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Old 14th January 2019, 08:03 AM
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Some items can't be shipped her by Amazon or other companies I found that out once when ordering a crock pot so only the lower quality products seem to ship here that was my experience.

Amazon website has a link to Philippines orders or items allowed to ship here just below their name upper left-hand side. And make sure the VAT tax is included it should be or you'll end up forking out 12% of the cost upon delivery.
M.C.A. - I shipped rubber straps without a problem by Amazon just last week but the turned down shipping printer heads for a fancy HP unit (reassigned when I left my law practice lol). The small print was that they, the print heads, would be shipped from another vendor. I wonder if that is the go-no go criteria. I know that companies need an export lic from the State Dept or DoD (depending on the nature of the item) wonder if that is why some of Amazon can and some of it cannot be sent direct to the PH??? Who knows???
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M.C.A. - I shipped rubber straps without a problem by Amazon just last week but the turned down shipping printer heads for a fancy HP unit (reassigned when I left my law practice lol). The small print was that they, the print heads, would be shipped from another vendor. I wonder if that is the go-no go criteria. I know that companies need an export lic from the State Dept or DoD (depending on the nature of the item) wonder if that is why some of Amazon can and some of it cannot be sent direct to the PH??? Who knows???
Maybe that is what's going on all I know for sure that high-end products will not ship to the Philippines so you're left with cheap low-end items to choose from online but these high-end products are sold in Manila if you do a search these companies are there and what a hassle to find them and get your product, I also needed some electronic parts for my HP laptop but HP is located in Manila only.
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....... I wonder if that is the go-no go criteria. I know that companies need an export lic from the State Dept or DoD (depending on the nature of the item) wonder if that is why some of Amazon can and some of it cannot be sent direct to the PH??? Who knows???
I think that it is more likely that the particular vendor simply does not want the extra hassle that comes with shipping overseas. Extra forms to fill in additional care in packaging etc. They may think that the extra business does not pay the extra costs.

Lots of stuff one vendor will not ship can easily be purchased from another vendor.

Another possible explanation is that the manufacturers want to protect their sales channels. I have had non Amazon vendors explain that they could not ship to a foreign country or even to my re-shipper because that would violate their agreement with their manufacturer. The manufacturer may have set up foreign sales channels that prohibit reselling into foreign markets.

If you look at the lists of prohibited items on shipper web sites it is mostly about stuff prohibited for import, perishable and/or dangerous goods or military goods. High tech alone does not show up on the lists unless it is high tech with a military specific application. I don't think printer heads would qualify. (Most likely made in China anyway lol)

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Print cartridges sold here in Philippines are not compatible with printers bought from a different region, even if they are the same model as sold here. I suspect that the opposite is true, print cartridges bought outside the Philippines will not be compatible with printers bought here. They are geo locked to a specific region.

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This is the explanation from Amazon regarding what does and what does not ship to the Philippines.

Can't Ship to this Address


This may be because:

Dimensional shipping limits - standard shipping to these regions are limited by the overall shipping size which include a maximum length or girth of 108 inches and maximum weight of 70 lbs.
Large and/or oddly shaped items may not be eligible for shipping.
Hazmat - certain hazmat items (including but not limited to lithium batteries) are restricted from shipping to these areas.
Restricted Product - Products offered for sale on Amazon.com must comply with all laws and regulations and with Amazon's policies. For more information see Restricted Products.
Address type - certain address types preclude shipping speeds, due to carrier capabilities.
Amazon may be restricted from shipping to your country due to government import/export requirements.
You are shipping to a U.S. freight forwarder but your order contains items that are restricted from exportation.
Amazon may be restricted from shipping to your country or location due to manufacturer restrictions or warranty issues.
You may have chosen an offer from a seller who doesn't offer international shipping. Try looking for another seller.
You may have chosen an offer from a seller who doesn't offer shipping to your address due to the nature of the product (Perishable, Heavy/Bulky, Hazmat). Try looking for another seller or a similar product.

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