5 Reasons Why Filipinos Shop from US Online Stores

For some Filipinos, the cure to intense fatigue, for the most part, comes through shopping – acquiring on the web or going to physical stores to shop. In any case, now that web-based shopping is blasting and Filipinos are clicking "Add to Cart" to spare their opportunity and vitality as opposed to going out, their alternatives have extraordinarily expanded. Furthermore, where do they search for popular, particular, and shabby things? To online stores in the U.S, obviously. 


U.S. brands have long held the adoration for Filipinos. Beside the boasting rights that accompany shopping from the U.S., here are five more reasons why Filipinos can't get enough of shopping from online stores in the U.S. 

1. Get things elite to the U.S. 

In some cases item circulation is unreasonable, and we simply need to live with that. Be that as it may, because of the enchantment of worldwide transportation, things that would not have achieved Philippine shores would now be able to be utilized by Filipinos in the nation. We would now be able to get our very own Google associate in Google Mini or rehash our day by day snaps with Snapchat's Spectacles (You can't deny Spectacles looks charming!) 


2. Assortment and more extensive determinations 

Individuals in the U.S. have it great with the fantastic scope of items accessible to them. For excellence addicts here, it was a point of reference when Sephora.ph was propelled over two years prior, yet a physical store is yet to come. Prevalent make-up brands Tarte and Urban Decay are not accessible here either. Picking the ideal shade of lipstick and establishment is a mystery, however, we generally come through in light of the fact that a man can never have an excessive number of lipsticks. 

3. Items are generally less expensive 

Why purchase imported merchandise here for a large number of pesos when you can get one in the U.S. brand's online store that is less expensive by a mile? An online store in the U.S. will quite often have a deal running, simply keep your eyes open. Take the Nike LeBron Soldier XI SFG Basketball shoes for instance. It retails for Php7,195 in the Philippines, however, you can get it for Php4,386 (USD83.97) at Nike's U.S. online store. That is nearly Php3,000 in investment funds! 

4. Philippines' de minimis estimation of imported products is presently at Php10,000 

The Philippine traditions, at last, accomplished something right. In October 2016, it expanded the de minimis esteem from Php10 to Php10,000, to the bliss of numerous online customers. This implies most things transported to the Philippines worth not more than Php10,000 are tax-exempt, so shop to your heart's substance now! Or if nothing else up to Php10,000. 

5. comGateway offers the most reduced delivering rates from the U.S. to the Philippines 

Try not to give separation and delivery charges a chance to demolish your shopping binges. comGateway is committed to lessening your delivery costs through our transportation decrease administrations led in our distribution center in Portland, Oregon. Quit spending such a great amount of delivery costs and get an extra 25% markdown on your transportation charges to the Philippines! Utilize the promo code CGinPH25 upon checkout and appreciate! 

Contrast shipping rates and our clients' real buys.


How to shop and ship from the U.S.
1. Register and get your free U.S. address.

Did we mention it’s exempted from sales tax? This means no sales tax will be levied on the amount of your purchases that are delivered to comGateway. Save between from 5% to 12% in sales tax just by having your packages delivered to us!
2. Shop from online U.S. stores
This is the fun part. Purchase directly using your locally-issued card or use our BuyForMe service on stores that only accept cards issued in the U.S.
3. Ship and wait

Once your packages arrive at your U.S. address, we’ll let you know if your packages are eligible for our weight reduction services. Ship internationally and wait for 3 to 8 business days for your package’s arrival at your doorstep.



Pro Tips to Avoid Hassle and Save More
To get the best store deals, always ensure you are on the U.S. website of the online store.
Pay in USD because most merchants have ridiculously high ForEx rates.
Having second thoughts? Use our free Live Quote tool to estimate the shipping weight of your desired item and the Time and Cost Calculator to know the rates.
Remember that the Philippines prohibits the importation of loose lithium batteries.
Check out the Top 10 Items Filipinos buy from the U.S.





Shop from online U.S. stores and ship to the Philippines with comGateway for bigger savings and shorter waiting time!

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