One of the frustrations when you're shopping online from Ireland some of the time is delivery. Either the costs are sky high, or the vendors simply won't ship to Ireland. Parcel Motel takes away some of that pain, as they can give you a legitimate delivery address in Belfast, which usually qualifies for UK priced shipping, which is often free. Last week was the first time … [Read more...] about Bypassing Delivery Restrictions With Parcel Motel
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!
Amazon's Kindle is one of those devices that I've been looking at for a long time, but I couldn't quite convince myself that I needed one.Well I still don't need one, but I suspect I might end up with one .. Why?Very simply put - they've cut the price on them down to something more palatable and introduced some new options.So what's it got that makes the difference?It's slimmer … [Read more...] about Amazon Revamp Kindle
I mentioned the introduction of free shipping to Ireland yesterday. At the time it didn't appear to be available and the article in The Irish Times hadn't specified when it would be ..This morning I can confirm that it is live and available.I placed an order a few minutes ago for over £25 and did NOT pay shipping!See screenshot below:Great news for everyone! … [Read more...] about Amazon Free Shipping To Ireland Is Live
Seemingly Amazon UK has finally "seen the light" and is planning on introducing free shipping to Ireland for purchases over £25.There's more coverage in The Irish Times, but it's not exactly clear WHEN they are going to start offering this. (They obviously aren't today) … [Read more...] about Amazon To Introduce Free Shipping To Ireland