Hey there! I am looking at some 4k blu rays on Amazon US that are not available here in Australia and I noticed a few things:
1) They all show the prices listed in Australian dollars(on the US site) and when I go click on the "Buy it on Amazon AU" button to qualify for free Prime shipping, it takes me to the Australian site(but still the US blu ray via Amazon US) and the price is inflated? I can understand GST and import tax but sometimes there is a $10 increase on top of a $17 item (In this case, Backdraft 4K Blu Ray). Why is that? Both sites show the item in Australian dollars so it can't be the dollar conversion.
2) Some items will have a $2 increase on top of a $17 item which is very reasonable(in this case, Total Recall 4K Blu Ray), but why the massive difference with the above point?
3) I have noticed some items cannot be bought via the Australian website at all. They give me the "We're sorry. The Web address you've entered is not a functioning page on our site." message. Even though the item cannot be bought locally via Amazon AU? Anyway around this without using a freight forwarder in the US? Shouldn't every item listed through Amazon US(not a third party seller) that isn't available on Amazon AU be able to be purchased and eligible for free Prime shipping if over $49 is spent?
Thanks in advance.