FAQ: For International Customers

Special Information for our customers located outside the United States:

We have been in the export-import business since 1989. We have shipped all over the world and continue to do so on a regular basis. The information below is culled from the questions we have received from customers over the years. We urge our non-USA customers to read this section before ordering. 

These are the most commonly asked questions we receive from buyers outside the United States:

  • What countries do you ship to?  We have shipped to the following countries:
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Caribbean
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • China
  • England
  • Eritrea (East Africa)
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Polynesia (Papeete)
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Lichtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • the Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Okinawa (Japan)
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tasmania (Australia)
  • United Kingdom
  • ...and of course all 48 continental states, Alaska & Hawaii in the US.
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  • Do you take foreign currency? 
We accept only US Dollars and cash-equivalent instruments drawn in US Dollars. We have accepted in the past: International Money Order or Certified Bank Draft in US Dollars, credit card (Visa / Mastercard / American Express / Discover / JCB / Diners Card) and via PayPal.com from some countries.

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  • What are your terms?

All orders must be pre-paid before shipping. All prices are FOB (EX WORKS): Newark, Delaware USA.

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  • What shipping options are there for international customers?

We use United States Postal Service as our primary method of shipment. We ship to all countries which are not prohibited by United States State Department or US Export Regulations and to destinations around the world covered by the United States Postal Service. At present we do not ship to Italy because of exorbitant duties and fees charged for our type products. If you wish a shipment to Italy, please contact us by webmail HERE(not secure, no credit card info please).

We ship internationally by DHL

Beginning in July of 2016 we now ship all over the world by DHL. We are finding that the rates are -- so far -- considerably less expensive than shipment by US Postal Service to same country; plus, package arrives in 2-3 days. You can choose DHL international real-time shipping calculation during checkout. If ordering more than 30lbs, or in more than one box, contact us first before placing your order to get a shipping quote for multi-package shipments.

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  • What about my import duties, customs etc.?

All import, VAT, customs duties etc are the responsibility of the customer paid upon your receipt of goods in your country. Given the great difference in how countries handle import, we cannot know what your exposure will be, though we know some countries which have a history of charging customs for our goods. We recommend you email us with your specific country and concern and we'll work with you. We have extensive Export-Import experience since 1989 and know preferred terminologies for customs documents etc.

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  • Do you sell by consignment?

Sorry, we do not offer this.

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Handy Tools for International Customers:

Convert from US measurements (distance, weight, more) to metric here

Convert Currency

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Still have questions? Please contact us by webmail HERE

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