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Shipping

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, FEDEX, OR USPS ground service in the Continental United States. The following rates are listed below...


Total Order

Ground
Shipping Charge

3 DAY
Shipping Charge
2 DAY
Shipping Charge
NEXT DAY
Shipping Charge

Under $89.99

 $9.95 $35.00 $40.00 $70.00
 $90.00 – $199.99 $14.95 $40.00 $45.00 $75.00
 $200.00 - $299.99 $16.95 $45.00 $50.00 $85.00
 $300.00 - $399.99 $18.95 $50.00 $55.00 $90.00
 $400.00 - $499.99 $19.95 $55.00 $60.00 $100.00
 $500.00 - $999.99 $24.95 $75.00 $80.00 $120.00
 Over $1,000.00 $29.95 $90.00 $115.00 $130.00

*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).

Multiple parcels
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.


**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.


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.


Express Shipping:

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 Day Air (Expensive)
An ideal mix of economy and guaranteed delivery. Perfect for less time-sensitive shipments.
2nd Day Air (Very Expensive)
Ideal for shipments that do not need overnight service. Guaranteed second-day delivery.
Next Day Air (Most Expensive)
Ideal for shipments that must arrive earlier in the business day. Guaranteed service provides assurance of on-time delivery


Express shipments are only serviced on regular business days. Please note that UPS, FedEx, DHL and the USPS do not pick up parcels from TrainWorld on Saturday, Sunday, or certain national holidays.  This means that any order submitted after 12:00 PM EST on Friday may not be processed or shipped until the next business day (Monday).  Express Shipping Services will not be applied to backordered items.  Although we try, TrainWorld may not process and ship your order the day that you've submitted it.  For this reason, you must account for the time that you are submitting your order as well as the specific shipping guidelines set forth by each courier.  If you are placing a time sensitive order and have further questions about Express Shipping Services, please call us at 718-436-7072 during our hours of operation, or you may contact the courier of your choice for additional information.


International Shipping (Outside of the Continental United States):

  • International Air DHL (Fast & reasonable)
  • International Air U.S.P.S. (Most Economical)
    International Air UPS (Most expensive)
    International Air Fed Ex (Most expensive)


For shipments outside the Continental United States, customers will be charged the actual cost of shipping, as it is quoted by DHL/UPS/FedEx or the United States Post Office (plus $2.00 handling fee). We cannot estimate these charges ahead of time since each order varies in weight and size and the charges vary from country to country. No shipping fee will appear during check-out when you place your order online. The actual cost will be charged to your credit card once your order has been processed and shipped.

If you are not accustomed to our international shipping charges, we recommend you send us an email with the product numbers you want to purchase, and your shipping address including the zip code so we can provide you with an approximate shipping cost.


Air Mail shipments made to Canada or Overseas have a minimum charge of $40.00. 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 orders@trainworld.com 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, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Yugoslavia


Countries that are sanctioned by the U.S. Government are: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan


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TrainWorld reserves the right to ship a package using a courier of our choice for any reason, whatsoever.

Refused Parcels
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.

Address Correction
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.

Estimated Ground Shipping Time


We Reserve The Right to Refuse Any Sale At Any Time!

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