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Offline Thorvic

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Re: Thats not an Aviation Megastore problem thats UPS issue
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2011, 03:41:54 am »
I know Aviation Megatore have some exclusive European & Worldwide distribution rights regarding some lines they do (the SAAF conversion sets & Decals for one) so they are likley to have an exclusive agreement with UPS for global parcel distribution. Delivery constraints and costings are an issue with UPS which gives them a global reach even if not the best for pricing.

Its only really a problem if you or your other half are both away form home for a few days as if they can't delivery it person that day they will leave a card so you can arrange a redelivery or collect from Depot with the local UPS office. However if your not in and don't have anybody checking the post then they will likley try 3 times and then return the parcel back to source  :angry:. If you are home and miss the delivery then you can contact the UPS depot and come to a more practical arrangement at a local level rather than trying to deal with the initial rigid systems.

Alternately arrange to have it sent to a location you can rely on, parents, LMS if you have a good relationship with them and collect when you can.
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Re: Aviation Megastore
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2011, 04:23:39 am »
Nope, no acceptable solutions there.  Not that it matters, I am not ordering from them.  Anyway, I have found other places to get my acquisitions...and for better prices too!
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Re: Aviation Megastore
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2011, 05:00:59 am »
as i said, the admin. and postage costs are so high, i would be cheaper to get on a plane/train and pick up the order myself  :-\

Inclined to agree with you. I can get a day return flight from Edinburgh for under 60 so, on that basis, if I was spending 500 euros, I'd probably just fly over & bring it back myself ( if practicall!! ;D)
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