TrainWorld offers a variety of shipping methods that you may choose from including:
Domestic Shipping Rates (Continental USA only)
Shipping and handling fees will be charged based upon in stock shippable total order before taxes (If Applicable). TrainWorld reserves the right to ship using the courier of our choice: UPS OR USPS ground service in the Continental United States. The following rates are listed below...
||3 BUSINESS DAY
|2 BUSINESS DAY
|NEXT BUSINESS DAY
|$90.00 – $199.99||$12.99||$40.00||$55.00||$80.00||$49.99|
|$200.00 - $299.99||$14.99||$45.00||$60.00||$85.00||$54.99|
|$300.00 - $399.99||$16.99||$50.00||$65.00||$95.00||$64.99|
|$400.00 - $499.99||$19.99||$55.00||$70.00||$110.00||$74.99|
|$500.00 - $999.99||$24.99||$75.00||$90.00||$140.00||$84.99|
*Exceptions to the cost of shipping include:
US Territories that do not qualify for shipping prices including, but not limited to, (Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and APO Boxes) will be charged the actual cost of shipping (Plus a $2.00 handling fee).
Orders that require more than one parcel for delivery will incur additional shipping charges. Customers with multiple parcel shipments will be charged the actual cost of shipping (Plus a $2.00 handling fee).
Oversized And/Or Heavy Packages
Oversized and/or heavy packages that have dimensional weight charges will incur additional shipping charges as imposed by all shipping carriers (FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL). Customers will be charged the actual cost of shipping (Plus a $2.00 handling fee). Items may include, but not limited to: Transformers, Track, Sets, Expansion Packs, and more. Call for details. Please Note these types of orders will incur additional freight charges and will be added by TrainWorld at the time of order processing and will not be reflected on the final order checkout page.
High Value Packages $1,000 Or Greater
TrainWorld Management reserves the right to send any package "Signature Required" or "Adult Signature Required" as they see fit. If you are concerned about having a shipment with a required signature, please use the "Additional Order Information" field to express your concern, or call us at 800-541-7010 for further assistance.
If you call TrainWorld and ask to have a parcel re-routed, you will be assessed a $25 re-routing fee. This includes parcels that are re-routed to FedEx and UPS locations. Unfortunately, shipping couriers charge for these additional services.
**We recommend a minimum order of $25.00 for shipments in the Continental United States as the minimum shipping starts at $9.95**
Orders placed after 12:00 PM EST might be shipped the next business day. Occasionally, orders may be held due to a transfer of inventory between warehouses. For consumer protection, all orders are subject for review, including credit card authorization and verification. As a result on occasion there may be a slight delay in order processing; your patience is greatly appreciated. If your order is time sensitive, please inform us at the time of order.
In an ever increasing effort to protect our customers, we have implemented the following policy for orders. Orders over $200.00 must be sent to the "Billing Address" that the bank has on file. Or we can send it to your local UPS Customer Care Center for pick up - where you will need a government issued ID, Example: (Drivers License), in order to pick up your parcel. Other Restrictions may apply.
Shipping to P.O. Box / APO Box:
If you have chosen to ship your parcel to a P.O. or APO Box, the delivery service must be provided by the USPS. No exceptions. Shipping to a P.O. Box or APO Box will incur additional fees.
FedEx/UPS next day, two day, and three day shipping, where available, are an additional cost. Some areas including, but not limited to Alaska and Hawaii, do NOT have three day service available. If you select an express shipping service that is unavailable in your area, TrainWorld reserves the right to choose an alternate method/service to ship your parcel(s).
• 3 Business Day Air (Expensive)
An ideal mix of economy and guaranteed delivery. Perfect for less time-sensitive shipments.
•2nd Business Day Air (Very Expensive)
Ideal for shipments that do not need overnight service. Guaranteed second-day delivery.
•Next Business Day Air (Most Expensive)
Ideal for shipments that must arrive earlier in the business day. Guaranteed service provides assurance of on-time delivery
International Shipping (Outside of the Continental United States):
TrainWorld reserves the right to ship using the courier of our choice: USPS, FEDEX, DHL OR UPS
If you prefer to select your own carrier option, additional fees may apply.
Post Office Air - Additional Fees May Apply - 7-14 Business Days
- FedEx International Economy - Additional Fees May Apply - 3-6 Business Days
UPS Worldwide Express Saver - Additional Fees May Apply - 3-6 Business Days
Air Mail shipments made to Canada or Overseas have a minimum charge of $39.99. Please note that every package is weighed and measured so that actual shipping charges will apply. Orders requiring multiple parcels for shipping will be charged based on the dimensions of each individual parcel. Cost of shipping cannot be estimated ahead of time due to the fact that each order varies in weight, dimensions of package size, value and Zip Code. Charges vary from country to country.
Due to "New Credit Card Policies" we are forced to change our policy for orders outside the Continental United States. When using a credit card for payment the "shipping address" must be the same as the "billing address" which is associated with the credit card. If you choose to ship to another address other than the "Billing Address" you may do so by mailing in your order with a US BANK MONEY ORDER DRAWN ON A US BANK. Please be aware that this is for your protection as well as ours. Should you have any questions regarding this policy, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-541-7010. Thank you for your understanding and continued business.
***We recommend a minimum order of $75.00 for shipments to outside the Continental United States as the minimum shipping cost starts at $40.00.***
For Orders Outside The United States, Customers are responsible for all Customs, Duties, Fees and Taxes.
Orders Outside the Continental United States Must be Shipped to the Credit Card Billing Address.
***Please Note We Do NOT Participate In Shipping To Freight Forwarding Companies***
Countries With Shipping Exceptions
In an ever increasing effort to protect our customers, TrainWorld requires payment in US Funds via Money Order for customers who reside in the countries listed below. Please be advised that this policy is enforced for your first purchase with TrainWorld. If a good rapport is established, we may opt to accept credit card payments on future purchases. Belarus, Estonia, Ghana, Hungary, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Yugoslavia
International Shipping Territories Service Is Not Available
Ascension, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Falkland Islands, Guinea Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Johnson Island, Kiribati, Korea, Libya, Marshall Island, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Niue, Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, St. Helena, St Pierre, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tokelau, Tristan Da Cuhna, Turkmenistan, Tuvalua, Wake Islands, Western Samoa
Effective Jan 1, 2020, all shipments to Brazil must include the recipient's Tax Identification (ID) number on customs declarations and shipping labels.
Please collect this information from your Brazilian customers as any shipments missing the recipient's Tax ID will be subject to return, or even disposal, by Brazilian Customs.
There are several different Tax IDs that can be used when shipping to Brazil, including:
· CPF - Individual Tax ID, similar to U.S.A.’s Social Security number
· CNPJ - Business Tax ID
· Passport Number
How to include the Tax ID Number when preparing shipping labels & customs declarations to Brazil:
· In the Company Name field, enter your recipient's Tax ID number:
· For shipments without a company name, enter your recipient's Tax ID Number with a CPF prefix: CPF 000.000.000-00
· For shipments that include a company name, enter your recipient's Tax ID Number before the company name, separated with a dash: 000.000.000/0000-00 – My Company
Australia And New Zealand
Trainworld is only required to collect Australian GST tax on orders that are below AUD $1000.
If your order is above AUD $1,000, please be aware that GST will be collected by the Shipping Company, who may also add their own additional charges for this collection.
These charges are payable by you the customer.
Customers who refuse the delivery of a parcel for any reason, whatsoever, are responsible for the cost of shipping fees incurred to and from your destination, as well as a 15% restocking fee. Your credit card will be billed the appropriate amount for any refused delivery. A lot of time, effort, labor and materials go into every parcel we ship to you. Thank you for understanding.
In the event that a customer has entered the incorrect shipping address, and the delivery of a parcel requires and address correction, the customer is then responsible for any and all fees that are incurred thereafter. Your credit card will be billed the appropriate amount for any necessary address correction deemed by any courier.
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