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Initial post: Dec 4, 2012, 2:17:50 AM PST
John O'Kelly says:
Why can't I purchase a Kindle Fire with shippinf address in Belgium?

Posted on Dec 4, 2012, 2:51:10 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 4, 2012, 2:59:12 AM PST
Artist says:
Amazon can't provide any content (movies, music, app) for most other countries at this time, so they're not selling the device in those countries.

Edit: Just found this info on another post:

"Q: When will these new devices be available outside of the US?
A: The new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD will be available on Amazon's international sites in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Italy and France later this year. For more information about international availability, please visit the Amazon site for your country."

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/forums/kindleqna/ref=cm_cd_tft_tp?ie=UTF8&cdForum=Fx1GLDPZMNR1X53&cdThread=Tx1WEM06OFQ59MC

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 4, 2012, 3:51:57 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
they can't buy it from amazon.fr either, but they can buy kindle books

Posted on Dec 4, 2012, 5:00:32 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 4, 2012, 5:01:18 AM PST
Artist says:
It does state "later this year." There's still a few weeks in the year. LOL!

(or did you mean that residents of Belgium couldn't purchase one from Amazon.fr? I thought as much.)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 4, 2012, 5:10:20 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
no, that later this year referenced the November shipment from the other stores - didn't they ship in October in the US?

and yes, it's odd that some countries can get kindle books, but not kindles from certain Kindle Stores (Belgium, Switzerland, Monaco, Austria and a few smaller countries)

Posted on Dec 18, 2012, 1:41:43 AM PST
When will the Kindle Fire HD Kindle Fire HD 8.9", Dolby Audio, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers be available in Switzerland? Thanks

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012, 1:45:27 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 18, 2012, 1:46:04 AM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Your guess is as good as anyone else can give you.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012, 1:51:23 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
especially since those are only available in the US - they aren't available in any of the other Kindle Stores

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2013, 7:49:58 AM PST
don't you think that this is a violation of free circulation in the EU?
I think the European Commission should monitor this absurd behaviour

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2013, 7:57:12 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
being that at the time of those posts (late 2012) Kindle Fires weren't shipped worldwide and they now are, I doubt theyd be interested

but, if you want to complain to them, please add my inability to get certain lingerie shipped from the UK to France and a Pet Product shipped from amazon.de to France to your list of restricted items
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