Price to ship a camera battery charger to Oregon
Price to ship a camera battery to Florida, from the same site.
I also checked Texas and Michigan; they were the same price. So, why do they even make me enter a zip code if it's a fucking flat rate shipping cost? Well, here's why:
Actual price to ship the same camera battery, from Oregon to Florida, or across the entire country.
Let's do a quick calculation. 5.42 - 2.50 = 2.92. So, basically, dCables is trying to charge me 50% the total item cost in order to put it in a box, slap a sticker with my address on it, and put it in the mail. I think not. Time to go to Amazon.com again.
Update: Amazon.com had a prime deal that included a charger kit, which can also be used in the car or in Europe, screen protectors, and a microfiber pad all for less than the charger on dCables.com. God I love-hate Capitalism.