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Add-on Items
« on: November 27, 2016, 12:33:51 PM »
Is there an easy way to check on add-on items when you have a qualifying order?  I wish (and have sent feedback to Amazon) that part of the checkout process included a pop-up or reminder that you have a qualifying order to get add-on items. 

I don't do it often enough that I just "remember" to check on add-ons.  I think I would use the option more if there is an easy way to check what is available when I do order enough stuff to begin with.  Aren't grocery items frequently available as add-ons? Am I missing a drop-down or search function specifically for add-on available items?

Am I correct that you can have multiple add-on items in a single order if the initial order qualifies?  I did finally remember on my last of 8 separate orders over the last 3 days (any one of which would have met the requirement) when a Nerf gun I was looking at was only available as an add-on.  I then added that, some Barbie clothes, and a 10-pack of capacitive touch styli (only $2.36 for all 10, pretty colors!). 

I already have the email that all 9 items on that order will be here on Wednesday, so I guess I answered my own question about multiple add-ons in one order.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2016, 01:15:06 PM »
I created a Wishlist named "check before ordering" for things like that. I also use it for things I re-order regularly and am trying to bunch orders together.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2016, 01:29:35 PM »
I have had orders where all the items were add ons. As long as the total is $25 when there are one or more add on in the order, its fine.

I also have a wishlist called add ones for things I might need but are only available as add on. So sometimes I have only add on in the order.

My post reads really weird with all the add ons.  :-X

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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2016, 01:55:26 PM »
I have had orders where all the items were add ons. As long as the total is $25 when there are one or more add on in the order, its fine.

I also have a wishlist called add ones for things I might need but are only available as add on. So sometimes I have only add on in the order.

My post reads really weird with all the add ons.  :-X

Wow!  Good information.  I had no idea you could use all add-on items as long as you hit the minimum order requirement.  I always thought it had to be a minimum "regular" order first.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2016, 03:10:40 PM »
Wow!  Good information.  I had no idea you could use all add-on items as long as you hit the minimum order requirement.  I always thought it had to be a minimum "regular" order first.

Been awhile since I did it, but my memory is that Atunah is right, you can include add-on items to reach the minimum.

I ordered some tiny batteries that were only $2.36, but were NOT add-on items. I'd been thinking that I'd have to find something to build the order up, but Amazon actually went by 2-day shipping an order for $2.36. They aren't as aggressive in making some things add-on items that deserve that status.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2016, 04:22:39 PM »
I know this is a late reply, but I recently noticed there's a little thing to click on add on items: add to next qualifying order.  Anyone else seeing that?  It might be a test, or something they've rolled out to make it easier to keep track of?  (Yes, I've also made ordered of all / most add on items, and it works fine!) 
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2016, 04:29:51 PM »
I know this is a late reply, but I recently noticed there's a little thing to click on add on items: add to next qualifying order.  Anyone else seeing that?  It might be a test, or something they've rolled out to make it easier to keep track of?  (Yes, I've also made ordered of all / most add on items, and it works fine!) 

I haven't noticed that yet, but it could be handy if it shows up!  I've started an Add-on Items wish list and I just double check it when I hit a qualifying order now.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2016, 04:56:04 PM »
I've used the "add to next qualifying order" a couple of times now.  Works well.

And I thought you had to have $25 first, then the add-on, but the last time I ordered it was obvious that the add-ons were counted towards the $25.

Interestingly, my add-on items are arriving before the base items I ordered. ::)

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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2016, 06:07:26 PM »
I know this is a late reply, but I recently noticed there's a little thing to click on add on items: add to next qualifying order.  Anyone else seeing that?  It might be a test, or something they've rolled out to make it easier to keep track of?  (Yes, I've also made ordered of all / most add on items, and it works fine!)

Where is that you have to click to add it to the next qualifying order? I don't know if it's that I just can't see it or that it's not available to us in the UK yet.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2016, 07:02:05 PM »
Linda,

you add the item to your cart, and then click "save for later."  It shows up once the item is "saved for later."  That's how it is on Amazon.com, anyway.



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« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2016, 07:33:00 AM »
Thanks, Betsy. I tried it, but that tick box doesn't show up for me on Amazon UK. :(

I guess we'll get it ..... eventually.
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Re: Add-on Items
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2016, 10:22:52 AM »
If you just put the add-on items in your cart, do they prevent you from checking out unless you've hit the $25 threshold? If they don't prevent checkout, they could just sit there until you do have a $25+ order.