ordering from the UK?

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

ordering from the UK?

This is a discussion on ordering from the UK? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-18-2011, 05:44 PM
ordering from the UK?

I already posted this as a reply to my vest topic in the English Riding forum, but I figured I might have a better chance at getting responses if I posted my question in its own topic here.

I've decided to purchase an Airowear Outlyne vest to use for Cross Country. At U.S. Retailers, I've found the vests for around $300 & the optional shoulder pads for around an additional $100. I've only seen them offered in black.

However, I did a google search last night & found the same vest in Navy (one of my xc colours) from a UK site for $155.92 for the vest, $67 for the shoulder pads, & $48.36 for shipping ($271.28 total). I originally wasn't going to order the shoulder pads, since that'd take my grand total to about $400 for the vest, but since they really DO make the vest safer, & I'd be paying less money to get the vest AND the pads if I ordered from this UK site, it just seems like a great deal.

So here's my question: Has anyone ever ordered stuff from the UK & had it shipped to the U.S. Before? Would I have to pay import taxes, & if so, do you think I'd be better off just buying from an American retailer? It seems like such a good deal, I'm just afraid import fees would ruin that.
Sponsored Links
    02-19-2011, 03:51 PM
I ordered other stuff (not vest) from UK and always just paid shipping. No special tax or issues with the custom.
    02-19-2011, 06:09 PM
Okay, thanks. I posted on another forum too, & someone on there said the same thing. I just went ahead & ordered the vest. I'm really excited about finding it for such a good deal =)

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ordering Online a Saddle or Having one Made? Creztina Horse Tack and Equipment 23 02-09-2011 12:07 AM
~~Need HELP now!!! ordering tonight!~~ gizpeptig Horse Health 4 09-26-2010 02:57 PM
Ordering food and supplements online? drafts4ever Horse Health 3 07-29-2010 12:06 AM
ordering a saddle on-line RoxanneElizabeth Horse Tack and Equipment 2 03-02-2010 06:20 PM
Ordering any chicks this spring? Crimsonhorse01 Farm Animals 2 01-11-2010 09:57 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0