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Old 07-05-2016, 10:46 PM   #4141
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Down to 1.30 now. Waiting to see how far this goes.
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Old 07-06-2016, 10:08 AM   #4142
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As a rule of thumb-when paying with a US issued mastercard or visa-is it better to rely on Visa/Mastercard exchange rate or Amazon exchange rate?
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Old 07-06-2016, 10:19 AM   #4143
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As a rule of thumb-when paying with a US issued mastercard or visa-is it better to rely on Visa/Mastercard exchange rate or Amazon exchange rate?
In general, yes, but from the previous page:

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If you have a Visa card and your bank uses Visa's exchange rate use this calculator (This one also has a place to add in foreign transaction percentage if your card has that) https://usa.visa.com/support/consume...alculator.html

If you have a Mastercard card and your bank uses Mastercard's exchange rate use this calculator (Select GBP as the base currency) https://www.mastercard.com/global/currencyconversion/

If the number given is higher than Amazon UK's exchange rate then buy in USD, if it is lower than Amazon UK's exchange rate then buy in GBP.
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Old 07-06-2016, 03:14 PM   #4144
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As a rule of thumb-when paying with a US issued mastercard or visa-is it better to rely on Visa/Mastercard exchange rate or Amazon exchange rate?
I always pay in local currency esp with a 0% Forex fee card. The only time in 5-6 years where Amazon converter has been cheaper was last week when the bottom fell out and Amazon converter caught up to the drop faster than VISA/MC so for a couple days Amazon was slightly cheaper. I suspect it the rates are rising Amazon rate goes up much faster than Visa as well though it may be a while before that it put to the test.

With a 3% fee card that gap has always been much narrower/disappears so the first thing you need to do is find out about your CC.

Ex. today a 0% card has a 1 cents better exchange than Amazon, for a 3% card Amazon is 3 cents better. Once Visa catches down to the latest fall then the gap shifts substantially toward Visa
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Old 07-06-2016, 03:22 PM   #4145
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I always pay in local currency esp with a 0% Forex fee card. The only time in 5-6 years where Amazon converter has been cheaper was last week when the bottom fell out and Amazon converter caught up to the drop faster than VISA/MC so for a couple days Amazon was slightly cheaper. I suspect it the rates are rising Amazon rate goes up much faster than Visa as well though it may be a while before that it put to the test.

With a 3% fee card that gap has always been much narrower/disappears so the first thing you need to do is find out about your CC.

Ex. today a 0% card has a 1 cents better exchange than Amazon, for a 3% card Amazon is 3 cents better. Once Visa catches down to the latest fall then the gap shifts substantially toward Visa
I pre-ordered The Defenders and Capt America Civil War and I used Visa exchange rate. My card won't be charged until september when items will be shipped...Crossing my fingers I made the right choice.
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Old 07-06-2016, 06:39 PM   #4146
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I only need Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies EE 3D. I haven't seen any < $25 deals on it yet in the US (and it was always OOS at Gohastings).
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Here you go -- new lowest price ever. I think it would be extremely difficult to get this price for the US set even used. The only way I can think of to get lower would be BN40% sale +Mmeber+30% coupon for BF and at least a 15% discounted Gift Card.

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around $18-18.60 if you order as a single item and depending on your payment.
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Old 07-07-2016, 05:15 AM   #4147
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Here you go -- new lowest price ever. I think it would be extremely difficult to get this price for the US set even used. The only way I can think of to get lower would be BN40% sale +Mmeber+30% coupon for BF and at least a 15% discounted Gift Card.

BOFA Extended 3D Bluray Amazon UK

around $18-18.60 if you order as a single item and depending on your payment.
Thanks. I ordered it along with something else. Strangely the L12.99 price dropped to L10.83 in my cart (I mean "basket") which was fine by me. I guess there must have been some promotion I didn't know about. My order says "Sold by Amazon EU S.a.r.L.". I guess that's Amazon UK, but I don't remember that SARL part before. Shouldn't it say Amazon ex-EU(Brexit)?

I used the COF VISA in "pounds sterling" which I think is what I need to get the better rate, though I doubt I'll get 1.29 which was today's rate. I know there was a discussion with kenbenobi on this earlier, but I didn't totally understand it. Regardless, I assume paying with the COF VISA in pounds would work out cheaper than using Amazon's exchange rate paying in dollars regardless how VISA screws around with the rates?

BTW, what's your opinion on Star Wars: The Clone Wars series for $43.22 according to this thread? Do you think it's a good deal?

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Old 07-07-2016, 05:31 AM   #4148
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Thanks. I ordered it along with something else. Strangely the L12.99 price dropped to L10.83 in my cart (I mean "basket") which was fine by me. I guess there must have been some promotion I didn't know about. My order says "Sold by Amazon EU S.a.r.L.". I guess that's Amazon UK, but I don't remember that SARL part before. Shouldn't it say Amazon ex-EU(Brexit)?

I used the COF VISA in "pounds sterling" which I think is what I need to get the better rate, though I doubt I'll get 1.29 which was today's rate. I know there was a discussion with kenbenobi on this earlier, but I didn't totally understand it. Regardless, I assume paying with the COF VISA in pounds would work out cheaper than using Amazon's exchange rate paying in dollars regardless how VISA screws around with the rates?

BTW, what's your opinion on Star Wars: The Clone Wars series for $43.22 according to this thread? Do you think it's a good deal?

http://slickdeals.net/f/8901047-star...src=SiteSearch

I would've ordered more stuff if I knew what to order.
If the items posts Friday the std conversion rate appears to a hair over 1.30 which would make it an even better deal. Not sure if your COF has a For.Exch fee or not, but it still shouldn;be be any more than Amazon regardless.

If you like the Clone WArs set, it's an excellent deal for 5 seasons.

The drop in price when you go through checkout isn't a promo, but the removal of the VAT (20% national sales tax) we don;t pay.
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Old 07-07-2016, 11:51 AM   #4149
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Thanks. I ordered it along with something else. Strangely the L12.99 price dropped to L10.83 in my cart (I mean "basket") which was fine by me. I guess there must have been some promotion I didn't know about. My order says "Sold by Amazon EU S.a.r.L.". I guess that's Amazon UK, but I don't remember that SARL part before. Shouldn't it say Amazon ex-EU(Brexit)?

I used the COF VISA in "pounds sterling" which I think is what I need to get the better rate, though I doubt I'll get 1.29 which was today's rate. I know there was a discussion with kenbenobi on this earlier, but I didn't totally understand it. Regardless, I assume paying with the COF VISA in pounds would work out cheaper than using Amazon's exchange rate paying in dollars regardless how VISA screws around with the rates?

BTW, what's your opinion on Star Wars: The Clone Wars series for $43.22 according to this thread? Do you think it's a good deal?

http://slickdeals.net/f/8901047-star...src=SiteSearch

I would've ordered more stuff if I knew what to order.

I don't have Clone Wars series, but have it sitting in my cart. Current price, I believe, is the lowest it has been. But with my recent purchase of ST:TNG, I will most likely hold off on this one. I also have been keeping an eye on Hobbit BOFA 3D EE and Boxtrolls 3D. Both are good prices, but I like digital copies as well, and not being set up to burn blu rays yet, I don't like messing with UK digital copies - or at least not familiar enough to properly copy the digital copies to keep on hand.
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:58 PM   #4150
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Can you order from Amazon.US from the UK? If you can, right now Lord of the Rings Trilogy bluray w/ext scenes is only $26.99 and it used to be between $60 and $70
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Can you order from Amazon.US from the UK? If you can, right now Lord of the Rings Trilogy bluray w/ext scenes is only $26.99 and it used to be between $60 and $70
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26.99 USD for LOTR Trilogy w/ext scenes is a heck of a deal considering that there are very few copies left in the UK at crazy high prices
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