzzled but I didn't bother to check.

Today I ask and I realize all these nonsense. I nearly bought already because it is a straight forward airport no GST. Lucky I question them why price is different. Heng Heng!!!!!! Else I most kuku person.
 

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Guys

Months before, my china friend ask me to buy IPhone 4S for them. Interestingly, when I approach IStudio at T3, they say no 7% discount. I think price only slightly about $20 cheaper than outside. I am already puzzled but I didn't bother to check.

Today I ask and I realize all these nonsense. I nearly bought already because it is a straight forward airport no GST. Lucky I question them why price is different. Heng Heng!!!!!! Else I most kuku person.

Write to IRAS complain them.
 

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Guys

In case u guys need to buy apple product at airport, please check price carefully. I know Hong Kong guarantee chop cheaper. Now I know the SG so call no GST price will use "screen protector" to top up the difference. Hahahaha! I am not a wise man but I am not a fool.
 

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Guys

I just flew back from aboard and I swing by at IStudio in T2. I realize that as airport doesn't allow shops to charge GST, IStudio force us to buy a piece of dunno what screen protect at $33. If we don't buy, then they won't sell IPad. This is rubbish!

I feel this action is so unfair. I told them I rather pay 7% GST and buy at other shop to contribute tax to the Singapore society

I feel this is a disgrace imagine tourist wants to come Singapore to shop then expect all these rubbish

Correct me if I am wrong. We do not pay GST for goods that we purchase when we leave Singapore. But, if buy something on our way back, we will have to pay GST.
 

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Correct me if I am wrong. We do not pay GST for goods that we purchase when we leave Singapore. But, if buy something on our way back, we will have to pay GST.

No. When you arrive, u can go departure hall and buy. Just show boarding pass.

Of course if u buy 10, then custom has the rights to charge u GST
 
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I am not sure. Last time I try before using my boarding pass from overseas to Singapore.
 
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