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badger
30-Aug-10, 16:58
I have just ordered from Wilkinsons http://www.wilkinsonplus.com/ and phoned to check delivery charge as they state the usual extra for Highlands but was told they no longer charge extra :) . Worth knowing for that at least (I know nothing else about them but look good).

Alba.gu.brath
30-Aug-10, 17:49
I went to order a pair of riding boots for my sister yesterday boots were 79.00 delivery 77.50 from London i called the company and they said all deliverys to the Highlands are charged as a pallet needless to say i bought from another company Dogwood of london for 20 less inc postage

YummyMummy
01-Sep-10, 08:28
I've just bought a washing machine from the co-op (online).
Delivery to Thurso - free:) and it was cheaper that anywhere else.

b3n
01-Sep-10, 09:30
One rip off place for delivery is www.ebuyer.com. Before buying I always check their ebay shop to see if they have the item in stock. The link is http://shop.ebay.co.uk/ebuyerexpress/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p4340.

There are quite a few compaines that have ebay shops like Buy.com, Argos etc. They have to set their postage to a certain price. So if you buy through ebay they cant rip you off for living in the highlands.

Example: I bought this from ebuyer ebay shop and got FREE shipping
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Hannspree-ST251-25-LCD-Freeview-Full-HD-1920x1080-/270626303841?pt=UK_AudioTVElectronics_Video_Televi sions#ht_2171wt_911

Ebuyer online shop is 10 dearer AND charges me with 10.58 postage
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/177050

So before buying anything always check to see if the company has an ebay shop.

stekar
01-Sep-10, 17:03
I have bought on-line from them before and been charged standard delivery :-) just placed another order this week too.

I like Wilkinsons, a great shop with excellent prices. Definate thumbs up from me.

Sarah
01-Sep-10, 17:10
Pets at Home do standard delivery too :)

ashaw1
01-Sep-10, 21:41
These companies are out there it just means a lot of small print reading. I could see the point if we were on one of the islands but getting someone to realise we are on the mainland is like hitting your head against a brick wall!

I spent ages trying to find packaging i liked, spent hours trawling the internet until i finally found some i was happy with. For some reason in a little paragraph at the bottom of the page it stated they didn't deliver to the highlands. Asked them why, still waiting on a reply!



http://cherryblossombakery.webs.com/

Skirza
06-Sep-10, 13:00
What makes me MAD is when the advert states " Free delivery to UK mainland" and then goes on to say that delivery to highlands of Scotland are extra...HELLO...there isn't a moat just above Perth :rolleyes: