Flipkart – Hassle-free and reliable online shopping site
Flipkart is the leading site for all sorts of online shopping in India. The site holds lots of categories and sub-categories like kitchen, home appliances, clothing, footwear, books, mobiles and accessories, computers, TV, wallets, bags, e-books, toys and games, camera, beauty and personal care, etc. In short, most of the daily needs can be purchased from Flipkart online. While Flipkart has so many products listed under various categories, it does not make the site cumbersome to navigate.
User-friendly shopping portal
From my experiences of buying from Flipkart, the site is user-friendly and helps the buyers to access it without any hassles. Each category has various sub categories making the product search easier. The users can also search the product just by entering the product name in the search bar. The users can also search for the products as per brand name to get the desired or reputed brand.
Flipkart provides huge discounts on all its products ranging from 10% to 50%. The user can place an order for the product only if it's available in it. An exception is preorder placement which can be placed in the books category where before the release date of book; the users can place an order for the book on Flipkart and get it shipped on the release date.
Service from Flipkart
Flipkart usually delivers products within 3 business days for books and clothing categories. In case of electronic products like TV, laptops, etc, it may take up to 7 business days. However, it does not take more than a week. All the products, I purchased from were shipped to me in a damage free condition. So, it ensures safe shipping of the orders.
What happens to the damaged products? You can return them. You need to send the product in the pack without using them within 30 days. The clothing and footwear bought from Flipkart can be claimed for an exchange within 30 days for colour, size for being defective. Products of other categories can be only replaced but not exchanged in case of damage.
Online products like music downloads and ebooks can be cancelled and the refund is made to the customer.
Return policy of Flipkart clearly states that the products are to be returned without soiling and the clothes can be used only for trials. The original price tag has to be sent back with the product. Socks and innerwear cannot be returned or exchanged.
If you want to cancel the order for any reason, you need to do it before it is shipped to get the full refund. When you ask for refund or cancel the product, you need to choose the refund mode option on the site. You can either get the money back in your Flipkart wallet or can ask the money to be deposited back in the source.
Flipkart has an excellent customer support that works round the clock on all the 7 days of a week. The users can write an email to them or make a call by using their toll free number. The FAQs are listed on the website for more information. A hassle-free shopping experience is guaranteed by Flipkart.
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My Personal Experience
When flipkart was at growing stage, one of the my friends ordered a book at a very decent price from the site and uploaded snap of that book on facebook and that's from where I came to know about this site. After visiting the site, I was so impressed by the deals being offered and I decided to place an order of a pc game CD that is GTA 4; just in two days, my doorbell rang and I saw a man with a big of flipkart to deliver my CD in a beautiful package.
Check out the Game below I ordered -
The website also sells various educational books. When I was in 12th, I was unable to find an Economics which was a refresher for us to gain expertise in the subject. Whole night I searched for the book in almost all the book stores of Jabalpur to no positive result. Before 6 days of my exams, one of the shopkeepers advised me to give an advance payment and said that he would order from elsewhere however didn't assure that he would get it for sure but promised that he would try to get and asked me to inquire after a few days about the status. That night, I switched my PC on and Flipkart came to my mind. I instantly started searching for the book and fortunately found it on the site. Immediately, I placed an order and within 2 days I got my book in a very good condition with two bookmarks as a gift from them and it was indeed an exciting experience.
My Friend - Arjun's Experience
"I bought a book on how to Unblock the internet by Ankit Fadia. It was my first ever online shopping experience. I was amazed to see how easy was it because until that moment I never knew that online shopping was so easy. Flipkart allowed Payment on Delivery and that was great because I didn't have any Bank Account. After that, I always choose Flipkart to be my first choice whenever I have to buy something online."
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Flipkart is one of the most trustworthy online shopping sites. The discounts are variable on different products as per category. The site was founded on 5th September 2007 and the founder were Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.
The best thing of Flipkart is its 30 day replacement policy. Cash on delivery and same day delivery for particular products is also good.
The best section on Flipkart are :-
1) Flat 25 % discount off on TOY for kids
2) Flipkart Deal of the Day
3) Moto E Stock
The paid subscription services are the best services that Flipkart had launched in May 2014.