Great news for South African shoppers – shopping online from overseas stores is no longer an impossible dream. Yippee! Even better news is that American online stores love sales, making this the perfect opportunity to take advantage of import-friendly prices. To make your life a little bit easier we’ve put together a list of the top 3 online sales and 9 items that will have you screaming “shut up and take my money!”
Once you’re done browsing up a storm don’t forget to register with South African company, Postbox Courier. Offering affordable, express courier services to and from South Africa, PostBox Courier is officially the solution every international online shopping addict has been waiting for.
Up to 70% off at ModCloth
There’s nothing more exciting than find unique fashion items and accessories from an overseas store and then realising they are also on sale! We couldn’t believe our eyes when we found these stunning What a Re-Leaf! Earrings from Modcloth marked down from $14.99 to just $4.99 (R65)! Even more exciting was this super fun Eight Ways to Sundae Snow Tube (which can also be used as a floaty in the pool) marked down from $29.99 to just $8.99 (R117)! Last, but not least. Yoga fanatics will go nutty for this ultra cute Hold It a Little Logger Yoga Bag which has been marked down from $44.99 to a measly $17.99 (R235)!
Up to 75% off at Urban Outfitters
We love Urban Outfitters for their fabulous collection of casual fashion and home decor. So, imagine how excited we were to discover this oh-so-cute Shrimp Plush Pillow marked down from $45 to $9.99 (R130)! Fashionistas shopping for winter will love these stylish and super comfy Tonal Scrunchy Over-The-Knee Socks at $14 each or 2 for $20 (R260). And, to treat your feet even more, why not bag two pairs of these beautiful Embroidered Rose Mary Jane Flats at $18 or 2 for $20 (R260)?
The savings don’t stop there as there are loads more great deals to take advantage of in the sale section of Urban Outfitters – click here to shop the rest of the sale now. And, don’t forget to click here to find out how to easily ship to it SA!
Up to 70% off at Asos
Asos is known for offering shoppers great deals on everything from accessories to party dresses but just when we thought their prices couldn’t get any better we popped over to the outlet section of the online store. This section of the store is a dangerous place to browse and we found some fabulous specials! Every lass deserves a beautiful pair of red shoes so why not scoop up these ASOS SIMONE Heels marked down from $43 to $17 (R220)? There’s nothing better than discounted formal wear and this plus-size Pink Clove Wrap Detail Skirt, marked down from $25.00 to $10 (R130), is the perfect start to a killer formal outfit. Winter is on the way, so while you shop don’t forget to add this cute-as-a-button ASOS Faux Borg Palmwarmer with Paw & Heart marked down from $15.50 to $10.50.
While you’re shopping don’t forget to register on PostBox Courier so you’re ready to go when you find the deals of your dreams. Registering is FREE, quick and easy and once you’ve registered you’ll get your very own delivery address in the UK, Hong Kong, US and Australia. Then, when it comes time to shop all you need to do is have your goods delivered to your most appropriate address. If you’re shopping in America then deliver to your New York address. Once you’ve placed your order and your goods are on their way head back to the Postbox Courier website to submit a Parcel Pre-Alert. This just lets them know to expect your order so everything runs smoothly when getting it to you here in SA.
And finally, remember, by using Postbox Courier you can get these deals to your door within a few days from $35 in shipping fees. If you’re really thrifty and manage to spend less than R500 on your goodies, you won’t be liable for any import charges in South Africa. Spend any more than R500 and you will be forking over some cash to SARS. Email Customersupport@postbox-courier.com and they can calculate how much you will have to pay in import charges if you send them a link to your wishlist – this will help you decide on whether or not to purchase