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Online shop for food processor (robot multifonction)

Hi Everyone,
Eventually I'll be moving to Switzerland to join my fiance. However, in advance of that, I will be coming for vacation and would like to buy a food processor and have it shipped to his house. (He's not a big cook, but I am, and the vacation is in August.)

No problem I thought, just go to amazon.fr. I'd sent books before with no trouble. But then I get a message that says kitchen stuff can't be shipped to Switzerland! So I spend two nights searching the internet with no luck finding an online way to buy a food processor.

In my quest, I stumbled across this forum and maybe someone here knows how to buy kitchen stuff on line? At this point I'm not even that picky, but the combo blender/food processors look interesting. I'd prefer websites in English or French, but if I have to, I'll even muddle around in German.

And on a related note, when I move, will my existing kitchen appliances (with American cords) work ok with a simple adaptor?

Thanks so much for any help!
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Old 24.07.2010, 08:37
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Re: Online shop for food processor (robot multifonction)

Here you go: http://www.toppreise.ch/grp3_636.html

As far as I know you'll need a transformer as well as an adapter for your American appliances. You can search on the forum to check.
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Re: Online shop for food processor (robot multifonction)

Switzerland is quite civilised and you can buy all the same electrical appliances as you can in the states, if you research the brand you want in the states in English then I am sure you can then find it in the many online stores in switzerland

Be careful ordering from amazon.fr or .de as you will be charged customs

As saharanz said www.toppreise .ch is a good place to start AND it's in English
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Re: Online shop for food processor (robot multifonction)

I thought I was onto something when a couple of the toppreise stores had both things I was looking for. But then the next snag I hit was trying to pay for it. All of the stores assumed I was living in Switzerland and didn't allow me to enter my proper billing address so then of course my credit card payment was denied.

I sent an email to one of the sites--Soundgarden.ch--but I assume I won't hear back until Monday.

I hope I didn't sound negative in my first post, I'm very much looking forward to the move. It was just hard to find Swiss online retailers with what I was looking for. And now that I've found a couple, I'm stuck again at the payment phase...I never would have thought this would be so difficult...

But thank you for getting me started in the right direction!
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I thought I was onto something when a couple of the toppreise stores had both things I was looking for. But then the next snag I hit was trying to pay for it. All of the stores assumed I was living in Switzerland and didn't allow me to enter my proper billing address so then of course my credit card payment was denied.

I sent an email to one of the sites--Soundgarden.ch--but I assume I won't hear back until Monday.

I hope I didn't sound negative in my first post, I'm very much looking forward to the move. It was just hard to find Swiss online retailers with what I was looking for. And now that I've found a couple, I'm stuck again at the payment phase...I never would have thought this would be so difficult...

But thank you for getting me started in the right direction!
This is pretty normal in most countries, if I was to buy something to be delivered in the states from a US site I am sure having a swiss registered credit card and swiss address would flag up issues. Can you fiance not oder this item for you?

Or maybe go and buy one as soon as you arrive
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