AmericanGoodies.com is a buying service in which foreign customers can purchase American goods and have it shipped to them. They have recently listed the iPod mini for purchase and shipping.
If you are in the UK or elsewhere you can purchase the iPod mini for $249 + $35 shipping. American Goodies also charges a $30 shopping assistance fee and 8% of the total amount they spend on your behalf.
You can purchase the iPod mini from a U.S. retailer and have it shipped to American Goodies on your behalf and they will ship it on to you for a fee.