macjus macjus posted February 12th, 2019 at 3:00 am to Shopping. Viewed 1162 times. Answered once.

Hi everybody, I have recently purchased a package from in the UK and upon it arriving in Vietnam I have been whacked with a hefty tax charge. Is is only clothing and shoes and they are not designer labels just some standard non branded clothing probably made in Bangladesh. Can you please let me know if this is normal as to total tax bill is approx 35% of the declarable value Total declarable value approx - $ 7.117 M VND Import duties and tax - $1.606 M VND (23%) VAT - $887 k VND (12%) I have asked the import clearance office for a breakdown of the import duties and tax as i think it is too high for the goods I am purchasing. Any info would be much appreciated! Thanks, Justin

Peebles Peebles posted September 17th, 2018 at 9:31 am to Shopping. Viewed 2037 times. Answered once.

Hi, I'm wondering what the import tax fee is if I buy a 500usd new laptop from US and get it sent to Vietnam? Thanks The laptop in question is a Samsung chrome book plus which they don't sell here.

Taro_Taro Taro_Taro posted June 4th, 2018 at 2:02 am to Shopping. Viewed 1694 times. Not yet answered.

Hello all ! Anyone know what is the best company to send items from HCMC to malaysia. thanks in advance...

Kuminovich Kuminovich posted June 14th, 2015 at 3:25 am to Shopping. Viewed 1317 times. Answered 5 times.

Does anyone know where I can get mini desktop computers? I need something for the office computers that is less bulky/ugly than the standard atx boxes. Something in the line of this It would be used for surfing, printing, and office documents, so not much power needed, nor a DVD reader.

stefanion stefanion posted November 11th, 2017 at 1:28 pm to Shopping. Viewed 1029 times. Answered once.

Hello wanna buy a wedding dress from hanoi the logo of the factory is like wing and the color is black, but I don't have any idea the name of the factory can you help me to find out? And i think recent they had fashion show in fashion show fashion life or something. Thanks

chaimills chaimills posted October 22nd, 2015 at 2:43 pm to Shopping. Viewed 663 times. Not yet answered.

I want to buy a rug from ebay. Do i have to pay extra tax or money to receive it in hanoi? thanks

swordfisch swordfisch posted February 21st, 2015 at 1:12 pm to Shopping. Viewed 798 times. Answered once.

are there many large (100cc) sportbikes (Gsxr1000s & Cbr1000rr) for sales in vietnam? are they relatively expensive or cheap? anyone here own a large sportsbike?

hanoibert hanoibert posted February 25th, 2015 at 3:41 pm to Shopping. Viewed 659 times. Not yet answered.

I am looking for a Honda Win. Thai or Indonesian preferred. please send me pics if you have any. I am based in Hanoi. Thanks

Karmak Karmak posted January 18th, 2015 at 2:26 am to Shopping. Viewed 879 times. Answered 5 times.

Does any of you fancy people know where to buy decent motrobike suspensions? I tried the usual places such as the parts market near Pho Hue but only stumbled into dodgy, low quality stuff. I need something that can actually absorb.

Local Friend Local Friend posted December 16th, 2014 at 8:49 am to Shopping. Viewed 828 times. Answered 4 times.

I have noticed that Trung Nguyen coffee comes in different numbers I am just wondering what the numbers represent

granteralus (elite user) granteralus posted September 14th, 2014 at 6:15 am to Shopping. Viewed 1084 times. Answered 6 times.

Hey strangers. Long time no see/rant/review/beer. I was hoping you could help me track down the Vietnamese name of a very specific kind of rice paper which is eluding me back home in the US. It's easy to locate the standard rice paper used for fresh spring rolls, which typically goes by the name "banh trang". Instead, the product I'm trying to find is the ultra-thin rice paper, which is not softened by water before eating. Probably the most well known usage of this variety within the expat bubble might be the catfish spring rolls at Highway4 Restaurant. (If you haven't tried these, stop reading now and freaking GO. Seriously.) I've tried to describe them to at least a dozen Vietnamese grocers back home, and they all just raise an eyebrow at me and shove the banh trang in my hands... posted February 15th, 2014 at 11:28 pm to Shopping. Viewed 1317 times. Answered 6 times.

I need to buy some SAT prep books for a student. Any idea how to buy books online? I imagine there's no Amazon Vietnam? Amateur question, I know, but I would be very grateful for your help.

barca_181 barca_181 posted June 10th, 2014 at 3:19 am to Shopping. Viewed 556 times. Answered twice.

Hey friends I am looking for purchase heart watch rate monitor in Hanoi , any help pls . Thank you

damooster damooster posted November 21st, 2013 at 11:19 am to Shopping. Viewed 864 times. Answered 7 times.

If I get an HSBC dollar account here in Vietnam, can I use the debit card (that has a Visa logo on it) to make purchases online? For example, if I want to order from Amazon, will I be able to do so? Connect my account to iTunes?

Dakotaroos Dakotaroos posted November 25th, 2007 at 1:14 am to Shopping. Viewed 1829 times. Answered 32 times.

How do US expats handle finances in Hanoi? Which banks provide the best services considering convenience, timeliness and fees? Does your US bankcard or debit card work there? What are the fees for withdrawals? How do you transfer funds between US and Vietnam?

MarkHanoi83 MarkHanoi83 posted September 30th, 2013 at 7:40 pm to Shopping. Viewed 1038 times. Answered 11 times.

Hi guys, I'm wondering if there are any shops in Hanoi that are a kind of "radio shack", where you could buy electrical components. Until now I just found a few small market-people selling LED related stuff, but no "professional" shops. I'm considering to build my own LED motorcycle light and would love to shop around in a shop that sells the required parts such as resistors, diodes and the works. Does anyone know any shops in Hanoi or internet shops in Vietnam for these parts?

MarkHanoi83 MarkHanoi83 posted October 8th, 2013 at 10:56 am to Shopping. Viewed 698 times. Not yet answered.

Does anyone know a website or shop in Hanoi/Vietnam that sales parts for the helmet brand "Probiker helmets" (Made in Taiwan) ? I lost one of the visor holders while driving on the highway back to Hanoi, and until now I can only find a shop in Germany that could send me a repair. Was hoping to find something cheaper and closer by, especially as it's made in Asia.

Sejhmet Sejhmet posted May 24th, 2013 at 3:33 pm to Shopping. Viewed 732 times. Answered 3 times.

Hello everyone! I am going to order some cosmetics online and I am afraid of the duty custom. Can anyone tell me how much will I have to pay once the parcel arrives to the custom's? Thank you very much

MarkHanoi83 MarkHanoi83 posted September 4th, 2012 at 2:08 pm to Shopping. Viewed 698 times. Answered 7 times.

I see some topics hitting this issue but not exactly asking or answering it, so here it is: Which banks in Vietnam are best in providing creditcard or debitcards for international use and online payments. Creditcards are difficult to get, only with work contracts and a mile of paperwork Debitcards are more easy, but still have some restrictions and hick-ups in their use. Please share your experiences with your Vietnamese debit/creditcards and your advice on which bank is 'best' for getting a good working debit/credit card

barca_181 barca_181 posted June 26th, 2012 at 9:32 pm to Shopping. Viewed 565 times. Answered 4 times.

Hi is there someone advice me , where could i purchase WEBMONEY credit or card , or is there any website where i could buy a webmoney card using paypal account or credit card ? thank you


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