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Old 1st November 2012, 12:39 PM
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I've only just discovered this, and believe it is a new policy change, but Toys R Us are now shipping internationally to Australia. The toys are at least half Australian retail (and often more), and even with shipping you can get your products cheaper than retail. What's more is that they have so much wider range, and new stock (for example, the Generations combaticons are listed, as well as the Asian Exclusive scouts and legions).

This also means they'll carry TRU exclusive products (example Masters of the Universe 2-packs), and ALL your favourite toy lines. I swear this is not an early april fools joke. Its going to be real hard to keep paying AU retail prices now for the 'rush' of an instore purchase.
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Old 1st November 2012, 12:42 PM
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ooh I know.. I came across this too just yesterday! Looks really good, there's a lot there that I'd get for sure. Hopefully if postage doesn't kill it I may order from them soon.
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Yay hoping postage isn't a killer. If it's not, then probably no more in store buys unless on sale/clearance.
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Just checked out how much shipping was for a MP thundercracker and its $19.25 to Australia.
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Just checked out how much shipping was for a MP thundercracker and its $19.25 to Australia.
That's regular local postage cost
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I just tried to buy a few things, everything said it was available for shipping to Oz, I went to pay for them, 3 of the 4 items could not be shipped down under
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I've only just discovered this, and believe it is a new policy change, but Toys R Us are now shipping internationally to Australia. The toys are at least half Australian retail (and often more), and even with shipping you can get your products cheaper than retail. What's more is that they have so much wider range, and new stock (for example, the Generations combaticons are listed, as well as the Asian Exclusive scouts and legions).

This also means they'll carry TRU exclusive products (example Masters of the Universe 2-packs), and ALL your favourite toy lines. I swear this is not an early april fools joke. Its going to be real hard to keep paying AU retail prices now for the 'rush' of an instore purchase.
Thanks reillyd...that's awesome news after my recent experience with my local TRU (no stock of certain MP's) I would gladly pay shipping over driving 30-40 mins nth or south of me on a whim I might get lucky
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This is fantastic news all-round and the best way to lower local prices. Since the dollar is above US prices, you should be able to save 40-50% on buying local.
Dont be too surprised if the toys in Australia suddenly reduce in price around Christmas
Better for all....
Can you buy Lego on ToysRUS international that will be fun!
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Hmm.. I got 9 out of 11 items I picked. $35.76 postage. Not too bad.
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