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USA Shipping Rates and Information

Note: Shipping will be automatically calculated during Checkout.

Schedule: We normally ship orders in 1-2 business days, from Monday to Thursday, except instruments, which require setup and a few days to prepare for shipping.

Average Shipping Rates to the USA (As of 2020) UPS/XPost
(3-5 days)
Exped. Mail
(5-10 days)
Small packages, under 2 lb and under $200 value, less than 12" long (Small parts, etc.).


Bows under $200.00
Medium packages over$200 value, 2-6 lb (books, purfling, parts, accessories, smaller tools, etc.)



Bows over $200.00
Violin cases and gig bags (bows and accessories that fit in case OK, no instruments) XpressPost and Expedited mail. UPS for Duralite products only.



Violins, violas, or parcel of similar size/weight (up to 12 lb)



Cello case Inquire
Cellos and cello outfits (FedEx Ground) Inquire
String Basses (FedEx Ground) Inquire
MAIL Small Packets, under 1 pound and less than $100.00 value (such as strings, rosin, mutes, and other small items). This rate is for standard mail delivery, which normally is delivered within 1-2 weeks, but may occasionally require up to 4 weeks for delivery. We prefer to use UPS as it is faster, traceable, and insured.   $14.00
Service Transit Time and Conditions

UPS standard 3-5 (or XpressPost 5-7) business day delivery is our preferred shipping method. For UPS Expedited 2nd day add $12.00 to standard shipping rates for most orders, and for Express next day add $18.00 to standard shipping rates for most orders upon request. Certain items may be shipped by Express mail (XpressPost) rather than UPS.
UPS Tracking
at www.ups.com - tracking number will be sent by Email once the package has been shipped. If there are any corrections needed, we will contact and wait for a confirmation.
Expedited Mail is insured and trackable, though not as fast as UPS or XpressPost.
Large or heavy packages will be quoted at time of order. We use/recycle packing material when possible.
AK and HI add $12.00 to small and medium package shipping rates. Small packet mail at posted rate.

Taxes Orders outside Canada are not subject to Canadian taxes. We can no be responsible for local, municipal, or federal taxes applied to shipments outside Canada, however, we have not yet been made aware of any taxes levied on our shipments to the USA.

Customs Fees Any USA Customs brokerage and duty is covered by us.

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