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Old Jan 25, 2004, 7:38 PM   #1
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Default Purchasing the FZ10

Hello...I would like to purchase the FZ 10..I was wondering if there has been anyone that has experience with buying in Japan. I will be in Narita in a couple of weeks and I thought it may be cheaper there. Failing that, any suggestions on some of the online dealers. I live in Canada and I had heard that some of the American dealers offered the Canadian warranty. The price difference, even with the exchange, makes it much cheaper to buy from the US.
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Old Jan 26, 2004, 8:02 PM   #2
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Bought mine from Ritzcamera online through Borderfree - US$539 + PST, GST, and $15-16 for shipping, total under CAD$850.00.
There are better deals out there, some as low as US$ 475. Just Google for "Panasonic DMC-FZ10" and compare prices. A US warranty is always better (in my opinion) than a Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore warranty. As a matter of fact, the warranty registration website for Panasonic is the same for US and Canada. And if you ever need to send it for repair, it's a few bucks more for shipping.
With Borderfree you can get a good deal now at Etronics, in CAD$.
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