Lauren B works frequently with clients located across the world (read here to learn more about the process). It has proven to be very effective and the amount of positive feedback received from our clients abroad has been amazing. Here are a few things to keep in mind when making your purchase:
- Shipping is done through registered and insured FedEX mail for all international orders. After your ring is complete and balance paid we will create your shipment. Once it has been sent we will provide you with the tracking information. A package usually takes between 3 to 5 business days to clear customs and arrive at its destination. Pricing varies based on the value of the item being shipped and can range anywhere from $75 to $175. We will notify you of the exact amount prior to processing your order.
- Taxes and duties vary based on each individual country’s guidelines and laws. In most instances it will range anywhere from 10 to 20% of the declared value so please keep this in mind when placing your order. This amount will not be included in your invoice from Lauren B and must be paid directly to your country upon receiving the parcel. For our Australian clients (and some other nations) there is a US free trade agreement which will offer you preferential duty treatment- please ask for this document
- Payment We accept credit card and PayPal however the preferred method is bank wire transfer for all international orders. We will provide you with our banking details and you can set up the transfer directly from your bank.
We also strongly recommend using OzForex to transfer the funds at the best possible currency exchange rate. The OzForex Group is a global provider of online international payment services and can assist you to organize your money transfer at much better exchange rates typically saving you an additional 3% over your banks or cards exchange rate. We have also secured a special deal for Lauren B clients that waives their normal transfer fee, so it is a completely free service that saves you on your international transfers. Follow the steps below to set up your account:
- Register https://au.ofx.com/registration?pid=4932 and OzForex will call you to set you up with dealing access.
- Lock-in the exchange rate Once your account has been activated, you simply log in to get your quote, set up the beneficiary details (Bank Details as per below) and lock-in the rate.
- Send OzForex your funds Once OzForex have confirmed the deal, you will need to transfer the funds to them through their local payment options (so no fees).
- OzForex pay Lauren B Jewelry the funds you purchased Once OzForex has received your cleared funds, they will deposit the currency you have purchased in to the beneficiary account and notify you both.