If you are buying the iPad in Europe you might be amazed to notice some price difference in what our US friends are paying. A quick look at XE.com live exchange rates reveals some interesting facts on how much more you may be paying. Take for example the entry level model (WiFi) 16GB.
iPad WiFi 16GB
USA: Our friends in the USA pay 499USD which is 386 EURO
UK: Hop across the pond and pay 429GBP which is 512 euro or 662USD
Ireland: In Ireland you will pay 499EURO
In fact Ireland is not getting the worst deal, France and Germany also pay 499Euro entry level iPad. The UK seems to pay a bit more if your converting your euro. Conversions completed with XE.com