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Buying furniture online in Australia through Amazon

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

Amazon have their fingers in so many different pies that it’s hardly surprising to learn you can also buy fabulous furniture through the online giant. Whether it’s the perfect bed for your boudoir, a dining table that evokes elegance or a sofa that screams relax, Amazon caters to all.

As Amazon Australia is about to launch, you might be wondering how it’s all going to work. We’ve compiled some FAQs and answers to keep you informed on the impending launch that will change the way Aussies shop forever.

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Does Amazon Australia sell furniture?

At present, no. However, all will change once Amazon Australia launches fully and soon you will be able to purchase that statement sideboard online through them!


How long will shipping take?

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: 5–10 working days

Priority: 4–6 working days


How much will shipping cost?

The shipping options available are charged at standard rates plus additional charges per kilogram (UK) or pound (US). Pricing is outlined below:

Amazon US shipping:

Standard: US$4.99 + US$2.99/lb (approximately AUD$6.22 + AUD$3.70/lb)

Expedited: US$7.99 + US$3.49/lb (approximately AUD$9.88 + AUD$4.31/lb)

Priority: US$29.99 + US$3.99/lb (approximately AUD$37.07 + AUD$4.93/lb)

Amazon UK shipping:

Standard: £10.99 + £3.99/kg (approximately AUD$17.86 + AUD$6.48/kg)

Priority: £19.99 + £3.99/kg (approximately AUD$32.49 + AUD$6.48/kg)


What types of furniture does Amazon sell?

Amazon sells everything you can imagine. You can furnish your bedroom, nursery or living room with the click of a button. Dressing or dining tables, chairs or futons, whatever it is you need, Amazon has it, and in colours and styles to suit every personality and taste.

What type of furniture is popular on Amazon?

UK customers have ensured that TV brackets, lamps and mattresses have made it onto Amazon UK’s furniture bestseller list. US customers favour bed frames and home office chairs, but mattresses have made it onto the Amazon US bestselling furniture list too.

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Is Amazon cheaper for furniture?

When Amazon Australia launches, buying furniture through them will be a great way to shop from the comfort of your own home without being ripped off. At the moment, international shipping fees from the US and UK are preventing Amazon from being competitive on price. Once these are no longer a factor they’ll be strongly competing for cheapest retailer in Australia.


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