Placing Your Order
Online Orders - This is the simplest and fastest way to place your order. As soon as the secure online payment process is completed orders are automatically passed directly to our warehouse for immediate packing and dispatch. Orders placed before 2.00PM are usually despatched same-day.
Telephone Orders - Call us on 01825 732515 with your order and pay by credit/debit card. If answerphone, please leave your name and telephone number and we will call you back.
Christmas & New Year 2018 / 2019
Christmas Delivery The latest recommended ordering / posting date for delivery before Christmas (UK) is Thursday 20th December except for Dolls House Kits for which the last despatch date will be Monday 17th December. Please note that delivery before Christmas cannot be guaranteed so we advise ordering as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Overseas customers should allow extra time for delivery.
Christmas & New Year Opening The website will be open for business 24/7 as usual over the Christmas & New Year period. Our last working / dispatch date before Christmas will be Friday 21st December. We will be working flexible hours during the period between Christmas and New Year to despatch orders and deal with any enquiries, but will be closed on 24th - 26th December and 1st January. Please note that certain items (dolls house kits and Proxxon tools) are despatched to customers directly from the manufacturers and may not be despatched between the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Free Standard UK Delivery - UK mainland delivery is FREE for all orders over £35*. Smaller orders are subject to a fixed delivery charge of just £3.75 per order. Orders placed before 2.00PM usually dispatched same-day by Royal Mail 24 (First Class), Royal Mail Tracked or Next-Day Courier depending on weight and value. A signature may be required for larger or more valuable orders. Whilst that vast majority of orders are despatched same-day and delivered next-day, we cannot guarantee this.
Guaranteed Next-Day Delivery - The majority of orders are delivered next-day using our standard delivery services so we don't currently offer a guaranteed next-day option on the website. Guaranteed next-day delivery can be arranged for £7.95 per order (or £4.20 for orders over £35.00). Guaranteed next-day delivery may be subject to different cut-off times and premium charges may apply to remote areas so please contact us to check availability and cost.
International Orders & Delivery
International orders are sent by Courier or Royal Mail Airmail and the delivery cost is calculated according to the order weight. International customers can see the estimated delivery cost by placing items into the shopping cart and selecting their country from the list. This automatically calculated delivery cost is correct for the majority of international orders, but in some cases this may need to be adjusted in which case customers will be notified by email and given the option to proceed or cancel the order.
For large orders or heavy items we recommend that International customers contact us prior to ordering to request a delivery cost estimate. Simply submit a provisional order by email so we can calculate the most competitive delivery price.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Goods sent outside the EU may incur additional customs duty, taxes and handling charges. It is the customers responsibility to pay these charges so we advise that the these costs are checked before ordering.
If not completely satisfied, goods can be returned within up to 14 days of purchase subject to the following terms and conditions:
1. Customers must obtain authorisation before returning
items. Contact us by email or telephone.
2. Return postage is at the customers expense.
3. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in unused condition.
4. Postage and packing charges are not refundable. If the order was subject to a free delivery discount the delivery cost will be deducted from the refund amount if the balance of the order no longer qualifies.
5. Items are returned at customers risk so customers are advised to pack items carefully and retain proof of posting. Valuable items should be sent using an insured service.
UK customers may exercise their rights under Consumer Contract Regulations to return a order and receive a full refund including any P&P charges if the complete order is returned within 14 days of receipt. Please note that return postage is at the customers expense.
These rules do not apply for faulty items which will usually be replaced at our expense. Please contact us directly to resolve any issues with faulty goods.
Lost or Damaged Goods
All goods must be checked immediately upon delivery and any shortages or damages notified within 24 hours of receipt.
Delayed or lost deliveries will be dealt with according to the carriers (Royal Mail or Courier) terms and conditions. Please note that for goods sent with Royal Mail we are unable to investigate delayed deliveries until 21 days after sending. - please see www.royalmail.com for details. If extra compensation cover is required please enquire before ordering.
Discount Coupons and Product Discounts
We frequently offer a range of discount offers on individual products or product groups. These are clearly indicated on the website in RED text. Please note that the discounted product price is not shown on the product pages. The discount value for your order will be calculated and shown automatically on the checkout pages and deducted from the total before payment.
From time to time we issue Discount Coupons in magazine advertisements, newsletters, facebook etc ..and these can be used to claim a discount from your order. Coupons can only be redeemed within the valid period specified. Discount coupons should be redeemed by entering the code provided in the 'Coupon / Discount Code' box on the second page during the checkout process (before payment). Only one discount coupon code can be used per order. We reserve the right to withdraw discount offers without notice. This does not effect your statutory rights.
Loyalty Reward Points - Ending
on 31st July 2018.
Notice: We have taken the decision to end our loyalty Rewards Points programme from 31st July 2018. This will allow us to offer more immediate savings through more competitive prices and special offers.
Points will be issued and can be redeemed as normal up until that date 31st July 2018, but after that date points will no longer be issued customers will no longer be able to redeem any points they hold.
For customer guidance prices are shown in Euros and US Dollars based on recent published exchange rates. All orders are processed in UK pounds so the foreign currency price may vary according to exchange rate variations and the rates and charges set by the customers own bank or credit card provider.
International orders can be placed directly via this website or alternatively customers can choose one of the following international stockists:
|Dolls and Minis, USA|
|De Tara Miniatures, Spain|
|Stellaquepassa , Holland|
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