A question we hear often is, "where can I buy AutoSocks?" It is an understandable question because it is not like you can go down to your local grocery store and pick them up. They are a speciality item that not every store is going to carry. It might not even be carried by your local auto parts store or tire shop. They might carry chain or cables but there is a very high chance that they do not have AutoSocks in their inventory. In fact, if you ask them about AutoSocks they might not even know what you are talking about because you are the first person to mention them. It all means that you probably have to go outside your local area to get them. A situation like that means that you are probably going to be buying them on the internet.
The first place that place think of is Amazon, however, that may not be the best place to get them? Why? If you can find a semi local store to you then you can actually get them faster as long as that store has the size you need in stock. A store 30-80 miles away from you, sometimes in another state, can sometimes deliver to you within one day. Of course, there are different factors affecting this such as the winter conditions on the way to your address or seasonal based mail traffic such as when Christmas is on and everyone is trying to send gifts. However, stores usually use a system that gives them fairly accurate ideas of when products should arrive at their customers doors. The other thing to keep in mind is that two day shipping on Amazon is not always two day shipping. There were several items we looked at on Amazon that were two day shipping for Prime orders that were going to arrive 4 to 5 days later because of the volume being ordered and the amount of orders, in total they have going at the same time. You may never encounter this but we have individually around the office.
Once you have found a place that does sell AutoSocks in your area or close to your state then the next thing to do is to confirm that they actually have the product. You want to do this for two reasons: 1. you do not want to waste your time on backorder products. 2. You want to cut in front of anyone else who might be cooking at the same product as you at the same time on the same site. If you call and actually talk to a person then you can kill two birds with one stone. You get confirmation that they have it, you can check how long it will take to get to you, and you can order it before they make their buying decision. We snuck another reason to call ahead but you get the idea. Talking to people is a good thing sometimes especially when it comes to getting an AutoSock. You can also confirm that you are actually getting the right size for your vehicle. if you want to skip that part, however, and you know your tire size then you can use our AutoSock size finder here. It opens a new window so you do not have to worry about it closing this window.
In closing, if you are looking to get an AutoSock as quickly as possible then you should consider those businesses that around you. Amazon is a great choice, however, there is a chance that you could get it sooner than what Amazon could possibly send you the item. It never hurts to check but if you have a snow storm approaching then you do not want to mess around at all. Make sure that you get your AutoSock as quickly as possible to your door. Talk to someone live either by phone or chat on their website and make sure that you are getting the help you deserve.