CUSTOMS (outside of US & Canada): Buyers are responsible for any customs charges. Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine additional costs prior to buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up - do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. We do not mark merchandise below value or mark items as “gifts” on customs forms. U.S, Canada, and International government regulations prohibit such behavior and it is punishable by law.
Tracking and Delivery Times: USPS First Class Mail is the most economical but offers limited tracking through the customs number. Average delivery time is 10-14 days, 7 to 10 days for Canada, longer for some countries depending on their postal system. It may be up to 4 to 8 weeks during the holidays. If you want tracking, you must upgrade to Priority International or Express International. Seller reserves the right to cancel orders to "at risk countries" if express shipping is not chosen.
Postal Rates and Weight: Postal rates are controlled by the United States Post Office or the carrier based on weight to your country, not us. You can go to www.USPS.com to obtain an estimated cost for international shipping or add items to your cart and create a customer account by registering your address on our site.
International shipping is currently in tiers in the following weight ranges: 1 oz to 8 oz; 9 oz to 2 pounds, and every pound thereafter adjusts to a higher price level. The jumps are anywhere from $5 to $13 per level and it levels out to a $5 increase per pound after about 6 pounds. All our items are shipped based on the weight of the item to your location plus packaging and minor handling costs. We will refund amounts collected over actual postage cost, packaging costs and very reasonable handling costs. See also Shipping for further USPS information.