Have you ever browsed upon something online only to find out that it’s overseas and you’re not willing to take the risk to key in your credit card information and wait weeks and even months for shipping? Judging from the numerous of gizmos and gadgets I’ve posted here before, you can probably guess I’m one of them.
PayPal and comGateway have recently announced the Asia Pacific launch of HopShopGo so the next time you wish to get anything from the United States, you’re only a touch of the keyboard and a click of the mouse away, and you can get access to over 300,000 U.S. online retailers. With just a PayPal account, you can shop for all the fashion items, electronic goods, music, books and so many more, and HopShopGo will take care of all your payment and shipping needs, providing you a safer and more secure environment to shop in.
“Shopaholics no longer have to wait for the latest trends and items to hit their shores as HopShopGo provides easy access to the most famous brands and products in the U.S. With our Buyer Protection policy, consumers will have greater confidence shopping on HopShopGo knowing that they can get a full refund for the eligible items they purchased from the U.S. but did not receive.” — Nimish Dwivedi, Regional Marketing Head, PayPal Asia Pacific.
On top of being to get the latest well-known U.S. brands such as Neiman Marcus, Kate Spade, RitzCamera, BestBuy, MacCosmetics, OverStock and such, you can also get yourself some special promotions in conjunction of the launch. If you make purchase with PayPal before 30 September 2010, you are entitled for free international shipping for the first 2kg, and get a prime membership for the first 3 months so you can get discount of up to 15% on shipping charges and 30% reduction on service fee, longer free storage period and more.
So how does it work?
For those who are new to overseas online shopping, HopShopGo is convenient to use. You can simply:
- Hop online (www.hopshopgo.com)
- Shop and select their must-have items from a wide range of U.S. retailers
- Go straight to checkout using PayPal’s safer, more secure online payment system
Shopping with confidence and ease on HopShopGo is assured as customers are able to take advantage of a variety of services adding to this unique shopping experience:
- Use the BuyForMe service in case your preferred payment method is not accepted by a retailer. HopShopGo will simply buy the product on the shopper’s behalf providing unlimited access to sites.
- A ShipforMe service is also offered on HopShopGo, overcoming international shipping restrictions to Malaysia and arranging delivery of your items to your door for stores that don’t offer international delivery.
Happy shopping but let me warn you beforehand, it IS addictive and no matter what your interests are – fashion, music or technology – you’ll soon find out that the next time you check out the clock, it’ll beshowing 10pm and you’re still in the office busy shopping.