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Old 09-02-2013, 10:49
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Where can i purchase region A american blu ray discs from (not amazon) i used to use play usa but they have finished
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Old 09-02-2013, 13:28
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Where can i purchase region A american blu ray discs from (not amazon) i used to use play usa but they have finished
Why do you want region A discs when you player will probably be region B? To answer your question sorry but Amazon.com maketplace is probably your best bet!
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Old 09-02-2013, 13:37
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As mentioned, don't buy any Region A discs unless you know that your player can play them.


There are places that sell American/Canadian discs that are known to actually be region free rather than Region A.

I used BluBastard a few months ago to buy the American version of The Avengers (due to Disney UK censoring the Region B here):

http://www.blubastard.com/


I used to regularly use Movietyme for region free US/CAN discs:

http://www.movietyme.com/catalog/
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Old 09-02-2013, 13:46
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Maybe Ebay I have bought some US imports on here to.
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Old 09-02-2013, 15:29
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My player is multiregion A and B blu ray thanks for the advice
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Old 09-02-2013, 17:51
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My player is multiregion A and B blu ray thanks for the advice
These days a lot of Blu ray discs are region free!
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:54
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Yes i know but there are many that are locked to region A
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Old 10-02-2013, 15:14
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I have being using Amazon.com for the last 13 years for Region 1 and Region A discs, unfortunately somethings changed and I now get hit for tax everytime so get hit for that and the post office 8 charge as well.
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Old 10-02-2013, 16:13
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The main reason I got a Toshiba player I could hack is for Criterion Blu-rays - all region locked
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Old 10-02-2013, 16:30
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I have being using Amazon.com for the last 13 years for Region 1 and Region A discs, unfortunately somethings changed and I now get hit for tax everytime so get hit for that and the post office 8 charge as well.
All goods you have purchased, of 15 or less are free from customs duty and import VAT.
Anything over that amount is liable to be charged
See here
http://customs.hmrc.gov.uk/channelsP...00014#P20_1785

Any carrier be it Royal Mail/DHL etc. will charge an amount for the collection of the fees due.

You've either been very lucky in the past or regulations have been tightened
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Old 10-02-2013, 16:32
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As mentioned, don't buy any Region A discs unless you know that your player can play them.


There are places that sell American/Canadian discs that are known to actually be region free rather than Region A.

I used BluBastard a few months ago to buy the American version of The Avengers (due to Disney UK censoring the Region B here):

http://www.blubastard.com/


I used to regularly use Movietyme for region free US/CAN discs:

http://www.movietyme.com/catalog/
Do you recommend that blu bastard company? It's not a joke that I'm failing to see or anything?
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Old 10-02-2013, 18:25
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You've either been very lucky in the past or regulations have been tightened
I'm aware you are supposed to pay tax on incoming goods but pretty much everything in the post got through without charge in the past, my other discs from Japan still get through charge free.

I think they might be targeting Amazon as they catch on to how much money they lose in tax and since Amazon won't pay their tax either.
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Old 10-02-2013, 19:49
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Do you recommend that blu bastard company? It's not a joke that I'm failing to see or anything?
They could make the site 100 times more credible if they just fixed that dire logo. It looks like it's been Photoshopped from the original Blu-Ray logo- but very, *very* badly- then saved as a low-quality JPG (colour-fringing and artifacts ahoy) and scaled up from in the browser (soft edges). Both things any remotely competent web designer knows to avoid.

I know they're not pretending to be Amazon or anything, but that's the one bit you want to get right.
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Old 10-02-2013, 20:56
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But they are legit though?
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:07
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Do you recommend that blu bastard company? It's not a joke that I'm failing to see or anything?
But they are legit though?
Yes, they're legit. Someone in the Movies forum recommended them back when the Avengers BD came out.
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Old 11-02-2013, 06:10
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Nice one, cheers.
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