F.A.Q.

Q: My country is not present in the shipping page dropdown list. Why?

A: A lot of countries are not available for postal delivery. You can find all news and updates here.

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Q: Is Postal Service affected by Coronavirus Pandemic Situation?

A: Yes, Postal Services are now slower, and for some destinations they are still closed. You can find all news and updates here.

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Q: Where I can find my order status?

A: You can see an Order Status section under your account. You can also email us at shop@postcardsmarket.com and we will be happy to update you.

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Q: How fast will I receive my order?

A:  As an online shop, we use the third party services of a shipping company - as stated also in the terms of service and tracking pages: 

By placing an order on our site you agree to shipping via a third party.

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Q: If I pay via paypal, will the order details show up in my paypal account?

A: Yes, in your paypal account you'll always find the registered shipping tracking number as well.

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Q: Where will my order ship from?
A: All Products are shipped from Voluntari Post office, and usually we use beautiful stamps for sending them. 

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Q: How much do you charge for shipping?
A: Shipping costs are calculated in the Shopping Cart page and they are in line with the tariffs of Romanian Post. Details here.

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Q: How long do I have to wait to receive my order?

A: We ship via National Post system. That usually means Snail mail for remote destinations. Every location can be different. Delivery times can be affected by certain situations (such as the current Covid pandemic). The Postal System does not guarantee a specific time.

Estimate transit times:

  • Europe: 10-15 business days (also depends on destination country)
  • North America: 25 - 30 business days (up to 50)
  • Australia  >35 business days (up to 60)
  • New Zealand and Oceania: not open to incoming mail;
  • Asia & Pacific: >4business days (up to 60)
  • Latin America and Caribbean: >50 business days (up to 70)
  • Middle East and Africa: >50 business days  (up to 70)

Details here.

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Q: How do I calculate the shipping cost on an order?

A: To find out the total cost of your order, simply add the product(s) you would like to purchase to your Shopping Cart. You can then view your Shopping Cart and choose a state and zip code to which you will be shipping. Next press Estimate, here you will see your shipping options. Choose your shipping option and press Update Total. You will get a total cost of your order, including the shipping cost. Also you can consult this table, the cost is different for Romania, inside EU, outside EU:

Shipping to Romania: Standard Shipping Romanian Delivery service -  only for Romanian territory - PRIORIPOST type : 4 euro

Rest of the world (EU = European Union):

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Q: Where can my order be shipped?
A: Orders can be shipped to any valid address that the Postal Services can access. Some countries - like Guatemala, Somalia, Yemen - don't have an operational postal system.

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Q: I am living in Germany. Can I order something for a friend in Indonesia (for example) ?

A: Yes, you can do that. While ordering, you may provide a billing address and a shipping address, and they can be different. Also please note that we will send the shipment number barcode to the email address used when placing the order on our site.

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Q: Can I ship C.O.D. - Cash on Delivery?
A: We DO NOT ship C.O.D.

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Q: What insurance do I have that I will receive my order?

A: All the orders are shipped like registered parcels with shipment number. That means the insurance covered by UPU - Universal Postal Union applies. We also added insurance from Trusted Shops as a new facility: your purchase is Independent guarantee - protected up to 2500 € however you choose to pay. All details here.