APMEX.com – American Precious Metals Exchange Reviews
Ampex. Expensive yet reliable
I just started stacking and since i see the banner for apmex on a lot of websites, i thought it was a good place to start. It seems that It has higher premium then other sites. Ive also noticed that the shipping was kind of expensive. I purchased a few ASE's and probably wont buy any more.
Quality offerings, buy in bulk
APmex has a great selection, and generally has most products that you want in stock. As most people have mentioned, the shipping charges are higher; however in my opinion you are paying a premium for the fact they are reputable. Try buying about $200 to make it worth shipping.
APMEX has a great selection of gold and silver products. However, their premiums are silly and their shipping is over priced. If you pay with a check it takes weeks to get your order and if you pay with a credit card they charge you even more. The kicker is you cant wire them money unless you spend over 5,000 or something. Which leaves you those two more inconvenient options. This company is huge and their customer service shows that. I ordered once from them and wont again unless they have something I can't find elsewhere.
If you've got the cash. You're paying the premium.
Not particularly one of my favorites as a small time stacker. You're paying a higher premium and shipping is higher unless your dropping more than $25k on pm's.
I would've given 3 stars but I added one more because I do love the text/email alerts for target prices. It helps to buy and sell at just the right time.
Quality Products, Fast (but expensive) Shipping
APMEX is a legitimate PM company that offers quality products. You don't have to worry about getting substandard products and the actual entity not matching the picture, etc. My only issue with APMEX is the shipping is expensive compared to other sites, but it is timely. I'd recommend APMEX to anyone, but definitely shop around because there are deals to be had on other reputable sites.
We have used Apmex for years, mostly for silver bullion. They are a reliable dealer with fair market prices. Their products are well packaged and you get a discount by paying via check. Highly recommended.
High Shipping Cost
The only reason why I give APMEX a 4 star rating is that there is high shipping cost, with no discounts for the smaller collector/buyers that are buying from them. Dont get me wrong, the shipping is fast though. When it comes to the product, every coin i got from them is beautiful.
First time buyer - wish I didn't
I made my first ever PM purchase form APMEX - 5 maple leafs. At the time I thought the amount I was paying over spot to be normal but I now know that this is not the case - nevermind you live and learn. Other than their prices everything else was easy, smooth transaction, easy website, easy delivery. I often use their site to see what I could sell silver to them for but I don't plan on buying from them again.
Great Site for Bullion & More
I made my first large purchase using Apmex.com. I was extremely happy with the great customer service I received. After a few phone calls with their lovely staff my bank wire transaction was approved and my order was shipped (free of charge). After 4 business days I received several boxes which I eagerly opened, exactly as I had ordered.
Plus they also sent me a holiday card!
APMEX is a go to dealer
I've just started collecting, but on all the forums I've ever been on related to gold, silver, and coins, time and time again APMEX came up. They have an amazing reputation online, so I figured I would give them a go. They were everything I had hoped, and I couldn't have been happier with my purchase.
The only cons I see about this business, is their prices and shipping prices. They are a little on the higher side, but you pay for the quality of service.