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The DIM weight refers to the dimensional weight of a package based on size rather than the measured "gross weight". To price international shipping, carriers charge the greater of measured weight or DIM weight based on the size of the box. DIM weight is calculated as (length × width × height) / (dimensional factor).

Dimensional factors are determined by each carrier, USPS may use 194 while FedEx Express uses 169. Your package DIM weight may vary by carrier for the same size box.

For most accurate information, please check out our Shipping Methods page.
Yes, there is a heavy package surcharges applied to any packages 30 lbs or heavier.

Heavy Package Surcharge
  • Over 30 pounds – $10
  • Over 70 pounds – $20
  • Over 100 pounds – $30
  • Over 150 pounds – $50

Free Accounts can store their packages for up to 7 days at our California and Austria warehouses. Premium Accounts can store their packages for up to 90 days at all warehouses (California, Oregon, and Austria). Packages not mailed out within these time frames will expire and not be visible within your account. If you fail to mail your package out before the storage expires, you have the option to purchase up to 28 days of additional storage time. When you select to extend the storage for an expired package, you will be assessed a fee of $7 USD plus $1 USD per day that the package has been expired. This will extend your storage for an additional 7 days. PLEASE NOTE: Storage time can only be extended 4 times or up to a total of 28 days.

For example:

  • If your package has been expired for 10 days, you can extend the storage for that package for $17 USD ($10 + $7), which will give you an additional 7 days to mail out that package.
  • If your package has been expired for 23 days, you can extend the storage for that package for $28 USD, which only give you 5 more days of storage, for a total of 28 days extended storage.

We make every effort to notify you of any packages approaching their expiration date. Please ensure that you have added to your address book or whitelist to ensure that you are receiving these notifications in your inbox. 28 days past the original expiration date, the package will be considered abandoned and subject to disposal.

Yes, you or a designated person (friend/family member) can pick up locally at all our warehouses for a fee of $20 per package. Please set the shipping method for your package as "Local Pickup." Ensure that your customs declaration form is complete and that there are sufficient funds in your account to cover the $20 local pickup cost as well as any other accrued fees such as consolidations or special requests. You must bring a valid photo ID to pick up your package.

Hours for Local Pickup:

  • Hawthorne: Monday-Friday 10am-3pm PDT
  • Tualatin: Monday-Friday 10am-3pm PDT

Packages delivered to our warehouse require 1-2 days (Monday-Friday in the United States, excluding U.S. Holidays) to be received and processed into your account. If your package does not appear in your account after 2 days, then there is a possibility we were not able to process your package (suite number missing, shipping label faded, shipped to a name not associated with your account, etc.).

Please submit a support ticket providing the tracking number and any other additional information about your package to assist our investigation.

Important Note: Additional fees will be applied.

For Premium Members:
$5 USD (custom declaration)+$5 USD (taking photo of item) = $10 USD
Fore Free Accounts:
$8 USD (custom declaration)+$8 USD (taking photo of item) = $16 USD

Normally there is no issue and the package will be entered into your account. However, if your package was delivered and is not entered into your account within 1-2 days, we will conduct an investigation.

If you don't see your package in your account within 2 days, please submit a support ticket providing the tracking number and any other additional information about your package to assist our investigation.

We suggest you contact your carrier if there was an issue delivering your package. There are several factors that may contribute to an undelivered package. It's possible they delivered past our closing time or there was a collect-on-delivery (COD) fee.

Yes, we will email you once your packages are checked in and entered into your account. Make sure to check your spam box if you don't see it. If you're unsubscribed from our e-mails then you won't get it.
However there will still be a notification within your account, after you log in even if your not getting or viewing the e-mails from us.
After your package has been processed into our warehouse you need complete the customs declaration form. Once the declaration is done, the package can then be scheduled for mail out by choosing the carrier, insurance, and having the necessary funds available in your Shipito account.
Yes, please refer to our Prohibited and Limited Items list.

Important Note: This list is not comprehensive and that restrictions are constantly changing. We'll do our best to update this page as we receive notices from our carriers but ultimately you are responsible for ensuring that the items you purchase comply with all government and carrier restrictions.

Sometimes, products are legal to buy in the USA, but it isn’t legal to ship to your country. Check with customer support if you have any question about prohibited or limited items.

Yes, we charge a $3.00 USD processing fee for a Free Account and $2.00 USD for Premium Members for each package we receive into your account. This fee is deducted from your balance when the package is mailed out or disposed. To cut down on these per-package processing fees, many retailers allow you to request your purchases be shipped in as few boxes as possible.

For example, Amazon has an account preference titled "Group My Items into As Few Shipments As Possible," reducing the number of packages received.