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International Shipping
Do I have to pay Duty when item arrives in my country?
  The honest answer is 'We dont know'. However from experience, we have had cases
where customer have been surprised when their customs asked them to pay duty on
their shipment. This is something that is YOUR responsibility to know your
countries import taxes. There are too many countries around the world for us to
determine that for you. So please be aware that there is a possibility that you
may have to pay duty on your order items.
My card was charged but order did not go through!

This is something some international customers tell us, that their orders were declined but they noticed that their credit cards were 'charged'. Here is what happens:

Due to international fraud, we have instituted very stringent credit card verification parameters. As such, if our systems cannot DIRECTLY verify your billing address, then the order is declined. If you happen to see a charge on your card, it is really not a charge. It is a temporary AUTHORIZATION which will drop off in a few days. An authorization is a hold that we place on your card, for the amount of your order. But since your transaction was declined then that AUTHORIZATION will drop off and disappear after a few days. Depending on your credit card institution, the days it will take to drop off may vary. Call your card company to find out.

Because of this, we highly recommend to all international customers who are having issues with their cards going through to use alternate methods of payment such as Western Union or Bank wire. We are currently not accepting PayPal.

Safetybasement Accounts Dept.

Do you ship to my country?
  Currently we ship to all countries except: Nigeria &Ghana. We add and remove countries due to the level of Fraudulent activities we get.
However even though we may ship to all countries, there are certain items we cannot ship outside the USA due to the sensitive nature of the item or due to export laws over here that does not allow us to ship outside the USA. Below are the list of items we currently dont ship outside the USA:

-All Stun Gun products
-All All Pepper Spray Products
-All Bianchi products
-All Safariland Products
-All Break Free Products
-All Blue Wonder Products
-All Monadnock Products
-All Kleen Bore Products
-All Surefire Products
-All Defense Technologies Products
-All Hatch Products
-All Speed Feed Products
-All Blue Guns Products

You can also create an account by clicking the "My Account / Order Status" link at the top right hand side of our site. During signup we'll ask for your shipping address details including country. If your country is not in the dropdown menu of available countries, unfortunately we cannot ship to your country at this time.
What are my payment choices?

Safetybasement works to ensure that all legitimate international orders are processed accurately and in a timely manner.
Our payment gateway is an automated system set to the most stringent credit card verification standards and optimized to work for United States and Canadian credit cards. As such many of our international customers who try to use a legitimate international credit card are usually declined if our payment gateway cannot directly and instantly verify your inputed billing address.(This is usually noted as a AVS mismatch or decline).
This has caused undue frustration to some of our good international customers.
Since we cannot change this standard, we would like to recommend you use alternate payment methods such as Western Union or Bank wire transfer.

We are currently not accepting PayPal as a payment method. Thank you

When will my order ship and what are my shipping charges?
  Shipping is automatically calculated prior to submitting your payment information.  Simply add items to your cart and proceed to the Checkout page where you will be offered Shipping Method choices and their prices. We will ship your order shortly after we receive payment from you.
What is the return policy?
  Please see our Returns for complete details regarding our return policy.