2 New Features: Cash-on-Delivery

The past couple of weeks have been spent in productive silence. Here’s one of the things we have to show for it:

Cash-on-Delivery (C-o-D)

So finally, it’s out! We have now enabled Cash-on-Delivery in multiple cities (I’ll come to the list in a bit). We’ve got a lot of mails from students and so on, who don’t necessarily have the means to pay online. C-o-D to the rescue.

You’ll find the C-o-D icon on the top right, for books that are “Cash-on-Delivery Enabled”. You add them to cart as you normally would, and when finally checking out, select “Pay By Cash-on-Delivery” from the Payment Options.

The following couple of steps are to verify your phone number and address, which is critical. Once done, we ship your books to you and you pay at the time of delivery. That’s pretty much it!

C-o-D is supported in the following cities:

  • Bangalore
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi-NCR
  • Chennai
  • Kolkata
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Cochin
  • Coimbatore
  • Goa
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Kanpur
  • Nasik
  • Nagpur
  • Pondicherry
  • Pune
  • Rajkot
  • Surat
  • Taloja
  • Vadodara (Baroda)

We’ll see what we can do about other cities (those not on this list).

Baby steps!

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123 Comments

  1. prasant
    Posted June 28, 2012 at 20:36 | Permalink

    PLEASE ADD JHARSUGUDA, ODISHA, ON YOUR COD LIST

  2. Vishal Singh
    Posted July 12, 2012 at 14:20 | Permalink

    Hi – I noticed Chandigarh being part of the list. Should I consider Zirakpur (a satellite town of Chandigarh, PIN: 140603) also included for COD?

  3. amar sinha
    Posted July 17, 2012 at 07:29 | Permalink

    hii..i m amar sinha from silchar,assam…as its well knwn that in the north east india,,we have lack of communication bt our city silchar,is not a step back…we hv achvd everthng regardng studies..so plz have a look at this..we need a cash on dellivery optiion here….

  4. Dipayan Das
    Posted July 19, 2012 at 16:31 | Permalink

    COD also should be supported in north 24 parganas in West Bengal. At least in the main sub divisional areas.. It will improve your business too….

  5. Posted July 23, 2012 at 05:52 | Permalink

    We need COD in tezpur assam also, atleast in TEZPUR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS! I enjoyed flipkart cod service being in pune, mumbai and guwahati, and now shifted to tezpur. Plz satisfy us…flipkart

  6. Posted July 25, 2012 at 16:06 | Permalink

    Would be great to have Mangalore in the COD list.

  7. Amar Hegde
    Posted July 27, 2012 at 18:28 | Permalink

    PLEASE ADD ”Honavar” ON YOUR COD LIST pin-581334 (karnataka)

  8. Posted August 1, 2012 at 21:43 | Permalink

    Please add “Tezpur” to your C-O-D list.

  9. Posted August 1, 2012 at 21:44 | Permalink

    Please add Tezpur, Assam to that list.

  10. Posted August 1, 2012 at 21:51 | Permalink

    Please add the city “Tezpur, Assam” to your city list of cash on delivery.
    Pin Code of Tezpur is – 784001.

  11. Posted August 6, 2012 at 06:58 | Permalink

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  12. Amarjeet Sharma
    Posted August 6, 2012 at 22:38 | Permalink

    awesome service. I placed the order on Saturday and got the product by Monday evening. Thanks flipkart

  13. Atul Sangar
    Posted August 8, 2012 at 15:20 | Permalink

    Pathetic service experience after 15 successful orders.

    Order placed on Sunday, Books yet undelivered as on Wednesday.

    Summary:
    6 calls to customer care number, 2 mails and 10 calls to the delivery agency./

    Result: Books yet undelivered.

    Catching response from the Unit jointly:
    1. Executive calls at 9 am and informs to be reaching in 1 hr. At 12 when I called customer care, the care says, we can’t help it. The agency will deliver the books as per their convenience.

    2. When asked to deliver the next day, the agency replies, we’ll see!

    3. The sugar-coated executives @ cust care apologize for the inconvenience but the courier is yet not delivered. Says can’t check as the consignment has been dispatched from local office.

    4. Agency guy calls right after 10 minutes, says cannot deliver as consignment could not be released from local custody. See what you want to do.

    FLIPKART!!! U have lost it!

  14. subhadeep
    Posted August 11, 2012 at 10:19 | Permalink

    Siliguri must b included in C-O-D availibility cities!!! Plz include it asap!

  15. Subramanya
    Posted August 11, 2012 at 16:57 | Permalink

    PLEASE ADD “KUMTA” TO YOUR C-O-D LIST PIN 581343 (KARNATAKA)

  16. Posted August 12, 2012 at 12:21 | Permalink

    Flipkart is really the best!
    i LovE it!
    i had ordered an IRON :P in Friday morning and i received it in Nagpur from Delhi in saturday NOON!
    Lovely and Superb service!

  17. Saif
    Posted August 26, 2012 at 11:09 | Permalink

    Please add Siliguri to your COD list.

  18. Posted August 26, 2012 at 15:25 | Permalink

    Plzzz addd KANNUR

  19. Debojyoti
    Posted August 28, 2012 at 20:02 | Permalink

    Plz add SILCHAR(Assam) to your C-O-D list ASAP… We are in a dire need for online shopping like FLIPKART.

  20. Suresh
    Posted August 29, 2012 at 20:29 | Permalink

    Hi,
    Your list has Delhi/ NCR but while placing order it says ‘cash on delivery’ not available in your city’; my city is noida pincode-201307.

    Can you please add 201301 or 201307 pincode in this list?

    Also, currently it is not allowed to place order for large items in these pincodes.

  21. Posted August 31, 2012 at 14:52 | Permalink

    i wanna get clinical psychology books,like dsm-4,icd 10,fish

  22. Arun
    Posted September 15, 2012 at 18:12 | Permalink

    plz add Kerala Thiruvananthapuram 695032

  23. Anand
    Posted September 25, 2012 at 14:33 | Permalink

    Please add Kakinada (AP, EG dist) in your delivery list

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