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Old 1st Jul 2020, 06:41
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Islandlad
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Isle of Man
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Originally Posted by VP959 View Post
Annoys the heck out of me, as well, especially when you find at the check out stage that the delivery charge is almost as much as the price of the item. It happened to me last week, needed to buy a replacement remote control, found it listed for 9.99, then discovered when I went to pay that the delivery charge was 6.99. The really bizarre thing is that when I found the same remote listed (new) on eBay, the price was 11.49 including delivery, and it turned out that the seller was the same as the website I'd looked at originally.
Pays to 'shop around'. Amazon Prime is the way to go until the deal evens out. Amazon need a competitor to challenge the monopoly. By the time that happens the High Street will have died.
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