Cost for shipping?

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Cost for shipping?

Postby celticpride » Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:08 pm

Just curious ,since the free shipping sale ends tonight ,how much does roku normally charge for shipping the roku box ? also from what city and state does roku ship from?
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Postby KennyJ » Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:24 pm

They charged me $19.99 in 2008
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Postby celticpride » Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:41 pm

WOW! that much huh? i guess i better take advantage of the free shipping .Thanks for your quick reply!!
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Postby celticpride » Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:45 pm

BTW do you where roku is shipped from?
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Postby senorgregster » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:09 pm

I didn't trackmine but judging by these posts it is WATSONVILLE, CA.

http://forums.rokulabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=24298
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Postby kc8pql » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:20 pm

celticpride wrote:WOW! that much huh? i guess i better take advantage of the free shipping .Thanks for your quick reply!!

Note that the free shipping will take as long as 10 days.
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Postby kc8pql » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:16 am

Again, unless you're in a hurry...

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Postby Wiggum » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:32 pm

I don't even get why they would stop the free shipping for the Holiday. I missed out on the free shipping last night. Well, I tried but I must have forgot to hit the final button checkout button on paypal.

Now I am not going to get the player until the free shipping is back in place or I will just go elsewhere for the nextflix streaming. I was upgrading to the better player because of the free shipping.

My fault that I missed it, and am not blaming Roku
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Postby billc124 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:33 pm

Wiggum wrote:I don't even get why they would stop the free shipping for the Holiday. I missed out on the free shipping last night. Well, I tried but I must have forgot to hit the final button checkout button on paypal.

Now I am not going to get the player until the free shipping is back in place or I will just go elsewhere for the nextflix streaming. I was upgrading to the better player because of the free shipping.

My fault that I missed it, and am not blaming Roku


The free shipping is too slow, if you used the free shipping now it most likely wouldn't be there before Christmas anyway.
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Postby KennyJ » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:52 pm

It looks like they offer many more shipping choices than when I originally bought. As I said, I was charged $20 and I think that was the only option back then. Now there is:

Saver: $3.99 (this looks to be the same as the free)
Fed Ex Ground : $9.99
Fed Ex 2 Day: $14.99
Fed Ex Overnight: $29.99

Their website says that the Saver shipping likely won't arrive by x-mas, "Due to heavy holiday shipping traffic, your order is very unlikely to arrive before December 25, 2009 with this shipping option. If you need it to arrive earlier, please select another option."
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Postby MoonChaser » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:01 pm

Think I paid 25 but I got express as I needed it before the weekend.
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Postby celticpride » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:31 pm

I went ahead and ordered direct from roku and got free shipping but the tax was high $11.00 here in calfornia,anyway i got my e-mail on dec.7,but i checked fedex tracking # on dec 8 and its not found ,i'll try again tommorow.
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Postby KennyJ » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:35 pm

celticpride wrote:I went ahead and ordered direct from roku and got free shipping but the tax was high $11.00 here in calfornia,anyway i got my e-mail on dec.7,but i checked fedex tracking # on dec 8 and its not found ,i'll try again tommorow.


My free shipping (I assume Saver) took 7 days from order to door for me. I'm in L.A. area.
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Cost for shipping?

Postby rtanenbaum » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:48 pm

I ordered mine on Monday Dec. 07 and paid $3.99 to ship to New Jersey. They predicted 8-12 days. According to FEDEX it left the Sacramento FEDEX facility Wednesday evening Dec. 09 with an estimated delivery date of Dec. 18 which would be the twelfth day from Dec. 07. It shouldn't take that long unless it's traveling by stagecoach. I'm guessing that it reaches New Jersey on Saturday and will at my door on Monday Dec. 14th which would be the eighth day. I will keep you posted.
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Re: Cost for shipping?

Postby dnelms » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:40 pm

rtanenbaum wrote:I ordered mine on Monday Dec. 07 and paid $3.99 to ship to New Jersey. They predicted 8-12 days. According to FEDEX it left the Sacramento FEDEX facility Wednesday evening Dec. 09 with an estimated delivery date of Dec. 18 which would be the twelfth day from Dec. 07. It shouldn't take that long unless it's traveling by stagecoach. I'm guessing that it reaches New Jersey on Saturday and will at my door on Monday Dec. 14th which would be the eighth day. I will keep you posted.


You are not getting FedEx all the way. They use FedEx SmartPost for low shipping. FedEx delievers it to some USPS center and then it comes USPS the rest of the way. How and where they decide to stop FedEx and start USPS, I do not know. But I can tell you just because it says FedEx, no not expect quick shipping (at the low price).
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