If no one is at the address when delivery is attempted, we will leave the package in a secure location. If no secure location is available, or the delivery requires someone to be present, Amazon will send an e-mail to the e-mail address on file. We’ll make three delivery attempts on consecutive days.

How can I get delivery when I am not home?

Here are some alternatives to home delivery to consider if you can’t – or don’t want to – receive packages at home.

  1. Package receiving service. …
  2. Package locker systems. …
  3. Sign up for a PO Box. …
  4. Get your parcel delivered to a friend (or your office)

Do you have to open the door for Amazon delivery?

Amazon verifies that the driver is near your door, and that the package belongs to your address. Once confirmed, if available, the security camera is turned on and then the door is unlocked. The driver places the package just inside your door and requests to lock the door.

Does Amazon refund stolen packages?

If it appears that your package has been stolen, contact the seller or retailer that sold you the item. Retailers have different policies and processes for handling stolen items, but you’re usually entitled to a refund or a replacement. Amazon covers most stolen packages through its “A-to-Z” Guarantee Protection.

What happens if a package needs a signature and no one is home?

If the shipment requires a direct or adult signature, then someone must be available to sign in person. If someone is not home to sign for a direct or adult signature, the courier will leave a door tag or reattempt delivery.

How do I get packages while traveling?

6 Best Ways to Get Mail on the Road

  1. 1. Mail Forwarding vs. A Permanent Address Change. …
  2. Hire a Mail Forwarding Service. Whether you’re a full-time traveler or a snowbird, getting a forwarding service is a good option. …
  3. Ask a Friend or Family Member. …
  4. Use USPS General Delivery. …
  5. Receive Mail at a Campground. …
  6. How to Get Packages.

Do Amazon drivers have gate codes?

The technology does not provide Amazon with your gate code, therefore, it won’t be shared with drivers.

Can you give Amazon your door code?

You can leave your keys at home and unlock your door with the Amazon Key app — but it’s really built for Amazon deliveries. To share online access with family and friends, I had to give them a special code to SMS (yes, text) to unlock the door.

How do Amazon drivers get into gated communities?

To be eligible, a building or gated community must have 10 or more units that order deliveries directly from Amazon. The premises should also have a compatible electronic access control system installed for Amazon Key to work.

What kind of packages require a signature?

They are also required for many types of shipments. If your company ships high value package goods, pharmaceuticals, firearms, or alcohol, you will need to consider utilizing the Signature Required Delivery Services. Signature Delivery options are available for an additional fee from both UPS and FedEx.

Why do some deliveries require signature Amazon?

Some items require an adult signature at delivery due to the value, size, or type of item you’ve ordered.. Some examples may include, but are not limited to: High value items; products exceeding S$400.

What happens if you miss signing for a package UPS?

UPS will make three attempts to deliver your package on three separate business days. In most cases, you must be present and provide a signature to receive your package. If you can’t sign for your package on any of those days, they’ll typically hold your package at a nearby UPS facility for 3-5 business days.

What happens if I miss UPS 3 times?

Unless it was a C.O.D. delivery, UPS will hold your shipment for five business days at the nearest UPS center. If the shipment is not picked up within five business days, it will be returned to the sender.

Can I leave a signed note for UPS?

Can I leave a note for UPS if a signature is required? Yes, you can leave a note directing UPS to have the package signed by a neighbor or have it delivered to a different location. Otherwise, UPS Signature Required packages cannot be delivered unsigned.

What does UPS do when your not home?

Shipments that do not require a signature can be left in a safe place, out of sight and out of weather, at the driver’s discretion. This could include the front porch, side door, back porch, garage area, or with a neighbour or leasing office (which would be noted in a yellow UPS InfoNotice® left by the driver).

How many attempts will UPS make?

We are unable to provide two delivery attempts on the same day. Your driver may make a second attempt on the next business day and a third attempt on the following business day, if necessary. Where available, your shipment may be taken to your nearest UPS Access Point location™ for collection.

Does UPS attempt second delivery?

We are unable to provide two delivery attempts on the same day. Your driver may make a second attempt on the next business day, and a third attempt on the following business day, if necessary. Where available, your shipment may be taken to a UPS Access Point™ for pickup.

Does UPS knock on your door?

A: UPS package deliverers may not ring twice like that fabled movie postman, but they still are supposed to knock or buzz at least once, UPS spokeswoman Jennifer Cook says. “Our drivers are trained to knock or ring the doorbell and announce ‘UPS’ at each delivery,” she wrote me in an email.

Does Amazon ring your doorbell?

Amazon said that unless your order requires an ID check, drivers will no longer knock or ring your bell on delivery. Instead, your order will be left on your doorstep or in a safe location – you can leave specific delivery instructions when you place your order.

What happens if UPS leaves a package and it is stolen?

If you still cannot locate the package, contact the sender of the package to initiate a trace process with UPS. The sender will then follow up with you on the progress of your shipment.

Do delivery people have to knock?

The Post Office said carriers should ring the doorbell or knock, but they said they aren’t required to wait for an answer unless a signature is requested. FedEx said you can request a ring or a knock, but they wouldn’t answer our question about whether it’s required. “They can’t be in that big of a hurry,” said Harper.

Why do Amazon drivers not knock?

They avoid more issues and mental/physical stress, but NOT knocking or ringing and most people don’t prefer knocking or ringing. Source: I am a delivery driver. 8 of 42 found this helpful.

Why would the mail man knock on my door?

Yes, the postman really did once ring twice. Sometimes he blew a whistle or knocked twice. The double ring and knock was the carrier’s signal to a household that the mail was being delivered.

Does FedEx have xray packages?

Delivery companies like FedEx try to spot suspicious packages but don’t X-ray them all. Security is tightest for parcels that are placed on passenger airplanes.

How do packages get flagged?

Mail may be flagged if the letter or package is stained or is leaking. According to a USPS brochure, reused packaging and boxes are only acceptable when all markings and labels are removed or completely marked out.

Do packages get checked for drugs?

Private carriers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can inspect packages shipped into the country. There is no “distinct penalty” for using the Postal Service to ship illegal drugs. There is “a need for the Postal Service to educate employees about the dangers of colluding with drug traffickers.”