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Waived Destination Fees?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Pale_Rider, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. Pale_Rider

    Pale_Rider Member

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    I've seen several mentions of waived destinations fees the past few days. Anybody else heard of this? My DS has not and I'm trying to find out what the deal is/was before I take delivery later this week...

    Thanks,

    Chris
     
  2. BerTX

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    I just ordered and I don't know anything about the waiving of any delivery fees. Obviously this person misunderstood (or didnt listen to) something somebody said to them.
     
  3. dckiwi

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    Those arent the only two possible explanations. Delivery fee was waived on my order.
     
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  4. ithinkmac

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    If I pick up at Fremont factory, would the delivery fee be waived? Since there's no transportation involved?

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  5. dehydratedH2O

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    Fee waiving doesn't have anything to do with where you pick up. You normally have to pay destination fees picking up at Fremont.
     
  6. Buddy

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    Care to tell why?
     
  7. dehydratedH2O

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    Just spoke to my OA and he said each store got a limited number of credits to waive destination fees. He only got 1 and already used it. Apparently they were to encourage people who were on the fence to commit or keep people from backing out.
     
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  8. chris5639

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    When my owner specialist called me the day after my online order, he asked me if there's a chance I would back out. At the time I thought that was a very odd/awkward question to ask. Now I have at least a possible reason why he may have asked that question. Darn, I guess I should have said "yes, I'm on the fence" at the time.
     
  9. fallen888

    fallen888 Member.. hehe, I said "member"

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    Not exactly waived AFAIK, but you can basically subtract the fee via an owner referral discount. Here's my code that's good until mid October for $1,000 off - Referral | Tesla
     
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  10. Pale_Rider

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    Not what we are talking about. This was a discount on top of that. Thanks for taking the opportunity to scrounge up a referral.
     
  11. fallen888

    fallen888 Member.. hehe, I said "member"

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    I try. :D
    Who knows, might help someone.
     
  12. Kaustran

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    I had the destination fee waived on my order also. The OA mentioned that it was only valid on orders placed by end of day Aug 22nd.
     
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    Destination fee showed 0.00 on my CPO.
     
  14. Kaustran

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    I didn't think they ever charged destination fees on pre-owned vehicles.
     
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