April 16, 2008

The dollar is very favourable these days

Greetings from Amazon.com.

We thought you'd like to know that we shipped your items, and that this
completes your order.

The following items have been shipped to you by Amazon.com:
Qty Item Price Shipped Subtotal
Amazon.com items (Sold by Amazon.com, LLC):
1 The Knitter's Book of Yarn... $19.80 1 $19.80
1 The Whole Craft of Spinnin... $6.95 1 $6.95
1 Vintage Knits: Thirty Knit... $16.50 1 $16.50
1 Lace Style: Traditional to... $16.47 1 $16.47
1 Things I Learned From Knit... $8.58 1 $8.58
1 Victorian Lace Today $19.77 1 $19.77

Shipped via Standard Int'l Shipping (estimated arrival date:

Item Subtotal: $88.07
Shipping & Handling: $27.93

Total: $116.00

I know someone who's going to think this might fall into the category of "going a bit over board". I don't think so at all ;)

I'm a bit baffled by the long delivery time though. May 20th. Really? I seem to remember previous orders having a lot shorter shipping time. Maybe steam boats are back in business?
Maybe it's good, the deliverytime being so long. Gives me a chance to finish my aunts birthday shawl by May 3rd, the black knee stockings that need to be done by May 30th, and dads Koolhaas for his birthday in mid May.


Bezzie said...

I don't know how Amazon Europe works, but I can say they always overestimate how long it will take for stuff to arrive. I bet it will be there in 2 weeks or less.

Elite said...

Ups. Det sto visst 19 mai på mine. Mitt ble sendt i to pakker. Ja ja - det skal vel roes over dammen.

Burde vel fått autogiro på kredittkortet slik at jeg slapp å se regningen neste måned.

Anonymous said...

I recently had something shipped to the UK for a secret pal exchange, it took a little over a week.

knitxx0r said...

In the same vein:

tonight's take-out dinner (one adult, two kids) from a sushi place in Bislet-- 275 kr.
my recent order from KnitPicks (shipped through secret agent in the states ;) totaling 22 skeins of yarn -- $55.88 = 278 kr.

OMG indeed. I say take advantage!

Fjellrosa said...

Ønsker deg ei fin helg