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Amazon expands its same day delivery service to six more cities

Amazon Get it Today
For just $5.99 for Prime subscribers

Can't wait two days to get your online goodies? Well, Amazon is now expending its same day delivery service to six more major cities.

The giant e-tailer announced that its "Get it Today" delivery service is now available in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. As long as customers order their items before noon they could get them within just a few hours.

Amazon Prime subscribers pay an extra charge of $5.99 for all items. Non-subscribers pay up a $9.98 fee for the first item and $0.99 for each additional item.

The service is available seven days a week, however, Amazon's full warehouse of online items may not be eligible. The list of items is limited to popular movies releases, video games, electronic cables and accessories, travel needs, back-to-school supplies and family necessities such as diapers and shampoo.

"Imagine how much time you will save now that you can get sunscreen, memory cards, toothpaste, hit movies, text books and HDMI cables all delivered to your home in hours," Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime said in a release.

The service initially launched Get It Today earlier this year to a few select cities including Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle metro areas.

No mountain big enough, no order large enough

This expansion is Amazon's latest step towards asserting complete online shopping dominance.

Amazon introduced Sunday shipping to the New York metropolitan area and Los Angeles last November.

It seems it's just a matter of time before Amazon becomes a shipping service unto itself. The world web store already has grocery delivery trucks rolling around in the city of angels and Seattle as part of its Amazon Fresh program.

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