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Asking Amazon.ca to price match..... possible ?

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Asking Amazon.ca to price match..... possible ?

Hi. I found the price for a dehumidifier at Lowe's. Amazon.ca has the same model but they want $75 more. Can I get Amazon to price match Lowe's price ?
if possible can you tell me how plz? thank you
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herbeapuce wrote: Hi. I found the price for a dehumidifier at Lowe's. Amazon.ca has the same model but they want $75 more. Can I get Amazon to price match Lowe's price ?
if possible can you tell me how plz? thank you
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They don't price match. Why not just buy it from Lowe's?
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Amazon does not price match nor do they adjust pricing on previous purchases.
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Why don't you support Lowes during this crisis if their price is lower? Not like Amazon is hurting.
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thank you for your answers.

@hightech: I didn't buy from Lowes because I'm in Montreal and they are in Ottawa ( closest) but they would only sell the extended warranty ( a must for a dehumidifier... again yes a must ) in store in person.

Regards
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herbeapuce wrote: thank you for your answers.

@hightech: I didn't buy from Lowes because I'm in Montreal and they are in Ottawa ( closest) but they would only sell the extended warranty ( a must for a dehumidifier... again yes a must ) in store in person.

Regards
why do u need an extended warranty for a dehumidifier i used a 40 year old one for ages till i replaced it with an a/c
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Which dehumidifier? I need one!
herbeapuce wrote: Hi. I found the price for a dehumidifier at Lowe's. Amazon.ca has the same model but they want $75 more. Can I get Amazon to price match Lowe's price ?
if possible can you tell me how plz? thank you

WOULD SOMEBODY THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!
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aaron158 wrote: why do u need an extended warranty for a dehumidifier i used a 40 year old one for ages till i replaced it with an a/c
Things were made a lot better back then than they are now.
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tew wrote: Things were made a lot better back then than they are now.
ya but u can get cheap ones between 100 and 200 for that kind of cash u are better off just tossing it when it dies and buying another one.
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herbeapuce wrote: thank you for your answers.

@hightech: I didn't buy from Lowes because I'm in Montreal and they are in Ottawa ( closest) but they would only sell the extended warranty ( a must for a dehumidifier... again yes a must ) in store in person.

Regards
How much is the extended warranty
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Amazon does have a "report lower price" link at the bottom of the item page. You can try submitting a lower online price. If they do price match it, the price will magically lower a few days later
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@aaron158 because all dehumidifier are now built to self destroy around their 3rd year. this new one is my 3rd dehu. and both ones before broke.

@Cheapo-Findo its model FFAD7033R1 it's a good model until it brakes.

@ tew. honestly they are now built really cheap.

@crystallight . the first extended warranty I bought 3 years ago was under $40. this one now in 2020 for the same exact model was $95 .. so that tells you one thing... they know it will brake.
but their service is excellent. I called to say it was broken, the said we will email a prepaid shipping sticker, once they get a proof of shipping , the will issue a full refund $435.76. BUT then one minute later . I get an email saying : nevermind shipping back the broken unit , you will receive a check within 10 day. so no question asked vip warranty I found.

@ariel thank you.. didn't know. it's now to late. Regards

i got the check, and my new unit is in my basement working as a charm.

thanks everyone for your help.
stef
ps how to get notification when I get a reply plz ?
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herbeapuce wrote: @aaron158 because all dehumidifier are now built to self destroy around their 3rd year. this new one is my 3rd dehu. and both ones before broke.

@Cheapo-Findo its model FFAD7033R1 it's a good model until it brakes.

@ tew. honestly they are now built really cheap.

@crystallight . the first extended warranty I bought 3 years ago was under $40. this one now in 2020 for the same exact model was $95 .. so that tells you one thing... they know it will brake.
but their service is excellent. I called to say it was broken, the said we will email a prepaid shipping sticker, once they get a proof of shipping , the will issue a full refund $435.76. BUT then one minute later . I get an email saying : nevermind shipping back the broken unit , you will receive a check within 10 day. so no question asked vip warranty I found.

@ariel thank you.. didn't know. it's now to late. Regards

i got the check, and my new unit is in my basement working as a charm.

thanks everyone for your help.
stef
ps how to get notification when I get a reply plz ?
In the user control panel go to 'notification settings' and check the boxes you want.
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Buy it from Lowe's and sell it on amazon, profit.

Not everybody business in Canada has price match.
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herbeapuce wrote: thank you for your answers.

@hightech: I didn't buy from Lowes because I'm in Montreal and they are in Ottawa ( closest) but they would only sell the extended warranty ( a must for a dehumidifier... again yes a must ) in store in person.

Regards
I would just use a credit card that has extended warranty.
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SocialAvoid wrote: Go buy it from Lowes.
done deal. too late now . l
but economically prohibitive to drive 2 hours to the closest store in Ottawa for me in Montreal.
and not even allowed because of covid.
Regards

stef
ps thanks I now can get notifications...

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