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gleneagles
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Chocolate from Amazon

Ordered a bar of chocolate from Amazon for £1.

I know you will have figured out by now why I did that.

Item I was purchasing was £19.99

Free delivery if total is over £20.

But now we come to the interesting bit, the item in question had a 20% discount if the code shown was used, this of course reduced the total amount to well under £20 but the option for free postage was still showing so I got that as well.

So we are both happy I got my item and my OH got a bar of chocolate.

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MrAllen2021
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

Amazon Prime is your friend, £8 a month for unlimited free deliveries, usually the next day.

 

 

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shutter
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon


@MrAllen2021 wrote:

 £8 a month for unlimited free deliveries,

 

 


       Roll_eyes  you have to pay £8  for them  .Undecided  

 

So...... Not actually FREE, then.... ...  HuH  Huh

MrAllen2021
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

@shutter it's worth every penny IMO for the 1 day deliveries plus all the extra videos and TV shows that are on Amazon Prime.

 

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shutter
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

SO...  there ya go, then...  £96 per year........ ..not FREE Delivery.... 

 

Ah Well.... as the saying goes ! ! ! ....   Cheesy

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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

Using free Prime trials, over the last 3 weeks Amazon have given me £39, admittedly it has to be spent on items sold and dispatched by Amazon, but not to be sniffed at.

I've never continued any of my many free trials, which I join on a regular basis.

billnotben
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

I've had a couple of free stints at prime but I just couldn't see any value in continuing with it. A few of the items I bought were cheaper not on prime and the video's, well that's what I already have broadband for.

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@billnotben wrote:

 

... and the video's, ...


Using multiple accounts (6) I can usually get a free Prime trial when I want a free or quick delivery as the trial offer is repeated on each account at least once a year, and if you're not interested in using their video service they'll try and get you interested by offering you £5 to watch something (which you can just start playing it and go off and do something else).  I've done that quite a few times.

gleneagles
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

Can’t see the point of paying £96 per annum. Better things to spend my cash on.

Looking at the films they offer are not the sort of stuff that interests me.

Never ordered anything that I have to have the next day, usually make a note of small items and once the total is over £ 20 order them.

What I have noticed Amazon doing recently if you select free postage is to give you a delivery date of 10 - 14 days.

Despite that stuff usually arrives in 3 to 4 days.

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Minivanman
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Re: Chocolate from Amazon

We closed our Amazon prime for pretty much the same reasons Glen and on a couple of occasions orders have arrived the next day. The real saving to be had with shopping on line apart from local stuff is the saving on petrol, wear and tear on the car, and of course time. Fine if we fancy a run out, but other than that...


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