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Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

http://lenews.ch/2017/11/28/amazon-c...to-switzerland
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Old 30.11.2017, 10:33
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Since they will be charging VAT even though it will be coming from Germany, does that mean we won't get dinged with the custom taxes for orders over the custom limit (50 chf or whatever it is)?
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

amazon so far always deducts german VAT and add Swiss VAT (if over 60 CHF).
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

or under 60chf
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Does this mean I can order anything from Amazon now, or still hit the "Doesn't deliver to Switzerland" roadblocks?

Might be just whatever is fulfilled by Amazon.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

I hope this works, but I remain skeptical that they will actually be able to get packages through Swiss customs in the promised time to meet expedited Prime delivery.

Every single time I have chosen (and paid a premium for) Amazon Global I ended up getting the 'so sorry, package is with Swiss Customs, out of our control' message. Instead of two day delivery promised it can end up being two weeks. I might as well have saved myself the expedited delivery fee. In fact, the books I order via normal delivery usually show up faster than those ordered via Amazon Global expedited delivery.

So good news if this actually comes to pass, but I'm not holding my breath...
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Any development on this?
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Not sure, but here's the best info on the subject...

https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/custom...nodeId=1055388

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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

I've not read the entire thread, but I've bought stuff from Amazon.de and it's been delivered to me with no customs duty or the Swiss post fee.

I also buy from Amazon.it as it's often cheaper, and some things they will deliver to switzerland and others not, however I now use a service in Italy call "Indabox" and it's delivered to a local bar just over the border, meaning I can collect it any time until midnight. I've also had Barbour and M&S deliver there as well, though i appreciate if you're in the Swiss German or French part this may not be convenient, though I think similar services do exist.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

I'd like to know too. Prime Video - does it work here yet ( did a trial last year and it didn't yet!) . Prime shipping (free premium shipping) available yet?

Please update if you have used it, or post a link to something more recent than the 2017 article from lenews.

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I'd like to know too. Prime Video - does it work here yet ( did a trial last year and it didn't yet!) . Prime shipping (free premium shipping) available yet?

Please update if you have used it, or post a link to something more recent than the 2017 article from lenews.

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Prime Videos work on our Fire TV. Yet nothing about delivery. If it happens I will get it.
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Any idea When the Full Prime is coming to switzerland. The newspapers are Full but they Forget that switzerland is Not eu, therfore Euro blockng has no Effect in ch
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Looks like Amazon prime is getting faster. I placed an order yesterday and just received a message from the Post that delivery is expected tomorrow.

THis used to take about 5 working days before.
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Looks like Amazon prime is getting faster. I placed an order yesterday and just received a message from the Post that delivery is expected tomorrow.

THis used to take about 5 working days before.
I got that turnaround from the UK without prime.
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Where is Amazon

Why Amazon is not in Switzerland ?
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Re: Where is Amazon

Because itís in Brazil, and Peru and Colombia Ö
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Re: Where is Amazon

What do you care, you don't live in Switzerland.


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What do you care, you don't live in Switzerland.
I want to buy stuff cheap and have user friendly UI.

Galaxus and digitec are so hopelessly lost in time, with that depressing UI and inability to find anything.

I assume Amazon is being blocked on the basis that few Swiss are scared big corp to destroy their market ?
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Re: Amazon Prime [delivery] coming to Switzerland

Amazon is not being Ďblockedí. Itís their decision not to set up a Swiss version. Mind you Amazon dot de sees some value here by offering English language and pricing that removes de VAT and replaces it with CH 7.7%
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