Shipping Information for AnythingCostumes.com
HALLOWEEN SHIPPING SCHEDULE: (We ship from Phoenix, AZ, USA)
Priority Mail USA (too late for APO/FPO): Delivery 2-3 Mailing Days after order is entered* (12pm MST cutoff for same day shipping) Mail is delivered on Saturdays (UPS does not).
Express Mail: Delivery 1-2 days after shipping* depending on your location (rural or urban) by the US Postal Service, including delivery on Saturday in most areas. Signature may be required for delivery.
UPS orders entered before 12pm MST are shipping same day*. (enter your ship address and click the the apply button on the Shipping options page to see delivery estimates and fees) UPS counts day one as the day AFTER the order ships (UPS scans it).
If you select UPS 2 day and enter your order on a Wednesday before 12pm MST you would expect delivery or delivery attempt on Friday.
Order by UPS NEXT DAY on Thursday before 12pm MST, delivery expected on Friday. If you selected UPS 3 day on Wednesday before 12pm MST, your in stock order would ship on Wednesday and day one would be Thursday and you would expect it AFTER Halloween on Monday Nov.1 Weekends or Holidays are not counted as shipping days for calculations. Check your address carefully, orders returned as undeliverable or not accepted will incur additional fees.
*Note: We screen diligently for credit card fraud. Reasons your order may be delayed from shipping: Invalid billing address, attempt to ship to an address other than the billing address, invalid phone number or larger orders that we need to verify by phone before processing, invalid shipping address (not showing on maps or confirmed as a valid address with postal records). Also be sure to review your color/size selection before confirming your order as they may be routed for shipping immediately.
We ship from Phoenix, AZ. Priority Mail is usually best and least expensive for very small order (one light item like a feather mask) or for delivery to a PO Box in the USA. We offer UPS shipping in the USA and select countries, UPS does no delivery on weekends or holidays. Allow the next business day after your order is entered for packing of your order, then add the estimated delivery time. An alternative shipping method or carrier may be used for shipping at our discretion (example: large or heavy orders may ship by UPS even though mail was selected. Air may be used to Hawaii/Alaska even if "ground" shipping was selected (no "ground" from phoenix to Hawaii), etc.)
UPS Info: Why wasn't my package delivered in three days, as indicated? Three days means three business days (not counting the day of pickup). Please note that the UPS Service Guarantee applies only to business days, and excludes weekends, holidays, and any delays that occur beyond the control of UPS (or any other carrier or the shipper).
AnythingCostumes.com may attempt to contact you to verify that you authorized the credit card charge and order. If we are not able to contact you or we are not able to verify the shipping address as authorized on the account, your order may be canceled and terminated by AnythingCostumes.com without further communication. If your order is terminated by us, your credit card will not be charged.
GIFT GIVING We will ship gifts at our discretion, in the USA. Signature may be required for delivery so please tell your recipient to watch for the package.
Orders are shipped from "Order Fulfillment".
PO Boxes ARE acceptable if listed on the account (in the USA and Australia only. Canada and other countries MUST use a physical address.
We ship by the US Postal Service Priority Mail in the USA including APO/FPO if selected, Express Mail outside of the USA if possible (if the service is not offered in your country your order may ship by Priority Mail or other service at our discretion).
Shipping Outside of the United States, you may calculate shipping on the shopping cart by entering your shipping destination, selecting the shipping method (either INTERNATIONAL (which is shipped by the USPS United Postal Service Express or Priority Mail depending on your shipping destination) or UPS Worldwide, UPS Canada, etc) and clicking the "apply" button. We will only SHIP TO VERIFIED BILLING ADDRESSES FOR THE CREDIT CARD, they will be verified with your bank. VAT, import taxes, customs clearance fees if any by UPS or other carrier not included in the shipping/handling rate and are the purchasers responsibility. Any package returned as unclaimed or undeliverable as addressed or for the shipping method selected may be refunded less shipping/handling BOTH WAYS if returned, if customs/brokerage fees have been paid by the carrier the return fees may be more than the order total and the order may be abandoned an NO REFUND ISSUED. By entering your order for shipment outside of the USA you agree to these terms (you agree to accept your package and pay any import taxes and/or customs brokerage fees to the carrier you select).
In the event shipping/handling may cost more than shown upon checkout we may contact you to authorize the additional charge or select alternative shipping methods if available. If we do not have a prompt authorization, your order may be canceled or shipped at our discretion.