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The Thule roof rack systems keep their premium reputation among outdoors users. The Whispbar brand from New Zealand is a challenger in a market dominated by Thule from Sweden. The former’s unique selling points are being -they claim- aerodynamic, which in turn makes them quieter and more fuel-efficent. Yakima, another manufacturer, acquired Whispbar. For the […]

You’ll need to quote BIC and IBAN codes when sending International Payments to the following 47 countries: * All EU and EEA countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, […]

Amazon.co.uk : “VAT is charged on sales by Amazon.co.uk within the European Union (EU)“.  http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_bc_anchor?ie=UTF8&nodeId=201238070 VAT rates applicable for items purchased at Amazon UK. The info refers to VAT rates charged by Amazon.co.uk on physical goods dispatched to EU destinations: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=502578. Info about Amazon´s VAT- registered customers: “About Purchasing as a VAT Registered Customer in […]