1. smonkman's Avatar
    Hi all,
    I was in the Crackberry store looking to buy a Seidio Rubberized hard case for my 8330. When I went to check out nd entered all my info, it came up with $45.95 shipping to Vancouver Canada! Have any other Canadians had to pay ridiculous shipping charges? Does anyone know why they are so high?
    Needless to say, I didn't purchase the case and won't be purchasing any of my accessories at the Crackberry store until the shipping charges become reasonable.

    One other question, does anyone know of a reputable website where I can purchase 8330 accessories and not be charged an arm and a leg for shipping? I checked Amazon.com but they didnt have teh color I was looking for (shipping was only $3.95 though)

    Thanks for your help.
    01-10-09 02:54 PM
  2. dragon_storm's Avatar
    surely that must be an error...
    01-10-09 03:30 PM
  3. Shao128's Avatar
    A few months ago I was going to order the charging pod for the curve, I believe it was about $25, the cheapest shipping option to Winnipeg was $35.
    01-10-09 04:23 PM
  4. GmrPnm21's Avatar
    Holy cow I would DEFINITELY call them and ask if there is an error!
    01-10-09 04:39 PM
  5. kingb71's Avatar
    The prices appear to be correct, the cheapest shipping to Toronto is about $25 or so. Crazy!!
    01-10-09 04:41 PM
  6. Roscopcoletrain's Avatar
    No error. I priced up a seidio holster and it was pretty much the same, $45 just to ship lol
    01-12-09 08:08 PM
  7. nanugtr's Avatar
    Much cheaper on ebay guys!!!
    01-13-09 10:27 PM
  8. happymeal's Avatar
    Ouch $31.00 to ship to Ontario for BlackBerry Skin Case (Black) for Bold 9000
    01-18-09 12:17 AM
  9. LifeOfVice's Avatar
    Holy cow! Thats CRAZY! I wonder if anyone has actually paid that?
    01-18-09 01:38 AM
  10. DataCentre's Avatar
    I was on eBay once and was going to buy a 4GB microSD card for my phone. The card was selling for $15 (this was early last year), but when I went to do the purchase, the shipping to Vancouver, BC Canada was $39.95. I emailed the seller and said, "What gives? Surely you can just put it in a $1.99 bubble mailer and stick a $3.00 stamp on it. No way it should cost $40!"

    Well, he had no response for me, so I just went to a store in Richmond and got the same card for $15 and maybe $5 in gas.
    01-18-09 10:43 AM
  11. Directional's Avatar
    I found most places in the US shaft us hard for shipping. There are a few good ones out there though. I just bought a cheapo hard cover for my curve for $10 off egay and the shipping was free. A quick search came up with lots of Seidio's on ebay and the average shipping seems to be around $10.
    01-18-09 11:49 AM
  12. tmv112's Avatar
    That's litter man! I wouldn't pay that!!!!!!!!!!!!
    01-18-09 11:50 AM
  13. pkcable's Avatar
    isn't crackberry.com Canadian? I know Kevin is a canuck.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    01-18-09 12:51 PM
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    Kevin is Canadian, but the Crackberry store is in Florida (I think). Any shipping from the states to Canada is nothing short of extortion. I will never buy anything online unless it is from a Canadian based warehouse (e.g., TigerDirect.ca).

    It's a darn shame to see good deals all but lose all value because of these shipping costs.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    01-18-09 02:43 PM
  15. Roscopcoletrain's Avatar
    Kevin mentioned before a Canadian warehouse is in the works. hopefully its sooner then later.
    01-23-09 08:38 AM