eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

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eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by vtMaps » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:03 am

Just got an email from eyebuydirect.com saying that my eyeglass order would be delayed because of coronavirus. I am not too pleased that they have charged my credit card... I prefer companies that charge the card only when they ship the product.

Are all the online discount eyeglasses made in China? Can anyone recommend an online eyeglass source that is not delayed by the coronavirus?

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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by BogleFanGal » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:13 am

vtMaps wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:03 am
Just got an email from eyebuydirect.com saying that my eyeglass order would be delayed because of coronavirus. I am not too pleased that they have charged my credit card... I prefer companies that charge the card only when they ship the product.

Are all the online discount eyeglasses made in China? Can anyone recommend an online eyeglass source that is not delayed by the coronavirus?

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not as cheap, but warby parker? I thought I remember reading their labs are inhouse
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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by Shackleton » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:32 am

Co-worker just yesterday was telling me her glasses from Zenni were delayed due to the coronavirus causing plant shutdowns in China.
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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by ResearchMed » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:58 am

vtMaps wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:03 am
Just got an email from eyebuydirect.com saying that my eyeglass order would be delayed because of coronavirus. I am not too pleased that they have charged my credit card... I prefer companies that charge the card only when they ship the product.

Are all the online discount eyeglasses made in China? Can anyone recommend an online eyeglass source that is not delayed by the coronavirus?

--vtMaps
About the charge.... ask the company to remove the charge until they can send the glasses.
If they refuse to cooperate, then open a dispute with the charge company. At this point, you don't have any assurance of when the glasses will be ready, or even IF they will be.

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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by quantAndHold » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:47 am

Get a refund and go to Costco?

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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by robphoto » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:28 am

My Zenni glasses seemed to take a little longer than usual, but they're due tomorrow via FedEx.

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Re: eyeglasses delayed - coronavirus

Post by ray.james » Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:09 pm

I have found costco to be the next best ones.
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