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Has anyone in Canada ordered from B&H?
I might order a flash tomorrow, but I'm wondering if it will work out cheaper to buy it at Henry's down the street or on B&H.
The list price on B&H is $180
Henry's is $270.

I guess what I'm looking to know is.. will I get dinged with duty charges when UPS drops it off?
 

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you'll get charged GST. I just ordered a flash from em...the 430EX.

I've ordered from them twice...both orders expensive...and they don't really make a big fuss of it. Just pay the GST and that's it. Still cheaper than Henry's...
 

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There is another site I have ordered from a few times thats based in Ontario. The 430EX there is 290 with a 20$ mail in rebate. LINK
 

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Don't order through UPS, they charge you brokerage fees through the nose. US Postal Service is better, then it's just duty & tax.
 

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Don't order through UPS, they charge you brokerage fees through the nose. US Postal Service is better, then it's just duty & tax.

I only got charged GST from them...and I hate UPS lol.

But ya...USPS is a hit or miss thing. Sometimes you pay extra duty...sometimes you don't. Either way you'll pay abou the same.
 
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I'm thinking is might be worth it to pay the difference and stop in at henry's...
at least that way I won't have to wait til next week. I can start playing right away
 

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I've ordered plenty of stuff from B&H...no problems at all. :thumbup:

I'm not sure you can order USPS from there, although I would if I could. I think I used UPS Expedited. There is a brokerage fee on top of the GST but it shouldn't be too much.

I do sometimes buy from my local shop, which will price match other stores in Canada...but the prices are still a lot cheaper at B&H. Although, some prices have been dropping here lately.

From looking at the Henry's site...their prices look pretty high. I would at least ask if they will price match or at least give you a deal.
 
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I have a friend that works at Henry's.. he's checking into it, and hopefully I'll get a sweet deal. If not, I'll be ordering B&H
 

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