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Shipping & Returns

Shipping Info

Free shipping offers do not apply to destinationsoutside of the continental US

Shipping and handling charges cover packaging, insurance, and shipping within the United States via FedEx Ground or US Mail. Costs to ship heavy or bulky items or to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and overseas are higher. Feel free to contact us for charges before ordering. Federal Express ground and air services are available to most areas. Orders for in-stock items will be shipped within 48 hours.

Maryland Sales Tax
Orders placed using a State of Maryland billing addresses must pay state sales tax, currently 6.0% on the total cost of the order.

Purchase Orders
We accept purchase orders from recognized public education and government institutions only.
Please call for terms and conditions before placing orders.

International Orders
Hands on Optics accepts international orders. By using air freight, DHL, FedEx and the US Postal Service, we now have the ability to fill orders from across the globe. There are vendors who do not allow us to export their products. These include Zeiss, Pentax, Takahashi and Celestron. The customer is responsible for all duties and taxes.

Product Prices & Specifications
Prices and specifications are based on available manufacturer information and are subject to change without notice.
Damaged/Missing Items in Shipment
If you receive an item damaged, notify Hands On Optics within 5 working days of the receipt of the shipment. Do not discard any of the box, packing material or broken items.
We will replace damaged items to the best of our ability.


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