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Any UK optics shops sell to customers outside EU? (1 Viewer)

Murray Lord

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Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone can direct me to a UK optics shop that will sell to customers outside the EU? You wouldn't think it was a difficult ask, but it is. A lot say on their website that they only ship to the UK, or the EU. I have tried to contact some others to ask if they will ship to Australia and they have either said no, or not replied.

I am considering buying a Nikon ED50 scope, which are not available here in Australia. Before anyone asks why I don't just buy from the US, it's because it only comes with a particular eyepiece that I don't want in the US, but you can buy it with different eyepieces elsewhere. In any case, if I can buy it without having to pay VAT because it's being exported, the price difference should be negligible.


Murray Lord
Sydney, Australia
Maybe you should consider ordering from Japan via Rakuten's International service. Most of the vendors will not direct ship Nikon products outside Japan but you can use Rakuten's forwarder, Tenso. Rakuten is Japan's BIG online shopping service, similar to Amazons Marketplace. More info here.
Thanks for that. It does look a little cheaper than what I was expecting the UK price to be. I'll look into it further.

[For the benefit of anyone searching this thread down the track, In Focus have now said they would mail to Australia]
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