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Subject: Amazon.de delay-should I be concerned??? rss

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Jennifer
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I'm not "new" to BGG per se, however I think I've posted a total of three times at most so I'm hoping I didn't just overlook this topic in my search….

My husband and I ordered two games and several Bohnanza expansions from Amazon.de December 10, 2013. We got all the Bohnanza stuff December 23. Palaces of Carrara shipped two days after Bohnanza per Amazon.de and Luna shipped a few days after that (5, I think?). Still haven't received either as of today, January 11, 2014.

Should I be concerned? I know shipping to the US from Germany takes time, especially since we chose the standard shipping, and Customs here has been "backed up" due to holidays and weather but I'm wondering if I'm running out of time to inquire with them if there is an issue. Has anyone had any experience with this? Should I attempt contact?

Thanks in advance
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I had made an order through Amazon.de last summer, and I do not recall when I actually received my game, but I DID receive it, and in tip top condition. I also recall having a little 'anxiety', but to the best of memory, just as I began to really worry, it showed up!

I would wait a little more...customs really do slow things a bit, and with the nasty turn winter took in much of the states, it could converge into a delay. In any case, I think it will be fine, and I would give it at least a couple more weeks, IMO.



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My shipments have taken between two and five weeks. Factor in the weather, holidays, etc. so add a week or more. Also, wasn't there some labor issues with German Amazon workers?

In the end, don't worry, its Amazon. They will make it right if things go south. Assuming you paid via CC, then you have plenty of time if they never show.



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Moved from New User Questions to Discussing Retailers.

This way your thread will be easier to find in the future. I'm sure others will have similar questions in the future.

I'd expect to see a package in the next two weeks. As others have noted, while questionable in many ways, Amazon will at the least reimburse you if the package doesn't turn up.
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I have found that the package often arrives a week or so after the planned arrival date.
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Hi...I've ordered from amazon.de before and most time it arrived at a later date than stated. For me (Canada) it took about 2 months (standard shipping) for the item to arrive.
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I just received Luna, and it took almost exactly 1 month, so I wouldn't worry yet.
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Oliver Yang
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don't worry. I too ordered carrara a few months ago and it took more than 5 or 6 weeks to reach me.
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Thanks for all the valuable and informed responses-I feel a lot better! Here's to hoping this week is full of Amazon.de packages for everyone
 
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Palaces arrived today!! Just waiting on Luna
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Luna got here on Friday! Thanks for setting my mind at ease
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