Shop Amazon in Kenya

Shop Amazon in Kenya. Step By Step Guide on How to Shop Amazon & Receive in Kenya Using Kentex Cargo Shipping Services. 

Amazon is currently the world largest online shopping company in the world in terms of gross sales followed by Alibaba, a Chinese based online shopping mall. While you still could shop amazon while in Kenya without our assistance, logistics part makes matters difficult to a lot of people. And it is Expensive

…But we have been shipping from Amazon to Kenya for so little that you just need to start shopping.

Kentex Cargo USA Address

RECEIVER’S NAME c/o KENYAN PHONE NUMBER
915 WEST PARKER ROAD, SUITE 330
PLANO, TX 75023

Kentex Cargo Rates

Back in 2014, we had written a guide on how to shop and ship from Amazon to Kenya. People have been asking many questions from that post and prompted me to write a fresh 2017 shopping and shipping guide.

How to Shop Amazon while in Kenya:

We have made shopping online from Amazon so easy that you do not have to be technical to do it. If you can send someone an email, that is all you need to start shopping Amazon USA. Here is a step-by-step guide. In this guide, I will show how to shop by sending us email with your links or how to create Amazon wish list and share it with us.

Step 1: Go to Amazon.com and identify the item(s) you need.

How to shop Amazon in Kenya

For demonstration purposes, we will use a cellphone an example. Please note that you can select multiple items and compile a list of many items.

Select the Phone on Amazon

Step 2: Copy your Amazon Links.

Here, copy and paste the link for the item you need into your email. If you need to shop more than one item, copy these links to your email directly or use a Microsoft word document. You can send us as many items as you wish.

Copy Amazon Link

Step 3: Email Your links to [email protected] for a Quote

Once you have gathered your links, simply send your links to [email protected]. We will respond with a quote. In this email, please include the following.

  1. Your full legal name (No nicknames or freelance names)
  2. Your phone number we can reach you at.
  3. Tell us the quantities you need per link you send to us. If you need 2 phones for example, indicate you need two pieces.

Email us Your Amazon Link

Step 4: Review Your Quote and Accept:

Once your email is received, we will email you a quote/proforma invoice using our system. You will also receive an email asking you to create a password for the customer portal.

Inside customer portal, you will be able to see your invoices, modes of payments, review purchase history, your statement and many more features.

Step 5. Make Payments for Purchase Cost:

Once you accept the proforma invoice, you will receive another email with the actual invoice for you to make payments required to pay for the item.

You will only need to pay for purchase cost at this point. Shipping cost can be paid during pickup time when we deliver.

You can make payments using MPESA or Bank draft. We do not accept cash payments in the office. If you must use cash payments, please deposit directly to the bank and send us the receipt.

Step 6: Receive Purchase Confirmation with Amazon Receipt Attached:

Once you have made the purchase payments, we will start working on your order. We will purchase your item(s) and send you a confirmation of the purchase.

In many cases, we will attach Amazon purchase confirmation receipt in the confirmation email. Keep the receipt as needed for records.

How to Create Amazon Wish List. Step-By-Step Guide

Some people prefer to add items in Amazon’s shopping cart and share the wish-list with us to make the purchase for them and deliver to Kenya. This section will show you how to create Amazon’s wish list and share with us.

Step 1: Create Amazon’s Account or Log-in if You Already Have one:

Crete Amazon Account

How to Crete Amazon.com Account

Once you are logged in to your Amazon account, click on the wish link as shown in the diagram below. On the top right corner, there is a link to create a new Amazon wish list. Click on that link and follow the instructions. Here is a screenshot of this step

Log-in to Amazon And Select Wish List

Step 2: Create Amazon List and Name it:

To make it easier for you identifying items you sent to us, name your list “kentex Cargo” or whatever else you want to name it. It really doesn’t matter the name you call it. You can call it something like….Wedding shopping, My USA shopping, etc

Create Amazon Wishlist

Step 3: Select shopping list or wish list

As shown in the image below, select shopping list. You could also select wish-list option but wish list tend to print gift receipts (which is not necessary) inserted in shipping box. It’s just unnecessary paper trash and we do not ship such.

Select Amazon Shopping List

Step 4: Add your desired items to your wish list:

Please notice you will need to add to the wish list, and NOT in your Amazon shipping cart. I have included a screenshot of how to add to the wish list.

Add item to Amazon Wishlist

Step 5: Share Your Wish List With us:

To share your Amazon wish list you just created, click on the envelope icon on the top right corner of your page as shown on this image. While you could use Facebook and twitter to share your wish list, we strongly advice you use email and avoid social media.

Share Your Amazon Wish List

Step 6: Email us Your Wish List

As shown in the image below, email us your wish list to [email protected]. We will receive your item’s list as you added it in your amazon cart.

Email Your Amazon Wish List

Step 7: We will email you a proforma invoice:

We will email you a quote and once accepted, you will receive a formal invoice. Just like explained above, we will proceed with the order processing.

Commonly Asked Questions About Shopping on Amazon While in Kenya.

  1. Do you charge extra for assisting in purchasing from Amazon?
    While other companies do charge as much as $15 per purchase, what they may call processing fees, we do not charge anything to make your order on your behalf. We do shopping for you for free.
  2. Question: How Long Does It Take to Receive My Item(s) From Amazon?
    On average, amazon delivers your items to our address within 4 working days. Once we receive your items, we will ship them out every week on Thursday. Your items must be received before Thursday to be included in that week shipment.
  3. Question: I have my Own Credit Card. Can I Shop Amazon and Use Your Address?
    Absolutely you can. Make sure you use the following format when entering shipping address.
  4. Question: Do You Use Amazon Prime to Make My Orders?
    It is in violation of Amazon Prime terms to use prime account to purchase items for another person. While we have in the past, violating such terms can cause loss of items or get our account closed. We have been in this business for over 3 years now. Playing by the rules is what has enabled us to sustain this long. We are committed playing by the rules and continue serving you many years to come.
  5. How do I contact Amazon in Kenya? Do They Have Offices in Kenya?
    Unfortunately, at the moment, Amazon does not have local offices in Kenya where you could call or visit regarding your order. It is however very easy to contact Amazon online using your email address
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18 Comments

  1. Rachel February 10, 2018 at 6:19 am - Reply

    Hey am Rachel from Mombasa Kenya, I would like to shop with you,but as I was logging into your account,I didn’t succeed. I need to purchase LeEco s3 back covers and glass protector

  2. Em April 26, 2018 at 9:14 am - Reply

    Hello what if my order is far less than a KG Do I still have to pay the $15 delivery charge.

  3. Georgina Wanjiku Gichohi July 6, 2018 at 2:18 pm - Reply

    I would like to purchase cardigans and trousers from Marks & Spencer UK. Is it possible to purchase through you.

  4. Rita Safari August 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm - Reply

    I would like to purchase HP 62 ink cartridges from Amazon, can you help.

  5. Joram Kairu Njuguna November 19, 2018 at 7:15 pm - Reply

    Do you still use this address – Office at Westlands, Chiromo Lane & Westland Road Behind Villa Rosa – Opposite Java House

    • admin November 20, 2018 at 11:22 am - Reply

      We moved to Mitsumi Business park off Muthithi Road, 4th floor.

  6. Emmanuel August 2, 2019 at 2:28 pm - Reply

    Hello am trying to sign up with you guys but its in vein please assist

    • admin August 23, 2019 at 8:38 am - Reply

      The email you are using seems incomplete

  7. Adam October 29, 2019 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    What of Clearing Charges will i pay again?

    • admin November 10, 2019 at 1:29 pm - Reply

      Our charges are all inclusive

  8. loice October 30, 2019 at 5:28 am - Reply

    is the service charge fee per item or list of order (wish list)

    • admin November 10, 2019 at 1:28 pm - Reply

      Per total shipment per week

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