Can I order a cell online and get it delivered to someone else? And when does the bill start when you order a cell online?

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We are returning home to Canada after 6 months traveling overseas and would like to order a cell online, ideally have it delivered to a family member, so that it's there waiting for us upon arrival. Does anyone know if this is possible to do?

Also, if we order a cell online, when will the bill start?
Thanks! :)
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The service starts when they activate your SIM (normally the SIM was activated before shipping to you).

Regarding the delivery, I believe they require the shipping address to be the same as the one on your credit card. You might not get it shipped to someone else home.
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And the name it gets delivered to also must be the same as the credit card.
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Yes I can confirm this.  When I ordered a phone last fall, I tried to have them ship it to my work address.  I always send shipments there because there's always someone around during work hours to receive it, whereas I'm rarely at home on business day.  I was told they were unable to change the delivery address and it had to go to my billing address.