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Waitrose delivery slot booked..

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Behoove Fri 03-Oct-14 20:26:35

turkey and random other stuff all ordered! £5 off your turkey just now.
That's one thing off my to do list.

LokiBear Sat 04-Oct-14 07:27:00

I'm going to check out waitrose this year. Have they got a catalogue?

Behoove Sat 04-Oct-14 09:08:42

I used the online shop but think a catalogue comes out closer to Christmas. The really fancy starters and puddings haven't even been put online yet

noideawottoget Sat 04-Oct-14 11:21:41

do they charge when picking your order like sainsburys or when you place the order? i want to secure my slot but need to be sure they wont charge me yet

Behoove Sat 04-Oct-14 17:11:37

They take your card details but don't take the money until the delivery is dispatched, so in my case the 23rd Dec.

Donthackmenow Sun 05-Oct-14 05:46:03

I reserved a slot yesterday by filling a trolley with a vague collection of food. Apart from the turkey crown and the ham I really need to consider the rest nearer the time; are u able to modify the trolley?!

LizzieMint Sun 05-Oct-14 06:34:58

Thanks for posting, just got my slot booked.

Allalonenow Sun 05-Oct-14 07:10:08

I've just had an email from Ocado about Christmas week delivery that says the slots can be booked from 30th November and with a 90 pound spend. So how have you got around that? Is it because you have the delivery pass with different options?
brew Thanks for any info.

Lagoonablue Sun 05-Oct-14 07:12:43

Because. Waitrose online is not Ocado?

worm77daisy Sun 05-Oct-14 07:12:51

Allalonenow you can book with waitrose directly (if they deliver) to your area, or you can book a collection with them.

Allalonenow Sun 05-Oct-14 07:18:21

Ah thank you! Too early in the morning for my brain to be in gear, more brew needed!

MaryWestmacott Sun 05-Oct-14 07:24:11

How far in advance do they close your order for amendments now? I did waitrose a couple of years ago and got caught out as I also wanted to add normal shop stuff like washing liquid and found out you had to change by just over 48 hours before. Has that reduced?

paddlenorapaddle Sun 05-Oct-14 10:07:12

Just booked my slot there are no Christmas Eve slots I notice and all the 23rd morning slots are gone already

Mostlyjustaluker Sun 05-Oct-14 10:08:59

Does anybody know when tesco christmas slots become available?

ChippyMinton Sun 05-Oct-14 10:47:50

My slot is booked 2-4 Tuesday 23rd and I can amend until 11.45am Monday, so about 26 hours in advance.
However, because I have ordered a bird, I cannot change the actual delivery slot.

worm77daisy Sun 05-Oct-14 21:25:42

Tesco slots become available "late November" to those with Delivery Saver.

Mostlyjustaluker Mon 06-Oct-14 20:01:44

Fab thanks. I have delivery saver this year but after their deals this year I am guessing so do lots of other people.

ChampagneTastes Mon 06-Oct-14 20:29:12

Hurrah! Thanks for posting this, have just booked a Christmas Eve slot. I am so excited all of a sudden!

SauvignonBlanche Mon 06-Oct-14 22:11:39

Just booked one too.

MsAdorabelleDearheartVonLipwig Mon 06-Oct-14 22:54:27

Yay, booked! Cheers for that, had no idea they opened slots so early. Missed it last year.

Have just ordered a couple of bottles of wine, a Heston pudd, some stollen, some chocs and some gift tags and reached the sixty quid limit. grin

Will amend it with a few more useful bits near the time. So pleased to have got a slot!

Justwhateverreally Thu 06-Nov-14 18:18:28

Bump - just wanted to check - do I need to check out now in order to secure the slot?
And then I can change the order afterwards?
Think that's what I've gleaned from googling but want to be sure before I press 'checkout'.

Nightboattocairo Thu 06-Nov-14 18:23:02

Yes, checkout now to secure then back in to amend by. 11.45am the day before delivery. Waitrose do not deliver on Christmas Eve.

PrincessOfChina Thu 06-Nov-14 18:29:30

I've got an Ocado one booked for the 22nd which suits me fine. Whacked a load of random drink and snacks in there for now.

Eastwickwitch Thu 06-Nov-14 18:31:05

I've booked mine for 23rd. I couldn't think what I wanted so picked 2 bottles v.expensive champagne must remember to change.

Justwhateverreally Thu 06-Nov-14 18:32:50

Perfick, thanks so much Nightboattocairo. Worst case scenario, I've bought a dozen bottles of cava .... oh no grin

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