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AIBU to be out when ikea deliver?

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SandysMam Mon 21-Nov-16 16:22:58

Sorry, posting for traffic really!

Have an IKEA delivery arranged but have a docs appointment on the day and can't rearrange. Does anyone know what happens if you miss them? Will they leave it elsewhere or take it back? Thank you!

ScarletOverkill Mon 21-Nov-16 16:26:07

Would you get charged another delivery fee?

Ldnmum2015 Mon 21-Nov-16 16:49:03

Try calling them, you usually get a text day before anyway.

BarbaraofSeville Mon 21-Nov-16 16:53:31

Can you get the Ikea stuff deliverered on a different day?

Ikea contract out their deliveries to small companies. If you can contact them and ask if they can change the time slightly, especially if you won't be out for the whole slot?

Or see what it says in your T&Cs about missed deliveries where it is your fault - you could be liable to pay the full delivery fee again or possibly storage/restocking charges.

ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Mon 21-Nov-16 16:54:21

is the delivery time the exact same time as your dr's appointment?

Stillunexpected Mon 21-Nov-16 16:54:29

If it's IKEA, it's presumably large and heavy so where would they leave it?! It's hardly going to fit on the door step? Have you not called them to rearrage the delivery?

SandysMam Mon 21-Nov-16 17:58:37

Thanks for the replies, was just wondering if anyone had been in the same position. Will call them, just find it easier to ask here than sit in an IKEA queue grin

SandysMam Mon 21-Nov-16 17:59:08

The delivery time is 7-7!

MissWimpyDimple Mon 21-Nov-16 22:59:31

I had an IKEA delivery the other day and the person before me had been out.

It was a total pain as the van had been packed with my stuff behind his. They had to basically rearrange the whole lorry and were not very pleased about it.

They usually ring you half an hour before they arrive and they specify a shorter window.

I would definitely re-arrange or at least change the time.

Either that or re-arrange the docs appointment!

SandysMam Tue 22-Nov-16 06:47:50

Thank you Miss Wimpy, that was the kind of info I was looking for! Will rearrange the delivery as the appointment is an important consultants one. Thank you!x

Crunchymum Tue 22-Nov-16 07:20:10

Ikea used to send a message the day before with a smaller window (ie 10-1) and on the day I got a message saying they would arrive at 11.24 and they pretty much did shock

eurochick Tue 22-Nov-16 07:55:06

They texted me two days before delivery with a four hour slot and then called when they were an hour away.

MidniteScribbler Tue 22-Nov-16 08:00:15

Do you have a friend or neighbour who could sit at your house while you are out?

londonrach Tue 22-Nov-16 08:06:43

I had a text 30 mins before. Very efficient guys delivering and put everything where i wanted whilst i rearrange or get a neighbour in.

5minutestobed Tue 22-Nov-16 08:09:53

It will be different for everyone as they use different companies. It should tell you on your paperwork what will happen. I was phoned on the day and given a one hour time slot.

Ilovewillow Tue 22-Nov-16 08:13:37

I had a large delivery from them recently and they sent a text the day before giving a smaller slot! I would wait to get this and if if falls at the DR's appointment time then contact to rearrange!

SandysMam Tue 22-Nov-16 08:39:23

Thanks everyone, no have no one to sit unfortunately, I have contacted them to see if they can change the date or deliver in the morning if possible but at least they know now!
Thanks all!

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