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Payment Options


Ordering From Foreign Countries


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DELIVERY OPTIONS & COSTS

FLUTES & ACCESSORIES

Please add the following amount to the total of each order to cover the costs of shipping, insurance and handling:
 

 Delivery Service
Estimated Time of Arrival

Country
via Courier

Shakuhachi Flute

Additional for any number of
Accessories, Books, Recorded Music & Other Items ordered with Flute

CONTINENTAL U.S.A.

OVERNIGHT EXPRESS
Next Business Day
Guaranteed to most locations in the continental USA**

via FedEx

$85.00

$15.00

2-DAY EXPRESS
2- Business Days
Guaranteed to most locations in the continental USA**

via FedEx

$70.00

$10.00

 3-DAY EXPRESS
3-Business Day
Guaranteed to most locations in the continental USA**

 via FedEx

$60.00

$7.50
 GROUND or HOME DELIVERY
ETA 3-7 Business Days depending upon destination

 via FedEx

$25.00

$5.00

HAWAII & ALASKA
 GROUND or HOME DELIVERY
ETA 3-7 Business Days

 via FedEx

$70.00

$5.00

CANADA

INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS MAIL
ETA 3-5 Business Days depending on destination

via US Postal Service

$65.00

$10.00

FOREIGN COUNTRIES
INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS MAIL
ETA 5-7 Business Days depending on destination
via US Postal Service $85.00 $15.00

Please note that actual charges for shipping & handling may vary depending upon your location or for orders that combine flutes with other items such as books, accessories or recorded music.
If you would like to know the exact amount for shipping, please contact me when placing your order.

Be sure to include a street address and telephone number for shipping for all domestic and oversea deliveries. FedEx will not ship to a P.O. Box.

For shipments sent oversea, ETA does not include possible delays at Customs.

Please note the following conditions and exceptions for FedEx delivery options:
FedEx Ground/Home Delivery: Your package will arrive anytime between the hours of 8AM and 8PM. If no one is at home to accept and sign for it, a door tag will be issued. In that case, delivery will not be attempted until the next day, nor can the package cannot be picked up by the recipient at the FedEx facility.
FedEx Overnight Express, 2-Day and 3-Day Delivery: Your package will arrive to a business anytime between the hours of 8AM and 4PM or to a residence between the hours of 8AM to 7PM. If no one is at home to accept and sign for it, same day redelivery can be arranged or the package can be picked up by the recipient at the FedEx facility.
FedEx Priority International: ETA of 2-3 days is typical to most countries. However, delivery to your door may vary if the package is held up at Customs.
Signature Requirement : There is an additional charge of $5.00 for packages that require a signature a the point of delivery. The is an option to waive the signature requirement so packages can be left at your doorstep. However, in this case, full responsibility for packages that are lost or damaged is borne by the recipient.

Shipping Insurance: A package can be fully insured again loss or damage. The charge for insurance is $1.00 per $100 of declared value.

FedEx guarantees Express Overnight and 2-Day and 3-Day Express to most locations in the continental USA.
Shipments sent to remote or rural areas may take longer and are not guaranteed. Contact me for more information.

Residents of Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, please contact me for shipping costs.


PAYMENT OPTIONS

PayPal On-Line Payment Service
I can accept payment via PayPal by direct deposit into my account or by credit card. My account name is: paypal@shakuhachi.com
There is no cost to you and disbursement of funds is immediate. Your order will be shipped upon notification by PayPal that funds have been received.
Please note that credit card payments will be accepted only through the PayPal portal. (It is not necessary to have a PayPal account.) Orders paid for in this way require signature verification or other proof of delivery.

CREDIT CARD
You can pay via Credit Card through the PayPal portal. You do not have to be a member of PayPal to do this.
Simply go to the following link on my web site and click on the "Buy Now" button. http://www.shakuhachi.com/O-OrderInfo.html
Step-by-step instructions: http://www.shakuhachi.com/O-PayViaCreditCard.html


 

Login and make deposits to my account at paypal@shakuhachi.com

Otherwise, please download an Order Form.
All orders must be accompanied by cash, check or money order. No C.O.D.s.

If have any questions or prefer to e-mail me your order, I'll get back to you with verification of the total amount.

You will be informed as to the approximate amount of time that your order will be delivered.


Please note that delivery charges for flutes, books, videos and recorded music depend upon
(1) the carrier (USPS or FedEx),
(2) the type of delivery chosen (Overnight, 2-Day, 3-Day, Priority Mail, etc.)
and
(3) the shipping address to which the package is being sent.
Rates vary considerably, thus the prices quoted below are approximations only.

For the recommended shipping and lowest rate quote, contact me by phone or e-mail at monty@shakuhachi.com


BOOKS & VIDEOS

Books & Videos (USA)
- For delivery via FedEX Overnight Express (One Business Day delivery to most locations in the continental USA):
Call for quote.
- For delivery via FedEX 2-Day Express (Two Business Days delivery to most locations in the continental USA):
Call for quote.
- For Priority Mail delivery via USPS with Delivery Confirmation (3 to 7 day delivery. Not guaranteed):
If the order fits into a 9" x 12" Priority Flat-Rate Envelope (USPS), shipping & handling is $7.95. Otherwise please call for a quote.

Books & Videos shipped to Foreign Countries
If the order fits into a 9" x 12" International Priority Flat-Rate Envelope (USPS), shipping & handling is $28.50. Otherwise please call for a quote.


RECORDED MUSIC

CDs, DVDs, Cassette Tapes & LPs (USA)
- Overnight FedEx (24-hr. to most locations in the USA.) Call or E-mail for quote.
- 2-Day FedEx (48-hr. to most locations in the USA) Call or E-mail for quote.
- 3-Day FedEx (36-hr. to most locations in the USA) Call or E-mail for quote.
- FedEx Ground/Home Delivery (3-7 days to most locations in the USA) Add $15.00 per order.
- Priority Mail via USPS with Delivery Confirmation (3-7 days) Add $7.95 per order.
- First Class via USPS (14+ days) Add $5.00 per order.

Cassette Tapes, LPs & CDs shipped to Foreign Countries
If the order fits into a International Priority Flat-Rate Envelope (USPS) $36.00. Otherwise please call or E-mail for a quote.

Recordings of shakuhachi and bamboo flute music:
See listing of FLUTE MUSIC - Around the World for a description and prices of cassette tapes and compact disks.


SHAKUHACHI ART - SUMI-E PRINTS

Shakuhachi Sumi-e Prints (USA)
- Overnight FedEx (24-hr. to most locations in the USA.) Call or E-mail for quote.
- 2-Day FedEx (48-hr. to most locations in the USA) Call or E-mail for quote.
- 3-Day FedEx (36-hr. to most locations in the USA) Call or E-mail for quote.
- FedEx Ground/Home Delivery (3-7 days to most locations in the USA) Add $15.00 + $1.50 for each additional print per order.
- Priority Mail via USPS with Delivery Confirmation (3-7 days) Add $15.00 + $1.50 for each additional print per order.

Shakuhachi Sumi-e Prints shipped to Foreign Countries
Call or E-mail for quote.


ORDERS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES
Options for Payment

Here are the options for payment on orders from Foreign Countries:

PayPal On-Line Payment Service
I can accept payment via PayPal by direct deposit into my account or by credit card. My account name is: paypal@shakuhachi.com
There is no cost to you and disbursement of funds is immediate. Your order will be shipped upon notification by PayPal that funds have been received.
Please note that credit card payments will be accepted only through the PayPal portal. Orders paid for in this way require signature verification or other proof of delivery.

CREDIT CARD
You can pay via Credit Card through the PayPal portal. You do not have to be a member of PayPal to do this.
Simply go to the following link on my web site and click on the "Buy Now" button. http://www.shakuhachi.com/O-OrderInfo.html
Step-by-step instructions: http://www.shakuhachi.com/O-PayViaCreditCard.html

Western Union Money Transfer
Wire it from any Western Union office worldwide. Funds are transferred immediately and orders can be shipped the same day. If you would like to send payment this way, please contact me for more information. To find a Western Union office near you, see their web site at http://www.westernunion.com or click on this link: "FIND A WU AGENT LOCATION".
There is no account number. When you do so, it is important that you get back to me by e-mail with: 1. Your name, shipping address and telephone number. 2. The Western Union money transfer control number. 3. The items you are ordering. 4. The exact amount you are remitting.

Check or Money Order
If paying by check, please pay with an International Money Order or Certified Bank Draft in U.S. dollars only made payable to me. Checks must be drawn on or payable through a bank in the U.S.A.

Bank Wire Transfer
Money can be wired directly to my account for a bank fee of US$15.00. Please contact me for more information on this method of payment. This process is slow, sometimes taking up to two weeks to complete.

Cash
The least expensive alternative is to send cash directly by certified mail.

Orders from Canada
A convenient payment option is to remit a Canadian postal money order in US Dollars. This is available at any Canadian post office and is relatively quick and inexpensive.


Feel free to telephone or e-mail for questions and information regarding shakuhachi and related items on this web site. Please limit phone calls between the hours of 9 AM to 7 PM (Pacific Standard Time). Many of your questions will be answered by looking over the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) section of this web site.

ORDERS FORMS


Click here for an ORDER FORM that you can print out.
Page 1: Flutes, Accessoreis, Books, Videos
Page 2: Recorded Music

Monty H. Levenson, P.O.Box 294, Willits, CA 95490 USA
Tel: (707) 459-3402  FAX: (707) 459-3434
E-Mail: monty@shakuhachi.com

www.shakuhachi.com

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