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Amazon Changes Price Match Policy, but There are Still Ways to Save

amazon primeWith Amazon Prime, it’s hard to beat the convenience of shopping online at Amazon. To make shopping at Amazon even more appealing, they used to have a fairly amazing Price Match and Price Drop policy, allowing you to match prices online or in brick-and-mortar stores for virtually any item.

Get Your Amazon Price Match for a TV and More Price Saving Tips

Unfortunately, the Amazon Price Match policy just changed and as of now, it only supports Price Matching for the purchase of New TVs. In fact, they now refer to it as the TV Low Price Guarantee.

Amazon’s Revised Price Match Policy / TV Low Price Guarantee will price match eligible purchases of televisions with select other retailers. For all other items, doesn’t offer price matching.

In other words, let’s say you purchase a TV from Amazon, and then you find another retailer selling it cheaper. Contact Amazon customer support within 30 days and you should be able to get the difference.

How to get Price Change Refunds at Amazon

I can’t tell you how many times I buy something on Amazon, only to have the price drop a few days later. Yeah, drives me nuts. Well here’s a quick tip for that issue as well. Read our article Get Price Drop Refunds with Credit Card Price Protection, Including Amazon. The same thing happened to Steve recently so he figured out a solution using his Credit Card.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

If you buy something online or in a store and the price drops within the covered period (60-90 days), your Credit Cards Price Protection benefit will refund you the difference. The benefit various between banks, however, overall, the rules for the reimbursement are relatively standard across the different brands. For example, although most will allow refunds on items bought online, none provide protection for auction items. In other words, it’s important to read the fine print.

Also, remember you can save even more by using Amazon coupons – yup, they even offer instant coupons for various items. And if you have an Amazon Echo, you can just tell Alexa what you want to order.

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Even though policies change at Amazon (with little to no warning), there are plenty of ways to save some extra dough at the checkout if you understand the fine print and are properly armed with groovyPosts!

Let us know how these tips and tricks work for you by leaving a comment below. Happy shopping!

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