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Posted on 13 Oct 2012 12:46:57 BDT
It's getting near to the Christmas season and the offer of free 1 month trials - I'm not going to be duped for a 3rd time. Not one item was delivered the next day - and some arrived after Christmas. They obviously can't cope either with Christmas, or with increased Prime membership during trial offers.

I'll either be ordering a lot earlier, or relying on other retailers the nearer Christmas approaches.

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Feb 2013 16:57:15 GMT
i thought the ''free'' trial was what it said ''free''!! ..did not think i would end up paying for it....having NEVER used it...cancelled at once and have been awarded refund ''credits''

In reply to an earlier post on 2 May 2013 03:36:14 BDT
i signed up without knowing the annual fee. while i had the 'prime' it was great for next day delivery(on selsected items) however one day i had seen 49.00 taken out of my account, i rang the amazon customer care line and they cancelled my subscription and gave me a full refund which was very helpful.

amazon prime is great if you use it. just a shame they dont advertise the fee more clearly.

Posted on 21 Nov 2013 01:02:30 GMT
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Posted on 27 Feb 2014 23:11:11 GMT
Last edited by the author on 15 Apr 2014 22:29:28 BDT
G. Freeburn says:
Been a very satisfied Prime customer for several years and given how often I buy things it has been cost effective and better for next-day but I'll be cancelling at the next renewal. I don't need or want the streaming service they've just added and as it raises the cost to 79 it will be cheaper to pay for postage. Couldn't use it even if I wanted to - guess what you can only use iPads, Kindle Fire, Xbox and TVs - NOT an Android device in sight. Way to go Amazon - it's not a 41 saving it is a 30 price hike!!

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Apr 2014 01:28:48 BDT
cynthia says:
Yes

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 13:33:24 BDT
Blugun says:
Applied for months free trial, ordered item on Friday expecting Monday delivery, I opted into txt and track and said parcel could be left safe. Monday evening my parcel was scanned as attempted but customer out, I was in, furthermore I was helping neighbours repair fencing in my front path. I live in small close and KNOW delivery wasn't even attempted. On contacting amazon
1, they didn't know exactly which courier had my parcel
2, couldn't get a gps readout for parcel within 24hrs (parcel force can get it over the phone in minutes)
3, couldn't contact driver (see point 1)
4, updated status of parcel to "next day delivery requested by customer" lies
5, promised 2nd day delivery would be Am, never happened.
I won't be using Amazon if they can't keep track of their own parcels, shocking customer service
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