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Best practices when buying from the EU

Discussion in 'off topic' started by IVELIN, Nov 30, 2021.

  1. IVELIN

    IVELIN pfm Member

    Thanks for all the replies and the discussion guys! I think it is more complex than it appears on the surface and I suppose there are many different cases. It is a shame that the little fish (pun intended) got fried with Brexit!
    What smart ways are there to make payments? Something like a 3rd-party-warrant-that-the-funds-are-available-but-will-be-released-only-when-the-goods-are-delivered king of thing?
     
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2021
  2. Sloop John B

    Sloop John B for more years than I care to remember

    perhaps he did!

    .sjb
     
  3. russel

    russel ./_dazed_and_confused

    Sweden, I have tried buying from the U.K. post Brexit it’s a PITA.
     
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  4. richardg

    richardg Admonishtrator

    Nothern Ireland is fine. That's part of the United Kingdom. Expect to find more UK miainland companies setting up warehouses there over the coming years.
     
  5. graystoke4

    graystoke4 pfm Member

    Hi, if you are in Europe and you are buying from Europe, get in your car and pick it up, especially anything big and heavy, and have a jolly doing it,
     
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  6. IVELIN

    IVELIN pfm Member

    Hi graystoke4,

    No, I am in the UK. I found a service called trustap. It's like a 3rd party safety payment box - funds are released only when the goods are received with no complaints. Its not a free one though. Anyone used it or something similar?
     

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