Archive | September, 2010

Taxes, Duty and Brokerage Fees

If you’re a Canadian looking at purchasing products in the United States you know how confusing all this talk about taxes and duties can be.  So to help you navigate through the fog I’ve put together a handy little guide so you can find what you really want to know. Consumers Taxes – Every Canadian […]

Buying Auto Parts from the US

If you’ve ever taken your car to the shop for some repairs you know how frustrating it can be when they hand you the quote.  It seems to be a common theme among those I know.  They take their car in for some minor repair work and came away replacing several parts with a total […]

Save on Mountain Bikes and Parts

Mountain biking can be an expensive sport, and unless you live in a  mountain biking hotbed chances are you’re paying a premium for elite level components.  I typically shop around locally, and have managed to find some pretty sweet deals,  but sale shopping doesn’t give you the widest selection of products.  This year I desperately […]

Ordering Paintball Gear from the US

Over the past few months we’ve been hearing about some great deals that Canadian users are scoring when they order from US retailers. Everything from tires, scrap-booking supplies, furniture, bike equipment, auto parts, to sports equipment. One of the really interesting categories that Canadian Kinek users were saving on was Paintball gear. We’ve had customers order everything […]

Great Deals on Winter Tires

If you live in Canada you know how suddenly the seasons can change.  One day you’re soaking up the sun at a local beach and a couple weeks later you wake up to discover a thin layer of fluffy white stuff blanketing the city.  It’s these first few snowfalls that account for so many winter related accidents, […]

How to get NIKEiD shoes in Canada

[UPDATE] To order shoes from NikeID and ship to one of our border locations, you must complete a manual order with NikeID. You cannot buy the item on the website, you will need to call NikeID at 1-866-633-6453 and give them your Canadian billing information and your new US Shipping address. Have you ever bought […]