13 March, 2010
I can wait
Well, our good friend Don in the advanced United States of American is able to reserve iPads way ahead of everybody not in the States.
In short, it's 16,664km from Melbourne to New York. According to his blog, AU$1,300 for flight from Melbourne to Los Angles. US$449 for 16GB iPad (Wi-Fi only), sales tax and international credit card surcharges: US$55, which makes the cheapest iPad around AU$610.
If you don't count the flight cost, it could be probably cheaper than waiting until end of April and pay Apple Australia for A$699 for the cheapest model (guessing number, the Australian price includes GST).
Of course, you can ask Anthony to get you one, he will charge $100 for contributing to his flight cost, and you have to pay for all taxes.
Well, that's besides the point. Unlike those who much get them at the earliest possible time, I can wait.
Also to Don: Antony is not an extremist, he does not demand the best or the latest.
BTW, it seems like flying to Don's beautiful United States of America is not that expensive as I initially thought. However, it is well known that Customs around western countries generally do not like dark skinned people or Asians like me, comparing to white Caucasians.
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