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Would love this thread to help people not to make mistakes and prevent aggravation!
I will start

1. Always add a working contact Israeli number starting with +972/
2. Always make sure to add your Passport/ת''ז ontime within First day or 2 of your order if not your order will be canceled.
3. Never put in a pickup destination if you don`t want to go pick it up and wait the courier must bring it to your door. (do not answer the Text/Email asking you where to drop off)
4. If your order doesn't come ontime you could get a Credit for late timing try chating.
5. Never exceed the value of $75.00
6. make sure you have $49.00 of eligible items
7. Beware that if you send a few packages close together, they may still charge you TAX/VAT so it is best to wait a few days in between or try getting them different dates or different couriers, or send one on your name and one on your wifes or neighbors. Or to a family member, needs to be over the age of 18
8. You can get subscribe and save discounts (5%) on your first order, but you can't actually subscribe and save.
9. There are 2 types of zip codes use the 7 digit that starts with a "9"

Here is a list of Couriers that ship with Amazon to Israel
https://www.israelpost.co.il
https://www.aramex.com
https://www.dhl.co.il/he.html
https://www.ups.com/il/he/Home.page
http://www.chitadelivery.co.il
https://bar-call-haaretz.co.il/

You Guys could add more

« Last edited by M218 on January 22, 2020, 11:23:05 AM »

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #75 on: December 17, 2019, 09:36:32 AM »
I've never been asked to pick a drop-off location. It's always automatically the same Doar branch.
Some smaller towns in Israel are all being processed like that. Are you in Jerusalem?

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #76 on: December 17, 2019, 10:51:53 AM »
Some smaller towns in Israel are all being processed like that. Are you in Jerusalem?
Recently moved out. Bit when I lived there, I never got asked either (on Ali/eBay/Next orders)

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #77 on: December 17, 2019, 10:54:05 AM »
Recently moved out. Bit when I lived there, I never got asked either (on Ali/eBay/Next orders)
Those companies never really went to the door. Amazon has been different.

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #78 on: December 17, 2019, 01:08:17 PM »
Recently moved out. Bit when I lived there, I never got asked either (on Ali/eBay/Next orders)
FYI your on the AMAZON thread
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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #79 on: December 17, 2019, 01:10:22 PM »
FYI your on the AMAZON thread
But the same lazy shipping company

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #80 on: December 17, 2019, 04:55:30 PM »
But the same lazy shipping company
And everyone's experience is different than that. Again, they will send you a request to choose a pick-up location. Ignore it and they have to bring it to your door
Life isn't about checking the boxes. Nobody cares.

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #81 on: December 17, 2019, 05:15:26 PM »
But the same lazy shipping company
but with a Amazon guarantee!
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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #82 on: December 17, 2019, 08:27:53 PM »
but with a Amazon guarantee!
Amazon just wants to reship it... Question is if it's worth waiting another 3 weeks (now updated with my Israeli number), or just break my ego and pick up from the post office...

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #83 on: December 18, 2019, 01:19:10 AM »
3 weeks? More like 8 days

And you've spent more time calling the doar, complaining to Amazon and complaining on the internets then it would have taken you to pick it up
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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #84 on: December 18, 2019, 03:01:02 AM »
3 weeks? More like 8 days

And you've spent more time calling the doar, complaining to Amazon and complaining on the internets then it would have taken you to pick it up
That's because I have 2 more orders on the way, and I'm trying to solve the issue long term. I would otherwise have picked it up. I just want Amazon to see, that the post office isn't an option for me.

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #85 on: December 18, 2019, 01:42:13 PM »
That's because I have 2 more orders on the way, and I'm trying to solve the issue long term. I would otherwise have picked it up. I just want Amazon to see, that the post office isn't an option for me.
If you didn't receive a message to choose a pick up point, I'm betting you don't have an Israeli number on your orders.
What happens is that the delivery comes around 10 AM to 2 PM (because who wouldn't be home at that time???) and if you don't answer the door or your phone, they just send it back or drop it off by the doar.

I got another delivery today and the delivery guy already knew where to hide my package since he's been here before.
I already answer his call with "Shalom Yigal" and he replies: "You have a  box in your Miklat".

In any case this free shipping is great! I got my stuff about 4 days after I ordered them. Compare that to Shufersal online (Israeli retailer) where I just got my electric scooter that I ordered three weeks ago and promised "7 day delivery".

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #86 on: December 18, 2019, 03:59:48 PM »
"You have a  box in your Miklat"

Jig is up. You'd better find a new hiding place  :P

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #87 on: December 18, 2019, 04:04:00 PM »
Jig is up. You'd better find a new hiding place  :P
There's always the fuse box. They can place the package next to the house keys  ;D

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #88 on: December 18, 2019, 04:06:07 PM »
There's always the fuse box. They can place the package next to the house keys  ;D

Now all that's left is your social and mother's maiden name

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Re: Free Amazon shipping to Israel
« Reply #89 on: December 18, 2019, 07:25:52 PM »
Once came home with a Arab worker and forgot that I didnít have my regular key he asked me ďDonít you have a key under the ledge?Ē Actually most of my building keeps it there.... so he has access to more then the social security.
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