You can preorder the ipad outside the US now
Well right now only Australia and Japan. But the other countries will come in a few hours I'm sure.

Australia
Apple - iPad - The best way to experience the web, email & photos

UK
Apple (United Kingdom) - iPad - The best way to experience the web, email & photos

Canada
Apple (Canada) - iPad - The best way to experience the web, email, and photos

Germany
Apple - iPad - Das beste Gerät für Internet, Mails und Fotos

France
Apple - iPad - La meilleure façon d'utiliser le Web, les e-mails, la photo et la vidéo. Haut la main.

Japan
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Italy
Apple - iPad - La migliore esperienza per web, e-mail e foto

Spain
Apple - iPad - La mejor manera de interactuar con Internet, tus correos electrónicos y fotografías