*COVID-19: Handling times are currently 1-3 business days for standard shipping. We'll continue to monitor the situation and update this page as necessary.
Xmas shipping cutoff dates USA shipments
- Standard Ship Option: December 8
- Expedited Ship Option: December 16
Xmas shipping cutoff dates International shipments
Standard (may vary by country):
- Australia: December 4
- UK/EU: December 4
- Canada: December 3
- Expedited: December 15 (varies by country)
Free shipping is offered to the following countries:
- Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau.
Free shipping for orders over $60USD is offered to the following countries:
Free shipping for orders over $100USD is offered to the following countries:
- USA, Australia, UK, Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Philippines.
Free shipping for orders over $120USD is offered to the following countries:
- New Zealand, Canada, Germany.
Free shipping for orders over $250USD is offered to the following countries:
- France, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Sweden.
We ship most of our international orders ship from our warehouse in Hong Kong. Most items are available to ship domestically from our USA warehouse in Dallas. Occasionally, we might ship directly from our factory warehouse in Shenzhen, China. We offer two shipping options for US: free standard shipping (orders over $100USD) & expedited shipping.
Incoming orders are processed within 24 hours on weekdays and will be dispatched in 24-72 hours after the order is placed. The shipping times below are estimated delivery times once an order has been dispatched as per the times mentioned above.
CUSTOMS & IMPORT DUTIES
Customers will be responsible for customs and import duties (if applicable). USA & Singapore are duty free.
If the customer refuses to receive the package, ALPAKA will not be able to process a refund.
The shipping table below explains shipping times & costs in greater detail.
STANDARD & EXPEDITED SHIPPING
ALPAKA is proud to partner with Route, the leader in package protection and tracking solutions. By selecting Route+ at checkout your order will be protected from damage, loss*, or theft. In the unfortunate case that your order never comes or is broken upon arrival, you can easily file a claim with Route and receive a replacement or be fully reimbursed. We are excited to offer this service to you and we highly recommend you use Route+ package protection at checkout.
*Claims for packages marked "delivered" must be filed after 5 days and before 15 days from the date the package was marked "delivered." Claims for packages presumed to be lost (where the status is not "delivered") must be filed after 7 days (20 days for international) and within 30 days from the last checkpoint.
ROUTE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
US & Canada
*Current handling time is 1 business days for all shipments, unless the item is on pre-order. Orders received after 10am US Central Time are sometimes not processed until the next business day.
US standard orders typically arrive in 5-8 business days are shipped from our Dallas warehouse, unless a product is out of stock in that warehouse, we'll ship from Hong Kong. Delivery times remain the same. Canada orders are shipped the same way as US.
International orders are shipped from our closest international warehouse and usually arrive in 6-12 business days depending on location. Details in the tables above.
*Occasionally, international orders to remote destinations such as such as Central & South America, Africa & The Middle East can take as long as 4 weeks or more for delivery located. Due to limitations of our shipping system and of some international carriers, we cannot guarantee international delivery dates.
We accept major credit and debit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, etc.), PayPal, Google Pay, Amazon Pay and Apple Pay. If you have any questions regarding your payment, our customer service team will be happy to assist you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*All prices are displayed in USD.
ALPAKA ("we" and "us") is the operator of (https://www.alpakagear.com)
("Website"). By placing an order through this Website you will be agreeing to
the terms below. These are provided to ensure both parties are aware of and
agree upon this arrangement to mutually protect and set expectations on our
Subject to stock availability. We try to maintain accurate stock counts on our
website but from time-to-time there may be a stock discrepancy and we will not
be able to fulfill all your items at time of purchase. In this instance, we will
fulfill the available products to you, and contact you about whether you would
prefer to await restocking of the backordered item or if you would prefer for us
to process a refund.
2. Shipping Costs
Shipping costs are calculated during checkout based on weight, dimensions and
destination of the items in the order. Payment for shipping will be collected
with the purchase.
This price will be the final price for shipping cost to the customer.
3.1 Return Due To Change Of Mind
ALPAKA will happily accept returns due to change of mind as long as a request to
return is received by us within 60 days of receipt of item and are returned to
us in original packaging, unused and in resellable condition.
Return shipping will be paid at the customers expense and will be required to
arrange their own shipping.
Once returns are received and accepted, refunds will be processed to store
credit for a future purchase. We will notify you once this has been completed
(ALPAKA) will refund the value of the goods returned but will NOT refund the
value of any shipping paid.
3.2 Warranty Returns
ALPAKA will happily honor any valid warranty claims. Please refer to our warranty policy at https://alpakagear.com/pages/warranty.
Upon return receipt of items for warranty claim, you can expect ALPAKA to
process your warranty claim within 7 days.
Once warranty claim is confirmed, you will receive the choice of:
(a) refund to your payment method
(b) a refund in store credit
(c) a replacement item sent to you (if stock is available)
4. Delivery Terms
4.1 Dispatch Time
Orders are usually dispatched within 2 business days of payment of order
Our warehouse operates on Monday - Friday during standard business hours, except
on national holidays at which time the warehouse will be closed. In these
instances, we take steps to ensure shipment delays will be kept to a minimum.
4.2 Change Of Delivery Address
For change of delivery address requests, we are able to change the address at
any time before the order has been dispatched.
4.3 P.O. Box Shipping
ALPAKA will ship to P.O. box addresses using postal services only. We are unable
to offer couriers services to these locations.
4.4 Military Address Shipping
We are able to ship to military addresses using USPS. We are unable to offer
this service using courier services.
4.5 Items Out Of Stock
If an item is out of stock, we will wait for the item to be available before
dispatching your order. Existing items in the order will be reserved while we
await this item.
4.6 Delivery Time Exceeded
If delivery time has exceeded the forecasted time, please contact us so that we
can conduct an investigation.
5. Tracking Notifications
Upon dispatch, customers will receive a tracking link from which they will be
able to follow the progress of their shipment based on the latest updates made
available by the shipping provider.
6. Parcels Damaged In Transit
If you find a parcel is damaged in-transit, if possible, please reject the
parcel from the courier and get in touch with our customer service. If the
parcel has been delivered without you being present, please contact customer
service with next steps.
7. Duties & Taxes
7.1 Sales Tax
Sales tax has already been applied to the price of the goods as displayed on the
7.2 Import Duties & Taxes
Import duties and taxes for international shipments may be liable to be paid
upon arrival in destination country. This varies by country, and ALPAKA
encourage you to be aware of these potential costs before placing an order with
If you refuse to to pay duties and taxes upon arrival at your destination
country, the goods will be returned to ALPAKA at the customers expense, and the
customer will receive a refund for the value of goods paid, minus the cost of
the return shipping. The cost of the initial shipping will not be refunded.
If you change your mind before you have received your order, we are able to
accept cancellations at any time before the order has been dispatched. If an
has already been dispatched, please refer to our refund policy. Sometimes after an order is placed, the warehouse process it immediately and we might not be able to cancel it. If this is the case, you can return it after it has been delivered.
If you selected Route Insurance during checkout, your parcel is fully covered. In the event of any issues, please contact us at email@example.com.
9.1 Process for parcel damaged in-transit
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has completed
their investigation into the claim.
9.2 Process for parcel lost in-transit
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has conducted an
investigation and deemed the parcel lost.
10. Customer service
For all customer service enquiries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org