Nikon D3300 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit £257 at Amazon.de
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Nikon D3300 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit £257 at Amazon.de

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Found 1st Nov 2015
Currently £336 on amazon uk, £299 at Jessops, £329 at John Lewis.

359 Euros at Amazon.de and should be eligible for full EU warranty, so better than a grey import.
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great price. Going to get hot
Thanks Simon, please could you explain the cashback you mention, as I'm not sure what you mean, and this looks like a great deal!
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VoodooGirl

Thanks Simon, please could you explain the cashback you mention, as I'm … Thanks Simon, please could you explain the cashback you mention, as I'm not sure what you mean, and this looks like a great deal!


Nikon do a cashback deal every Xmas. It has been more generous in previous years. but it's on;y £20 this year: nikon.co.uk/sit…tml
Thanks Simon, I had seen that promo, but T&Cs say it has to be bought in the UK, and obviously this offer is Amazon.de . Anyone successfully claimed cashback on a purchase from Amazon.de? Great deal anyway!

Terms and conditions

This offer is only available on the purchases of any of the applicable products listed within this Cashback Promotion.
The offer is valid on purchases between 14th October 2015 and 13th January 2016. Claims must be received by 15th February 2016 (inclusive).
The promotion only applies to products which have been supplied and distributed by Nikon UK Ltd within the UK and Republic of Ireland. Visit our website for a list of authorised retailers, but we would also advise to check with your retailer before buying.
Nikon UK Ltd cannot accept claims against products purchased from ebay (whether listed as new or used). Purchases from Amazon will only be accepted when made directly from amazon.co.uk and not from 3rd party sellers on Amazon Marketplace, whether fulfilled by Amazon or not.
This promotion is not available on any second hand, refurbished/reconditioned or counterfeit stock (including parallel traded stock).
The products included in this promotional offer are subject to availability while stocks last. Failure of retailers to fulfil orders of promotional products over the promotional period is not the responsibility of Nikon.
To claim for this promotion please complete the claim procedure at nikon.co.uk/pro…ons, the following items will be required to complete your claim:

proof of purchase in the form of a legible copy of the retail receipt or invoice clearly showing the product name AND date of purchase. Online order confirmation is NOT acceptable.
copy of the Nikon Europe Service Warranty document for the relevant products once the required details have been completed.
These documents can either be uploaded to the claim website nikon.co.uk/pro…ons (in a digital format) or be sent via post, with the confirmation of the online claim submission, to the address provided.

Where web access is unavailable please call 01420 525 506 to order a claim form.

Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of delivery. Nikon cannot accept responsibility for lost, delayed, mislaid, damaged or illegible applications.

This offer will be redeemed directly through Nikon UK and under no circumstances by the retailer.
All postal claims must be sent to: Nikon Christmas Cashback 2015, PO BOX 246, Alton, GU34 9BL, United Kingdom. We will not accept any claims by fax, telephone or e-mail.
The promotion is available to the original purchaser and is limited to one claim per person per product. Multiple claims from companies, organisations and institutions and claims from resellers are excluded from this offer.
This Cashback offer is subject to continuous ownership of the product(s) purchased. Nikon UK reserve the right to recall/cancel payment if the product is returned/resold.
This promotion is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents, aged 18 or over. Employees of Nikon and their immediate families, its agents or anyone professionally associated with this activity may not participate in this offer.
This offer will be fulfilled by prepaid Visa® card. Nikon UK will endeavour to issue your prepaid card within 30 days from receipt of application, however if you have not heard anything after 30 days of submitting your paperwork, please call our Cashback support line on 01420 525 506.
Most queries can be answered by visiting our FAQ page at nikon.co.uk/pro…ons. Any further questions should be addressed to 01420 525 506.
The Promoter reserves the right to verify any application, including but not limited to name and address. Nikon reserves the right to reject claims if it suspects fraudulent activity. Applications that do not comply with the terms and conditions or participants found to be abusing the promotion in any way will have all their claims declared void. Nikon’s decisions in relation to the promotion are final.
The promoter may pass your details on to a third party for handling and fulfilment purposes for this offer only.
This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
The Nikon 2 year warranty is applicable to all Nikon digital SLR bodies, Nikon digital SLR kits & Nikon 1. For 2 year warranty register your new Nikon within 30 days of purchase. Go to nikon.co.uk/reg…ter.
Where circumstances outside the reasonable control of the Promoter make the promotion unviable, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw this promotion or amend any of its details.
Purchases made from Dixons Travel stores are excluded from this promotion.
Promoter: Nikon UK, Nikon House, 380 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 5PR. Please do not send applications to this address.
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VoodooGirl

Thanks Simon, I had seen that promo, but T&Cs say it has to be bought in … Thanks Simon, I had seen that promo, but T&Cs say it has to be bought in the UK, and obviously this offer is Amazon.de . Anyone successfully claimed cashback on a purchase from Amazon.de? Great deal anyway!


Thanks for that, I'll clear up the OP.
Germans are efficient, straight in at discounted price in Germany. British love bureaucracy, helpdesk and agents. Instead of giving £40 straight discount like the Germans, as illustration, the Brits choose to reduce this to £20 off cash back to customer and "waste" £20 to employ "donkeys" to administer giving out this £20 cash back.
(I got this £20 cash back last year, it was a £20 pre-paid credit card, therefore the "£20" was "wasted" like this: £5 admin for the pre-paid card and postage and delivery,
£10 for agent's transactional charge to operate this cash back scheme as it needs IT security, audit, health & safety, data protection, customer protection, surveys, fraud detection, quality checks, blah, blah, £5 on management and PR).


Edited by: "splender" 1st Nov 2015
splender

German is efficient, straight in at discounted price. British love … German is efficient, straight in at discounted price. British love bureaucracy, helpdesk and agents. Instead of giving £40 straight discount like the Germans, say, the Brits chooses £20 off cash back to customer and £20 to employ "donkeys" to administer giving out the £20. (I got this £20 cash back last year, it was a £20 pre-paid credit card, so £5 bureaucracy for that, £10 for agent transactional charge to operate this scheme with IT security, data protection blah, blah, £5 on management and PR, say as an example).



If only I could understand this, I'm sure I'd be much wiser
jasee

If only I could understand this, I'm sure I'd be much wiser


Just to make sure you are wiser, UK is very hot on bureacracy on cash back schemes, but not in Germany, this deal is Amazon Germany (not Amazon UK as this Nikon UK cashback is for UK purchases, not overseas).
What an irrelevant opinion
I wanted this originally but couldnt afford, so settled for the D3200, really wish I had though about checking other countries
As cashback is not available on the German camera, personally I'd save myself about £40 by buying a grey import (provided the seller pays any import duty or tax). It's unlikely, I think, that anything will go wrong with such a camera in the first year, so the guarantee wouldn't be much use anyway.
jasee

If only I could understand this, I'm sure I'd be much wiser



He's saying Germans do discounting better than Brits.
Won't this be subject to Import Taxes?
jasee

As cashback is not available on the German camera, personally I'd save … As cashback is not available on the German camera, personally I'd save myself about £40 by buying a grey import (provided the seller pays any import duty or tax). It's unlikely, I think, that anything will go wrong with such a camera in the first year, so the guarantee wouldn't be much use anyway.


Ditto,saved myself nearly 1k on another camera twice and never had a problem.But hey good deal
ACunningPlan

Won't this be subject to Import Taxes?



Germany is in the EU. There will be no VAT or Import duty to pay. VAT and Import Duty are payable on items imported externally to the EU. Which is why you can visit thomann.de and buy whatever musical item you like and pay a flat rate shipping fee on any item and never get charged VAT or Import Duty. Items in the EU that are eligible for tax are included in the item fee and paid in the country of origin.

The simplified version of the above is; the price you see on this deal is the price you pay. Or you could go for the even more succinct explanation as given by our friend Besford below Either way you won't be paying VAT or import duty.


Edited by: "fishmaster" 1st Nov 2015
ACunningPlan

Won't this be subject to Import Taxes?


EU
Does the charger come with a UK plug?
ACunningPlan

Won't this be subject to Import Taxes?



No import taxes when buying from the European Union
****... Bought it Friday and registered it yesterday. £314 from Amazon (hopefully then the £20 cashback).

Lx
It's about what it's worth to be fair
dammit, ordered
you can get the nikon d3300 in argos right now for £279.99 then there is the £10 off for spending over £100 plus the £20 cashback offer from nikon but im not to sure on the lense compared to the one in this deal
18-55mm
Lens information:

Standard lens.
Aperture f/3.5-5.6.
Silent wave motor.
52mm filter.

anyone know as im a camera noob and looking for this camera for my daughter for christmas
Edited by: "seventhheaven" 1st Nov 2015
I can only see it as 368.34 euros - what do I need to do to get it for 359?thabks
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markdaniels773

you can get the nikon d3300 in argos right now for £279.99 then there is … you can get the nikon d3300 in argos right now for £279.99 then there is the £10 off for spending over £100 plus the £20 cashback offer from nikon but im not to sure on the lense compared to the one in this deal 18-55mmLens information:Standard lens.Aperture f/3.5-5.6.Silent wave motor.52mm filter.anyone know as im a camera noob and looking for this camera for my daughter for christmas



​The camera with the same me lens as this deal has is £359.99 in Argos. Don't know how much better the VRII lens is. I'm a bit of a DSLR noob, but getting very frustrated at how flexible my bridge camera is.
Markd agree here is link argos.co.uk/m/s…htm with £20 cashback
simonfear5

Markd agree here is link … Markd agree here is link http://www.argos.co.uk/m/static/Product/partNumber/4245153/searchTerm/d3300.htm with £20 cashback



That is not the same kit. It does not have the VR II Lens.

Don't be fooled into going thru Amazon thinking you're doing a seller with Amazon fulfilled a favour. I have just found out to my cost cashback is not given to UK merchant sellers on Amazon, whether they have a Nikon dealership or high Street presence is irrelevant . Too many ways to get shafted online nowadays.

Lx
sparklehedgehog

It's about what it's worth to be fair


I think this can give superb images in the right hands. If I weren't saving the pennies for a 5Ds I'd snap this up just for the fun of it.
eatmorefish

I think this can give superb images in the right hands. If I weren't … I think this can give superb images in the right hands. If I weren't saving the pennies for a 5Ds I'd snap this up just for the fun of it.


it's very tempting might just plunge straight in
Edited by: "seventhheaven" 1st Nov 2015
It's coming up as 368,34 for me aswell. How do you get it down to 359,00?
It's coming up as 368,34 for me aswell. How do you get it down to 359,00?
markdaniels773

you can get the nikon d3300 in argos right now for £279.99 then there is … you can get the nikon d3300 in argos right now for £279.99 then there is the £10 off for spending over £100 plus the £20 cashback offer from nikon but im not to sure on the lense compared to the one in this deal 18-55mmLens information:Standard lens.Aperture f/3.5-5.6.Silent wave motor.52mm filter.anyone know as im a camera noob and looking for this camera for my daughter for christmas


If the lens on the Argos deal is the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II, then this is good for a kit lens. Acording to reviews it is slightly better than the VR lens, but not quite as good as the VRII.
kenrockwell.com/nik…htm
TK42

If the lens on the Argos deal is the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II, then this … If the lens on the Argos deal is the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II, then this is good for a kit lens. Acording to reviews it is slightly better than the VR lens, but not quite as good as the VRII. http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/18-55mm-vr.htm


thanks tk42
markdaniels773

it's very tempting might just plunge straight in


All the reviews say its a good starter dslr. Accessories are cheap if you go for non-genuine Nikon ones eg batteries, cases and remotes are relatively cheap on ebay.
I would not dismiss the VR kit over the VR 2 lens - some reviews prefer the older lens.
If you are happy to buy a grey import there are companies like Portusdigital, HDEW, Pixelelectronics (on Rakuten) who have the D3300 vr2 kit for less. If you time it right you can get some very good discounts especially on Rakuten - I got the D5300 for £325 with £85 worth of rakuten points. The risk is that it is a grey import, so warranty is not honoured by Nikon UK and any warranty claims will be either with the seller or a third party.
Edited by: "gari189" 1st Nov 2015
eatmorefish

I think this can give superb images in the right hands. If I weren't … I think this can give superb images in the right hands. If I weren't saving the pennies for a 5Ds I'd snap this up just for the fun of it.



You'd be better off with an A7Rii
sparklehedgehog

You'd be better off with an A7Rii



​I agree
Cracking piece of kit for this price point
splender

German is efficient, straight in at discounted price. British love … German is efficient, straight in at discounted price. British love bureaucracy, helpdesk and agents. Instead of giving £40 straight discount like the Germans, say, the Brits chooses £20 off cash back to customer and £20 to employ "donkeys" to administer giving out the £20. (I got this £20 cash back last year, it was a £20 pre-paid credit card, so £5 bureaucracy for that, £10 for agent transactional charge to operate this scheme with IT security, audit, health & safety, data protection, customer protection, surveys, fraud detection, quality checks, blah, blah, £5 on management and PR, say as an example).


were you high when you wrote this
Shows as £272 at the end for me, what am I doing wrong?!
alcurtis93

​I agree



Only a couple of grand difference
jasee

If only I could understand this, I'm sure I'd be much wiser


I think I understand what this person is saying. Germans don't pfaff around with charging a higher price and making customers claim cash back, they simply charge a lower price. Here in the UK we're charged full price and expected to claw back the cash back through hoops, frustrating delays, signing Magna Carta-esque pacts with 3rd party companies to whom you hand over your bank details etc etc.
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