Everything you need to know about buying DVDs from Amazon Australia – based on countries that already have Amazon

Who doesn’t love a good movie night with family, friends or curled up on the couch with that special someone? With Amazon’s impending launch in Australia, browsing, buying and receiving the perfect movie is about to get a whole lot easier.

How will Amazon’s Australian launch affect the way we purchase DVDs? Will TV series also be available? How quickly can I get my next horror fix? We’re here to answer these integral questions for you.


Does Amazon Australia sell DVDs?

No. At the moment DVDs are not available to purchase from Amazon Australia. However, once the launch happens, all this will change! You’ll be able to purchase DVDs from Amazon Australia with the click of a button.

Can I buy TV series on DVD from Amazon Australia?

Not right now. At the moment you can’t buy TV series on DVD through Amazon Australia. Once the launch happens, you’ll be able to purchase DVDs from Amazon Australia all with the click of a button!

Will Amazon DVDs from US or UK work in Australia?

Only if you have a multi-regional DVD player.

What types of DVDs does Amazon sell?

Amazon seems to be unrestricted in what it sells, and this extends to its DVD library. Amazon sells TV series, educational DVDs, documentaries, and pretty much any movie that pops into your head. Chances are, if you want it, Amazon has it!

How long does it take for DVDs to be shipped to Australia?

There are several shipping options on offer to Australia from both Amazon US and Amazon UK.

Amazon US shipment times:

Standard: 9–12 working days

Expedited: 7–11 working days

Priority: 2–5 working days

Amazon UK shipment times:

Standard: 7–10 working days

Priority: 4–6 working days

Is it cheaper to buy DVDs from Amazon?

At the moment, due to international shipping fees when ordering from Amazon US or UK, it is unlikely that your cheapest option would be to purchase through Amazon.

Will it be cheaper to buy DVDs from Amazon Australia?

Yes. Amazon is very competitive in its pricing and when it has launched fully in Australia, and you remove the shipping fee factor, it will likely be hard to find a retailer with a more appealing price.


Who sells DVDs in Australia?

At present EzyDVD is Australia’s largest online DVD retailer. DVD Land and DVD Warehouse are close competitors too. Are they prepared for the impact of Amazon Australia?

War For The Planet Of The Apes [Blu-ray]
War For The Planet Of The Apes [Blu-ray]

Amazon US site

Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection
Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection

Amazon US site

Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 5
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 5

Amazon US site

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