Karmaloop duties/taxes

Feb 11, 2008 @ 18:02
I've only ordered from Karmaloop once which was March of last year. My experience: I bought 2 shirts, total of $56 with rep code and shipping included. shipping was fast, took about 2-3 days. I'm in Vancouver btw. And I wasnt charged any extra fees.


I wanna order a pair of LRG jeans on Eastbay. How much do you think I'll be charged for duties/taxes? thanks for any help

EDIT: shiiiiet it says 35% duties fee. meaning I'll have to pay like 80 bucks for a 60 dollar pair of jeans?


From what I remember, I'm pretty sure Eastbay includes the duty, etc in the final total. So upon delivery to your door, you shouldnt have to pay any additional fees. Its good to catch a 20% or 30% code when available which can absorb the duty charges so in the end you're mostly paying shipping only.
Feb 11, 2008 @ 18:26
i guess ur either lucky or not with karmaloop. most of the people from Canada get charged with duties. i dont understand...... :@
Feb 11, 2008 @ 19:53
I wanna order a pair of LRG jeans on Eastbay. How much do you think I'll be charged for duties/taxes? thanks for any help

EDIT: shiiiiet it says 35% duties fee. meaning I'll have to pay like 80 bucks for a 60 dollar pair of jeans?



Just seen the "edit" but with Eastbay , what you pay at check out is what
you pay total. They charge and deal with all the duties and brokage fees.
So there is No guessing game and no surprises when your package comes.

The price at check out is all youll pay , if its too much dont continue.
Also try searching for some promo codes online that can sometimes
balance out the duties and extra BS.

Meow
Feb 14, 2008 @ 23:17
I have some gift vertificates to Karmaloop. I think $90 worth. I won't be using them so if you want them and have something to trade, hit me up.
Feb 17, 2008 @ 23:57
Nobody wants em?
Feb 18, 2008 @ 09:52
id take em but i don't know if i have anything to trade...
Feb 18, 2008 @ 22:33
i made on an order on the gdft x absurd jacket but I still haven't gotten an email verifying my purchase. has most ppl gotten an email confirmation on their payment using credit card?
Feb 19, 2008 @ 02:09
I've only ordered from Karmaloop once which was March of last year. My experience: I bought 2 shirts, total of $56 with rep code and shipping included. shipping was fast, took about 2-3 days. I'm in Vancouver btw. And I wasnt charged any extra fees.


From what I remember, I'm pretty sure Eastbay includes the duty, etc in the final total. So upon delivery to your door, you shouldnt have to pay any additional fees. Its good to catch a 20% or 30% code when available which can absorb the duty charges so in the end you're mostly paying shipping only.


If you are under a certain value for the goods then they wont charge you. I've done this with UPS a few times. Not sure how cheap it's got to be tho. For you looks like $60 is good with DHL?
Feb 19, 2008 @ 15:20
If you are under a certain value for the goods then they wont charge you. I've done this with UPS a few times. Not sure how cheap it's got to be tho. For you looks like $60 is good with DHL?



There is a twist to this , but im not sure what it is.
It has to marked gift with a $60 value or lower.
But thats $60 CAN , so depending on the dollar , they could
put $60 USD then it goes over the $60 CAN and you pay
dutie and all those extra.

Meow
Feb 19, 2008 @ 16:16
Curious if anyone knows but is it a random process whereby customs opens your package to access the value of the contents or do they have quotas to meet or something else? Thanks.
Feb 21, 2008 @ 16:52
There is a twist to this , but im not sure what it is.
It has to marked gift with a $60 value or lower.
But thats $60 CAN , so depending on the dollar , they could
put $60 USD then it goes over the $60 CAN and you pay
dutie and all those extra.

Meow


Except the CAD is basically equal to the USD right now.

1.00 USD = 1.01139 CAD <---as of 2/21/08
Feb 23, 2008 @ 01:23
Shipping Charge
Why is it so expensive to ship to Canada? Just buying a 20 dollar shirt costs 42 dollars extra just to ship?
Feb 23, 2008 @ 08:25
sometimes their site messes up with calculating shipping....try it a little bit later and it should cost approx. $16 for shipping a t-shirt....use repcode HN15448 blushing...
Feb 26, 2008 @ 23:07
hey i was wondering if u call to order is the number considered as long distance?
Feb 27, 2008 @ 00:36
yeah i would like to know as well
Feb 27, 2008 @ 01:08
vancouver people, ship it to point roberts and go pick it up.
Feb 27, 2008 @ 01:19
from where? PO BOX? what if you dont have one
Feb 27, 2008 @ 03:34
http://www.tsbshipping.com/

5 minutes from the border.
Feb 27, 2008 @ 17:52
ok but when we order is the phone number long distance or what?
Feb 27, 2008 @ 20:51
some say it is others say it's not...personally when I asked online live chat they said it would be long distance so I haven't called but some have reported that it is toll free...
Feb 27, 2008 @ 22:36
http://www.tsbshipping.com/

5 minutes from the border.


wait so how does this exactly work?
Feb 27, 2008 @ 23:16
what do you mean?

its pretty straight forward.... you put your name and the shipping address. and when they ship it to that place, they ll send you an email. you drive down, pay a few bucks and pick it up. then you drive back through the border.

I have been using it for car parts. no problem.
Feb 27, 2008 @ 23:21
oh alright. yeah that seems like a good option. so instead of putting your own address for karmaloop. give them that other places address?
Feb 28, 2008 @ 11:11
Your Name
xxx Gulf Road
Point Roberts, WA

just follow what it says on the website.
Feb 29, 2008 @ 00:07
alright, i think i might actually do that. thanks man
Feb 29, 2008 @ 19:06
Won't customs give us a hard time?? I mean I can't think of any other reason to go to Point Roberts other than to do this. And when you show up at the border and back in like 30 min, its pretty obvious.
Feb 29, 2008 @ 21:04
thats why you dont lie and declare it, which is still cheaper than brokeage and all that crap.
Mar 01, 2008 @ 00:39
thats why you dont lie and declare it, which is still cheaper than brokeage and all that crap.


hehe i guess so. Can you give me an idea how much customs/duty will be on clothes? what the rate is?
Mar 04, 2008 @ 12:06
Won't customs give us a hard time?? I mean I can't think of any other reason to go to Point Roberts other than to do this. And when you show up at the border and back in like 30 min, its pretty obvious.


Tell them you need to pick up some shit from your "boat" at the marina...

This is AWESOME darkness.
Mar 04, 2008 @ 17:10
Your also allowed a small amount if your there for less than 48 hours.
Sometimes they wont even ask you to pull over and pay. Just dont lie.

Meow
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