Post and Packaging

POST AND PACKAGING

The cost of postage within the UK are as follows: -

Royal Mail 1st Class

- Orders under £20.00 is £2.00

- Orders over £20.01 and below £35.00 is £3.00

- Orders over £35.01 and below £50.00 is £3.50

- Orders over £50.01 and below £100.00 is £4.00

- Orders over £100.01 are free

Royal Mail Signed For ® First Class

- Orders under £20.00 is £2.50

- Orders over £20.01 and below £35.00 is £4.50

- Orders over £35.01 and below £50.00 is £5.00

- Orders over £50.01 and below £100.00 is £6.80

- Orders over £100.01 are free

Royal Mail 1st class post or Royal Mail Signed For is used for all our deliveries within the UK under £100.00.  Orders over the value of £100.01 will be sent by first class post, although for particularly heavy or bulky items, Parcel Force express48 will be used.  Delivery times for mail sent by first class mail is between 1 to 3 days and for Parcel Force express48 the delivery time is estimated to be 2 working days.  Dorset Patchworks cannot be held liable for these estimates and they should be used as a guide only.

Dorset Patchworks reserves the right to notify you in the event that the postage is significantly higher than the postage rate appearing at the checkout stage due to the weight or size of the order.  Dorset Patchworks will in these circumstances email you with details of the amended cost of postage and will only proceed with the order upon receiving confirmation from you in writing (this may be communicated by email) that you accept the amended postage rate.

Dorset Patchworks will accept online orders from the following countries:

European Countries
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine.

The cost of postage to European countries listed above is as follows: -

- Orders under £10.00 is £6.50

- Orders over £10.01 and below £50.00 is £15.00

- Orders over £50.01 is £17.50

Rest of the World
Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, New Zealand, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States of America.

The cost of postage to countries in the 'rest of the world' listed above is as follows

- Orders under £10.00 is £8.00

- Orders over £10.01 and below £35.00 is £17.50

- Orders over £35.01 is £23.00


Deliveries to European destinations and the Rest of the World, as listed above, will be sent out using  Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed or Parcelforce Worldwide.  Delivery times for overseas destinations are variable.  For European destinations estimated delivery is between 2-11 working days and for the rest of the world (as listed above) the estimate is 3-11 working days.  Dorset Patchworks cannot be held liable for these estimate and they should be used as a guide only.

Dorset Patchworks will obtain additional compensation cover from Royal Mail if requested by you.  Please contact Dorset Patchworks for details of the cost of such additional compensation cover.

Dorset Patchworks will obtain proof of postage.

Dorset Patchworks reserves the right to notify you in the event that the postage to your chosen destination is significantly higher than the postage rate due to the weight or size of the order.  Dorset Patchworks will in these circumstances email you with details of the amended cost of postage and will only proceed with the order upon receiving confirmation from you in writing (this may be communicated by email) that you accept the amended postage rate.

Dorset Patchworks will not accept orders from customers where a delivery address is a PO Box.

If you provide us with incorrect delivery details which results in non-delivery of your order or the return of your order we reserve the right to charge additional postage to re-send your order to the correct address.

DUTY PAYMENTS AND CUSTOMS

Products delivered to some destinations overseas may be subject to taxes, fees, levies or other charge.  The recipient of goods sent by Dorset Patchworks to an overseas destination is responsible for any import duty, taxes or otherwise which may be payable.  Dorset Patchworks has no control over such charges and cannot be held liable for any such duties.  If you require information about import duties you should contact your local customs office for further information before placing an order.