Postage & Packing
Valleycomics aim to dispatch all items within 72 hours of payment being received excluding weekends and public holidays
Postage is calculated on an actual weight basis and includes all packing and costs.
Postage Costs Estimator
You can get an estimate of the postage costs by adding the items you are interested in to the shopping basket. Then in the shopping basket if you select the country this will give you the postage methods available to your country. Once a method is selected this will display the cost to your location. For UK you also have the ability to put in a postcode. This is important for residents of the Scottish Highlands or the UK Islands as there maybe additional costs depending on the value or size of your order. The post codes that this will affect begin with those shown below:
IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE, BT, IM, TR21-25
Mainland UK Standard postage is Free on all comics and trading cards. UK Orders will be sent by Royal Mail 2nd Class unless size and/or value dictates sending the items by courier and will be. Orders with a value of £20 or more will require a signature on delivery. For Orders over £500 please contact to us to arrange.
Postage to Scottish Highlands and UK Islands is free on all comics and trading cards up to a weight of 2KG and/or value above £20. This will be calculated at checkout or you can use the shipping estimator in the shopping basket. UK Orders will be sent by Royal Mail 2nd Class unless size and/or value dictates sending the items by courier and will be. Orders with a value of £20 or more will require a signature on delivery. For Orders over £500 please contact to us to arrange.
Overseas (International) postage is on an actual basis with no maximum limit. Overseas orders will be sent by Royal Mail 2nd Airmail unless size and/or value dictates sending the items by courier and will be. Orders with a value of £20 to £100 will be sent requiring a signature and the the postage charge will be higher. Orders with a value of £100 to £250 will be sent requiring a signature and will have a higher level of insurance. The postage charge will be higher. The postage that will be charged can be seen using the shipping estimator once the items have been added to the basket.Orders over £500 will be dealt with individually.
Overseas buyers will be responsible for any import duties that maybe be due on the items purchased.
The postage to be charged will be displayed during the checkout process.
In most cases items will be sent out using Royal Mail. In some cases we will use couriers due to size and/or value of the items. There maybe the odd occasion when we have to dispatch items in multiple packages. If this does occur we will email the buyer to let them know. Any additional costs incurred will be covered by Valleycomics.
The value for postage displayed by the shipping estimator and at the checkout will include all relevant insurance costs.
Please note that we don't ship to all countries so if you find you are unable to complete a sale let us know and we'll see what we can do to rectify the situation.
Please note we do not send to PO Boxes.
Please note that some items will not be available to overseas buyers and this will be stated in the description of the items.
Estimated delivery times after date of dispatch are shown below but cannot be guaranteed as these are down to Royal Mail or the Couriers.
- Royal Mail 2nd Class - 2 to 3 days
- Royal Mail 2nd Class Signed For - 2-3 days
- Royal Mail Special Delivery 1pm Next day - 1 day excluding weekends
- Airmail Standard to Europe - 3 to 5 days
- Airmail Standard to the rest of the world - 5 to 7 days
- Airmail Tracked and/or Signed to Europe - 3 to 5 days
- Airmail Tracked and/or Signed to the rest of the world - 5 to 7 days
- Courier - Will be dependant on the courier. Estimated delivery times will be emailed to buyer
Valleycomics cannot be held liable for late/non deliveries due to circumstances beyond our control e.g. industrial action, natural disasters, terrorist action or war.
All goods will be securely packed.