That Pet Place

That Pet Place Shipping InformationThat-Pet-Place-Shipping-Policy

Q: What is your holiday shipping schedule?

Thanksgiving Holiday Shipping Schedule:
Our Warehouse & Livestock Mail Order Department will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, 11/26. All dry good orders placed after 3pm on Wednesday, 11/25 will be shipped on Friday, 11/27.
Livestock Shipping:
Last live plant shipping day (2-day) – Monday, 11/23 (for orders placed before 12pm).
Last live fish shipping day (overnight) – Tuesday, 11/24 (for orders placed before 12pm).
Livestock Shipping will resume Monday, 11/30.

Q: What are your shipping rates for dry goods?

We ship via Fedex to the 48 contiguous states for dry goods orders. All fees include shipping, handling & processing. There may be additional shipping charges for items of size or items delivered direct from the manufacturer.

FedEx cannot ship to a P.O. Box, APO or FPO address (these addresses are served by USPS). Customers in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and other areas outside the Continental United States should call customer service for shipping rates. If the order is placed online, it will not have the correct shipping charges applied in the cart. You will be contacted by customer service with the correct shipping total once we receive quotes.

Call about APO and Diplomatic Pouch restrictions.

There is no minimum order for U.S. or Canadian orders, however a there is a $150 minimum order required for foreign orders.

View shipping rates for frozen food, live fish, plants and corals here.

Dry Goods Shipping Rates

Type Rate
FedEx Ground $6.99
fedex ground transit time

Q: When and how will my order be shipped?

We ship most of our merchandise directly from our warehouse in Lancaster, PA. There are some products that ship directly from manufacturers (drop ship). Our warehouse staff packs and ships orders Monday through Friday (except holidays). Most orders leave the warehouse within 2-3 days of being placed.

“Best Service” via Fedex is used to ship orders unless otherwise specified during the ordering process. “Best Service” is the most inexpensive ship method based on the products ordered and the shipment destination.

Q: What expedited shipping methods are available?

The following expedited shipping methods are available:

  • Fedex Express Standard Overnight (contiguous U.S. only)
  • Fedex Express Two Day (contiguous U.S. only)
  • Fedex Express Saver Three Day (contiguous U.S. only)Please call for a price quote. Signature may be required for delivery. In-stock air orders will ship same day if your order is completed by 2 pm Monday-Thursday and 1:30 pm on Friday EST.

Q: When are express packages shipped and delivered?

If you select an express shipping option, please note that express packages are shipped and delivered Monday through Friday and will not be shipped or delivered over the weekend.

Q: Can an item’s size effect shipping cost?

In some cases products classified as oversized due to weight or measurement may require additional shipping fees. You may check your estimated shipping rate in the cart. These items/orders may be excluded from free shipping promotions. Additional shipping fees and transit time may be required for these items. Please call 1-888-842-8738 for a shipping quote. Items with oversized shipping fees are indicated with the following image on their item pages: Additional Shipping

Q: Does That Fish Place – That Pet Place ship internationally?

We ship world-wide! For delivery outside the contiguous 48 states including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and APO addresses, please contact Customer Service via phone or e-mail. We have various shipping methods available for timely and cost effective delivery to locations around the world.

International orders require a minimum purchase of $150 of in-stock dry goods. Payment methods are limited to American Express, money order or wire transfer in U.S. currency as payment, personal checks will not be accepted. Please call 1-888-842-8738 for transfer information.

Livestock orders are shipped within the 48 contiguous states with the exception of California. Frozen food orders are only shipped within the contiguous 48 states.

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