I'm going to buy boots for the upcoming winter in Australia, and I'm thinking of buying boots now online, should I risk a bad boot size for less cash?
In short no.
I am an aussie and I buy all my gear from the US with the exception of my first pair of boots. I bought them local and paid AU$380 for the same boots I could have got for US$200 online but boots are one thing you cant get wrong and return postage is a killer.
When my boots had worn out I simply bought the same brand,same size from the states.
Buy anything from the states, just dont risk it with your first pair of boots.
PS if you are looking for a board I have about 4 for sale in syd with minimal use. Send me a pm.