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#1 cuddlebud

Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:37 PM

Williams Sonoma has $10 flat rate shipping to Aus at the moment. We filled half a suitcase from them when we were holidaying in the us a couple of years ago.


#2 B.feral3

Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:50 PM

Seriously though, check your prices before shopping with them. I just bought a whole bunch of cookware about 2 weeks ago. I spent a little over 2k on All Clads, Scanpan CTX range and Wusthof knives.

I looked at Williams Sonoma for all of them but their prices were outrageous. Believe me, the true shipping cost is built into the price, plus plus plus. They have great prices when you look in USD, but when you tell them you are shopping in AUD and shipping to Australia, the prices change and exceed the Australian RRP's!!

Take this for example as this is one of the pieces I bought. (Scanpan CTX 32cm Chefs Pan)


From Williams Sonoma - $471.10 plus $10 post


From Kitchenwaresuperstore.com.au - $179.95 with free shipping. I ordered on the Friday and it was delivered on the Tuesday morning!!

yourhomedepo.com.au, Everten, Le Domaine etc were more expensive from $20-$60 more expensive for this one piece but none went over $250 including post, compared to Williams Sonoma's $481.10. The All Clads were much much cheaper from Peters of Kensington. Everten had the cheapest knives. I almost fell off my chair when I saw Willia,s Sonoma's prices.

Edited by Bek+3, 27 January 2013 - 01:04 PM.

#3 Jenflea

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

But..but...they'll be opening a store in Sydney soon!
And I bet we'll still pay way more than the US sad.gif

#4 purplekitty

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

QUOTE (Bek+3 @ 27/01/2013, 12:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I looked at Williams Sonoma for all of them but their prices were outrageous. Believe me, the true shipping cost is built into the price, plus plus plus. They have great prices when you look in USD, but when you tell them you are shopping in AUD and shipping to Australia, the prices change and exceed the Australian RRP's!!
They have too,the shonky bastards.
There was this curved spatula for mixers like KA which attracted me.I can't buy it on principle now.

#5 B.feral3

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:30 PM

How much did they bump the price up by?

It just so happens I went to their website this morning actually as well because I'm in the market for a Silpat pastry/baking sheet. They were the most expensive by far. Amazon who ship to Australia were slightly more expensive than an Ebay seller but I went with Amazon anyway.

#6 purplekitty

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

$12 up to $20 but it's exclusive to them.

#7 cuddlebud

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

Sorry didn't realise they were so dodgy!

#8 purplekitty

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:01 PM

QUOTE (cuddlebud @ 27/01/2013, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry didn't realise they were so dodgy!
I'm not having a go at you Cuddlebud.I didn't notice and it looked interesting.

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