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Old 2nd December 2015, 14:09   #4366
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Yes, have noticed the same. Also, anyone with an idea how to track Singapore Post - once it has reached Indian shores? I am not able to track after this.
https://www.17track.net/en

I use it to track every parcel, Give it a shot.
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Old 4th December 2015, 23:59   #4367
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What's with Amazon.in and their rationing of product quantity? I wanted to order 3 routers, they say no. I simply went to flipkart and ordered 3 items of the same without any problem at the same price.
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What's with Amazon.in and their rationing of product quantity? I wanted to order 3 routers, they say no. I simply went to flipkart and ordered 3 items of the same without any problem at the same price.
I've often assumed that its to prevent profiteering and hoarding. The MRP sticker is often a higher price than what Amazon sell it for (even when its not discounted in a sale), so they wouldn't want people reselling these for profit.

Granted, you could buy more across multiple orders, but that might result in a red flag being raised at a later point against your account.

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Note: We strive to provide customers with great prices, and sometimes that means we limit quantity to ensure that the majority of customers have an opportunity to order products that have very low prices or a limited supply. We may also adjust your quantity in checkout to reflect your recent purchases of a quantity-limited item.
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Is amazon delivering in Chennai these (wet) days?
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Old 5th December 2015, 09:30   #4370
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https://www.17track.net/en

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Yes, have used that in the past and doesn't track some numbers. Thankfully I received this item 2 days back.
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What's with Amazon.in and their rationing of product quantity? I wanted to order 3 routers, they say no. I simply went to flipkart and ordered 3 items of the same without any problem at the same price.
Sale items are restricted to qty 1; I've been frustrated by this at times. Non-sale items are restricted in quantity if they are high-demand items.

Flipkart is almost always higher than Amz; surprised you got the item for the same price.
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Is amazon delivering in Chennai these (wet) days?
My orders are pending now for 4 days, unlike earlier when I used to get them in one or two days on average. It must be difficult for anyone to consider working as most chennaiites need to rebuild their own lives!
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Thanks.
I really don't envy couriers job in these conditions so no complaints from me.
... But I lost my phone in the flood.
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Is amazon delivering in Chennai these (wet) days?
Ordered a satchel on Nov 30. The web site said they will deliver by Dec 9. Now it says Dec 12. The status says dispatched and in transit. Dispatch was from Kolkata; it must probably be sitting in some warehouse as the Chennai airport is closed for some days.
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Is amazon delivering in Chennai these (wet) days?
Per Amazon:
Due to inclement weather conditions, deliveries to areas in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andaman and Andhra Pradesh have been temporarily suspended.


Now if you get a new phone, please get one with a fingerprint sensor, and not one without it. Far more secure and hasslefree.
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had a strange experience with an amazon fulfilled order. was pending for dispatch for 2 days. contacted customer care who spent 10 mins with me and confirmed that it is being shipped from the mumbai warehouse and apologised for the delay. said thanks.

30mins after that, i get a mail from amazon saying the order is cancelled and amount is being refunded.

Sigh.
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Most portals are not shipping to chennai. Flipkart, Ebay, paytm... My sisters house in Bangalore is piling with my stuff
Need to find an excuse to travel to Bangalore and fetch all my stuff...
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What is the problem in shipping to Chennai now? I too tried Flipkart for a few items, finally ended up buying from the friendly neighborhood store.
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What is the problem in shipping to Chennai now?
There could be fraudulent claims of damaged goods I think as one reason for not shipping to chennai at this point in time. I imagine a lot of warehouses along the river would have been swept away of their goods and even if some escaped, in all likelihood the folks would use this as an excuse to exaggerate their losses...
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Amazon has blocked my friend's Account, citing abuse of Amazon Policies. When enquired about what are the Policies which were abused, there's no reply from Amazon. They've asked to appeal, but there's no such system with the Company.

As far as the affected person is concerned, he has returned 2 Mobile Phones in a span of about 3 months. In both the cases, the items were defective, so the manufacturer has asked them to be returned. But Amazon is not ready to listen.

Has anyone faced such problems with Amazon? In fact, the problem with Amazon is that they don't have the policy of replacement. So, even If the Customer asks for a replacement, he/she is asked to return the item and place a fresh order. In this scenario, who is to be blamed.

And here in this situation, the manufacturer has advised to return their product, then what's the point being raised by the Market place?
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