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Delivery and Returns

Delivery charges are automatically calculated for the UK and all countries listed below. Hazardous items are shipped by specific carriers, licensed to carry hazardous goods. The charges for this are also automatically calculated at check out.

For other international deliveries please raise a ‘request for quote’ we will then quote for the complete consignment including shipment costs. Alternatively, our Agents and Distributors will be pleased to help directly. 

Delivery Charges for the UK mainland and UK non-mainland

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 1kg Non Hazardous UK mainland & non mainland Royal Mail 24 - usually next working day £7.50
Orders up to 1kg Non Hazardous UK mainland & non mainland Royal Mail Special Delivery - next working day before 1.00pm £10.40
Orders over 1kg Non Hazardous UK mainland only Carrier - next working day before 5pm £16.00
Orders over 1kg Non Hazardous UK non mainland* Carrier - up to 2 days £34.13
All orders containing packing group II & III Hazardous Goods Hazardous (packing group II & III) UK mainland Carrier - next working day before 5pm £18.00
All orders containing packing group II & III Hazardous Goods Hazardous (packing group II & III) UK non mainland* Carrier - up to 2 days £54.60
All orders containing packing group I Hazardous Goods Hazardous (packing group I) UK Mainland Carrier - up to 3 days £33.00
All orders containing packing group I Hazardous Goods Hazardous (packing group I) UK non mainland* Carrier - up to 3 days £70.35

*Deliveries to Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands, offshore islands (including Isle of Wight) and all other non-mainland UK destinations include these postcodes:

UK - non mainland

Postcodes

Jersey All JE 
Guernsey All GY
Isle of Man All IM
Scottish Highlands PA19, AB30-38, AB44-56, FK17-99, G63 
Scilly Isles TR21-25
Orkney & Shetland KW15-17, ZE1-3
Inverness KW1-3, KW5-14, IV1-28, IV33-51, IV55-56, PH15-18, PH20-26, PH31-32, PH34-41, PH42-44, HS1-8
Oban PH33, PA20-49, PA60-80, KA28
Arran KA27
Isle of Wight PO30-41
Northern Ireland All BT

 

Delivery Charges for Ireland

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Ireland Insured postal service. 
5-7 working days 
£8.35
Orders from 0.5 to 2kg Non Hazardous Ireland Insured postal service. 
5-7 working days 
£15.70
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Ireland Air Freight.
1-2 working days 
£17.58
Orders from 0.5 to 2kg Non Hazardous Ireland Air Freight.
1-2 working days
£21.40
Orders up to 30kg Hazardous (packing group II & III) Ireland Carrier.
2-3 working days 
£54.60
Orders up to 30kg Hazardous (packing group I) Ireland Carrier.
2-3 working days 
£70.35
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Ireland DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£87.81

 

Delivery Charges for European Shipping Zones - 1

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal Insured postal service.
5-7 working days 
£16.75
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal Insured postal service.
5-7 working days 
£24.68
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
1-2 working days
£17.58
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
1-2 working days
£21.40
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-4 working days
£87.81

 

Delivery Charges for European Shipping Zones - 2

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Gibraltar, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland Insured postal service.
5-7 working days 
£16.75
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Gibraltar, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland Insured postal service.
5-7 working days 
£24.68
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Gibraltar, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
1-2 working days
£31.10
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Gibraltar, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-4 working days

£96.86

  

Delivery Charges for USA and Canadian Shipping Zone

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous USA, Canada DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
1-2 working days
£14.74
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous USA, Canada DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
1-2 working days
£18.82
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods USA, Canada DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£81.21

  

Delivery Charges for Central European Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia Insured postal service.
7-10 working days
£16.75
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia Insured postal service.
7-10 working days
£24.68
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£24.82
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days

£27.73

Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Malta, Slovakia, Slovenia DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£91.04

 

Delivery Charges for Eastern European Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro Insured postal service.
10-14 working days
£16.75
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro Insured postal service.
10-14 working days
£24.68
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£33.29
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£40.36
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£107.02
Shipments to the Russian Federation. 
Unfortunately we are only able to accept orders for the Russian Federation on Ex-Works terms. Customers requesting shipment into Russia should make their own transport arrangements. We are still able to provide Dangerous Goods Notes if required, which will be charged separately. Please raise a quotation request or contact our Distributors for Russia.

 

Delivery Charges for Asia Pacific Shipping Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea - South, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£30.29
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea - South, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£38.20
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea - South, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-5 working days
£102.68

 

Delivery Charges for Asia Pacific - China Shipping Zone

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous China DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£30.67
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous China DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£37.35
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods China DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-5 working days
£101.47

 

Delivery Charges for Middle East/Asia Shipping Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Bahrain, Brunei, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£37.19
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Bahrain, Brunei, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
2-3 working days
£52.00
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Bahrain, Brunei, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-5 working days
£120.55

 

Delivery Charges for South America Shipping Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinadad and Tobago, Puerto Rico, Uruguay DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£45.85
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinadad and Tobago, Puerto Rico, Uruguay DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£61.56
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinadad and Tobago, Puerto Rico, Uruguay DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
4-6 working days
£134.44

 

Delivery Charges for Africa Shipping Zones

Weight Goods Destination Service and estimated time Price (ex VAT)
Orders up to 0.5kg Non Hazardous French Polynesia, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£47.45
Orders up to 2.0kg Non Hazardous French Polynesia, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
3-4 working days
£64.32
Orders up to 3.5kg Hazardous Goods French Polynesia, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar DHL/FedEx, door to door service.
4-6 working days
£137.91

 

We aspire to despatch all in-stock orders received before 12.00pm the same day. 

Special order items and non-stocked goods are shown with indicative lead times. Please contact our Customer Services on +44 (0)1279 810 760 or websales@agarscientific.com should you have any queries.

Returns Policy

Please notify us within ten days if goods are received damaged or anything is missing from the consignment. If external damage to the package is apparent please endorse the signature on the carrier’s note accordingly.  In the case of non delivery this must be reported to us within 14 days of the despatch date shown on the invoice.

Please email us at websales@agarscientific.com to obtain authorisation before returning items. Any items received without a RMA No will be refused. Products must be returned in pristine condition with the complete and original packaging. A collection charge of £7.75 will be applied for goods deemed unsuitable or ordered in error. This applies to non Hazardous goods only – please contact us regarding any returns of Hazardous goods.

Please view our Terms and Conditions for full details.