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DVR died. I don't want to pay $20 for shipping. What to do?

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#101 OFFLINE   Richierich


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Posted 28 December 2012 - 06:47 PM

You probably spend more than $20 for other entertainment expenses such as Beer or whatever so just pay the $20 and don't look like a cheapskate!!!

I bought an HR24-500 and still had to pay $20 for the Access Card which was no big deal since I didn't want any billing charges related to the previous Owner's Access Card Bills.
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#102 OFFLINE   SomeRandomIdiot



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Posted 31 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

That possibly doesn't cover the actual cost of the freight.
If I remember correctly they use FedX 2 day delivery.
I just sent my mother a prepaid grocery store card. It was $7.50 for 3 day delivery.

DirecTV has a volume discount with FedEx. I know the discounts we get for $500,000 a week in volume and I suspect DirecTV has a higher weekly volume than that.

What you pay retail is nowhere close to what volume shippers pay.

I can ship an overnight letter via FedEx or UPS cheaper than one can send a USPS priority flat rate envelope without tracking and god knows when delivery.

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