Caution: people are reporting their order statuses and statements say they are charged $299 even though the screen at time of submitting order says $149.99, so this probably does not work. I have not ordered one myself. Original post below:
It looks like Staples made a mistake by not requiring a body purchase to get the discount. Act fast before they discover the mistake.
I'm in for the 75-300 lens. Total cost after coupons, tax and FatCash = $105.75!!
EDIT: When I checked my order status it shows that the coupon was removed and I was billed the full price. Looks like I'll be canceling the order.
posted: Jun. 15, 2013 @ 7:11a
150$ for a 55-250? I ordered one, should go nicely with my old 20D. I would have gone with the 70-300 IS but it was was out of stock 6/15/13 @ 8:10AM EST. Thanks OP + GREEN!
posted: Jun. 15, 2013 @ 7:16a
I ordered one as well, but if you log back into your account and look at the statement it says I was charged 299 plus tax, even though it said 150 when I hit submit. Did not get a confirmation email yet. Anyone else see the same thing?
Edit: Received an email stating the order was placed on hold and will be shipped at full price if not cancelled by Monday at 2pm. Will cancel.
posted: Jun. 15, 2013 @ 7:26a
I have no email conf yet, and I see the same in my past orders on Staples. 318$ Probably get an email saying coupon is invalid and they are canceling order but I'm letting it go until then! If there's any griping I have a copy of my receipt for return.
Its valid only with the purchase of a camera body...
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posted: Jun. 15, 2013 @ 7:34a
Assuming this is the non IS version, canceling your order was the right thing to do. The 55-250 is a much superior lens (IMHO).Unless you are consistently shooting with a tripod, the 55-250 is what you want.
I canceled my Staples order for the non-IS 70-300 lens. This deal at 42nd Street is actually a little better for me than the Staples one. Tax savings more than makes up for the $9 price difference for me.
posted: Jun. 15, 2013 @ 8:37a
I canceled the order after calling the customer service. The coupon has been deleted on the order.
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