Ordering from Digikey

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Nick
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Ordering from Digikey

Postby Nick » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:09 pm

Hi,

Can anyone tell me if any duties, etc, are payable on any order received from Digikey ?

I have a large order ready to send to Digikey for MiniTioune and Portsdown components but can't work out if I will have to make any payment when the items arrive. The website mentions it is DDP (delivered duty paid) but I think this may only apply to business users.

Has anyone had to pay any duties and/or VAT on delivery ?

Regards,

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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby G8GKQ » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:21 pm

Hi Nick

I've never had any such problems. In fact, I've been really impressed with DigiKey's service. My Portsdown bits came from there promptly with no extra payments required.

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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby G4GUO » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:54 pm

When you complete the order the VAT is added by Digikey and paid by them.
There will be no further charges. Just make sure you order via their 'UK' site.

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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby Nick » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:57 am

Hi

I placed my order and all was well until it went out for delivery and UPS delivered it to somewhere in Leeds some 80 miles away - it is still being looked for :roll:

I contacted Digikey customer service and within an hour a replacement order was sent out.

From it being sent out to me receiving it was 1 day 6 hours and 54 minutes - now that's fast :o - even better than orders from this country with some couriers who are best not used.

Excellent service from Digikey - well pleased :D

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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby g8nop » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:13 pm

I received my parts for the MiniTiouner from Digikey this morning. Nothing to pay and an order from Farnell made at the same time arrived in the same post. Having the Digikey code numbers is really useful.

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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby G3UEQ » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:43 pm

Ordered my parts for V2 midnight 23 August, parts arrived Friday morning 25th, first class service, no duty etc payable as sent DDP by UPS.
Built today and working very well, excellent PCB.
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Re: Ordering from Digikey

Postby G8XZD-TV » Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:05 pm

Yes, having not used them before, and being a bit worried about customs etc, the service was very efficient.
Ian.


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