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How can you change the shipping speed before buying an item?
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-13-2013

I want to buy a cd and it has 'Free Economy Shipping' but I want to upgrade the shipping speed so it'll get here faster but can't figure out how. How can you change the shipping speed?

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Posts: 7,095
Registered: ‎02-01-2011
in reply to sheilarenee08

Ask the seller if they will do that for you.

It will cost more than Economy for sure.

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Posts: 22,574
Registered: ‎02-18-2003
in reply to sheilarenee08

You cannot change any of the terms of the listing set by the seller.

You can easily contact the seller and ask them to add another quicker shipping method and of course the additional pricing.


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Posts: 65,528
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
in reply to sheilarenee08

If that's the only method on the listing, there is nothing to upgrade to. 

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Posts: 26,866
Registered: ‎01-23-2011
in reply to sheilarenee08

Your CD will probably be shipped first class mail, which is just as fast as priority mail in most instances and way cheaper. Leave it alone and ask the seller to ship as soon as they can because you are anxious to get the package.

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Posts: 6,801
Registered: ‎12-04-2008
in reply to sheilarenee08

The time between when you pay and when the seller gets the package to the shipping service, aka Handling Time, will likely have a greater impact on when you get the package than any shipping upgrade would, unless you want to pay a premium for Express Mail.


If the CD you want is offered by more than one seller, look for a seller that offers a 1-day handling time, has good comments in their feedback about shipping time, or at least no comments about slow shipping.  Also look at the Detailed Ratings (stars) for Shipping Time.