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Robotkingdom query

Postby green dragoon » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:03 pm

Hey all, i have a query about Robotkingdom, its been a few years since I used them. at the end of the checkout under Remarks it says "All orders are declared at Full value on the shipping invoice unless otherwise requested by the customers." do you think that's a subtle way of saying they will fudge the price to avoid customs or am I reading too much into it?

also on a semi-unrelated note wheres the best place to get MP TFs nowadays the last few I've got from toyco since the price was right price but I don't think that's the case anymore.
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby Zippo » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:45 pm

Last time I used RK, we had to pay GST on >$400, so I used to give them a value in US$ and that is what they put on the box (in HK$)
With the declared value allowed to be so much larger now, I wouldn't personally bother.
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby Mr.Deflok » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:56 am

I tried this recently but they emailed to say they had to declare truthfully. Not sure what the point is of that field.
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby [omega] » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:13 pm

I haven't bought from them since covid-19
Do they still ship to NZ?
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby Mr.Deflok » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:30 am

[omega] wrote:I haven't bought from them since covid-19
Do they still ship to NZ?

Yep. HK Post have resumed all mail to NZ now.
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby Spike » Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:16 pm

Sea shipping only. No air mail yet.
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby jiptravolta » Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:55 pm

Hasn't the threshold for customs been raised from $400 to $1000?
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Re: Robotkingdom query

Postby Zippo » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:01 pm

Yep, Hong Kong has been surface post since March; notice URL changes all the time

https://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/about_us ... d_967.html

I was burnt in my early days of collecting with surface post from Canada and will never go there again, even with tracking.
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