Free Shipping Details
Free shipping will go either UPS ground, USPS First Class or USPS Priority. USPS First Class will deliver within 7 days, USPS Priority will generally deliver within 3 days - often less, but delivery times are not guaranteed. UPS ground can take 3 - 7 business days in the contiguous 48 states. *Shipments under 5 pounds to Alaska and Hawaii ship for free. (Excludes Puerto Rico, Guam, and Virgin Islands.)
Daily Order Processing Cut-off Times:
Our daily order processing cut-off time is 3:00 PM Eastern Time / 12:00 PM Pacific Time Monday - Friday. We ship most products from Seattle, Washington. Although orders submitted prior to 12 noon Pacific Time are typically shipped the same day, the current Covid-19-related restrictions on business operations may cause order processing delays of up to 24 hours. Certain large items that are drop-shipped from other locations are excluded from this same-day order processing policy. If an item is exempt from this policy, it will be noted in the product details for that item. Please note that adverse weather and holidays can impact delivery times, as well.
Guaranteed Delivery Information:
We ship most products from Seattle, Washington (excludes drop-shipped items; see shipping details on those product's pages). Please note that adverse weather, COVID operations, and holidays can impact delivery times. As of March 22nd, 2020, UPS service level guarantees are not in effect due to the COVID pandemic. Below are maps and tables of information relating to estimated delivery service times from UPS and USPS. Please call us for assistance on time sensitive packages.
Shipping by UPS (estimated business days)
Ground delivery times from the PickleballCentral warehouse in Washington State:
For faster service in the 48 continental states UPS offers these services (business days exclude weekends):
|UPS Next Day Air Early A.M.||Next Business Day||Delivery as early as 8:00 a.m.|
|UPS Next Day Air||Next Business Day||Delivery typically by 10:30 a.m.|
|UPS Next Day Air Saver||Next Business Day||Delivery as early as 3:00 a.m.|
|UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.||2 Business Days||Delivery typically by 10:30 a.m.|
|UPS 2nd Day Air||2 Business Days||Delivery typically by end of day|
|UPS 3 Day Select||3 Business Days||Delivery by end of day|
Shipping by USPS (estimated)
Priority mail delivery times from the PickleballCentral warehouse in Washington State:
USPS First Class Mail is often the least expensive method for shipping. It is limited to packages of 15.999 ounces or less, including packaging. Both First Class Mail and Priority Mail provide tracking.
Free ground shipping within the U.S. on orders over $69*. Shipping Questions? Call (888) 854-0163.
COVID-19: Although the U.S. Postal Service has lifted shipping restrictions on International shipments to many countries, not all countries have lifted restrictions on receiving shipments from the United States. If you plan to ship your order outside the United States, please research local restrictions and/or delays on processing or delivery of inbound shipments before placing your order. Pickleball Central cannot be responsible for the timely delivery of shipments outside the United States and U.S. Territories. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
International orders are generally shipped with USPS International First Class or Priority which takes 6 to 10 business days. UPS international shipping is also available. Note that UPS will add on brokerage fees for all international shipments.
The recipient of an international shipment may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees, which are levied once a shipment reaches the recipient's country. Additional charges for customs clearance must be paid by the recipient; PickleballCentral has no control over these charges, nor can we predict what they may be.
US Postal Service Special Priority Mail Upgrade Option
If you are ordering something light weight, generally less than a couple pounds, you may be presented a special $6.99 Priority Mail Shipping Upgrade option. This upgrade is only available to lighter shipments, and gives you the ability to receive your package via Priority Mail. Priority Mail generally delivers within 2 to 3 business days (but is not guaranteed), so this is a great option to inexpensively expedite your shipment during the holiday rush.