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Amazon.fr Shipping Price Hike.
I've just jumped onto Amazon.fr to pick up a the Apple Tree House, but have discovered that Amazon have removed the 'slow' shipping option. (Around 7 Euro, but 10+ days to deliver) They are now asking 30 Euro to ship to me. (To Australia, but in 2-5 days). I only ever made 1 purchase from them and it saved me a bundle, which was made better by the cheap shipping option and not having to pay all the tax. I had hoped that it was just over Christmas, (milking everyone, and getting deliveries made before the 25th), but we're now past Christmas, (only just, I know :P ), and my hopes have been dashed.
Has anyone seen this before with any of the Amazon's? Were the cheaper options returned? :/
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