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Old Aug 1, 2006, 7:38 AM   #1
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Hello all,

this camera retails for about USD 500.- in the US.

THe prices I have found in Canada are significantly higher ( CAN$ 850.-)

Would anyone have a recommendation to where to get this camera in Canada - at the lowest possible price?

Thank you,

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Old Aug 1, 2006, 7:50 AM   #2
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Hi Miklos,

I've bought mine in the US. from Butterfly.com. If you have someone in the States, have them purchase the camera and send it to you by UPS/Fed-Ex. There are no duties charges for the camera.
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Old Aug 1, 2006, 11:37 PM   #3
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If you live near Toronto and you can head downtown, there is a place called Golden Electronics. They are authorized Panasonic dealers and they sell the Panasonic FZ-30 for $729.99 and they can probably do better too if you want to pay by cash.
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Old Aug 2, 2006, 3:19 AM   #4
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I bought my FZ-30 on ebay for $485 US. from an American supplier. I had to pay for shipping and import duties but it came to a total of $580. Canadian total and this was about four months ago. You could try going this route as it certainly saved me money at the time. Just another idea!!! I have seen it for sale at Henry's Photography for $700. Canadian from time to time but not sure where you are located in Canada. Just an idea!!!!
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Old Aug 3, 2006, 7:20 PM   #5
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I bought mine just over a year ago at Vistek. They have a store in Calgary and in Toronto, and since I was travelling thru Calgary I bought it there. It's currently on sale there at $769.95 on-line, with free shipping.

Edited Aug 6: Oops, I bought my FZ-20 there. However, they do carry the FZ-30 at the price quoted above. And if you're in BC, London Drugs carries it as well; can't remember the price, though.
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