|Anyone ever use www.sdeals.com in the UK?||ATHiker07|
Aug 29, 2001 11:10 AM
|I was wondering if anyone else has ever purchased from this site? I just finished ordering 2 Open Corsa CX's and 2 Techno sport TT's from them and with shipping the whole thing was only $84.16. This is over $60.00 cheaper than from Performancebike.com for the exact same merchandise!
What gives? I can't help but wonder why I can save so much by shopping overseas. I would have thought that the additional shipping would have more than made up the difference, but it doesn't even come close.
My only reservation is the time it may take the order
to arrive. But the site manager at SDeals.com assured me this would be no more than 7-10 days. If it takes longer I'll post again and let everyone know. Anyone have any idea why it's so much cheaper?
Aug 29, 2001 12:06 PM
|I am waiting for an order from them now. I ordered the same Vit. Open Corsa's and some other stuff. Great deal -whoa! Why is it cheaper?? My guess is that there are no enormous US tariff's on the items. Less shipping cost from Italy to Ireland than to USA. Also, our retailers have agreements as to minimum prices on items (Kysriums are a great example)with the manufacturers. Afterall, Americans are known to 'pay up' for quality European merchandise.
Since retail ordering from Europe is relatively new, due to the internet age, I wonder when our government tax people are gonna figure it all out and find a way to charge us.
As for the shipping time, it takes just under two weeks from Sdeals. My order went in on Saturday the 18th. I got my confirmation email from Steve on the 20th. I expect my package on Friday or Saturday. This is my third or fourth order from overseas.
|Thanks for the info.||ATHiker07|
Aug 29, 2001 2:01 PM
Thanks for the rapid reply. I feel a little better knowing that someone has already used them and had good results.