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21-05-2020, 22:22   #121
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I've found that prime doesn't necessarily have faster delivery, but faster dispatching. Once it's been dispatched its usually pretty quick either way but non prime seems to take a lot longer to get through the FCs
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22-05-2020, 08:31   #122
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I am a Prime member for years. Be aware that from start of May dispatch times have suddenly gone to ****e and they have added 5 to 10 days to dispatch times to Ireland and a lot of sold by amazon and fulfilled by amazon items are no longer available to Irish addresses. This is a new development. Dispatch times to parcel motel are still normal for exact same items from same fulfillment centres.
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22-05-2020, 08:49   #123
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I am hammering mine out of it for deliveries since lockdown. Getting great value for it.

Does it drop to half or full price when it expires?
It seems to me that prime is pointless at the moment, I've cancelled mine. Only one delivery option is available at checkout and it takes 7-10 days for things to dispatch. I'd be pretty sure this would be the same without prime, prime usually is it's own delivery rate.

But yesterday I ordered a power bank delivered to address pal, and it has multiple delivery options and dispatched in a few hours, so I think they have decided to give reduced priority to Ireland for whatever reason
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22-05-2020, 10:16   #124
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Same experience here. A router I ordered hadn't been dispatched after a week so I cancelled as they had it in Curry's for the same price.

What's Parcel Motel like at the moment? I know they go to sh1te at busy times so I'd stopped using them.
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22-05-2020, 11:24   #125
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The killer for me is, i have to have my items delivered to Ireland, i can't use Motel/Wizard/AddressPal as i get the items VAT free once it's delivered to and Irish Address.

Waiting over 14 days for some items that i have ordered.
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22-05-2020, 14:01   #126
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Think I might cancel my Prime from this offer, I think I've only bought two or three items from Amazon in the six months, speedy shipping doesnt bother me and I dont watch Prime Video. So even at 3.99 a month its not worth my while. It might be if they announced a load of Premier League fixtures for Prime, anyone know whats going on there since they showed it last Christmas?
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22-05-2020, 14:08   #127
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The killer for me is, i have to have my items delivered to Ireland, i can't use Motel/Wizard/AddressPal as i get the items VAT free once it's delivered to and Irish Address.

Waiting over 14 days for some items that i have ordered.
Assuming you are using the goods for commercial purposes......
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22-05-2020, 17:15   #128
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[quote="Muahahaha;113516859"]Think I might cancel my Prime from this offer, I think I've only bought two or three items from Amazon in the six months, speedy shipping doesnt bother me and I dont watch Prime Video. So even at 3.99 a month its not worth my while. It might be if they announced a load of Premier League fixtures for Prime, anyone know whats going on there since they showed it last Christmas?[/quo for e3.99 surely a relative would use it
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22-05-2020, 20:13   #129
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Same experience here. A router I ordered hadn't been dispatched after a week so I cancelled as they had it in Curry's for the same price.

What's Parcel Motel like at the moment? I know they go to sh1te at busy times so I'd stopped using them.
Parcel motel was very slow for me in Cork for a few weeks for amazon and Hermes its improved but still about a day slower than addresspal at the moment. For royal mail its a total lottery but mainland addresspal is on average days faster for second class at the moment.
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