You can get it real cheap too!
You can easily store thousands of books in an eBook reader and has a battery that lasts for weeks. Moreover, Amazon Kindle devices uses e-ink display which is not harmful to your eyes as opposed to tablets or smartphones which emits harmful blue rays to our eyes. Find out more on all the good things about it before you make the purchase...
Ever since Amazon revolutionize reading with the introduction of Amazon Kindle devices in 2007, it is highly popular and sought after. As opposed to books, it is much lighter and more convenient. You can easily store thousands of books in an eBook reader and has a battery that lasts for weeks. Moreover, Amazon Kindle devices uses e-ink display which is not harmful to your eyes as opposed to tablets or smartphones which emits harmful blue rays to our eyes. Unfortunately, Amazon Kindle devices remains elusive to Singaporeans. You cannot order it from Amazon and send it to your Singapore address. Fortunately, there are 2 ways you can get to enjoy Amazon Kindle.
Buy from Amazon, get a forwarder
to ship it back or a friend to bring it back to you
By purchasing on Amazon, you will have to incur additional 3% plus credit card charge and 3% plus processing fee for forex conversion, a whopping of 6% plus.
Assuming you have no friends and family in the US, it is also complicated and troublesome to find a sales tax-free US residence address and to arrange shipment back to Singapore. Additionally, unless you are patient enough, this method is slow, and will takes a long time (~2 weeks) to reach you. Please also note you may incur 7% GST when importing the Kindle back. Another concern is battery are classified as sensitive items so air shipment may be an issue.
The biggest disadvantage with this method is the lack of local support and warranty. As with any electronic devices, it is prone to any faults or malfunction. You will have to contact Amazon directly for support. If there are any warranty claims, it will be at your own cost to return the Kindle back to Amazon for repair (shipping fees for both ways).
Buy from a local reseller like GeekBite
If you like to shop “locally”, even if it’s online, this is probably the way you will feel most comfortable. GeekBite have ready stocks on hand. Once orders are being placed, we ship out your order within next business day and you can expect to receive your Kindle within 2-3 business days.
The biggest advantage with this method is the local support and warranty means you can easily get in touch with GeekBite for any inquires. GeekBite offers free first 7 days 1-1 exchange and remaining 6 months Amazon warranty and local support. If there are any warranty claims, contact us and we will liaise with Amazon on your behalf for your claims. This is crucial, because you can resolve dead-on-arrival and other serious defects immediately and locally, without the hassle of overseas shipping.
GeekBite also offers competitive or same prices to Amazon. Our prices include freebies such as free 8000 ebooks, a premium pouch and a screen protector. All accessories come readily equipped for your new Kindle.
Why buy from GeekBite?
We offer competitive prices with many freebies, toppled up with local support, first 7 days 1-1 exchange and 6 months Amazon Warranty. You do not have to worry about warranty claims, shipping duration and the tedious process of forwarding Kindle from Amazon.
In addition, the pricing is almost similar to Amazon, with some Kindle models being cheaper than Amazon.
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