R4 DS Shipping

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  1. Goochee64
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    Hi Guys

    I am thinking of ordering 6 R4DS from Dealextreme for my friends and was wondering if they package the R4DS in its cardboard box or if they post it without the box in a post pack as Bamboogaming does.

    Also is anyone able to give me the dimensions of the R4 DS box so I can figure out how big the package might be for shipping.

    Has anyone else in Asutarlia ordered this sort of quanity? Did you have any problems with Customs???

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  2. thegame07

    thegame07 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    www.sky2k.com they are really cheap. Also they charge the same shipping costs for every single country. They shipped my N card with the box flattened inside my parcel.
     
  3. 4saken

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    Box comes in its normal size and shape, and in an envelope.

    I have one but I can't find it. I believe it's around 15 cm in width and around 10 in length

    EDIT: ~3 cm thick
     
  4. iwakura

    iwakura HHNNNNNNGGGG

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    comes with the box. no idea on size, go with 4saken xP

    keep in mind it takes ~2wk shipping.
     
  5. Goochee64
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    Thanks Guys

    Any Aussies had any problems with Customs bringing in larger orders?
     
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    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    Not large orders, but had no trouble with single ones, multiple times xD

    Shouldn't be a problem. Don't worry. Chances are our customs won't know what the hell it is in the first place.
     
  7. Giangsta

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    yeha i ordered 3 about a few weeks ago, came to my doorstep perfect (i had it ordered with EMS, took 6-7 days) and in good shape with the box and all + a little flash light as a freebie...im currently ordering another 3 for my mates [​IMG] btw i live in Sydney
     
  8. celentt

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    you don't get taxed unless you order more than AU$1000 these days. used to be 500.

    you won't get busted because to them they seem like normal plastic/electronic parts/game catridges.
     
  9. Goochee64
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    Thanks for the replies guys. [​IMG]
     
  10. ahtin

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    thats no problem for the custom, I always send different DS Cart to Sydney where my freind live there and interesting with every DS Cart
     
  11. fli_guy84

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    No problem for customs I guess. They write the description of the R4 on the envelope as 'LED flashlight' [​IMG]
     
  12. jono_

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    yeah i have bought six, in 3 dif orders.

    came alright, took a while. but came.

    so dealextreme are still cheapest with 1gb sd to AUS?
     
  13. tjas

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    Dealextreme also marks it as a gift to avoid taxes [​IMG]
     
  14. Unlimited

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    I ordered on the 12th it was dispatched out of HK on the 18th and recieved on the 20th [​IMG]
    Even if there is a tracking code for the UK it will be delivered by the local postman so no point checking on the royalmail website since it wont show up on there. I wasnt bothered opening the door so now i gotta trot down to the depot to pick it up but its marked as special delivery which is good [​IMG]