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Bought a camera from them. The battery they supplied with it was faulty. They refused to acknowledge this or send me a new one. Avoid.
Total waste of time, unorganized!! Never received item
I ordered and paid for a phone, then waited and waited during this time I received 2x emails saying your order is being processed only to receive another email after a month saying Tobydeals is no longer in business and order has been cancelled and refunded, what a full waist of my time!!
Arrived as described, great price
My Mavic drone arrived safe n sound, quite a prolonged period between payment and dispatch but once the tracking number was provided it was a reasonable time frame ( Hong Kong to Australia) correspondence was generic but accurate.
Suggest paying with PayPal in case there is a drama.
$600 saving... happy camper!
Scam internet company
Terrible communication. Had to get a refund from PayPal as I didn’t hear anything from Toby deals & toby deals didn’t respond to PayPal. Facebook reviews reflected that they are a scam company and pay for good reviews.
Sad to see them go.
5 star accuracy for all items ordered.
I've ordered 4 times from them, all of them had a quick turn around of 2-4 working days. Loved the cheap deals and quality products.
They were good, sorry to see them go.
I have put an order for a camera lens to Toby Deals AU on 16 December 2020. The deal was hard to pass, as they offered 35% off regular price. On 18 December, the order status changed to "shipped"., and I also got a tracking number. On 19 December, I could not login to my account on the tobydealsau.com website, as the whole website was taken down. On the front page, they exhibited the message: "Due to Covid, since 19 December 2020, we are closed down, and no longer conduct the business. For warranty issues, contact the email...".
So, my stuff w...as shipped a day before they closed for good. I was a little bit concerned. But the tracking showed the parcel reached Australia. On 23 December, I got the parcel. The lens looked brand-new, and no counterfeit. That's 7 days since I placed the order. I give the company the 5 stars out of 5. I consider their unbelievably cheap price the close-down sale. Sorry to see them go. As for the people who said: "I order the stuff early December, so that to receive it before the Xmas, but the parcel did not come, and they do not answer my emails", I will tell them the following. The cheap price means the low customer service. Apparently, they are an honest company, and they will eventually ship the product, even if they do not have it at the moment. Especially if you are buying a popular product such as the phone. Being a low-service seller, expect them to deliver the stuff anywhere between 2 weeks and 2 months. Do not expect them to answer the emails (promptly), especially of the kind: "A week has passed, where is my stuff ?" You pay the low price (which is important for you !), so do not expect the high service level. Amen.
An absolute scam! Stay away from these operAtors!
They took my money including delivery insurance and then folded due to dubious COVID excuses. I can’t believe I fell for them!
Order not received!
Same problem as others have faced. Placed an order on 10/12 on priority freight. Approached them couple of times inquiring the why the goods have not been sent yet. Today I noticed they are no longer in business. No response to any emails. I am wondering if Australian Consumer Law can help with this.
Buyer beware they don’t respond to emails
Purchased an Apple Watch thinking the supplier is australian (searched for shops within the country) but they turned out to be in Hong Kong. They claim to ship items within 2 working days but never did.
They never responded to any emails chasing the ETA - I sent at least 4 before contacting PayPal for a refund
Absolutely useless business. I ordered a few lenses as part of a black Friday/cyber Monday deal. It's more than 10 days later now and I've had zero response from them about when my order will actually ship.
Their page says 2-3 days but ordering one weekend, and having no update before the next weekend, I sent a message on Friday night saying I'd need to either cancel the order or change the address as I'm going to be away before it arrives based on their shipment estimates. (Would have arrived a couple of days before I left if it left their wa...rehouse on time) They didn't respond. 2 business days later, I tried again. No response. This is their Live Chat system which claims to "usually reply within a few hours". I changed it up and went through PayPal and put in a dispute with screenshots of messages, t&cs, shipping time estimates, refund policies. 2 days later, I get an email "We're packing your order and it will be leaving our warehouse shortly." The moment the notification came up, I went to their site. The order said "Status: Paypal Reversal" or something. I can't remember for sure and I can't check now because a day later, it says "Status: Packing" and Paypal still shows there's been no response from the seller. So it's been a long time since I ordered, a long time since my first message to them, a slightly shorter time since my second message and a few days since I opened a Paypal dispute and still no response from them. At one point I thought it might just be an abandoned site from a now defunct business but then their banner changed from Cyber Monday to Christmas.
Great service, great prices and great products!
I recently bought a Google Nest Hello doorbell from TobyDeals and it came in excellent condition! It was thoughtfully wrapped in bubble wrap and other standard packaging and the doorbell itself was in the original sealed Google box. Honestly, I was a bit sceptical of TobyDeals at first after seeing some negative reviews, but my experience with them was nothing but positive. If you're having doubts and the product you want is too good to let go, just go for it and buy it!
SCAM! Where is my phone? TAUW380168383
Ordered Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro because it was cheaper than anywhere else.
It's been 9 days since then, I tried contacting them via email, another email, phone, another phone, comments, questions, reviews, nothing helps.
Escalating this through PayPal right now.
Don't risk buying anything here.
I thought it may take some time (like aliexpress) but the seller is not responsive at all.
Hope that I'll get my money back at least.
It should be banned from Google and PayPal.
Slow service and poor communication
I've used this company a few times. The first was great - item arrived quickly and with no issues. The second time it seemed like nothing was happening, but after a few emails went without a response I received notification that the order had been processed and was on its way, and the order arrived later than expected, but in good condition. The most recent time, I purchased a phone from them, received an email saying that the order was processing almost immediately, waited 9 days, nothing further, contacted them for order status, no respons...e, waited a few days, contacted them again, no response, waited a few days, contacted them again, no response. It's now been 16 days since I paid for the goods - and there's been no response from them at all, so now I have to try to get a refund through Paypal - and I won't be able to get the order filled before Christmas. I wouldn't use them again - yes they have good prices on certain items, but I wish I'd paid a bit more to ensure that the product actually turned up or to buy off a company that actually responds to enquiries. PS - if you look the 5 star reviews on the website - you'll see that lots of them are incentivised, which falsely inflates their overall rating. Buyer beware!
The website is user friendly with hundreds of items and phones to choose from, and they post the items fast
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
If you are in Australia don't buy from them!
They give you a vietnamese phone, with ridiculous chargers, I cannot use due to the ridiculous apps in vietnamese that cannot be removed - utterly useless with no assistance to rectify. Don't BUY FROM HERE
Questions & Answers
I bought a Nikon camera and need this by end of December. I've sent email to them but no one response, I'm thinking to buy it from other store but I have put a dispute in Paypal, how do I escalate my dispute to get money back? The status in my dispute is waiting for seller's response, and the status of my order is "Paypal Reversed", what does this mean?
It is in the paypal resalute center you have to let paypal review the case.
I had the exact same status but they never actually reversed it. you need to make paypal do it.
I ordered a phone on 3rd of December and paid $25 extra for the express delivery which supposed to be delivered in 5 days but until now nothing ,sent 4 emails but no reply not even estimated time or anything at all ,the order number is TAUW380167782, any suggestion or help will be appreciated .
I emailed their support email but only got a response 4 days later.
They can be a bit slow with the dispatching and replying to emails but you will receive your phone.
Pls raise to PayPal asap. Toby deal closed business
If you paid by credit card company than raise with them
Where is my phone? TAUW380168383
It's on its way. Calm down. 9 days is nothing. These guys need at least two weeks to ship anything, despite the times quoted on their website. I ordered the same Xiaomi smartphone on the 24th of November, and it only just arrived today. Although initially it ships via a courier called DPEX, it'll be transferred to Toll once it enters Australia. You can then continue tracking it via the Toll website using the same tracking code Tobydeals provide shortly after dispatch (not your order number).
Thank you very much, they finally replied to me via email, saying that it's out of stock and they are sourcing it... Hopefully I'll get it eventually, thank you!
Toby deals are closed down (bankrupted ?) as of 19 December 2020. See if they shipped it before that, if not... you might have to get your money back.
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