Many foreign websites now offer free delivery to Australia or are much cheaper because of the strength of the Australian Dollar.
First published on 13 Dec 2010. Updated on 21 Dec 2010.
As the Australian Dollar gets stronger, the price of shopping on foreign websites gets cheaper - some are now even offering free delivery to Australia and some already offer prices which are more favourable than shopping at home.
The recent controversy about Myer launching a China-based website so that they can send goods back to Australian shoppers without us needing to pay GST shows what a huge issue this now is. The truth is that many Aussie stores are still not offering online shopping in a useful or professional way and are now discovering that shoppers are using foreign sites to fill the vacuum that they left.
Here is our round up of the ones that you should check out.
Kookie to cool clothes for boys and girls, gifts, accessories and music.
Wiggle Online Cycle Shop
Wiggle are a UK based cycle and bicycling shop - they have been running 'free delivery to Australia' and other promotions recently. Great for BMX kids - both young and mid-life crisis.
Books, computers, clothes - in fact, everything these days - see their widget below showing best selling clothes and accessories.