Free delivery service extended by AmazonAmazon drops £5 minimum for free standard delivery
14 October 2009
Amazon.co.uk has completely dropped the threshold for free delivery of items so customers get free Super Saver Delivery on everything.
The move to offer free delivery with no minimum purchase by the online giant pits it directly against rival Play.com, which has historically offered free delivery on everything, no matter how low the cost of the order.
Amazon.co.uk is Which? members' most visited online retailer - see how it fared for customer satisfaction in our online shopping survey against key competitors like Play.com and websites from supermarkets Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury's.
Free delivery at Amazon
Amazon.co.uk says free Super Saver Delivery means your items will arrive three to five working days after they're dispatched, so organised Christmas shoppers could save on delivery costs by ordering early.
Free delivery doesn't apply to items sold by Amazon Marketplace sellers, so Which? advises you to check to ensure that your purchase is directly from Amazon.co.uk if getting free delivery is a priority.
You can find out how to stay safe when shopping online using our safer online shopping guide, or what your rights are online. And see how online shops compared in our test of delivery services.
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