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  Reply # 1392990 23-Sep-2015 19:17
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Charge has shown on my credit card now too (had been being held since ordering). Under 'Global Collect Apple Australia'

The wait is nearly over :-)




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  Reply # 1392995 23-Sep-2015 19:19
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ZollyMonsta: Charge has shown on my credit card now too (had been being held since ordering). Under 'Global Collect Apple Australia'

The wait is nearly over :-)
I guess ANZ have abbreviated it then, because as I posted just before you did - mine simply says "Global Colle".

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1392997 23-Sep-2015 19:21
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ZollyMonsta: Charge has shown on my credit card now too (had been being held since ordering). Under 'Global Collect Apple Australia'

The wait is nearly over :-)
I guess ANZ have abbreviated it then, because as I posted just before you did - mine simply says "Global Colle".


I am with ANZ as well. 

Just double checked, it says "Global Collect Apple N Sydney Au"




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  Reply # 1393001 23-Sep-2015 19:24
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I'm not even getting one and I am excited for you guys :)



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  Reply # 1393039 23-Sep-2015 20:21
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For the obsessive types among us that need an info fix while waiting for a bloody shipping status update - there's an interesting, well written and *very* thorough (read long) rundown article of opinions from a tech blogger who has been using both of the new generation S devices for the last 12 days which can be found here

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  Reply # 1393081 23-Sep-2015 21:07
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Updates on Shipping info please. I ordered mine on the 14th(day credit card was accepted). This is mine currently 
https://imgur.com/0Y1egJB



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  Reply # 1393094 23-Sep-2015 21:30
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sp77150: Updates on Shipping info please. I ordered mine on the 14th(day credit card was accepted). This is mine currently 
https://imgur.com/0Y1egJB


I'd say from looking at that screenshot it's pretty clear that your delivery estimate window is between the 9th and 16th of October. Not sure where your confusion lies? Did you actually order 2 days after preorders started or dos it take 2 days for your order to be confirmed?

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  Reply # 1393116 23-Sep-2015 21:57
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Well I talked to Apple on the 0800 number on the 12th but I think order was confirmed on the 14th because I made the mistake of picking financing. I should've just payed using credit card. My question is, if Apple charged a $1 to confirm the GE Money thing was valid on the 12th, why did it say Awaiting payment for 2 days.

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  Reply # 1393149 23-Sep-2015 22:27
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pre-ordered from Spark 6S, 64 Silver on 12 sept
but havent got any notice from spark yet :((

I just try to believe what they told me.

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  Reply # 1393150 23-Sep-2015 22:27
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sp77150: Well I talked to Apple on the 0800 number on the 12th but I think order was confirmed on the 14th because I made the mistake of picking financing. I should've just payed using credit card. My question is, if Apple charged a $1 to confirm the GE Money thing was valid on the 12th, why did it say Awaiting payment for 2 days.


Obviously I'm not aware of or privy to the particulars of your transaction but I was advised over the phone (and I think it stated it somewhere on the preorder page too) that paying via finance would take and additional 24+ hours to process and orders wouldn't be officially placed until the finance had come through. This means that your early action on the 12th was for naught... I can only speculate that this is perhaps because Apple cannot confirm available live balances on GE finance cards in the same way that they can with bank issued credit cards?

Either way, you're right though, paying by credit card in the first place i(f it were an option) would've eliminated - or at least mitigated - your risk of delays.

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  Reply # 1393178 24-Sep-2015 01:09
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I ordered mine today, and received confirmation from Spark that it will deliver on 25 September (or close to that).

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  Reply # 1393193 24-Sep-2015 06:49
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sp77150: Well I talked to Apple on the 0800 number on the 12th but I think order was confirmed on the 14th because I made the mistake of picking financing. I should've just payed using credit card. My question is, if Apple charged a $1 to confirm the GE Money thing was valid on the 12th, why did it say Awaiting payment for 2 days.


Obviously I'm not aware of or privy to the particulars of your transaction but I was advised over the phone (and I think it stated it somewhere on the preorder page too) that paying via finance would take and additional 24+ hours to process and orders wouldn't be officially placed until the finance had come through. This means that your early action on the 12th was for naught... I can only speculate that this is perhaps because Apple cannot confirm available live balances on GE finance cards in the same way that they can with bank issued credit cards?

Either way, you're right though, paying by credit card in the first place i(f it were an option) would've eliminated - or at least mitigated - your risk of delays.


Same experience here.

Mine took 3 days so I will only see mine on 12th - 19th Oct.

Next time won't be a drama as I will just use the GEM Visa anyway.

One interesting fact though is that the 18 months interest free ended on 15th so you may (as I do) only have 6 months interest free.

Not a drama for me as I will have it paid off by Nov. but worth checking out.




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  Reply # 1393194 24-Sep-2015 06:51
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No shipping notification yet...I'm comforting myself with the thought that since these phones are soooooo much faster, they'll take less time to get here :).




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  Reply # 1393216 24-Sep-2015 08:17
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No sign of shipping, still processing phrase...
I am sure it will be shipped later today othervise the 1st lot wont make the NZ shores tomorrow




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  Reply # 1393243 24-Sep-2015 09:32
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I'll eat my hat if these pre-orders are coming from China. My money is on them shipping from Sydney by lunchtime today. Shall we have a sweep? :o)




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