Shipping Policy

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Shipping Policy

Fordham Hobbies ships to all 50 States as well Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and all APO/FPO addresses. Some restrictions apply based on destination.

Shipping charges are calculated at the time of checkout. Rates are subject to change at the discretion of the shipping carrier and Fordham Hobbies as necessary.

Free Ground Shipping on orders over $99

Qualifying Orders:
•Applicable on orders $99 or higher prior to taxes and shipping charges
•Contiguous United States shipments only
•Available on in-stock orders only

$9.99 Shipping on Orders Under $99

Qualifying Orders:

•Applicable on orders under $99.00 prior to taxes and shipping charges
•Shipped via USPS First Class or Parcel Select (5-7 business days)
•Applies to contiguous United States shipments only
•Due to shipping restrictions beyond our control, some items are not allowed to ship USPS. We regret any inconvenience.

Oversize Packages

Items which are considered “oversize” are noted on fordhamhobbies.com. Oversize packages will not ship 2 Day, Overnight or Saturday Delivery. For shipments to Puerto Rico, please call for a shipping quote. Oversize packages are not eligible for gift wrap.

International Shipping

At the present time, we DO NOT ship internationally. We regret any inconvenience.

Shipping Times

Every in stock order we receive by 1:00 P.M. (EST) Monday – Friday ships out the very same day. Depending on your location and the availability of product, orders are shipped from our New York City warehouses. All international orders will be shipped out of our New York City warehouse. Order processing may be delayed by any incorrect or incomplete information provided by you or your payment provider. Delays due to payment processing are not the responsibility of Fordham Hobbies.

Overnight Shipping (Saturday/Sunday delivery is excluded)

Overnight shipping is only available for in stock orders we receive by 1:00 P.M. (EST) Monday – Friday. Items ordered after 1:00 P.M. (EST) on Friday will not ship out from our warehouse until the following Monday.

Shipment Arrivals

Please be aware that most carriers are closed for national holidays and are not held responsible for delays due to weather conditions or natural disasters. Your order acknowledgement includes a tracking number for all UPS and Federal Express shipments. Accurate tracking is not available until one business day before the expected arrival. If you have an account, you may track your order at our new Order History page after you log in to the Account section of our site.

Fordham Hobbies and/or the carrier reserve the right to request a signature for proof of delivery. We cannot demand a shipment carrier to leave a package.

You may also visit the following websites to track your packages or feel free to contact us at 718-562-1906.
https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction!input.action

Missing or Damaged Shipments

Please be sure to reconcile the number of boxes shipped with the number of boxes received. On occasion carriers may deliver boxes separately. Please note that ground and air shipments are often assigned to separate trucks and may arrive at different times of the day.

Please do not accept boxes with exterior damage. If the box has been delivered without your signature, contact the carrier before opening the package. The carrier will need to inspect the box and verify any damage before refund or replacement can occur.

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) are only available via ground shipping.

ORMD – Other Restricted Material

ORMD items can only be shipped via ground delivery or through USPS. Products of this nature include sealed batteries, quarts of fuel, paints, and aerosols. We cannot ship ORMD items to APO / FPO or international addresses at this time.

Taxes

Items sold by Fordham Hobbies and shipped to destinations in the following states are subject to tax:
•New York City– 8.875% Items and Shipping

How Sales Tax is Calculated

Sales tax on items sold by Fordham Hobbies are assessed in accordance with state tax laws. In New York City, local law requires assessing tax to be assessed on both the items sold, as well as the shipping charges.