Price of the Freerunner published?
imnotb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 19:51:12 CET 2008
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 6:40 PM, thomasg <thomas at gstaedtner.net> wrote:
> Since nobody seems to realize it, I guess I have to explain this.
> 1. Even the distributor has to pay shipping
> 2. 19% VAT in germany
> 3. x% additional fees (recycling, ...) in germany/europe
> 4. 2 years warranty in germany
> 5. The dollar-euro change will not always remain nearby 1.60$/1€
> 6. People who handle the shipping and warranty in germany, do you think
> they can work for free?
> Don't get me wrong, I also like to get products cheap and not too
> expensive, but nobody can really expect to get the device for 285 euro from
> a resaler - you have to pay the 19% even if you import by yourself (the 19%
> are also on the shipping fees).
Regarding points 1, 2, 3 and 6 - doesn't the US have something similar?
Regarding 5 - shouldn't the prices be according to current exchange rates?
Isn't that the whole point of exchange rates?
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