Apple also revealed that the company would be offering a two-hour eligible spot goods” contactless shipping program in retail shops, costing only $5 per order in the United States.
On the official website of China, this service is called “deliver the Apple products you want to your doorstep”. There is no time limit and free shipping from home.
Apple said that in this holiday shopping season, for just $5 in packaging, consumers who buy those items will enjoy home delivery services. Apple said that for most major cities .” the organization would provide scheduled delivery services.
The low fee of $ 5, though, will not last long. On its website, Apple claimed that this is a restricted time bid. In addition, there are certain drawbacks to this service, including that it can not be used when customizing Mac machines and buying engraving goods.
Apple claims it will offer free next-day shipping service on every off-the-shelf Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV or Apple Watch order if consumers do not need to buy within two hours, and almost all other products” will be free two-day delivery service.
In order to get free delivery, Apple has also published a product guide that details the items that consumers need to order before December 24. Some items, such as the HomePod mini, will not be shipped free of charge before Christmas Eve.
Apple also requires consumers until January 8, 2021, to start returning goods. For eligible goods purchased between 10 November 2020 and 25 December 2020, the return period extends.