Where to buy in Europe?

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by shayken, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. shayken

    shayken

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    Hi,

    I live in brazil and I am at Portugal for 1 year, I want to take the opportunity to buy some stuff.

    Where is the best(cheap/no tax) place to buy/order around here?

    I'm thinking at this:
    Konosuke HD
    Idahone 12" fine ceramic
    Chosera Stones

    Thanks
     
  2. chefwriter

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    Portugal is a large country. What part of Portugal are you staying in?
     
  3. shayken

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    Lisbon, but can be online also...
     
  4. millionsknives

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    Normally id recommended japanesechefsknife.com and japanesenaturalstons.com for worldwide shipping rates. Jck is from japan with $7 worldwide shipping. I've never been charged import tax, maybe it was marked as a gift. Jns (denmark) has free shipping with a minimum order. The problems are import tax and VAT cost, and neither vendor is selling konosoke or comparable laser. Still worth looking at if you consider other knives.
     
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  5. butzy

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    I second millionsknives suggestion.
    I got some knives into the Netherlands via jck and wasn't charged any taxes either
     
  6. tombola84

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    I Have used jck quite a few times and they always mark the parcel with a '$20' value which seems to avoid taxes etc..... For the uk anyway!