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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

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The article I quoted said "He expected the contract to be operational this spring."

Do you know when it will be operational?
No idea when it finally be active, but it isn't yet as there is no Prime delivery option available for Swiss people.
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No idea when it finally be active, but it isn't yet as there is no Prime delivery option available for Swiss people.
There is on amazon.de - you can have a Swiss invoicing address but a German delivery address to qualify.
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Old 30.08.2018, 21:52
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There is on amazon.de - you can have a Swiss invoicing address but a German delivery address to qualify.
The whole point of Prome is to have merchandise delivered rapidly and easily to your door.
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The whole point of Prome is to have merchandise delivered rapidly
True, but I guess it depends on how close you are to the nearest German post office.
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Old 31.08.2018, 06:45
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

This big wait for Amazon shipping to Switzerland is starting to get pretty damn annoying.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

But what is going to change? A few more items will be available for shipping to Switzerland? Yet the Swiss VAT will be charged from 1.1.19 apparently, so sort of takes the shine off the new items that can be shipped in.
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True, but I guess it depends on how close you are to the nearest German post office.
Do all offices accept Postlagernd? Of packages of any size? Any experience is appreciated!
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Do all offices accept Postlagernd? Of packages of any size? Any experience is appreciated!
In my experience if it is DHL or Deutsche Post delivering, then a lot of stuff can be sent there and it's free. I would have thought that really huge things can't be sent there due to lack of space.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Are there any news about Amazon Prime for Switzerland? Just checked the German site and still no CH. Even without Prime I'm seeing a lot of items which are available for shipping to Switzerland which is great.
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Old 07.03.2019, 09:01
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Are there any news about Amazon Prime for Switzerland? Just checked the German site and still no CH. Even without Prime I'm seeing a lot of items which are available for shipping to Switzerland which is great.
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If googling "Amazon Prime Switzerland" has no new results besides this thread and some old stories, then there is sadly no news.

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Are there any news about Amazon Prime for Switzerland? Just checked the German site and still no CH. Even without Prime I'm seeing a lot of items which are available for shipping to Switzerland which is great.
Really? I’m seeing more and more things that won’t ship to Switzerland and it’s getting to be really annoying.
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Old 07.03.2019, 09:31
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

The cost of Amazon postage to Switzerland can be pretty shocking too.
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The cost of Amazon postage to Switzerland can be pretty shocking too.
And they know we will pay ... Why would they cut a revenue stream to gain a few extra customers.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Simple, it's too big hassle for too small market.
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The cost of Amazon postage to Switzerland can be pretty shocking too.

Amazon ships for free. This would only be a 3rd party selling via Amazon.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

I've ordered in the past from Amazon.de and had it delivered to me in Switzerland without any problem. Luckily I live close to the Italian border, so now buy through amazon.it where the prices are not only cheaper than the .de website, but with Prime they deliver to a local Post Office where i can pick up the goods.

The only disadvantage is that Italian VAT is applied rather than Swiss VAT, but as I save on the postage thanks to Prime it kind of compensates. Then again I can bring in up to CHF 300 worth of goods without having to pay Swiss VAT on top. Having said that my purchases are mainly small electrical stuff such as network cables, chargers and charging cables and stuff like that.
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Amazon ships for free. This would only be a 3rd party selling via Amazon.
I don't think that Amazon ships ALL items it sells (first party) for free to Switzerland... especially heavier stuff? Pretty sure (90%) I have had delivery charges buying from Amazon direct.
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I don't think that Amazon ships ALL items it sells (first party) for free to Switzerland... especially heavier stuff? Pretty sure (90%) I have had delivery charges buying from Amazon direct.
It depends on which amazon site you go to as they all seem to have different policies with regards to fre shipping.
I have certainly had to pay for shipping for stuff bought directly from amazon on both the UK and .fr site.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

since the tax issues with swiss, more and more .de .fr. it vendors are refusing to ship to switzerland.. i can find 100 people selling ethernet cable.. less then 10 will actually ship to swiss.... its frustrating.. hope the prime comes soon.

huge news in 2018 about amazon so far zero...results.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

If Amazon.fr doesn't ship to Switzerland, I have them deliver it to the post office in Divonne.
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