next costumers location

Alexander Frøyseth alexander.froyseth at
Sun Apr 13 09:44:42 CEST 2008

I know
I checked it out a couple of months ago, it will cost (from memory) 
about 500 NOK (81,98USD or 51,32€) per phone.
But the fee is mainly going after weight.

It are not cheap to live in Norway xD, or what flexd?

Alexander Frøyseth

flexd skrev:
> If ordering from the US (or anywhere really), would it be possible to 
> have the package marked as a gift to evade taxes and such? Norwegian 
> taxes are high, so we'll probably pay like half a phone extra >_<
> Pietro "m0nt0" Montorfano skrev:
>> Erland Lewin ha scritto:
>>> 2008/4/13, "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" <mail at>:
>>>>  Well, if you consider that you've to pay the shipping costs from 
>>>> Usa or
>>>> Asia in 10 or more people, instead that as an alone buyer I think 
>>>> that you
>>>> gain really more than 30$-8€ ;)
>>> Well, that is the key question now for us in the EU - I believe that
>>> FIC has said that they will have a distribution center in the EU,
>>> which should make the shipping much less expensive. The very high
>>> shipping cost in relation to the price of the phone I think was a
>>> problem with the GTA01...
>>> I'm very much looking forward to hearing about how FIC will solve the
>>> EU distribution, and how much the shipping will be in Europe on top of
>>> the $399 + VAT price, which I think is a very good price. I think that
>>> info would be in the next update from FIC.
>>> /Erland in Stockholm, Sweden
>> Yes, you are right, i was thinking that buying a 10pack phone is 
>> always cheaper than buying a single phone due to the shipping costs. 
>> I'd like to know the eu price and if it's convenient to buy the phone 
>> in eu, else there are some services that you can subscribe for 10$ 
>> which give you an us address so you buy the phone and send them 
>> there, after that you pay the shiping cost from there to your nation, 
>> this can let you to not pay VAT, don't know how much it's legal but 
>> i'd like to get more info on this services because they can be very 
>> useful.
>> Everything obviously is to see how much the eu phone costs due to the 
>> VAT and other taxes.
>> So i have to get more info about this service but they exist so i 
>> think it should be a good deal to use them if in eu the phone will 
>> cost too much.
>> Cya!
>> Pietro
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