You can trust that your order with DPA Baseball and Oates Specialties LLC will be quickly processed and shipped. We strive to process and ship orders within 24 hours after an order is received. Orders placed on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or on a holiday will be processed the next business day.

Shipments to Australia can take anywhere between 3-12 business days to arrive on your doorstep, depending on your service selection. During the American Winter, delays in shipping can occur due to extreme weather.

We all know that shipment pricing can become expensive in Australia, but with our International Pricing we guarantee the cheapest most affordable pricing to deliver your equipment straight to your door.

You will notice in the cart page there is a selection named "FedEx International Shipping". This is priced for bulk purchases. You can save hundreds of dollars using this service when purchasing multiple items for you, your team or your club. In some cases, this service may be the cheapest for you, depending on the weight or volumetric weight of the item. 

Although DPA Baseball and Oates Specialties LLC primary carrier is DHL, we reserve the right to ship by other carriers such as FedEx and USPS. Shipping costs are not included in the cost of the merchandise unless expressly stated and is non-refundable. All offers for flat rate shipping apply to shipments within the continental United States only; items indicating flat rate shipping may have additional shipping charges when shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, Australia or New Zealand.

For shipments to New Zealand please contact us via email to place your order and to receive a quote.

DPA Baseball and Oates Specialties LLC cannot accept responsibility for incorrect or incomplete addresses. Customer is responsible for additional shipping charges due to incorrect or incomplete addresses (missing apartment #, Suite #, business name, etc.); any such fees will be charged to the original form of payment. Shipments returned due to an incorrect shipping address will require an additional charge for reshipment.

customs import charges 

Any shipment valued over $1,000AUD (value of the goods) will incur Custom Taxes, Import Taxes, GST and other duties regulated by Australian Federal Law.

Some of our sales may incur Duty, Taxes and other charges depending on the Import regulations of your country (the value of the goods and so on).  

As the recipient, you are liable for all import duties, customs and local sales taxes levied by the country you are shipping to. Payment of these is necessary to release your order from customs on arrival. We are unable to advise the amount this may be as order values vary and destination country rules and regulations apply.

Once we have received notification from Customs with the duties charge DPA Baseball or Customs will notify you. To ensure the earliest possible delivery of your order, please pay the amount supplied to you. Shipment will not be released until the full payment of the duties charges are received.

Here is an estimation of the type of charges and fees you will have to pay - 

  • Import entry costs and processing charges - Customs will charge you a fee (typically under $200 AUD) for processing your goods.
  • Customs import duty is calculated as a percentage of the price you paid for the goods. The duty rate can range from 0% to 10%, but the rate for most goods is 5%.
  • Goods and services sales tax (GST) will also be charged based on the following:
    • The valuation of the goods plus;
    • The customs import duty amount plus;
    • The cost of insuring the goods and transporting them to Australia.
    • GST is charged at 10% of the final amount.

This is just intended as a general guide - These charges can be influenced by what you’re bringing in, excise taxes, free trade agreements, and many other factors.

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