Shipping Methods Guide
This page shows you how to choose a shipping method for your order, estimate shipping cost and shipping times, and gives other useful information on GladsBuy.com shipping process.
On this page:
- Calculate Shipping Costs
- Choose a Shipping Method
- Estimate Delivery Time
Calculate Shipping Costs
Shipping costs are calculated individually for each order based on the number and weight of items in your order, as well as the shipping method chosen. For this reason, the price displayed on product information pages does not include shipping.
To estimate shipping cost for any product item or combination of items:
- On the item's product information page, click the Add to Cart button . You will be then taken to your Shopping Cart page.
- View the total shipping costs for the items in your cart under Estimate Shipping Costs at the bottom of the page.
- Choose the country you want your order delivered to from the Ship to, drop down menu for a more accurate calculation of your shipping costs.
- You can also access your Shopping Cart at any time by clicking the Cart at the top of every page on GladsBuy.com.
Note: Adding an item to your shopping cart puts you under no obligation to order. If after viewing estimated shipping costs you no longer wish to order an item, simply click Delete next to the item name in your shopping cart to remove it.
Choose a Shipping Method
You can choose the shipping method you want on the Billing, Shipping, and Review page during the Checkout process. There are three main shipping methods to choose from:
Expedited Shipping - (Fedex or UPS or DHL)
This Expedited shipping method is the fastest available. Delivery times are between 6 - 10 days to all major destinations.
Standard Shipping - EMS - (www.ems.com.cn)
This EMS shipping Expedited Shipping via China Post, this EMS shipping takes a bit longer than expedited shipping but costs less, and it can accept PO BOX address. Delivery times are between 8 - 14 days to all major destinations.
Economic Shipping - AirMail - (intmail.183.com.cn)
For some items, there is an option to ship your order by Economic Shipping. If your order qualifies for shipping by Economic Shipping it will automatically appear as an option when you checkout. Delivery times are between 15 - 25 days for all major destinations. Although the delivery time is much longer, but the shipping costs are much lower if this option is chosen.
The above delivery estimates do not include order processing time. See estimate total delivery time for more details.
Some of our items also have extra savings on shipping. Look out for following stickers on our products:
- Any products with the Free Shipping sticker have no shipping costs, regardless of location or item quantity. Delivery times are usually the same as standard shipping.
- Some products carry the Bulk Sale Free Shipping sticker. This means that shipping is free or discounted when a certain number of items are ordered. More details can be found on individual product information pages that carry this sticker.
Estimate Total Delivery Time
Before your order is shipped, has to process your order and put all your items through its strict quality control tests. Because of this, Total Delivery Time is different to shipping time alone.
Total Delivery Time = Processing Time + Shipping Time
As we have such a wide range of products, processing time differs from category to category. Please click here to see an estimate of Total Delivery Time about your order.