UK Graders shipping rates ?

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    starscream.pt Well-Known Member

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    Since my last experience with AFA i've been weary of shipping prices (paid blindly 100US to get a single box to Portugal ...), i ain't playing taht game again.

    I've contacted UKGraders at least 3 times to get a shipping quote on a 100GBP+ order and still no good, so

    how many of you bought afa style cases from them and how much were you charged for shipping outside the UK ?
     
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    It's been a long time since I've ordered from them but you have to use a service that will fully insure the item. If you have a rough idea of the weight & value you can get a price on the Royal Mail website.
     
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    by making some weight comparisons i figured:

    1x minibot case ~ 400grams
    1x seeker case ~ 1300grams
    1x autobot car ~1300grams
    (used vintage start wars in afa case and motu wind raider sora cased)

    Up to at least 4Kg, 100GBP value, 50x50x50cm box Royal mail quotes 41GBP, that's nearly the price of all the boxes .... I might take the risk tomorrow, meanwhile sent them YET another e-mail.

    I would have bought 10+ cases already had they given me a freakin shipping quote
     
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