Online shopping Tips & Tricks

Shopping online is definitely fast, easy and more convenient, but it can also be expensive. CONNECTED brings you ideas on how to cut costs and gives you great tips to help you get the most out of your shopping experience.

For the best customer experience and secure online shopping, please review our do's and don’ts, they will help steer you in the right direction and make your online shopping and shipping experience easier and more cost effective.

DO Save More!

Package Consolidation

To pay a single base shipping charge, buy from multiple stores and wait for all your orders to arrive before checking them out for shipping! Store your packages at our overseas warehouse for up to 21 days for FREE and save more money by shipping multiple packages all at the same time.

Check Product Prices and Warranties

Comparing products can really help you search for the best deal, so be sure to look at all of your options before you finalize your order! Go to Websites like DealTime.com, mySimon.com, AddAll.com or pricegrabber.com to compare prices. Try to read the product reviews to find out if, what you are buying is worth it.

Smart shopping also includes investing in your purchases; so if you want to buy something of worth, be sure that you’re guaranteed a warranty that fits your specific needs, from the supplier.

Check prices before buying

Go to sites like DealTime.com, mySimon.com, AddAll.com or pricegrabber.com to compare prices before you place your order. Try to read up reviews to find out if the product you want is worth the buy.

DON'T Buy from any Website!

Buy from Online Stores You Trust

When shopping online, there are many products that are fakes or duplicates, so make sure you buy from Websites that you are familiar with. Be sure to check out sites that have a substantial amount of customer reviews, as phony sites also attempt to attract shoppers using pop-up advertisements on the sides of your screen to steal financial and confidential information. Avoid websites you do not know.

Before ordering, do a bit of research to make sure that the Website you are about to buy from is reliable.

Pay Securely

Never give out your personal information like credit card numbers, passwords or account details easily. Most reputable traders will not ask for sensitive details via email.

Don’t make any payment unless you’re on a secure website and you can make a secure payment. This will protect you against any unauthorized or fraudulent credit card transactions. A secure Website will always begin with ‘https://’, not ‘http://’.

DO Check the 'Details'

Read Selling Information 

Make sure you read and understand the terms and conditions of sale, returns and refund policies including any associated costs. Some traders don’t make returns or refunds after a certain number of days.

Check your Invoice. Keep Records 

Be meticulous in going through the order invoices you receive. Always save any reference numbers and print out copies of the order form and receipts. Always make sure all charges are correct by checking the receipt against your credit card statement.

Review your accounts regularly.

Enjoy peace of mind, shop wisely, follow our easy Do’s and Don’ts; Enjoy Connected by Qatar Post.

 

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