Amazon, same item cheaper ordered from .de

SoolerSooler Forumite
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Part of the Furniture 1,000 Posts Combo Breaker
Why's this? same item cheaper if ordered on Amazon  .de rather than,  shipped from EU in both cases.

Test item: £8 cheaper
Amazon Global Store Order Summary
Items:     £14.19
Postage & Packing:     £3.74
Total before VAT:     £17.93
Estimated VAT:     £3.59
Order Total:     £21.52

Has a 5% voucher applied Order Summary
Items:     EUR 9,24
Postage & Packing:     EUR 3,49
Total before VAT:     EUR 12,73
Estimated VAT:     EUR 2,55
Total:     EUR 15,28
Promotion Applied:     -EUR 0,55
Order Total:     EUR 14,73
Order Total:     GBP 13.07


  • ClowanceClowance Forumite
    1.8K Posts
    Part of the Furniture 1,000 Posts I've been Money Tipped!
    UK not part of EU, so likely to be customs and admin charges on top of any purchases? Not sure about tax. There have been a number of posts about people being stung by extra charges whether legal or not by eu suppliers since 1st jan 2021.
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