EOS 350d. Denied on price matching at Jessops.

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  1. playthefilm

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    great demo of the camera in store. All ready to buy one, even took at printout of www.cameras2u.com where its £492 or so but...


    they wouldn't match it :(

    so didn't get one....
     
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    So go and order it from the site then if you want it at that price then.
     
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    just worked out can get it for £471 at dixons online with voucher!!!
     
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    If you had taken a copy of this months Digital Photo magazine, their advert states they will price match against that site. It's a current magazine and therefore that should be a current offer.

    Shame really that they couldn't do it for you.
     
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    They refused to price match a Canon S2 for me so I ordered it from Amazon @ £278,even Jessops online price is £429.99. I know that they have to cover the cost of running all of their retail outlets but this doesn't justify charging almost 55% more for this camera, I'm surprised they are still in business.
     
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    Same with this week's amateurphotographer if you want to spend less on a magazine ;) I suspect that as ever many of their staff don't know one end of a camera from the other.
     
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    I have to stick up for the girl that demo'd the 350d to me. As I'm new to the whole DSLR thing (currently have a compact digicam) I had a few questions, to which she was able to answer.

    Anyway, kinda works out in my favour, as can now get it cheaper further still from dixons online (and if they price match their website instore I can pick it up from them!)
     
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    thats the kind of attitude that would get you denied a price match mate, try being a bit more positive, it will yield better results
     
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    same happen to me saturday morning trying to get jessops to price match the 350d.. they told me they had stoped it months ago....i was already to be walking out the shop with a nice new toy aswell :(

    will have a look at dixons thanks for the heads up :smashin:
     
  10. playthefilm

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    or pc world have it for £491 online, but you can reserve and pick up in store at online price :thumbsup:
     
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    Same problem for me at Jessops last week on a Canon compact. Had a good demo on the Ixus 55 and 750, but got told they only matched 'physical' shops within a 10-mile radius of the store. I know that was not always the case, as I have price matched an internet price (for a camcorder) there before!! :rolleyes:

    Im the end, I got the 60 cheaper on-line than they were selling the 55 for. :smashin:
     
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    Clearly Ush, you missed my thread praising Jessops service a couple of weeks ago. Sadly the exception in their case but without turning this thread into a Jessops moan, most of their stores do not live up to expectations.
     

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