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- Manage access to payment and shipping methods by groups
- Customers see only the methods assigned to their group
- Ability to provide privileges (including free shipping) to certain customer groups
- Shipping quotes only based on available methods
I think you can do it using Shopping Cart Price Rules. In Rule information it allows you to select the customer group the rule applies to. Create a condition for the shipping country you want the rule to apply for. Then, in actions, do a fixed amount discount for the whole cart 0 (or .01 if that doesn’t work) and apply free shipping to the discount.