FAQ for buying from a wish list
How do I buy an item from a wish list?
Choose the item on the registry you are looking to purchase. Click Reserve
(located to the right of the item- this guarantees the owner of the registry
will not get duplicate items) You will then be redirected to the retailers site
for the transaction.
How do I unreserved an item on a wish list?
If you are unable to complete the transaction you can unreserve the item
through a link in the confirmation email which we send you when you reserve the
item. Please allow for an hour for the confirmation email and please check your
spam folder. If you are unable to locate your confirmation email please contact
us. We are happy to unreserved the item(s) for you. email@example.com
If I am
not a registered Wishpot user, can I unreserve a gift that I had previously
Yes, anyone who reserves an
item receives a confirmation email- there is a link in this email-return to the
site through that link and you can unreserve the item.
I buy an item off a wish list if I am not a member of the site?
Yes. If you are not a member you will be prompted to leave your name and email
so that the owner of the registry knows who is reserving the item for
them. You will then be redirected to the
retailer’s site for the transaction.
there a way to keep the item I reserved a surprise from the owner of the wish list?
Yes. if you are a Wishpot friend or if you arrived from a shared URL when you reserve the item you'll also have the option of choosing to
keep the reserve a surprise from the owner of the Wish list. Those reserved
items are visible to everyone but the owner of the list. This feature
is only available on Wish lists.
seeing reserved sign in. What does this mean?
Only members of the site or
individuals arriving from a shared URL on lists can see or reserve items. To
see reserved items or reserve an item: sign in if you are a member, sign up if
you are a visitor, or ask your friend to send you their wish list URL.
What should I do about a discrepancy in the price of an item?
Wishpot does not sell items
and prices are reported to us by the merchants' website. If you see a price
discrepancy please note that sometimes prices change from when the item was initially added. But this is rare. Feel free to contact us and we can look into it for you. firstname.lastname@example.org