Author Topic: At which of these stores can I place an order and cancel it before it ships?  (Read 3853 times)

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Does anyone know if I can place an order at any of the sites below and be able to cancel it (without a cancellation fee) as soon as I receive the receipt (before the order ships)?

The sites are:
  • Amazon.com
  • Buy.com
  • CircuitCity.com
  • CompUSA
  • TigerDirect.com

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You can definitely do it at Amazon. Not sure about the others

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You can definitely do it at Amazon. Not sure about the others
Ive ordered from Amazon before and then decided to cancel and was told its too late...

You can always refuse delivery though...

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You can always refuse delivery though...

I don't have that option, it'll either be left at the door, or will be signed-for my someone else.

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I don't have that option, it'll either be left at the door, or will be signed-for my someone else.

just curious, whats the purpose here? (or would you have told us had you wanted us to know ;))

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just curious, whats the purpose here? (or would you have told us had you wanted us to know ;))
Obviously he needs a receipt.
What the receipt is for is a different question...

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Don't order from an amazon prime account.  Those orders can go into processing right away.
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Obviously he needs a receipt.
What the receipt is for is a different question...

Good call. I plead the fifth as to why, it's a bit dodgy.

(I even answered you in AussieSpeak :D)

Don't order from an amazon prime account.  Those orders can go into processing right away.

Thanks for the tip.

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Just made an order from my prime account.  It went into processing in 30 seconds.

I think from a regular account using amazon fsss you'll have plenty of time to cancel though.
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Just made an order from my prime account.  It went into processing in 30 seconds.

I think from a regular account using amazon fsss you'll have plenty of time to cancel though.

For some reason I have two accounts associated with my email address. Same address, different password.

One is prime the other isn't. So you're saying order from Amazon (non prime) and cancel immediately? Am I better off canceling online (IIRC Amazon has that option), or over the phone?

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For some reason I have two accounts associated with my email address. Same address, different password.

One is prime the other isn't. So you're saying order from Amazon (non prime) and cancel immediately? Am I better off canceling online (IIRC Amazon has that option), or over the phone?
You can cancel online as long as it hasn't gone into processing.
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You can cancel online as long as it hasn't gone into processing.

Worked like a charm, I have a receipt, and a canceled order :D

Thanks Dan.
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מענין לענין באותו ענין -

You can order from target when trying to fill up a shopping cart to reach free $50 shipping and then cancel part of the order before it ships.

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מענין לענין באותו ענין -

You can order from target when trying to fill up a shopping cart to reach free $50 shipping and then cancel part of the order before it ships.

Good tip, thanks.

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Good call. I plead the fifth as to why, it's a bit dodgy.

(I even answered you in AussieSpeak :D)
Lol
Great use of the word. There is no other word quite like it...