Does Apple/UPS do Saturday delivery?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by ruler22, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. ruler22, Sep 19, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2014

    ruler22 macrumors member

    Jul 2, 2010
    My iPhone was originally scheduled to be delivered on Monday, however my UPS tracking shows it being "re-scheduled" when the phone was in Shanghai (and now doesn't currently show a delivery date), and Apple has sent me an email saying it is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow 09/20.

    I called and the Apple Rep. didn't know much about it as my Apple Order Status page still shows the 9/22 date. My phone currently has departed Kazakstan a few hours ago I believe.

    Phone is to be delivered to me in the UK.

    Anyone know about this?
  2. uchosen macrumors 6502

    Jun 21, 2010
    UPS does Saturday delivery for a hefty fee, so probably doubtful in your case.
  3. AppleChic76 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 13, 2014
    I'm in California. The UPS chat guy told me that if they missed me at home today they'd try again Saturday instead of Monday.
  4. uchosen macrumors 6502

    Jun 21, 2010
    Well that's pretty damn cool. I think they wanna get these phones off their hands ASAP! :D
  5. jlake02 macrumors 68020


    Nov 2, 2008
    I saw an alleged UPS driver post in a thread and he said UPS does deliver Apple products on Saturdays (along with their other Saturday deliveries.)
  6. jeblis macrumors regular

    Jun 13, 2012
    With my iPhone 5 I missed the UPS guy on Friday. They delivered it on Saturday.
  7. accountforit macrumors 6502a

    Jan 22, 2014
    UPS normally doesn't deliver Sat. They must be making an exception.
  8. jduffs macrumors newbie

    Sep 19, 2014
    Mine is on the same flight ruler22 from Almaty but didn't get an email from apple, hopefully will come tomorrow. It says unavailable for scheduled delivery on UPS.
  9. Frasern1 macrumors 6502a

    Oct 10, 2011
    North Carolina
    sure they do it just cost money. Amazon started offering Saturday delivery through prime and they use ups
  10. accountforit macrumors 6502a

    Jan 22, 2014
    As I stated, they normally don't deliver on Saturday.
  11. Oxfordcalling macrumors newbie

    Sep 19, 2014
    I'm in the same situation. Had email from Apple saying it would be delivered Saturday but order status on website saying Monday. Let me know if you get yours!
  12. andyACEcandy macrumors 6502a

    Feb 11, 2008
    I waited ALL day and night and 8pm rolled around and I had to leave.

    Of course the UPS truck comes at 8:30pm.... I'm not home and the note they leave on the door says they're gonna try again on MONDAY

    Freakin BS. I'm calling UPS now to see if there's any way I can just come in and pick it up tomorrow from them. But I bet they feed me a bunch of BS about how the phone is just sitting on the truck and they can't get to it.
  13. andyACEcandy macrumors 6502a

    Feb 11, 2008
    On the phone with UPS now because I'm pissed I waited ALL day and of course am busy after 8pm on a Friday night... which is so conveniently the time UPS driver finally rolls up to my empty house.

    She said some cities are doing SATURDAY RE-DELIVERY for those who did not receive their Apple iPhones today. Luckily, my city and zip code were among those cities and she confirmed that UPS will be re-delivering my iPhone tomorrow. I live in Dallas, so thankfully a large market.

    I imagine that was the same case for LA.

    I swear, it better be morning or afternoon tomorrow... I don't think I can wait until freaking 8pm on a Saturday!!!
  14. Makala macrumors regular

    Sep 12, 2014
    I have the same situation at the moment and its bugging me...
    Apple gave me a 20th date too, it's 3:35 PM and nothing. :(
  15. andyACEcandy macrumors 6502a

    Feb 11, 2008
    WOO just received mine from UPS

    Saturday at 10:30am... even though my online status said Monday.

    If you live in a large market, they're doing Saturday re-deliveries.

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