Shipping

For US buyers:

Once an item is shipped from our store, we will email you a tracking number.

All items are made to order and ship within 2-7 business days from the date of purchase. We use USPS First Class or Priority Mail within U.S. and it takes 3-5 and 1-3 business days (respectively) once it has been shipped.

Shipping Method Printing Time Shipping Time
Standard Shipping 2-7 bd 3-5 bd
Priority Shipping 2-7 bd 1-3 bd
Expedited Shipping (3-Day) 1-2 bd 3 bd
Expedited Shipping (2-Day) 1-2 bd 2 bd
Expedited Shipping (Overnight) 1-2 bd 1 bd

International Buyers:

Our international rate prices are flat rate. They include packaging and handling fees. Items are shipped USPS First Class with average estimated delivery of 10 business days after your item has shipped. Sometimes delivery can take up to 4-5 weeks weeks due to various country regulations.

Occasionally, when shipping items internationally, an item will get flagged by the receiving country's Customs Department. We have no control over this and we am not responsible for extra charges incurred due to such flagging. This is the responsibility of the buyer. Price advertised in my shop DOES NOT include duty or VAT. If charges are incurred, you will be expected to pay this once the shipment arrives.

International shipping time varies greatly. Please allow up to one month for arrival of package although packages often arrive within a week.

We are not responsible for lost items. If you would like to purchase insurance please let us know.

We want to make sure that your Alef Books experience is as smooth as possible. Each order is handled with care and made with love.

Alef Books orders will be processed anywhere between 48 hours to 6 days depending on the availability in stock. Our products are made and sent by airmail from California to anywhere in the world.

For orders within the US, you will be given a link to track the status of your order as well as a link to track shipping. Your package will be delivered via USPS. Shipping times vary based on location.

For international orders, you will only receive full tracking if you choose to ship International Priority (option coming soon). With the standard international shipping that's available now your order is expected to be delivered between 10-30 days. Note that we currently only ship international our apparel and non-framed posters.

Standard apparel shipping rates, are simple. USA = $5, Canada = $20, Israel = $30, France = $30, Rest of World = $30.

Important! Shipments outside of the USA may incur customs fees, depending on your country of residence. The fee may vary depending on your order value, country limits, and other factors. Alef Books does not take responsibility for possible fees

Returns

If you're unhappy with the product you've received, then we'd be happy to take it off your hands, or replace it.

Your shirt must have all tags attached and intact to be eligible for returns & exchanges.

Returned items must be postmarked within 20 days of receipt in order to receive a refund. Items returned after 20 days will receive store credit. Items older than 30 days old are not eligible for return, or for any credit/refund. We only accept return items that have been purchased from our online store. Items must be unwashed and unworn, with original tags where applicable.

Your credit card will be refunded upon us receiving your returned item(s). It may take up to 3-4 business days for the refund to reflect on your billing statement. For returns and exchanges, we will deduct original shipping charges from refunds/credits issued.

Returns procedure:

  1. Write to us at orders@alefbooks.com to let us know what you're unhappy with.
  2. Wait for our response. We make sure to reply within 24 business hours. We'll provide instructions for the returns procedure.

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