Bye, Bye Porch Pirates! Keep Your Packages Safe Thanks to In-Garage Delivery w/ Amazon Key
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Worried about Porch Pirates? Get your packages delivered inside your garage!
Amazon Key for Garage lets Prime Members have packages securely delivered right inside your garage without sharing any codes or access privileges.
How does it work?
On delivery day, you will receive a notification in the morning with a 4-hour delivery window. Right before the driver arrives at your garage door, you will receive an “Arriving Now” notification. The driver then requests to open your garage with their Amazon hand-held scanner.
Amazon verifies that the package belongs to the address and that the driver is near the garage door before opening your garage door. The driver will place the package just inside your garage, out of your driving path, and then request to close the door. Once the delivery is complete and your garage door is closed, you will receive a final notification. The driver will always make sure your garage door is closed and secure before leaving the premises.
Think this sounds awesome?
Amazon Key for Garage is exclusively for Prime members in select cities and surrounding areas. To get started, you’ll need to purchase an Amazon Smart Garage Kit which is currently discounted by almost 40%!
The basic MyQ Smart Garage Hub is currently priced at just $49.99 shipped (regularly $79.99) and includes the Wi-Fi Hub, Door Sensor, Power Adapter, and Mounting Hardware. It is compatible with most brands of garage door openers made after 1993, including Chamberlain, Craftsman, Lift Master, Stanley, and more.
As an alternative, you can snag the MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener & Cloud Cam for $124.99 shipped. This package contains all of the same components as the garage hub, but also includes the Amazon Cloud Cam. The camera gives you visual access to your garage at any time so you can watch your package as it is being delivered or view of a video clip of it later. It even comes with night vision and a 2-way speaker so you can chat with anyone in the garage.
Are there any other benefits?
The MyQ hub is great for more than just deliveries! You can set up the app to alert you if the garage door is still open when you leave the house or after a certain amount of time has gone by. If you regularly forget to close the garage at night, you can also set a schedule to have it automatically close at a certain time. Open/close your garage at anytime right from the app – great for letting the kiddos put away their bikes or closing your garage door remotely if you forgot to close it before leaving.
Note that select features require a subscription, but all features listed above are included with the device.
Amazon Offers a Happiness Guarantee!
If any Key by Amazon Delivery was not completed to your satisfaction or your property was damaged as a direct result of the delivery, Amazon will work with you to correct the problem.