It’s nice that Woot! offered this discount, but taking advantage of it reminded me why I don’t like using the app instead of a PC.
First of all, just finding the items I was interested in was much easier on a PC. There was an item in the “Small Stockings” category that I wanted, and that category has 100+ items in the list. I knew exactly what I wanted (because I had already looked it up on a PC), but there was no easy way to search for it in the app. Scrolling through a huge list of items is a pain on a phone, especially for old fogeys like me who need reading glasses.
Second, I ordered a couple of items for work, so I wanted to use the company credit card for that. It looks like if you have more than two credit cards set up in your Amazon payments account, you can only select one of the first two in the list. So, I had my personal Discover, personal Visa, and company Visa in my Amazon payments account. When I tapped on Change for the payment method, the Woot! app displayed all three, but I could only tap the first or second one. This was very frustrating. I ended up deleting my personal Visa from my Amazon account (it’s easy enough to add it in later), and once there were only two payment methods listed I could select either one. But I almost gave up on buying the stuff since it was a fair bit of hassle just to save my employer $10 on an order.
Again, I appreciate the discount, but the experience made me want to avoid the app in the future.