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Broke my Fasttech Cherry - Customs Charges?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Vapaneezer Scrooge, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Vapaneezer Scrooge

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    Not sure why but I've been reluctant to try fast tech, but I needed some new bottles for my COV Wraith and took the plunge, hoping my order goes smoothly then I might consider trying them for other stuff.

    I added a couple of Vandy Vape refill bottles and after checkout it's gone over the £15.00 customs limit by a whole £0.36.

    Has anyone been hit with a customs bill using them?
     
  2. DMAN

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    Hundreds of orders and never had any customs charges. Don't worry.
     
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  3. rawhead

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    Well into double digits on FT orders, nary an issue.
     
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  4. Speedwell68

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    I have ordered from GearBest and FastTech on multiple occasions and never been hot with customs charges.
     
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  5. MrDJ

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    Last two orders for almost 100 quid of coils and no charges and only took 9 days delivery.
     
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  6. eyeball kid

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    Checking my ft account shows over two hundred orders. Not one customs charge. Current delivery by uk e pack has been seven days for quite a while for me.
     
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  7. zouzounaki

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    What shipping method did you use?
     
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  8. MrDJ

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    UK e packet
     
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  9. zouzounaki

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    Aye, I was asking the op, he’s no specified he used that. There may be other delivery methods that would incur customs charges. I was wanting to confirm he’d used the e packet.
     
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  10. crustyfolker

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    This old question again:).

    Most of our friends in The far east know what they are doing in regards to avoiding fees. Fasttech is one. The important thing to remember is DO NOT choose any of the expensive expedited shipping options. These are where you get goods in a couple of days rather than a week but the shipping co's ie parcelforce, DHL, UPS they go looking for extra income and will try and get you a customs charge and all because they can charge you an admin fee on top of your customs bill.
     
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