The arrival date for your custom creations will depend on how long it takes us to make it and what shipping method you choose.
|Shipping Method||Printing||Arrival Date||Cost|
|Collect in Store||5 working days (Photo Books, Albums, Canvas Printing, Wall Decor)
3 working days (Photo Gifts, Prints)
|Economy||5 working days (Photo Books, Albums, Canvas Printing, Wall Decor)
3 working days (Photo Gifts, Prints)
|The estimated ranges are not guaranteed. We will do our best to meet these estimates but production levels, seasonal variances and shipping services could result in additional shipping time.||Free for orders over R 600|
*only available for delivery addresses in a major cities
|3 working days (Photo Books, Albums, Canvas Printing, Wall Decor)
1 working days (Photo Gifts, Prints)
|If you need to guarantee delivery by certain date, we recommend upgrading to Priority (when available).||R 450|
Terms & Conditions:
Printing and shipping times are quoted from receipt of payment and all the order information.
Major cities are defined as Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town
Please note for all one day only offers, Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other one day promotions allow up to 15 Working days for Production and 2-3 Working Days for shipping due to larger than usual volumes.
Please note that free shipping only applies to Online and Picasso Album Maker orders.
What happens if my order is under R600?
You do not qualify for free shipping, so we suggest you add something to the shopping cart. Alternatively, you will be charged R 120 for door-to door delivery.
Do courier charges differ when not ordered through the website or software?
Yes, the free shipping is an exclusive offer when ordering through our website or software, this offer does not apply when any odd sized orders are placed outside of the website. All other orders will be charged at R120.00 per order for delivery.
How do I make changes to my shipping instructions?
The moment we receive your order we start working on it in in order to deliver it to you in the fastest time possible. We understand that mistakes happen, so we will accept changes to your shipping address within 24 hours of placing you order.
You will need to phone us immediately and confirm your shipping address changes with a follow-up email. If you placed your order when our Client Care was closed, please phone us as soon as we are open and we will try our best to assist you.
What does it cost to make changes to my shipping instructions?
Changes to shipping instructions will be charged an administration fee of R150 over and above the courier costs if any.
If I change my shipping instructions from courier to store collection do I get a credit?
Changes to shipping instructions attract an administration fee which will be waived if you change from courier collection to store collection, therefore there will be no refunding of courier fees.
How long does it take for an order to be delivered to me?
After production, delivery to your doorstep can take anywhere from 2 to 3 working days. However, during peak seasons please allow for up to 5 working days.
What happens if I am not at home to receive the order?
The courier will contact you up to 3 times, if you are unavailable and they cannot make delivery, the order will be returned to Q-Photo. We will contact you for delivery arrangements which will be for your cost.
Can I track my order delivery progress with the courier?
Yes, your waybill number has been sent to you by Q-Photo via SMS and email. Please use this number to track your order with the following links below;
Door-to door > click here.
Which countries are considered international?
All countries outside South African borders.
If I am from a country outside of South Africa do I have to pay import duty?
Import Duties apply to customers who reside in another country receiving orders from Q-Photo. Depending on your country and the products ordered import duties range from 10 % or more than 40 %. Please check with the relevant authorities or any international shipping company.
Do you allow third party courier services
Unfortunately, not, Q-Photo does not allow any other courier companies for shipping and work exclusively through our preferred provider(s) to bring you the best service.