It is shipped!

I received a mail:

Dear Michael Ernst,

We are pleased to send you this dispatch regarding your Apple Store order W289XXXXXX.

Your Delivery Reference Number is 813XXXXXX.

We expect your order to be delivered to your shipping address on or before 27.09.2010.

So I think it will be in my hand at the end of the next week.

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The plan: buy an iPhone 4 in Strasbourg

I’m looking for a new smartphone. My old one, a 5 years old Xda from my carrier O2 is loosing the memery and all phone numbers etc. all the time I forgot to load the phone. This is very cumbersome. So I decided to buy a new one, an iPhone. I will not buy it at the local carrier t-mobile and their very expensive contracts.

Costs at t-mobile:

  • Monthly rate: 59,95 * 24 months: 1438,80 €
  • 32 GB iPhone 4: 199,95 €
  • Service charge: 24,95
  • Price per minute: 0,29 € (when not t-mobile)

So where can I buy an iPhone else? I googelt a lot and first I thought I buy it in the Glattzentrum close to Zurich. But than I thought why should I buy it in a country which is not part of the EU and to pay value added tax for it at the border again. So I decided to look for countries which are part of the EU and sell iPhones without any sim-locks and hey I could buy it in France. Next month I have an appointment 50 km away from Strasbourg so I googelt again and than I found lots of sites which describes where you can buy it in Strasbourg. I found a good link to a shop locator of apple:

The page lists the following shops for Strasbourg:

  • FNAC Srasbourg
    La Maison Rouge – 22, Place Kléber
    Tel:  (+33) 03 88 52 21 21
    Tagged as an Apple shop
    14BIS, Rue de la Mesange
    Tel: (+33) 03 88 22 78 87
    Tagged as a premium reseller
    18 Quai St Nicolas
    Tel: (+33) 03 88 25 84 88

A car park is next to Place Kléber:

  • Vincie Park Services
    24 Rue du Fossé des Tanneurs
    (+33) 03 88 23 14 30

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