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jonregler
Jul 22, 2011, 05:43 PM
Ordered whilst downloading Lion on launch afternoon here in the UK, I've just checked and the estimated delivery date is 29th July.
Anyone have anything different? Or am I just being hopeful?

.... patience comes to those who wait!



sam67uk
Jul 22, 2011, 05:49 PM
Ordered the same time as you and mine's showing delivery the 29th July as well. Status of "Not Shipped Yet" on Apple's website. :(

Gonky
Jul 22, 2011, 06:18 PM
I'm in Dorset too, and my estimated delivery date is 2nd of August as is my girlfriends. We both ordered in the afternoon on the 21st.

Wormald
Jul 22, 2011, 07:08 PM
Ordered on the 20th July, delivery date is 2nd August.

keewawa
Jul 22, 2011, 07:13 PM
Ordered in Thursday afternoon, but estimated delivery is on 9 August:eek:
worse than all of your cases~

Samsumac
Jul 22, 2011, 07:26 PM
For London based would be buyers, the Regent street store was well stocked with both i5 and i7's... It seemed that every second customer or more was after an Air this afternoon....:D

jonregler
Jul 23, 2011, 03:14 AM
On launch day the Southampton store recommended an online order as they didn't know when and what they were getting.
Could try PCWorld in Poole?

MacRumorUser
Jul 23, 2011, 03:27 AM
Ordered in the launch hour and have shipping confirmation and yet delivery is not until 5th August, but it has to come in through UK before Ireland.

peskaa
Jul 23, 2011, 04:50 AM
2nd August for me, ordered just after the launch.

Littleman
Jul 23, 2011, 05:19 AM
Trafford Centre store also had i7s in. Loads so said the girl when I got my 11" i5.

nazha
Jul 23, 2011, 05:30 AM
I ordered mine on Thursday and confirm the payment on Friday.
My Shipping date is 28/7

I just added a DVI convertor and USB Ethernet and the shipping changed to 3 working days. :(

Neil McRae
Jul 23, 2011, 05:35 AM
did they have the i7/256G 11" in the stores?

I've got one on those on order eta 29th.

I'll be mighty hacked off if they have the 256G version in the shops, given they said it was online order only!

iMarky
Jul 23, 2011, 06:19 AM
Ordered at 5.35 pm 20 July with USB ethernet - estimated delivery on 2 August

jonregler
Jul 23, 2011, 05:45 PM
Had an email today.

We are pleased to inform you that your order has shipped.

Please see the details of the shipment below.

We expect your order to be delivered to your shipping address on or before 28/07/2011.

So there is hope for the impatient!

(Coincidentally the the 28th is the same as my wife's due date for our baby! Like I'm really going to get time to pay with my new toy?)

Neil McRae
Jul 23, 2011, 06:50 PM
what time did you order? I order at 21:00 but no email yet. say 29th expected...

Neil.

Rankrotten
Jul 23, 2011, 07:04 PM
Ordered a CTO 13 inch i7 256GB and a stock 11 inch i5 128GB just after the store came back up with the new models.
Original delivery was on or before 2nd Aug it now says 1st Aug merge in transit UK

Neil McRae
Jul 25, 2011, 08:55 AM
my delivery of the 11 has slipped by a day, which is a major PITA as I'm having to lug a 2 ton lenovo pos around

Dubba
Jul 25, 2011, 09:44 AM
... a 13" MBA i7 on Friday, July 22nd via Phone from the Apple educational store.

They quoted me a delivery date of August 8th, which is too late as I am travelling on the 6th.

I ended up giong for the 13" MBA i5, which is fine for my needs (e-mail, web browing, pictures, Excel, word processing), but I would have preferred the i7 as I like to be as future-proofed as possible; the i5 is supposed to be with me by the 28th, although I have yet to get a confirmation from them that it has indeed shipped.

However, given the suggested delivery times, I am happy to take the i5 and spend the difference on Office 2011 [I need Excel and 2004 stopped working :-(].

If the local Apple Store has i7s in stock, the guy on the phone at the education store said that I could exchange in-store and pay the difference, which is what I am tempted to do.

astrofaes
Jul 25, 2011, 11:14 AM
Ordered on the 20th July, delivery date is 2nd August.

Mine said that, then on Saturday morning it shipped and updated the status to 1st August 2011. It's now slipped back by a day to 2nd August :eek:

http://assets.diylol.com/hfs/a09/1bc/c05/resized/y-u-no-meme-generator-apple-y-u-no-deliver-my-macbook-air-ced579.jpg

astrofaes
Jul 25, 2011, 02:03 PM
Just received my second email saying my "order is in transit". The first email told me my order had been shipped.

Anyone know the difference between the two?

Abu Tech
Jul 25, 2011, 03:04 PM
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_4 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8K2 Safari/6533.18.5)

I have been able to track my mackbook air via the following website http://expox.expeditors.com and entering my 10 digit tracking number starting with 8xxxxxxxxx from the apple order status page,

Event Date Description Origin Destination Remarks
29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR
26-Jul-2011 11:30:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup
23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

Neil McRae
Jul 25, 2011, 03:19 PM
so I logged inn and found a UPS tracking number - which is saying delivery on Friday:

Shanghai, China 25/07/2011 21:30 Departure Scan
25/07/2011 16:35 Origin Scan
China 25/07/2011 2:51 Order Processed: Ready for UPS

Neil McRae
Jul 25, 2011, 03:28 PM
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_4 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8K2 Safari/6533.18.5)

I have been able to track my mackbook air via the following website http://expox.expeditors.com and entering my 10 digit tracking number starting with 8xxxxxxxxx from the apple order status page,

Event Date Description Origin Destination Remarks
29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR
26-Jul-2011 11:30:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup
23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

VS251 is the virgin shanghai to London - I've flown that flight! gets in about 17:30

Neil

MacRumorUser
Jul 25, 2011, 05:44 PM
I got same tracking info

29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR
26-Jul-2011 11:30:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup
23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

And yet my delivery date has shifted from 5th August to 6th August (which is a Saturday and we don't get deliveries on weekends so it would be the 8th).... So depressing :( ;)

sam67uk
Jul 25, 2011, 05:56 PM
My 13" i7 256GB shipped from Shanghai today (25th) and is due for delivery this Friday 29th July :D

jonregler
Jul 26, 2011, 10:47 AM
After Shanghai it's somewhere....

Incheon, Korea, Republic of 07/26/2011 10:51 A.M. Departure Scan

Koeln, Germany 07/26/2011 9:47 A.M. Package data processed by brokerage. Waiting for clearance. / Released by Clearing Agency. Now in-transit for delivery.

Almaty, Kazakhstan 07/26/2011 5:00 P.M. Departure Scan

I'll see what they say tomorrow.

MattZani
Jul 26, 2011, 10:48 AM
I've just ordered an i7 13", and I'm going to return my i5. The printer I ordered says 2-3 weeks dispatch time though! :(

Edit - Dispatch date of August 12th, arrival August 16th! Wish I'd ordered the ultimate a week ago!

Neil McRae
Jul 26, 2011, 04:07 PM
After Shanghai it's somewhere....

Incheon, Korea, Republic of 07/26/2011 10:51 A.M. Departure Scan

Koeln, Germany 07/26/2011 9:47 A.M. Package data processed by brokerage. Waiting for clearance. / Released by Clearing Agency. Now in-transit for delivery.

Almaty, Kazakhstan 07/26/2011 5:00 P.M. Departure Scan

I'll see what they say tomorrow.

seems weird that it goes to germany then to Kazakhstan?! It must be a timezone issue.

Rankrotten
Jul 26, 2011, 05:49 PM
It's arrived at Heathrow a day early :)
Status Arrived, not Cleared for Import

Date Description Port
26-Jul-2011 17:01:00 GMT Actual Time of Arrival LHR
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT Estimated Time of Arrival LHR
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT Confirmed on Board (Departed)
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT Estimated Time of Departure

Might get this one early :cool:

jonregler
Jul 26, 2011, 05:51 PM
Latest update ....

Koeln, Germany 07/26/2011 10:47 P.M. Arrival Scan

Koeln, Germany 07/27/2011 12:27 A.M. Import Scan

UPS are pretty good in Europe, this could arrive tomorrow..... but I still find it hard to believe they didn't have ANY in stock in the UK.

It's a long route, http://data.flight24.com/flights/5x9/

TobyZiegler
Jul 26, 2011, 06:18 PM
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_4 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8K2 Safari/6533.18.5)

I have been able to track my mackbook air via the following website http://expox.expeditors.com and entering my 10 digit tracking number starting with 8xxxxxxxxx from the apple order status page,


Such a cool link. Thank you very much.

Looks like mine is on Lufthansa, flying over my head soon, and than again
back to Prague - crazy logistics world out there ;-)

It says 29th delivery scheduled, that would be great, let's see if it really arrives on Friday. I will probably reload this page hundreds of times from now on ;-)
:apple:

Neil McRae
Jul 27, 2011, 02:17 AM
mine suddenly had a load of stuff about Korea in it. UPS stupidly report by local time in the hop rather than local time to you.

I think my shipment is in Poland right now, why it goes from Germany to Poland to get to the UK is beyond belief, what is it about logistics companies?

Neil.

droo
Jul 27, 2011, 03:24 AM
mine is on the van for delivery today :)

Droo

astrofaes
Jul 27, 2011, 04:28 AM
According to the Expo site, this is my tracking info so far:

29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date

27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR

26-Jul-2011 17:01:00 GMT At Final Destination LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)

26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT Confirmed on Board PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26

26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26

25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup

23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

Does this mean my package is still sitting at London Heathrow (LHR)? Anyone know what happens to the package at this point? Does it go to Apple's distribution centre in Leicester or does the courier pick it up directly from Heathrow to ship? My Apple account gives the following status "02 Aug 2011 (Subject to change). In Transit to Customer - Shipment on Schedule".

I wonder if that 29th 'Requested delivery date' is the date for delivery to me or delivery to Apple's distribution centre.

Rankrotten
Jul 27, 2011, 04:43 AM
The 29th will be the requested date to hand it off to the local UK couriers at Apple.

I have just spoken to an apple store rep and even though my Air is sitting in customs at Heathrow they are not expecting to deliver it to me until 2nd August due to the bank holiday weekend in Scotland.

welshy1812
Jul 27, 2011, 05:59 AM
Anyone know what this means ?

I take it the consignee would be Apple ?


28-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
27-Jul-2011 10:03:00 GMT Delivered to Consignee GOHILL
27-Jul-2011 05:00:00 GMT Out for Delivery goldstar
26-Jul-2011 13:21:00 GMT Import Customs Release LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) 120-111037A

astrofaes
Jul 27, 2011, 10:06 AM
Anyone know what this means ?

I take it the consignee would be Apple ?


28-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
27-Jul-2011 10:03:00 GMT Delivered to Consignee GOHILL
27-Jul-2011 05:00:00 GMT Out for Delivery goldstar
26-Jul-2011 13:21:00 GMT Import Customs Release LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) 120-111037A


Have you had any updates on your delivery status? Mine has just been updated to Import Customs Release.

welshy1812
Jul 27, 2011, 11:41 AM
My current delivery status has just been updated to:

Delivery scheduled by final carrier, see estimated delivery date

Estimated delivery date is still 2nd of August though :(

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 02:00 AM
It seems that I am one day behind you :)

Mine has just been updated to out for delivery goldstar.

RobQuads
Jul 28, 2011, 03:20 AM
Hmm looks like I have to wait longer. When i ordered a couple nights ago, the estimate delivery time was around the 4th Aug but by adding thr Education 65 voucher its delayed it to 8th Aug. Why can't they just credit my account with 65 - would make like much easier and be friendly on the environment.

smokedog
Jul 28, 2011, 03:23 AM
It seems that I am one day behind you :)

Mine has just been updated to out for delivery goldstar.

Is that out for delivery to Apple or to the customer?

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 03:46 AM
Is that out for delivery to Apple or to the customer?

It doesn't say - I hope it is out for delivery to me (I live in London) but guessing by welshy1812's delivery status, that it is out for delivery to Apple :eek:

MacRumorUser
Jul 28, 2011, 05:29 AM
Out for delivery is to the next courier who will deliver it to you. TNT, UPS etc.

Once they have received your MBA parcel you will be allocated a courier tracking number on your apple order status.

Sadly it's still looking like it's going to be after the bank holiday weekend folks ;) :(

Rankrotten
Jul 28, 2011, 05:44 AM
Looks like mine is out for delivery to Apple where it will merge in transit with another stock item and accessories, get boxed together and shipped out to me hopefully for tomorrow.

29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
28-Jul-2011 05:00:00 GMT Out for Delivery goldstar
27-Jul-2011 13:45:00 GMT Import Customs Release LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
27-Jul-2011 13:36:00 GMT Decl. Lodged w Customs LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR
27-Jul-2011 10:21:00 GMT Comm Docs Received LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
26-Jul-2011 17:01:00 GMT At Final Destination LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT Confirmed on Board PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup
23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 06:20 AM
Out for delivery is to the next courier who will deliver it to you. TNT, UPS etc.

Once they have received your MBA parcel you will be allocated a courier tracking number on your apple order status.

Sadly it's still looking like it's going to be after the bank holiday weekend folks ;) :(

No bank holiday in England until the end of August :)
I think it's looking like Aug 1st for me, although I secretly hope it arrives tomorrow :D

peskaa
Jul 28, 2011, 06:50 AM
I'm generally annoyed with Apple at the moment, though my order is HE.

Placed on the Wednesday launch, originally scheduled for the 2nd August. BTO says it'll take 3 days before shipping out. However, it sat there doing nothing until yesterday (5 working days, not 3) before being prepared for shipment, finally shipping today (6 working days).

The delivery estimate is now the 5th August. It hasn't left China yet.

The only explanation I've possibly had is that my HE AppleCare uplift was "out of stock" and is having to be shipped separately. Yes, a few pieces of paper.

MacRumorUser
Jul 28, 2011, 08:00 AM
No bank holiday in England until the end of August :)
I think it's looking like Aug 1st for me, although I secretly hope it arrives tomorrow :D

Bugger!!!!! :D:p Bloody Irish holidays ;)

chris e boy
Jul 28, 2011, 08:09 AM
Looks like mine is out for delivery to Apple where it will merge in transit with another stock item and accessories, get boxed together and shipped out to me hopefully for tomorrow.

29-Jul-2011 14:00:00 GMT Requested Delivery Date
28-Jul-2011 05:00:00 GMT Out for Delivery goldstar
27-Jul-2011 13:45:00 GMT Import Customs Release LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
27-Jul-2011 13:36:00 GMT Decl. Lodged w Customs LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
27-Jul-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.) Est Arrival at Dest PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26 PVG LHR
27-Jul-2011 10:21:00 GMT Comm Docs Received LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
26-Jul-2011 17:01:00 GMT At Final Destination LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT Confirmed on Board PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
26-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT (est.) Booked PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG) LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR) PVG-LHR: VS251/26
25-Jul-2011 08:58:00 SGT Client Called for Pickup
23-Jul-2011 13:03:00 SGT Freight Received w/Docs

My status now says "Services Completed: Delivered" (on the expo site) since 10am this morning so this means that Apple now has my MBA in their distribution centre. Would it be too much to ask for them to ship it overnight so i can get it tomorrow instead of waiting all weekend?

I still haven't had a tracking number from Apple so have no idea if I need to take a day off work to wait in for the package tomorrow monday or tuesday...

Rankrotten
Jul 28, 2011, 08:15 AM
My status now says "Services Completed: Delivered" (on the expo site) since 10am this morning so this means that Apple now has my MBA in their distribution centre. Would it be too much to ask for them to ship it overnight so i can get it tomorrow instead of waiting all weekend?

I still haven't had a tracking number from Apple so have no idea if I need to take a day off work to wait in for the package tomorrow monday or tuesday...


Same here. Our computers must have been on the same pallet.
We have a bank holiday in Scotland on Monday so I'm hoping for delivery tomorrow if possible. Will they attempt delivery on a Saturday?

JimboMac
Jul 28, 2011, 08:16 AM
Looks like they arrived at Apple's distribution centre at 11am this morning (10 GMT on the manifest). I'm guessing they are now sitting in that big warehouse in Leicester waiting to be allocated to the final part of the journey. Fingers crossed they can get them booked in this afternoon! :)

I think I can ignore the original order estimate that has not been updated since the start, which says August 17th. The HP Printer that was supposedly holding up the order has already arrived at home today, along with the 65 AppStore card.

That shipped overnight from Leicester with UPS, so there is still some hope it may come for the weekend...

chris e boy
Jul 28, 2011, 08:17 AM
Same here. Our computers must have been on the same pallet.
We have a bank holiday in Scotland on Monday so I'm hoping for delivery tomorrow if possible. Will they attempt delivery on a Saturday?

Not usually. Weekend delivery is something you pay extra for. My dad was lucky with his MacBook Pro earlier this year - it arrived in the TNT depot on the friday but was not out for delivery 'til monday, he was able to pick it up from the depot on Friday evening. Could be an option.

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 08:29 AM
Same here. Our computers must have been on the same pallet.

Yep - mine must've been on the same pallett too. I have exactly the same info :)

MacRumorUser
Jul 28, 2011, 08:31 AM
Same here. Our computers must have been on the same pallet.

Yep you can actually see everyones order number from our pallet lot on the site if you click on Reference ;) There's a lot of order numbers on there :)

My delivery date still says 5th August, but keeping my fingers crossed they can knock a couple of days off that.

JimboMac
Jul 28, 2011, 08:33 AM
Well to add to the anticipation, I've just received an email from Apple saying that they have now charged my credit card for the balance of my order, that being the MBA 11" CTO.

So things are still moving forward ahead of the weekend :)

smokedog
Jul 28, 2011, 10:34 AM
The HP Printer that was supposedly holding up the order has already arrived at home today, along with the 65 AppStore card.


When did you receive the gift card and what size was the package?

JimboMac
Jul 28, 2011, 10:46 AM
The card arrived today along with the printer, but in a separate jiffy bag, with its own shipping label. Both via UPS, shipped from the Leicester distro centre.

Just need the shiny bit of metal and silicon to go with it now...

Rankrotten
Jul 28, 2011, 11:27 AM
Yep you can actually see everyones order number from our pallet lot on the site if you click on Reference ;) There's a lot of order numbers on there :)

I wonder if we are all 13 inch i7 CTO orders?

JimboMac
Jul 28, 2011, 11:51 AM
Mine's a 11" i5. It turned into a CTO, because I made the bad mistake of ordering a USB to Ethernet adapter at the same time :mad: No one told me this would be the case though! and I only found out about the delay a couple of days after ordering. Apparently, because they put the cable in the MBA box, it makes it a CTO.

If I had ordered it without the adapter, it would have been a stock item in the UK. In fact I have ordered another since to ensure I get it ahead of the weekend as I am away for the next week, and need a portable computer. That second one turned up today, 36 hrs after ordering. Haven't opened it yet though, as I still want the other one, that is linked to my 65 card, and 70 printer rebate.

I know if the worse comes to the worse, I can take advantage of the Apple 14 day return period, but I don't really want the hassle of setting a new machine up twice, even if the second one will be quicker in migrating across.

lowpitch
Jul 28, 2011, 11:57 AM
And mine is a 13" 1.8 MBA. I ordered Applecare with mine, which is why I think it's a 'Merge in Transit', currently stating delivery 1st August. My laptop was on the same palette on that Virgin flight.

I ordered mine on release day, and was slightly annoyed to discover that the local Apple store had the upgraded MBA in-stock, despite the website suggesting it was online only.

I've been obsessively waiting for it since ordering as my ageing MBP is on its last legs.... Was hoping it might be sent tonight for delivery tomorrow, but looking less likely now I guess.

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 12:26 PM
Yup 13" i7 here. Foolishly ordered a SuperDrive with it.

So will the couriers pick it up from the Apple distribution centre tomorrow and deliver it directly? Or will the courier take it back to their own local depot for another overnight stay and delivery the next business day?

chris e boy
Jul 28, 2011, 01:44 PM
Yup 13" i7 here. Foolishly ordered a SuperDrive with it.

So will the couriers pick it up from the Apple distribution centre tomorrow and deliver it directly? Or will the courier take it back to their own local depot for another overnight stay and delivery the next business day?

From past experience, it will be an overnight job which means if it hasn't been passed on to TNT/UPS etc. by now, it will probably get here next week sometime (mon/tues).

Would be glad to be proved incorrect however!

lukekarts
Jul 28, 2011, 02:05 PM
Mine is not an i7, but I'm slightly confused by the Apple Order Status page.

Not yet shipped
Estimated Shipping: within 24 hours
Estimated Delivery: 28 Jul, 2011 - 29 Jul, 2011

Now, delivery is due tomorrow, but it's not yet shipped? 8pm here, I'm not hopeful, but either way I need to know as I have to make plans to be at home. These order tracking things are so annoying for people who aren't at one location all the time :(

uzit
Jul 28, 2011, 02:25 PM
Mine is not an i7, but I'm slightly confused by the Apple Order Status page.

Not yet shipped
Estimated Shipping: within 24 hours
Estimated Delivery: 28 Jul, 2011 - 29 Jul, 2011

Now, delivery is due tomorrow, but it's not yet shipped? 8pm here, I'm not hopeful, but either way I need to know as I have to make plans to be at home. These order tracking things are so annoying for people who aren't at one location all the time :(

I got my i5 today and was sent a despatched e-mail yesterday at 10:20. So you still have time yet.

lukekarts
Jul 28, 2011, 02:27 PM
I got my i5 today and was sent a despatched e-mail yesterday at 10:20. So you still have time yet.

Thanks, that's good to know. I'll make sure someone is home, just in case.

MacRumorUser
Jul 28, 2011, 03:44 PM
I wonder if we are all 13 inch i7 CTO orders?

No because mines there and I ordered a 11" i7 BTO ;-)


Though it seems a lot of us ordered something else with it, be it Apple Care, student gift card, Ethernet, SuperDrive etc...

scar88
Jul 28, 2011, 04:01 PM
Yep - mine must've been on the same pallett too. I have exactly the same info :)

mine on the same pallet to, hopefully will come before the 5th

chris e boy
Jul 28, 2011, 04:45 PM
Though it seems a lot of us ordered something else with it, be it Apple Care, student gift card, Ethernet, SuperDrive etc...

Yep. I ordered a HDMI adapter with my 13" i7. Should have ordered it from Amazon seperately...

astrofaes
Jul 28, 2011, 05:04 PM
So now my 'Carrier Tracking Number' has been updated to the same as the 'Our Delivery Reference Number'. Also my 'Assigned Carrier' has been set to 'UK DISTRIBUTION CENTER'

I really hope the couriers get their hands on it overnight for delivery tomorrow :eek:

Rankrotten
Jul 28, 2011, 05:52 PM
So now my 'Carrier Tracking Number' has been updated to the same as the 'Our Delivery Reference Number'. Also my 'Assigned Carrier' has been set to 'UK DISTRIBUTION CENTER'

I really hope the couriers get their hands on it overnight for delivery tomorrow :eek:

Same here, tracking page just updated with the same info.

MacRumorUser
Jul 28, 2011, 06:08 PM
So now my 'Carrier Tracking Number' has been updated to the same as the 'Our Delivery Reference Number'. Also my 'Assigned Carrier' has been set to 'UK DISTRIBUTION CENTER'

I really hope the couriers get their hands on it overnight for delivery tomorrow :eek:

Same here, tracking page just updated with the same info.

Same here.... :)

Gonky
Jul 28, 2011, 06:22 PM
Mine has now got a UPS tracking number and the shipment date has jumped forward from the 2nd August to tomorrow!

sam67uk
Jul 28, 2011, 06:47 PM
I got my CTO 13" i7 today at 17:50. It was ordered last Wednesday from the online store. Very happy :D

Rankrotten
Jul 28, 2011, 06:52 PM
Mine has now got a UPS tracking number and the shipment date has jumped forward from the 2nd August to tomorrow!

Hurrah I also have a UPS tracking number now but the Apple page still states delivery estimate as 2nd August meanwhile the UPS page shows it at Tamworth and moving...

lowpitch
Jul 28, 2011, 07:09 PM
Oooh that's sounding promising.

Mine has updated to "Uk distribution centre" but still no UPS number.

Edit: Mine now has a UPS number, and is at Tamworth. Hurrah!

astrofaes
Jul 29, 2011, 12:59 AM
Me three- left Tamworth and arrived at UPS's London depot. Apple order status still says 1st August though. Please have a delivery scheduled for today... :)

MacRumorUser
Jul 29, 2011, 01:54 AM
Mine has now got a UPS tracking number and the shipment date has jumped forward from the 2nd August to tomorrow!

Oooh that's sounding promising.

Mine has updated to "Uk distribution centre" but still no UPS number.

Edit: Mine now has a UPS number, and is at Tamworth. Hurrah!

Me three- left Tamworth and arrived at UPS's London depot. Apple order status still says 1st August though. Please have a delivery scheduled for today... :)


Mines been allocated a UPS tracking, and apples store status is saying delivery on the 29th July!!! UPS tacking shows departure at Tamworth, meaning it's winging it's way to Shannon airport as I type, whether it arrives today however I am skeptical but hopeful....

chris e boy
Jul 29, 2011, 02:09 AM
Bugger. Apple store is down this morning so I can't check whether mine has changed. Do I take the day off just in case I wonder.

Edit: I rang them up and got my UPS number. It's on the van and out for delivery. Brill.

Rankrotten
Jul 29, 2011, 02:45 AM
Out for delivery....

kelfaij
Jul 29, 2011, 03:47 AM
out for delivery 2 ! (crossing finger for today then!)

lowpitch
Jul 29, 2011, 04:14 AM
Mine just arrived here on the south coast after leaving tamworth at 3am.

Excellent stuff from ups. Very happy!

peskaa
Jul 29, 2011, 04:31 AM
*sigh*
Delivery date slipped to the 6th August now, from the 2nd. Really not happy with the service this time.

MacRumorUser
Jul 29, 2011, 04:35 AM
*sigh*
Delivery date slipped to the 6th August now, from the 2nd. Really not happy with the service this time.


Well mine shifted from August 5th to the 6th and now is saying 29th July (too good to be true and I'm not holding my breath). Those estimated delivery dates are that... Estimates ;)

You could be lucky.

peskaa
Jul 29, 2011, 06:23 AM
Well mine shifted from August 5th to the 6th and now is saying 29th July (too good to be true and I'm not holding my breath). Those estimated delivery dates are that... Estimates ;)

You could be lucky.

Unlikely, as according to the magical tracking page that people found, my MBA is currently just leaving China on a Virgin plane to London. Won't arrive until tomorrow, add in the customs delay/weekend, then up to Tamworth and back to London...

I'm not expecting it any earlier than the middle of next week.

kelfaij
Jul 29, 2011, 06:30 AM
received no issue i7 ssd samsung 13'' !!! :):):)

astrofaes
Jul 29, 2011, 07:45 AM
How annoying. The UPS website originally said my shipment was out on the van for delivery today. About an hour ago, it now says my shipment is in two packages and that the first package is on the vehicle for delivery (superdrive judging by the weight) and the second heavier package is in transit :eek:

However, when I click through to the page for the second package, the status says on the delivery van but the scheduled delivery date is by end of play 1st August :confused:

From elation to deflation in an hour :(

chris e boy
Jul 29, 2011, 08:16 AM
How annoying. The UPS website originally said my shipment was out on the van for delivery today. About an hour ago, it now says my shipment is in two packages and that the first package is on the vehicle for delivery (superdrive judging by the weight) and the second heavier package is in transit :eek:

However, when I click through to the page for the second package, the status says on the delivery van but the scheduled delivery date is by end of play 1st August :confused:

From elation to deflation in an hour :(

Mine said the same. In fact Apple gave me one tracking code over the phone this morning but displays another on their website. One says "Out for delivery - Delivered by Monday" the other says "Scanned at destination".

I rang UPS to check what was going on there the nice lady from the Swansea branch rang me back within 10 minutes to tell me the driver had checked and both packages were definitely in my name and on the delivery van - they even told me that they should be here about 4pm - great customer service.

To cut a long story short, it's worth ringing UPS to double check.

MacRumorUser
Jul 29, 2011, 08:34 AM
To cut a long story short, it's worth ringing UPS to double check.

I daren't do that with mine as whilst I'm skeptical it will arrive today - i'm not hopeful and confirmation from UPS that it won't will be disappointing as it destroys the little bit of hope I have :) :D

Rankrotten
Jul 29, 2011, 09:03 AM
How annoying. The UPS website originally said my shipment was out on the van for delivery today. About an hour ago, it now says my shipment is in two packages and that the first package is on the vehicle for delivery (superdrive judging by the weight) and the second heavier package is in transit :eek:

However, when I click through to the page for the second package, the status says on the delivery van but the scheduled delivery date is by end of play 1st August :confused:

From elation to deflation in an hour :(

I also phoned UPS as my tracking had gone from on van this morning to delivery by end of 2nd August :confused:
UPS lady says its on van and I should get it this afternoon and disregard what it says on tracker page.

MacRumorUser
Jul 29, 2011, 09:44 AM
Bugger!! Just rang UPS and they tell me my Parcel is on it's way to Dublin! The other side of the country from me entirely. Looks like its going to the wrong depot.... Guess it will be next tuesday or wednesday now at best. So much for 29th July Apple :(:( disappointed - but not entirely surprised.

astrofaes
Jul 29, 2011, 10:20 AM
Bugger!! Just rang UPS and they tell me my Parcel is on it's way to Dublin! The other side of the country from me entirely. Looks like its going to the wrong depot.... Guess it will be next tuesday or wednesday now at best. So much for 29th July Apple :(:( disappointed - but not entirely surprised.

Sorry to hear that!

On the other hand, mine arrived :D

MacRumorUser
Jul 29, 2011, 10:53 AM
Sorry to hear that!

On the other hand, mine arrived :D

LOL! Curses! Enjoy your MBA :D

chris e boy
Jul 29, 2011, 10:58 AM
I got mine too.

Thin little begger ain't she?

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6145/5988041046_8d5b2165a7.jpg

Got a couple of pics of her next to my old BlackBook on Flickr:
Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriseboy/sets/72157627184379999/)

I think I shall name her Maude.

scar88
Jul 29, 2011, 11:51 AM
I got mine too.

Thin little begger ain't she?

Image (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6145/5988041046_8d5b2165a7.jpg)

Got a couple of pics of her next to my old BlackBook on Flickr:
Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriseboy/sets/72157627184379999/)

I think I shall name her Maude.

nice, is that a 13 or 11?

MattZani
Jul 29, 2011, 12:03 PM
Printer and B2S card have shipped apparently, but have no tracking number, MBA hasn't yet. Printer an B2S say 8th august arrival, but overall order still says 16th. No idea when its gonna come now:rolleyes:

chris e boy
Jul 29, 2011, 12:44 PM
nice, is that a 13 or 11?

Thats a 13" i7.

So far its quiet, cool and lightning fast. Happy with it.

Rankrotten
Jul 29, 2011, 01:20 PM
MBA Landed at my abode at 4.45 ;)

Samsung SSD / LG Screen

Neil McRae
Jul 29, 2011, 06:15 PM
MBA Landed at my abode at 4.45 ;)

Samsung SSD / LG Screen

same here!

put it next to my old samsung screened MBA and I see no difference at all in the quality of the screen. Or in the speed or the ssd!

too Many OCD nutters out there.

doesn't run any hotter either.

Rankrotten
Jul 29, 2011, 07:37 PM
same here!

put it next to my old samsung screened MBA and I see no difference at all in the quality of the screen. Or in the speed or the ssd!

too Many OCD nutters out there.

doesn't run any hotter either.

One of the first things I did was to hardware calibrate my screen and tried to use my trusty Datacolor Spyder 2 Pro but its software is PowerPC only and requires Rosetta to run which is not included in Mac OS X 10.7. However the hardware was supported in ColorEyes Display Pro and it has resulted in a terrific screen calibration result. Very happy.

Neil McRae
Jul 30, 2011, 02:28 AM
One of the first things I did was to hardware calibrate my screen and tried to use my trusty Datacolor Spyder 2 Pro but its software is PowerPC only and requires Rosetta to run which is not included in Mac OS X 10.7. However the hardware was supported in ColorEyes Display Pro and it has resulted in a terrific screen calibration result. Very happy.

can you share the profile?

MacRumorUser
Jul 30, 2011, 02:31 AM
can you share the profile?

Yes please do - I'm sure many would appreciate that :)

Rankrotten
Jul 30, 2011, 02:44 AM
Profile for LG screen

huschpuscheli
Jul 30, 2011, 04:13 AM
I got my CTO 13" i7 today at 17:50. It was ordered last Wednesday from the online store. Very happy :D

so you ordered wednesday, 20th? thank you for your help.

smokedog
Jul 30, 2011, 04:16 AM
MBA Landed at my abode at 4.45 ;)

Samsung SSD / LG Screen

I have the same, more than likely most of this shipment is the same.

First thing I noticed was how good the screen was. I think I spent too much time reading into the Samsung vs LG debate.

MacRumorUser
Jul 30, 2011, 06:04 AM
Profile for LG screen

Many thanks... :)

RobQuads
Jul 31, 2011, 04:58 AM
Looks like later orders are taking a more direct route. Mine is showing up as


01-Aug-2011 11:01:00 GMT (est.)

Est Arrival at Dest

PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG)

LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)

PVG-LHR: VS251/31 PVG LHR



31-Jul-2011 11:40:00 SGT

Confirmed on Board

PUDONG, SHANGHAI, CHINA (PVG)

LONDON, ENGLAND (LHR)

PVG-LHR: VS251/31

macgrl
Jul 31, 2011, 06:07 AM
With Some of the heat and sound issues reported on the forum please do let us know on the other threads how your MBAs are when you do finally get them and start playing with them

peskaa
Aug 1, 2011, 04:13 PM
Yeehaw!
Well, my faith in Apple is somewhat restored. My MBA landed at LHR on the 30th, was handed over to Apple on the morning of the 1st after clearing customs - and has made it to Tamworth and back out to London. It's due for delivery tomorrow!

Quickest shipping from China I've yet seen. 3 business days in total, weekend obviously got in the way.

MacRumorUser
Aug 1, 2011, 04:17 PM
Yeehaw!
Well, my faith in Apple is somewhat restored. My MBA landed at LHR on the 30th, was handed over to Apple on the morning of the 1st after clearing customs - and has made it to Tamworth and back out to London. It's due for delivery tomorrow!

Quickest shipping from China I've yet seen. 3 business days in total, weekend obviously got in the way.

Lol... You'll prob get yours before me and mine was shipped before it. :)

antster94
Aug 1, 2011, 04:17 PM
Yeehaw!
Well, my faith in Apple is somewhat restored. My MBA landed at LHR on the 30th, was handed over to Apple on the morning of the 1st after clearing customs - and has made it to Tamworth and back out to London. It's due for delivery tomorrow!

Quickest shipping from China I've yet seen. 3 business days in total, weekend obviously got in the way.

China never sleeps.

peskaa
Aug 1, 2011, 04:27 PM
Lol... You'll prob get yours before me and mine was shipped before it. :)

Just hoping I get a Samsung SSD more than anything...

peskaa
Aug 2, 2011, 07:26 AM
Well it just arrived :)

256GB Samsung SSD and a LTH133BT01A03 Samsung screen.

MacRumorUser
Aug 2, 2011, 07:45 AM
Well it just arrived :)

256GB Samsung SSD and a LTH133BT01A03 Samsung screen.

Great Job, mine just arrived also.

I got a 128GB Samsung SSD and a samsung screen in my 11" :) Delighted :D

bobbytallant
Aug 2, 2011, 09:47 AM
How if at all are you guys tracking your orders? Can you see it's progress still, for example, going from country to country on its way into the UK?

I ordered a MBP in March to the UK and you could do this, I think, on the UPS website. Now I am only getting Apple's own tracking service on the which only says 'In transit to final destination - carrier details to be updated shortly.'

I seem to remember having a carrier tracking number from the outset last time so you can track the delivery from its origin.

Current delivery est is the 10th of August...:o

lukekarts
Aug 2, 2011, 10:15 AM
How if at all are you guys tracking your orders? Can you see it's progress still, for example, going from country to country on its way into the UK?

I ordered a MBP in March to the UK and you could do this, I think, on the UPS website. Now I am only getting Apple's own tracking service on the which only says 'In transit to final destination - carrier details to be updated shortly.'

I seem to remember having a carrier tracking number from the outset last time so you can track the delivery from its origin.

Current delivery est is the 10th of August...:o


Yeah, as soon as it is dispatched, and you get a UPS tracking number (usually a few hours after dispatched, not immediately), you can follow its progress via UPS. You will then find yourself logging in to UPS every 30 mins until it arrives, despite knowing full well it won't arrive for a couple of days, and that checking its status has no bearing on how quickly it will arrive :)

chris e boy
Aug 2, 2011, 10:17 AM
How if at all are you guys tracking your orders? Can you see it's progress still, for example, going from country to country on its way into the UK?

I ordered a MBP in March to the UK and you could do this, I think, on the UPS website. Now I am only getting Apple's own tracking service on the which only says 'In transit to final destination - carrier details to be updated shortly.'

I seem to remember having a carrier tracking number from the outset last time so you can track the delivery from its origin.

Current delivery est is the 10th of August...:o

Look for the expo.expiditors.com link earlier in the thread.

bobbytallant
Aug 2, 2011, 12:41 PM
Look for the expo.expiditors.com link earlier in the thread.

Cheers for that. Apple website says est delivery date is the 10th - this says the requested delivery date is the 6th - whilst it also says it should arrive in LHR tomorrow morning!

Could be getting this one early (I know just about everyone has said this in this thread lol) :cool:

kilonet
Aug 2, 2011, 01:02 PM
Why some european countries get it from Netherlands and some from China?

peskaa
Aug 2, 2011, 05:09 PM
Cheers for that. Apple website says est delivery date is the 10th - this says the requested delivery date is the 6th - whilst it also says it should arrive in LHR tomorrow morning!

Could be getting this one early (I know just about everyone has said this in this thread lol) :cool:

If it's arriving at LHR tomorrow, expect it to be with you a day or two afterwards. Mine was handed over to Apple on the 1st, delivered on the 2nd.

MattZani
Aug 2, 2011, 05:12 PM
I've got dates of the 16th on my order, and when I track it says 8th, no idea when it will come. My actual MBA has no track button :S

EDIT - Scratch that, just looked, says its gonna arrive tomorrow via UPS! Tracked the shipment and it has 3 parcels so the MBA is definitely there! :D

bobbytallant
Aug 2, 2011, 05:44 PM
If it's arriving at LHR tomorrow, expect it to be with you a day or two afterwards. Mine was handed over to Apple on the 1st, delivered on the 2nd.

Ah cool - yeah it was estmated to arrive at LHR at 11am tomorrow morning but it actually got there this evening. Fingers crossed it could arrive in the next couple of days!

MattZani
Aug 3, 2011, 03:06 AM
Now my carrier has changed to Expeditors..... and it arrived at LHR 2am yesterday, apparently it should come today but I have no idea now.... :S

Silent Penguin
Aug 3, 2011, 04:32 AM
Now my carrier has changed to Expeditors..... and it arrived at LHR 2am yesterday, apparently it should come today but I have no idea now.... :S

The arrival time quoted on Expox is the time it will be handed over to the distribution centre in Tamworth.

Ah cool - yeah it was estmated to arrive at LHR at 11am tomorrow morning but it actually got there this evening. Fingers crossed it could arrive in the next couple of days!

It will sit in customs until that time. :/ Flight VS251 is scheduled to land at around 17:20, in this case, sadly, the wording they use seems to be a bit deceptive. Mine cleared customs at 10:59 on Friday after landing at 16:55 the previous afternoon. My shipment went all the way up to Tamworth on the friday and got shipped via UPS at midnight on the Monday, presumably the weekend got in the way. Finally arrived yesterday.

RobQuads
Aug 3, 2011, 05:41 AM
Mine was cleared from customs on the 2nd. On the EXP.o it looks like its out for delivery to Apple today so a few more days wait.

kilonet
Aug 3, 2011, 06:20 AM
Those who have received it from China, is it Samsung/Samsung or does anyone have LG/Toshiba?

MattZani
Aug 3, 2011, 06:59 AM
Mine was received by UPS yesterday and is out for delivery today. No idea why Apple never gave me the tracking to follow it from Shanghai until after they gave me the UPS tracking, and that they can only give you one at a time, but seems mines arriving today :D

bobbytallant
Aug 3, 2011, 08:19 AM
Well my Air arrived at LHR and the latest status is an Estimated Time of Delivery of tomorrow at 10am.

I am assuming this is to Apple/DHL...

Getting nearer anyway - having to borrow a windows laptop in the meantime which is not making the wait any easier lol

MattZani
Aug 3, 2011, 08:40 AM
Well, mine just arrived :D Time to unbox it!

Neil McRae
Aug 4, 2011, 04:45 PM
Those who have received it from China, is it Samsung/Samsung or does anyone have LG/Toshiba?

samsung/lg!

i have another air that is s/s. ive tested it on loads of people, nobody can tell the two screens apart.