Shipping & Handling

Shipping Cost
By placing your order with CarePlus, you agree to follow the terms and conditions of carriage as stated below. If you have any further questions, please click here to contact us New Zealand orders under NZD$100 – NZD$7.00 plus GST New Zealand orders over NZD$100 – Free Delivery Additional Cost may apply; If your order is very heavy, or is very big/bulky, you may be charged for the extra weight/volume. If that is the case, CarePlus may contact you directly to discuss prices/options prior to charging your order.
Processing Times
We aim to have parcels ready for dispatch within 1-3 working days. If there are any delays we will contact you immediately. We will contact you via either email or phone. If your parcel is required urgently, please write on special note during the check out and email us after placing your order and include your order number as a reference.
Cold Goods
We endeavour to dispatch all Cold Goods with an ice pack during the week days and before Friday to avoid layover time more than 24 hours in storage. The stability of the product varies between brands with most being stable over transit time. Please make sure that you are at home to receive the parcel, CarePlus will not be responsible to compensate the loss caused if the parcel containing cold goods has to be kept in courier depot. For more details of Cold Goods, visit our Cold Goods Section.
Delivery Times
Please note that delivery is independent of processing time, once shipped transit times are as below Auckland  – 1 business day New Zealand (non-rural) 1 – 2 business days New Zealand (rural)  2 – 3 business days
Method of Shipment
All New Zealand parcels are sent via courier with track and trace. Express shipping is only available to some destinations. Please e-mail us for a quote if you require this service. All parcels over $100 we will courier to you in a signature required satchel. Please ensure you provide a delivery address where someone is available to sign for your parcel.
Compensation Policy
If you receive your parcel and it is damaged. Please retain all the outer packaging and inner packaging. Take photos of outer packaging and damaged goods and forward to orders@careplus.co.nz We require a proof of damaged, Failure to do so may result in compensation being forfeited. CarePlus will not accept any liability or make compensation payments for loss, damage, delayed delivery or parcels halted by courier company for containing any prohibited items.
Missing Parcels
If you have not received your parcel within the delivery time frame specified above, you must contact us immediately on +64 9 627 5912 or orders@careplus.co.nz. We will advise you on the claiming process on a case per case basis. Please note that all claims outside of 30 days from initial dispatch will not be considered. We accept responsibility for parcels lost in transit in New Zealand prior to their having been delivered to your home/business provided we are notified within 7 days. We cannot accept responsibility for your parcel once delivery has been made.
Return & Refund
All returns must be received by us within 30 days of initial dispatch. If we have sent you an incorrect item, we will send you the correct item along with a courier ticket for return. If you decide you no longer require a product or have ordered an incorrect item, we will provide you a refund excluding shipping and handling fee. Please ensure all returns are packaged adequately as refund will not apply on damaged items. We are not responsible for any additional freight costs incurred. If your parcel has been returned to us due to an incorrect address or inability to collect it from the post office, we will provide you a refund excluding shipping and handling fee. We are not responsible for any additional freight costs incurred. In accordance to law, Prescription only medications cannot be refunded or returned.
Address Guidlines
It is your responsibility to ensure that your address is accurate and complete. If you are unsure of how to format your address, please check with your country’s post office website. If your parcel is being delivered to a business address, you must write the name of the business in the appropriate field. If your address is an apartment building, please ensure to write the correct apartment number and street address. Failure to do so will result in your parcel being returned to us by the courier or lost. Most countries require a zip code/postcode, state or region and town. New Zealand addresses must have the suburb listed.
Delivery Instruction Guidlines
Couriers need as much help as they can get when delivering parcels. This is especially true with units or apartments. This includes listing how to ring up to an apartment (e.g. press number or bell), whether the parcel can be left with another person (reception, building manager etc), how to locate your unit (back of house, identifying features) and where to leave the parcel. If your property has a gate or may be difficult for the courier to access please consider this when placing your order and write the appropriate instruction. If you own dogs, please state whether it is safe for the courier to enter the property.
Prescription Medication
All prescriptions are subject to a $7.00 + GST freight fee. Parcels containing prescription medication require a signature on delivery. Prescription medications cannot be returned or refunded
Oversize Parcels
If your order is very heavy, or is very big/bulky, You may be charged for the extra weight/volume. If that is the case, CarePlus will contact you directly to discuss prices/options prior to charging your order.