SHIPPING & RETURNS BY THE ESSENTIALS AMSTERDAM
- FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS
- NO HASSLE RETURNS
- M-F 9-5 CUSTOMER SERVICE
- The Free delivery is offered to almost all countries worldwide
- Your order will be shipped directly from our supplier in Asia. Want to know why? Check here
- The delivery times vary per country. This depends mostly on the time it takes for customs and the local post carrier to deliver you package.
- The delivery from our manufacturer may take 1-3 business days to dispatch.
- Questions? We have a real people at our customer care in place to answer all your questions.
- Our deliveries are handled by our third-party companies, this means they might ship the products one or two days later than we plan. It also means that we can’t guarantee that the products are being delivered on the day we plan.
THE NEW SKOOL SHIPPING METHOD
THE ESSENTIALS makes you enjoy free world wide shipping. We ship to almost all countries worldwide. All our products have free shipping at THE ESSENTIALS. The new skool shipping method means that we ship directly from our supplier to you.
Want to know why? Learn more about the new skool shipping method right here: the-essentials.amsterdam/how-it-works
|United States & Canada||5-20 days|
|United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria||6-20 days|
|Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland||8-22 days|
|Rest of Europe||10-25 days|
|Japan, China, Hong Kong, South-Korea, Singapore||10-20 days|
|Australia, New-Zealand||10-20 days|
|Rest of the World||12-25 days|
If your item is in stock, please allow 2-4 business days to process your order once payment is received and cleared. Please note during high volume sale periods or new range releases there may be minor delays – we appreciate your patience during this time! Once shipped, you will be emailed with tracking information to follow your order to its destination. Please note there is no dispatch on weekends or public holidays.
The carrier that will deliver your package, will depend on your local post carrier in your Country. A few of the carriers are the following:
THE ESSENTIALS accepts returns on all products for any reason. Just as long as item & packaging is returned in perfect condition. If you want to know more about our return policy, please check our page “Returns” or just contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will handle your return after contacting.
TAXES & DUTIES
Customers are responsible for all applicable import duties and fees. All orders are shipped DDU, “duties and taxes unpaid” from Asia, and we do not collect the VAT, duties and/or taxes and cannot predict what your estimated charge may be. In order to collect your package, additional charges must be paid to clear customs. As we ship to over 50 countries, some may require additional fees paid COD (Collect On Delivery). In this case the fees are paid to the local carrier. THE ESSENTIALS does not collect fees and has no control over what local governments charge.
OWNERSHIP AND RISK
To ensure fast dispatch times, once your order has been placed, we are unable to make changes or cancel your order. If you have made an error in your delivery address, please contact us immediately via email at email@example.com. Any delivery date or time specified by us is a best estimate only and THE ESSENTIALS will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you through any reasonable or unavoidable delay in delivery. Once shipped, THE ESSENTIALS does not take responsibility of loss or damaged items during transit. In the unlikely event your order is not received within the expected delivery time frame.
QUESTIONS WE GET A LOT
Where are you based?
THE ESSENTIALS is based in The Netherlands, Amsterdam. However, we work with the New Skool shipping method. This means that we ship directly from our supplier in Asia. Want to know why we do this? Check here
I want to contact you. How can I get to you?
No worries! We are directly contactable through our chat or at firstname.lastname@example.org
I emailed customer service, how long will it take them to respond?
For email, expect a response within 24-48 hours from our representatives. Our representatives are available Monday till Friday.
Will you restock sold out items?
Some items are restocked every now and then. However, some of our items are very exclusive and may not be restocked after being sold out. We advise you to keep an eye on our social media pages and sign up for the newsletter to receive notifications about these restocks.
QUESTIONS ABOUT SHIPPING & ORDERING
Which countries do you guys ship to?
We ship all to almost all countries for free. Please contact us at email@example.com if your country isn’t available in our list. We might be able to fix something for you!
Is the free shipping really free?
Yes our shipping is absolutely free. All the shipping estimates provided at checkout are based on average shipping times to your country. However we want to let you know that there are multiple factors which may impact delivery times.
Due to this please allow 1-7 days extra patience for the delivery (during busy periods e.g. holidays, customs can take a bit longer). If you have any questions about your order or this process. Feel free to contact us.
What is the express shipping method?
Want to get your package as soon as possible? If you choose the express shipping option, you will receive your order within 2-7 business days. However, please notice that you will not receive the shipping costs back, when you return your package.
How do I track my order?
Once your payment is finalized and your order has been processed, you will receive automatically information about your order.
Hey! I haven’t received my order yet, what shall I do?
Please just contact our customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org. They are more than happy to update you on your order and the estimated delivery date.
Do I have to pay some duties or taxes?
We have some good news! Because we work with very close with our supplier, there is almost a zero chance that your order will have any additional fees added after you have paid for your item and it has been shipped.
However, in the extremely rare chance (mostly with wholesale orders) that this may happen, THE ESSENTIALS is not responsible for any duties or taxes added to your order in the destination country, these are fully the responsibility of the buyer. If there is any issue with this. Please just contact us, we might find a solution for you.
Hey my garment has arrived damaged, what now?
Again, just contact us at email@example.com and we will immediately resolve your issues.
RETURNS & REFUND
What are the return conditions?
Our return guarantee entitles you to return the product for any reason. You have the right to open the package and check the contents but the product must be returned unused to us within 14 days after you received it. All original packaging, price labels etc. shall be returned with the product without having been tampered with.
I want to return something. What should I do?
Returns are accept on all items for any reason, as long as item & packaging is returned in perfect condition. You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your return.
How soon will I get my refund?
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied original method of payment, within 14 days after receiving.
Can I cancel or change my order?
In case your order hasn’t been processed yet, it is possible to change or cancel your order. However, from the moment your order has been processed it is not able to change or cancel your order.
I have placed an order during the sale. Can I return my order?
All orders placed during sale or discount are final and are therefore not possible to be returned.
I am missing an item in my received order. What now?
Don’t worry if you have an item missing in your received order. To ensure you the most optimized shipping time possible, orders are occasionally shipped out separately to your doorstep.
What payment methods do you accept?
We accept secure payment through Paypal, IDEAL, Stripe, Bitcoin, Bancontact, Giropay and accept all major credit and debit cards through our secure payment gateway.
What about Western Union or bank transfers?
Sorry, we don’t accept Western Union or bank transfers.
OUR THE ESSENTIALS AMSTERDAM REFUND POLICY
Just don’t worry. That’s our motto.
We offer this:
If you have purchased anything on THE ESSENTIALS, but didn’t :
- Receive the right products or sizing, or
- Receive your products within the guaranteed delivery time (45 days), you get a full refund from us.
- Paid with Paypal? Check our “Returns” page.
However we cant give you full refund under the following circumstances:
- Your THE ESSENTIALS order didn’t arrive due to factors within your control (for example you provide us with the wrong shipping address. Duh.)
- Your THE ESSENTIALSorder didn’t arrive due to one or other circumstances outside the control of THE ESSENTIALS (for example: not cleared by customs, a tornado or other natural disasters).
- Your order has been placed at a discount or within a sale. In this case you can still swap your order amount for other products.
Want to Refund your order?
Returns/Refunds or exchange items are accepted up to 14 calendar days after receiving your order. Just sent the product back in its original condition.
Please send us an e-mail (click here), and we will send you all the information you need to proceed with the return of the goods.
Submit your refund request within 14 days after the guaranteed period for delivery (45 days) has expired. You can also just contact us at email@example.com
Returns or exchange items are accepted up to 14 calendar days after receiving your order.
This is how it works:
- Please send us an e-mail (click here), and we will send you all the information you need to proceed with the return of the goods.
- As soon as we receive your return, we will make sure to handle your request.
Do I need to pay for the return?
We have free returns with Paypal. Didn’t pay with paypal? Then you are responsible for the return costs.
Got Questions? Just contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to help
Want to return shipping refunded when you used PayPal on our website? Just click here to activate the Paypal Service.
Already activated this? Click the button below and get your refund.
PAYMENT METHODS AT THE ESSENTIALS AMSTERDAM
THE ESSENTIALS has a few payment methods.
Our payments methods include PayPal, Credit cards, Bitcoin, Sofort, Bancontact, Giropay and IDEAL.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
How much is it in my currency?
Debit operations are made in Euro’s €. The price of your order or the product is estimated at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Europe. This means that the total sum may differ from the sum indicated on our website due to the differences in currency rates of the acquirer bank and the issuing bank. The total amount in your currency will be visible at the end of the checkout.
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