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Where do Rifts ship from (country)?

MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
NerveGear
I've just ordered a Rift S to be delivered to me in New Zealand. Are all headsets sent from the US, or do Oculus have distribution centers elsewhere (i.e. Australia)? Also, what are the chances of import duty? Pretty certain?

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  • RichooalRichooal Posts: 1,115
    Wintermute
    As far as I know there isn't an Australian DC, but there are several locations that it could be sent from.
    The price you pay includes shipping and all taxes. It says so at the bottom of the Rift S page.......................


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  • MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
    NerveGear
    Yeah, I was just more wondering how long it would take - if it comes all the way from the US, it may take a while! :(
  • RichooalRichooal Posts: 1,115
    Wintermute
    Yeah, I was just more wondering how long it would take - if it comes all the way from the US, it may take a while! :(
    Shipping is quick, check your tracking when you get it. Lots of people here have been impressed by shipping times.
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  • MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
    NerveGear
    Oh nice, good to know. 

    And yeah I saw that "all applicable taxes" when I was ordering and then got hit with this *after* I'd ordered:


    I'm not too salty though, as even with a $150NZD import fee it's still considerably cheaper than anything that can be bought locally.
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 6,378 Volunteer Moderator
    I believe Oculus ship to you from an Asian shipping partner but yes, Kiwi's do get a bum deal on imports  :|
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.

  • MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
    NerveGear
    Techy111 said:
    I believe Oculus ship to you from an Asian shipping partner but yes, Kiwi's do get a bum deal on imports  :|
    You're not wrong:


    >_<
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 6,378 Volunteer Moderator
    Ouch  :s
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.

  • MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
    NerveGear
    edited August 22
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  • MisterBump73MisterBump73 Posts: 6
    NerveGear
    Techy111 said:
    I believe Oculus ship to you from an Asian shipping partner but yes, Kiwi's do get a bum deal on imports  :|
    For those interested, yes Techy was right, it has shipped from Hong Kong.
  • hoppingbunny123hoppingbunny123 Posts: 519
    Trinity
    Techy111 said:
    Ouch  :s
    canada

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