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Discussion in 'Mavic Discussion' started by harry9s, Sep 30, 2016.

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  1. harry9s

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    Usually we get short changed by the "exchange rate" here in the uk, but the mavic is listed as $999 in the us and £999 here. Even with a bit of post-brexit loss of the exchange rate, that's still excessive($1296).
    If it was closer to the exchange rate, say £800, it would be much more appealing to me.
     
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    Yup, and that's with the range stepped down to 2.4 miles for European TX power levels :-(
     
  3. Kman

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    The price being more is due to your countries taxes. It's not DJI ripping you off.
     
  4. Ozz

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    And $1348 in the rest of Europe :/ (£1039)

    We get ripped off even more than you guys...
     
  5. Merko

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    Stop complaining. Here in Norway it's $1425 (tax included) :p
     
  6. Pauloipam

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    The pack is selling for £1249 ($1299 in the US). It's a rip off. I'll wait for January when prices will go down I presume ..


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  7. 4wd

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    UK price includes VAT at 20% - that accounts for almost all of it.
    However some US States do have additional taxes added but not included in headline price.Here things are actually quite competitive with a nice spread of reputable dealers so we will soon see various offers particularly for alternative accessory bundles.
    For example I don't see much need for the ugly bag when it will fit in a regular camera bag - or 12V charger - but everyone needs at least one spare battery
     
  8. chris digata

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    What happens if you chance the flag when logged into dji store, it then says $999 tax included then pay with paypal which converts it to uk sterling?
    it is still your account and says sending to uk but cost less?
     
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    Almost worth flying to the USA to get one.

    Or have good dealer ship one, yes import duty will need to be paid but will end up cheaper than DJI.
    I can't recall the name of stores off hand but there are several dealers who ship to EU tax free.
    Worth investigating when time comes to buy.
     
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    I'm going to the US in April, I think I'll wait until then!


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