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NetFlix Members: Where Do Your Discs Ship From?  
User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2357 posts, RR: 9
Posted (4 years 6 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5229 times:

I know this may sound stupid but I'm just curious... For all the members here who are members of Netflix, where do your movies ship from? I live in Huntsville, Texas (on I-45 just north of Houston) and I usually get my DVDs from any of 3 locations: Houston, San Antonio or Austin even though Houston is the closest of those cities.
I've been a member of Netflix going on 2 years now and couldn't be happier. Good thing since the only Blockbuster in my town just closed it's doors. Now there's only Hastings and Red Box (Hastings is quite expensive and the Red Boxes here are almost always empty)...


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User currently offlineOA412 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 5315 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (4 years 6 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5219 times:

I suspended my membership about a years ago, but when I was a member my disks shipped from Salt Lake to my home in Salt Lake.


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User currently offlineAeri28 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 709 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 5179 times:

I live in Honolulu, and the envelopes do say Honolulu (at least the return envelopes. ) I've had some netflix discs that have shipped from the mainland, but I haven't paid much attention until you brought it up. I'm curious too...

User currently offlineKingairTA From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 458 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 5142 times:

I live in Fort Worth TX mine come from Coppel TX.

I've been a member since Netflix started. They had me hooked with no late fees  


User currently offlineNWOrientDC10 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 1404 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 5125 times:
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Quoting OA412 (Reply 1):
I suspended my membership about a years ago

So did I. When I was a member, discs were shipped to me from Birmingham, AL; I live in Athens, AL (near HSV (Huntsville, AL)).

I was always impressed by how the movies would always arrive the next day.

Good Day  

Russell



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User currently offlinecs03 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 413 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5112 times:
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I live in southern Vermont (Dorset) and mine would come from White River Juction, VT, mostly, with Boston, and Albany, NY. at other times.

User currently offlineua777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 5037 times:

Bay Area. Ships from their Bay Area DC. Always next day.


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User currently offlineSuper80DFW From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 1696 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5033 times:

I live in North Dallas, and my discs come from Coppell, TX which is just north and east of DFW. We recently started watching movies instantly on our Wii and love that feature!


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User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2682 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5033 times:

Live in Jacksonville, FL....

Discs ship/return from/to Jacksonville, FL.

Takes one day each way.



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User currently offlinedoug_Or From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3424 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (4 years 6 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5006 times:

Visited a friend on island of Rota (ROP), between Guam and Saipan. Her disks shipped from Honolulu.


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User currently offlineCOIAHLGW From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4955 times:

FRAspotter,

Just because your return envelope says San Antonio or Austin, does not mean your discs shipped from there. It would take 2 days for the USPS to deliver them to you in Huntsville if that was the case. See this link for an insight as to how the Houston (Humble) facility works - http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/6918287.html
Or even this link for Carol Stream, IL:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entert...-0804-netflixaug04,0,6424990.story

I know this will probably not help much, but you can pre-reserve your movie online at the Redbox web site. Checking online beats looking through the selections while standing at the box  



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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 11, posted (4 years 6 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4934 times:

When I was a member, living in PHX, it was shipped from/to PHX. Before it used to be SEA when NetFlix was smaller.


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User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2357 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (4 years 6 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

Quoting COIAHLGW (Reply 10):
Just because your return envelope says San Antonio or Austin, does not mean your discs shipped from there.

It's not uncommon for another nearby Netflix warehouse to provide a DVD if the closest warehouse (Houston in my case) doesn't have it in stock (I don't think every warehouse carries every title in the inventory). In my case the DVD would then come from Austin or San Antonio if Houston is out of stock on a certain title. However when it comes to me returning the DVD, regardless of what the envelope says (in my case Austin, San Antonio or Houston) they are all shipped to Houston since it also says "Nearest Netflix Shipping Facility".



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8683 posts, RR: 16
Reply 13, posted (4 years 6 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4760 times:

Orlando FL and one time had one from San Jose CA.

KH



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User currently offlineclemsonaj From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 4720 times:

When I pay attention to the envelope mine usually ship from Columbia, SC. I live near Clemson, SC. One-day turn around for me.

User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2357 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4666 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 13):
Orlando FL and one time had one from San Jose CA.

I take it you live in Florida? Why on earth would they send a DVD to Florida from CA I wonder? Must have been a real obscure title?



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User currently offlineGo3Team From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3267 posts, RR: 16
Reply 16, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4662 times:

Live in Richmond, VA, ships from Richmond, VA.

Been a member for over 5 years now.



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User currently offlinevarigb707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4601 times:

Quoting FRAspotter (Thread starter):
For all the members here who are members of Netflix, where do your movies ship from?

Carrollton, TX for me....


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