Vicki wrote:If they didn't tick 'gift' they won't refund end of story I'm afraid - hopefully they have! If you buy in from US always get them to tick gift as there is no way round it. They can tell from the customs number you give them over the phone - they know everything and they seem to have grown very fond of me ......
They do answer the phone eventually!!!
But that would be fraud! On the packet it says goods purchased with a value over £18 (for VAT purposes) and over £135 (for import duty purposes) or a gift over the value of £40 are subject to customs charges. So I don't see why you are suggesting that anyway.
50ftQueenie wrote:I know Weeywoo got a refund when she was charged VAT on her GMs from the States.
Thats more like it! A precedence has been set