Delivery Rates, Charges & Schedule
Because most of what we make is cooked to order, two weeks is our usual "time in shop." However, the reality is that most orders can ship within two weeks ... and sometimes even less. (We would rather that you be pleasantly surprised, than bitterly disappointed.)
We estimate $10.00 postage for Regular
Priority Express Mail is estimated at $33.00 and up.
USPS has expanded its range of services
to include Flat Rate and Regional
Rate boxes. We will always try to choose the most economical
selection to keep your shipping costs down.
average, postal shipment to Canada
has been costing about $33.00
$30.00 - $45.00
We prefer to use the postal services' Priority Mail rather than parcel post, especially for our international orders, because of the tracking ability. If you like, ask for the tracking number and follow your package's progress online at www.usps.com.
Once we have delivered your parcel to a carrier you, the buyer, are responsible for all customs, taxation and any other legal issues in your own country. We will help you out as best we can with paperwork and labeling, but please advise us of your countrys requirements if they are out of the ordinary.
We may be able to declare parcels as "toys, theatrical props or handicrafts but usually we have to specify more fully. We will do our best. Because your shipment is insured and/or traceable, please dont ask us to misrepresent the contents, or the insurance value of your shipment.
can request that we use
UPS, DHL or
FedEx at their regular rates.
But, if we have to move you to the front of the order book and use overnight shipping, youre going to have to pay for the Expediting, as well as for Express charges. (e.g. If you need the item made and shipped by the next day -- expect a 50% surcharge; if by the end of the week , meaning two to three days in shop, 20-25% will most likely cover it. )
We will impose the extra charge only if it means putting you ahead of many other people that have been waiting. However, if things are slow, we can probably meet most special dates without extra charge.
So, please, call us for a quote. We'd much rather have you save your money for more toys, than spend it on shipping, even though the US Post Office deserves our support.
The SandMUtopian Guardian magazine
postage is included in the price of a back issue of The
For larger orders, a separate shipping charge is added. (See
product rates above.)
shipment by US Mail is safe and the goods get there when they are
supposed to. The US Postal Service does not trace insured parcels
until 30 days after shipment. Private express company
shipments may be easier to trace ... but are more expensive!
& Gillian's Sensual Whips & Toys,
firstname.lastname@example.org (631) 842-1711