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The Sacramento Bee FAQs
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions

General
Q: How can I contact The Sacramento Bee?
Visit "Contact Us" link for more information. Or phone us at 800-284-3233

Q: What does my subscription include?
Your subscription to The Sacramento Bee includes the printed newspaper and unlimited access to all content on our newspaper's website, our mobile site, our iPhone and Android smartphone apps, and our electronic replica of the print edition (eEdition).

Q: How will I be billed for my newspaper subscription?
If you enroll in EZPay, you will not receive a bill. Your credit card or bank account will be charged automatically. If you choose to be billed through the mail, you should receive your renewal notice two to three weeks prior to your subscription expiration date. All subscription payments are due upon receipt of your renewal notice and your subscription will automatically renew unless we are notified to cancel. Your subscription will also be extended for a limited time (grace period) after the expiration date unless you notify us otherwise.

Q: If I go on vacation how will I temporarily suspend delivery of my newspaper?
Login and click on "Vacation Holds" in the menu options to notify us of your vacation stop and restart dates. If you notify us in advance, we will suspend delivery of your newspaper while you are away. Here are some other options. Vacation Pack: We can have your carrier hold your papers while you are away and deliver all of them upon your return and resume delivery. This option is limited to two weeks. Vacation Will Call: Not sure when you will return? No problem. We can suspend your service until you contact us to resume delivery.

Q: How do I report a problem with my newspaper delivery?
Call or email Customer Service. Remember the eEdition is accessible online every day as early as 5am.

Q: Are there any terms and conditions to my subscription offer?
For your convenience, your subscription will automatically renew after the initial term at the current rate unless you tell us to cancel. Cancellations take effect at the end of your current subscription term. All subscription account payments are non-refundable. If you have not notified us that you are terminating your account prior to your renewal date, your account may qualify to briefly transition into a "grace period" account status until you either make the past due payment or the "grace period" expires. During the "grace period", the rate will be as stated in your renewal notice, which could be higher than the rate that was previously paid since the rate will transition into the then current rate for your account. Upon your expiration date, the cost for the subscription grace period could be higher than the rate that was previously paid. All subscriptions include applicable sales tax. Our content is delivered to you by various methods and formats. We reserve the right to substitute the delivery and format of your print subscription with only an eEdition (digital replica of a print edition) at any time. Notice of delivery and format changes, except those caused by inclement weather, will be given at least 30 days in advance. Notice of rate changes will be mailed or emailed to the subscriber billing/email address at least 30 days in advance of the change. Any past due balance may be deducted prior to the subscription start. By providing your phone number and email address, you give The Sacramento Bee and its vendors consent to contact you consistent with our Privacy Policy. Payments, credits, and price increases can adjust your expiration date. For subscribers that receive a mailed renewal bill, a $2.99 printed bill fee will apply for each renewal period. Digital-only subscriptions may automatically renew after the initial term at the ongoing renewal rate of $29.99 per month rate unless you tell us to cancel. Digital subscriptions include sacbee.com, iPad apps, smartphone apps, mobile websites and e-Edition. Smartphone apps are not supported on all devices; does not include Kindle edition. Digital access requires activation at sacbee.com/activate. Your subscription includes applicable sales tax reimbursement computed to the nearest mil. Per Title 18, California Code of Regulations, section 1628, your subscription includes transportation cost. The sale of printed newspapers is subject to sales tax (per California Code of Regulations, Section 1590(b)(1)). All subscriptions will include delivery on Thanksgiving Day. You can cancel at any time by contacting our customer service center at 1-800-284-3233 or customerservice@sacbee.com or selecting "Cancel Subscription" in the subject line at www.sacbee.com/contact-us and submitting a completed form. To cancel your automatic renewal, please visit www.sacbee.com/contact-us and submit the form on that page. Your subscription is subject to additional Terms of Service at http://www.sacbee.com/terms-of-service.