DVD Empire Question

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  1. adrian b

    adrian b Stunt Coordinator

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    I've never ordered from them but was wondering what was the best method of shipping to recieve PRE-ORDERS on release date? Any help would be appreciated
     
  2. LukeB

    LukeB Cinematographer

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    Well I'm in NY and using the cheapest rate ($1.10) gets the DVDs to me the day before release date. Great service!

    They're in Pennsylvania, so naturally your mileage may vary.
     
  3. John Stone

    John Stone Supporting Actor

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    I'm in Florida, and I use "USPS Priority Mail" whenever I order from DVD Empire. I order first thing Friday morning and the DVDs (including new releases) are delivered on Monday morning without fail.
     
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    Wayne Bundrick Cinematographer

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    I'm farther from Pennsylvania than New York but not as far away as Florida, and Priority Mail tends to arrive on Monday and almost never later than Tuesday.
     
  5. DonRoeber

    DonRoeber Screenwriter

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    Oddly enough, even though I'm in Pennsylvania, when I order with Priority Mail as my shipping type, I also get discs on the monday before street date.

    No biggie, their customer service is impeccable.
     
  6. Matt Pasant

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    I have used priority mail in all my orders with DVD empire and without fail I have always recieved them a day early. And this was when I was in Michigan and now Dallas.

    -- Matt
     
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    Carlo Medina Executive Producer

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    I'm in Cali and have had a Friday order come on Monday via USPS priority mail! [​IMG]
    I've had nothing but good luck and prompt service with them.
     
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    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    Adrian:

    A belated welcome to the friendliest place on the Internet. And here's where retail vendor-related questions and comments are posted. As the previous members have noted, DVD Empire is without question one of the finest online vendors in business. The store is a primary source for my DVD library, and its service and prices are impeccable. If my pre-orders (or any other orders) are received on the Friday morning prior to shipping date, they invariably arrive, um, soon. Strongly recommended.

    JB
     
  9. BrianP

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    I have been using their standard free shipping which is supposed to be media mail. But my last four orders have been shipped by priority at no extra charge, and received them the Monday before release in California. Might want to try that instead of paying extra for priority mail. But you need four items minimum to qualify for free shipping.
     
  10. BrianP

    BrianP Supporting Actor

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    They also currently have a coupon that might save you some money. It says it is not valid on preorders but I heard it worked on preorders unless they fixed it. Information on the coupon is the following.
    $5 off $40 at DVDEmpire.com Coupon code: 449868 (Exp 9/30) Coupon not valid on pre-orders
     
  11. Scott Merryfield

    Scott Merryfield Executive Producer

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    I try to bundle orders in groups of four or more titles and then select the free shipping option. I almost always get my pre-order shipment by street date (unless a title is bundled with another pre-order that will not be released until the following week, of course).
     
  12. MikeEckman

    MikeEckman Screenwriter

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    Im near Chicago, and I never get anything from DVD Empire on Mondays or earlier. I get all my preorders on the day of release, or Wednesday.
     
  13. Daniel Kikin

    Daniel Kikin Screenwriter

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    I also use USPS Priority Mail and almost always get my preorders on Monday.
     
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