How long from ordering until delivery?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by iWillard, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. iWillard macrumors regular


    Apr 27, 2005
    Staring at a Mac Screen
    Just wondering about people's experience time-wise from ordering a powerbook until it was delivered... I ordered mine Monday (20th) with a few build to order options (bigger Hd, 128vRAM) and I know it pushes it back to "1-3 buisness days" for shipping... Anyone have a "ordered - into your hands" timeframe from personal experience? Thanks! :)
  2. MacHarne macrumors 6502

    Mar 3, 2005
    Virginia, U.S.A.
    I ordered an iBook for my father last Monday. Arrived this Monday, so precisely seven days. We had stock except for the 60GB harddrive.

    I ordered a 12" PowerBook through my university with extra RAM and larger harddrive and it arrived to them in three days. Granted, they are located right beside a huge Fedex facility.

    Last summer, a friend of mine ordered a 12" iBook with larger harddrive (he lives in Boston) and it made it to him in 48 hours from the time of his order. China to Boston in 48 hours is impressive for any shipping service.

    All depends on where you live and whether or not your order is processed before the close of the business day. A few other factors as well.
  3. ITASOR macrumors 601


    Mar 20, 2005
    Oneida, NY
    I've found most companies shipping is very random, how long it takes him to deliver other packages, weather conditions, etc. could effect your package.

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