On the move? Pickup your order from our pickup store.
That’s how Amazon introduces you to their new service.
Except for the orange “amazon pickup” icon present on the delivery details selection page, nothing else announces this service being provided.
Going by the help page it is clarified that if you opt for this service, your package will be delivered to a store of your choice(from the stores listed on their site, in the cities where the service is available) and you will receive an email regarding the delivery. You can choose to pickup the package from that store at your convenience.
Here is what the search for pin code 400086 throws up
Not only do you get the addresses of the stores, but also the location on map. That’s convenient.
This service can be beneficial for people who have no one to receive the package at home and whose office does not allow personal deliveries due to security reasons. You may pickup the package within seven days after furnishing required documents.
There are certain restrictions to this service that you need to know.
Size limit of 53 cm X 37.5 cm X 30 cm and weight less than 9 kg
Shipping speed of 3-5 business days to these stores.
Package can be picked up during store open timings only(that’s without being said)
Valid proof of ID with name matching the name on package to be furnished
Cash on Delivery available only at certain locations(Not available above Rs. 50,000)
This service available only at selected cities.
Collect the package from the store within 7 days or the package is returned back.
Complete terms and conditions can be viewed here
Basically, Amazon has provided a care of address for your benefit if you do not have much choices.
Online shopping is getting convenient by day.