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Amazon shipping to Dubai

Shopping on Amazon.com from Dubai

Amazon (.com, the flagship U.S. store) is a popular destination for Dubai's online shoppers. The American behemoth has the best product selection in the world, stocking and selling virtually every imaginable product from every brand and store you have —and haven't— heard of. But shipping to Dubai from Amazon USA is complicated.

Can you buy stuff from Amazon in Dubai?

If Amazon won't ship to you in Dubai, Flycrates can order for you, then ship to you. Learn more

The short answer is: No - very few Amazon.com products ship to Dubai. About two thirds of Amazon stores (third-party sellers) that make up the bulk of merchants on Amazon don't ship internationally at all. So don't feel left out - every other country bar the U.S. is having trouble ordering US Amazon products and shipping internationally.

Why won't Amazon.com ship to Dubai?

The main reason is Customs. As you may have already experienced, getting products shipped through Customs in Dubai can take time, and money. If a friend or relative has sent you a package from abroad, it was likely held up, inspected, and subjected to import duty, which you then had to pay to have the package released and delivered to you. It's such a poor customer experience that many US stores and brands prefer to avoid it altogether.

The second reason is added complexity. Some products (electronic, for example), require local customizations to function in Dubai or comply with its regulations. Beyond the product itself, there's the added complexity of offering an international warranty, dealing with returns, and localisation of marketing, packaging materials, and after-sale support.

Then there's the shipping itself. To ship a product from US Amazon.com to Dubai, the shipper (the seller, not Amazon) needs to:

(Note: Amazon's shipping restrictions page is incredibly unhelpful.)

Buying then shipping Amazon to Dubai

So, what to do if Amazon won't ship to Dubai? At Flycrates we do one thing only: shipping to you when Amazon won't. Thanks to the Flycrates cart system, you can order from Amazon.com in a few taps:

No signup, no virtual address, no hassles.

Paying on Amazon.com from Dubai

Amazon.com accepts many payment methods but your card may be refused because of a Dubai billing address, or your card is not enabled or is prohibited from use in the USA. If this is a problem for you, please use Flycrates! We accept virtually all non-US cards. For security and peace of mind, card payments are processed by Stripe.

Amazon shipping times to Dubai

Visit our homepage for timing for orders to Dubai.

Cheap and discount Amazon shipping rates to Dubai

Flycrates offers simple flat-rate shipping.

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