Shipping charges are calculated using a flat fee for the first half kilogram, with a lower subsequent fee charge for every additional half kilogram.
Shipping weight is determined by volumetric and actual weight of a shipment – whichever is greater. Volumetric weight is calculated by multiplying the dimensions of a package and dividing the result via a volumetric factor.
View our international shipping rates to your country. See weights guide
|EACH ADDITIONAL 0.5kg||US$||US$||US$|
|SPEED OF DELIVERY
(IN BUSINESS DAYS)
|2 - 3||5 - 8||3 - 4|
|International shipping fees|
|BuyForMe fee||10% of transaction cost|
|Combining of Packages||Free for first 3, US$1 for each subsequent package||Free|
US$7: Box cut downs
US$5: box to bag transfers
US$5: Box cut downs
US$3: box to bag transfers
|Storage||Free for 30days,
|Free for 60days,
|Express Delivery Upgrade||Automatic Upgrade to Express Delivery|
|Returns from the U.S. address||US$ 4.00 for the 1st package, and $2.50 for each additional package per transaction||US$ 4.00 for the 1st package, and $2.50 for each additional package per transaction|
Fuel surcharge is imposed by our logistics partners, and varies with current fuel prices in the market.
At comGateway, all packages are insured for loss or damage during international shipping, for a cost of 1% of total charges paid to comGateway. Total charges include:
Coverage is limited to US$10,000. Compensation for loss or damage will be based on
Shipments to Singapore are subject to 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) if their CIF (Cost of Goods + Insurance + Freight) exceeds S$400. If applicable, GST is paid at international shipping checkout with us, and no further payment is required upon receipt of your shipment.If your shipment contains Tobacco/Cigar, Liquor/Wine and/or Silver Coins, any applicable duties will be paid to the delivery courier when you receive your shipment.
How is GST calculated? (Singapore)
For shipments to Singapore, all declared values of goods, insurance and freight charges (before any applicable discounts) are converted to Singapore Dollars at the latest exchange rate as per Singapore Customs.
Note: While the Cost of Goods in this example is S$390, and less than S$400, its CIF value (S$424.20) exceeds the tax-free allowance of S$400, thus GST is applicable.
What are GST handling fees?
It is the processing/administrative fee (5%) levied on the GST amount payable.
Shipments to Australia are delivered duty paid (DDP), hence taxes and duties are included in your total shipping cost. These fees are payable if the total cost of goods reached AU$ 1,000.00.
C. Rest of the World
All imported goods are subject to a country's customs and duties. As limits and regulations vary in different countries, we encourage you to check on the website of your country's governing authority.
Shipments to the rest of the world, are delivered with duty unpaid (DDU). This means duties and customs will not be included on your final checkout during shipment. Duties and custom payments will be made to the courier delivering your package.
We repack your packages into as few boxes (or bags) possible to save on volumetric weight. This repack costs US$ 10.00 for the first 5 packages, with additional packages costing US$ 1.00 each. Contact our support team to know more.
Crating ensures fragile items with insufficient protection arrive safely at their international destination.
When an item is flagged for crating due insufficient protection, a customer may:
The following items are usually fragile and subject to crating
Crating fees will be determined on an individual basis and customers will be notified of crating details when their shipments arrive at their U.S. Address.
Please note that crating will also affect shipping rate, as dimensions and actual weight will change. Rates will be determined by volumetric or actual weight, whatever is higher. Your chargeable shipping weight will be based on the new weight of your package after it has been crated (inclusive of the crate).
We are glad to introduce HazMat Repack. This allows us to ship most personal consumer commodities that are prohibited for air shipping. These include but is not limited to perfumes, nail polish, hair sprays, etc. Contact our support team to determine shipping eligibility of your purchases.
Payable to a shipment containing loose lithium ion battery(ies) such as power banks, GoPro batteries, etc. The surcharge may vary depending on the destination country and may range up to US$ 55.00.
Due to safety concerns, IATA has enforced battery shipping regulations with effect from 1st April 2016. All loose lithium batteries are now classified as Dangerous Goods and must be shipped separately via Standard shipping. Additional transit times may be needed, whenever necessary. Hence, a battery surcharge of US$ 16 - US$ 55 is payable to couriers depending on the destination w.e.f 1st April 2017.
Payable to a shipment containing package with a single dimension of more than 48 inches or exceeds the scale weight of 68 kg.
Payable to a shipment when shipping to a destination country where our partner couriers are operating at risk due to continuous state of war, civil unrest, or continuous threats from terrorism. Destination countries affected: Afghanistan, Burundi, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger and Yemen.
Payable to a shipment when shipping to a destination country that is subject to trade restrictions imposed by federal regulatory agencies such as the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Countries in scope: Afghanistan, Belarus, Lebanon, Myanmar and Zimbabwe.
Payable to a shipment when shipping to a country that is subject to trade restrictions imposed by the UN Security Council. Countries in scope: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.
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