In VBA after automated xml form post, how can I automate interaction with the response?

excel-yes

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I am using xml in VBA. The code below adds an item to a shopping cart on a remote website (posts a form). Then the code displays the result in Internet Explorer.

You can see in the response there is a "get estimates" button. I need to automatically click that, enter location info, and get the response of shipping and tax charges (for the item currently in the cart) on my excel 2010 worksheet.

I want all the automated clicking and entering data to happen with the site (the site's server?) directly like when I added the item to the shopping cart, not through the browser if possible. It takes a long time for the page to load and I think if I go through a browser I could do that without xml anyway. But I'm really stuck so if I have to load a browser that's okay too.

Code:
Option Explicit

Sub testing()
    Dim objIE As Object
    Dim xmlhttp As Object
    Dim response As String
     Set objIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
    objIE.navigate "about:blank"
    objIE.Visible = True
    Set xmlhttp = CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP")
    '~~> Indicates that page that will receive the request and the type of request being submitted
    xmlhttp.Open "POST", "http://www.craft-e-corner.com/addtocart.aspx?returnurl=showproduct.aspx%3fProductID%3d2688%26SEName%3dnew-testament-cricut-cartridge", False
    '~~> Indicate that the body of the request contains form data
    xmlhttp.setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
    '~~> Send the data as name/value pairs
    xmlhttp.Send "Quantity=1&VariantID=2705&ProductID=2688"
     response = xmlhttp.responseText
    objIE.Document.Write response
    Set xmlhttp = Nothing
End Sub
 

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