Recently I noticed that there were a bunch of stores who were offering some heavy discount for people that wish to pre-order some items that are going to be coming out in the future. You could get special bonus or even save up to 30% off by simply pre-ordering the items. People often say that you shouldn’t pre-order things that you may or may not want when it actually comes out as you could end up buying things you don’t need. I have found more times that I end up paying more by not pre-order an item that I ended up wanting.
For a lot of stuff I find that you can often pre-order the stuff for free where you can easily cancel it if you don’t want it after. Therefore, there is virtually no risk. Usually if it is a very hot item too there is at least someone in your social circle who would be glad to take it off of your hands. Or what many people do is that they sell their pre-orders.
It’s actually rare come to think of it from my personal experience where a company requests that you place a deposit of some kind. For myself anyways it was usually just write your name down and here is your number. Maybe I just shop at the right places. If you are concerned about those deposit fees too then maybe it’s time to start looking at all the other options that are available. Especially if it saves you a bit of money.