Delivery Information - Online sales only
Melbourne metropolitan deliveries
The Furniture Trader stores deliver all items to Melbourne metropolitan addresses - if you would like to pick up goods please contact our store locations
The Furniture Trader's Online delivery price may be different to our in-store delivery price
Our Melbourne metropolitan deliveries are delivered between the hours of 8am and 6pm
- You will receive a phone call or sms before hand to confirm the date of delivery
- Our Melbourne metropolitan deliveries may be a 'one man' delivery - whereby you may be required to assist the driver
- Access to the residence must be made safely available for the delivery to go ahead
- Regardless of circumstances, couriers are under no obligation to take items back, whereby a person is at the residence to sign for them
- Our couriers are only obligated to delivery to a ground floor of a residence
- if an item is going upstairs, and a driver is not able to offer this, they are under no obligation to take goods back
Regional Courier Service
Not all products online are available for nation-wide delivery
We recommend you read and be made aware of our Terms and Conditions of Sale when making an online purchase
The store can be contacted to enquire about delivery outside the Melbourne metropolitan area if you are not provided a quote to your area at checkout.
All online purchases are usually shipped within 10 business days, confirmation of dispatch of your items will be sent to the customer via an SMS message, phone call or email message.
We recommend you read our Returns, Repairs and Refunds Policy prior to placing an order, which requires you to let us know within 7 days of a delivery of any defective goods received.
Our couriers offer a door-to-door service, so please ensure that there will be someone available at the nominated delivery address to sign for your items and receive the delivery. Couriers will not leave parcels unattended, unless instructed by the customer to do so.
Our couriers deliver to the front of your home. Should you require your furniture to be placed inside your home at your request, our courier drivers will do so whilst exercising all due care, however, The Furniture Trader and our couriers accept no responsibility for damages incurred to the delivery destination premises or the furniture whereby difficult access may have led to damage being incurred. This includes damage to items being delivered and / or customer property.
If you cannot be available to accept your delivery, you may contact the The Furniture Trader directly to provide them with ‘Authority to Leave’ goods unattended, this may however void your warranty if we deem it likely that damage has occured to goods whist in the hands of the customer, in which case neither The Furniture Trader nor our couriers can be held liable for any loss, theft, or damage to your item.
Shipping costs include full insurance for products that are lost or damaged in transit.
We use carriers that are both convenient and cost-effective. We are confident that we offer very competitive shipping rates.
If the product is not currently in stock, the item is unable to be sold until it is back in stock.
In the event of non-defective goods being returned to The Furniture Trader due to difficult access or the address being unattended, The Furniture Trader retains the right to charge a return fee equal to the original delivery fee. This return fee covers costs associated with re-packaging and warehousing the product.
Whilst we cannot schedule date specifc delivery times and days, we make every effort to have the delivery driver contact you before the delivery takes place.
Estimated time of Delivery
Please allow up to 10 business days for all deliveries.
The Furniture Trader reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee of $40 for orders cancelled by the customer within 48 hours of those Orders' scheduled delivery date. This fee covers costs associated with extra handling and re-warehousing of the already picked and loaded product/s.
In the event of a cancelled order, funds paid in relation to that order will be refunded as soon as is reasonably practicable. You will be provided with e-mail acknowledgement of the cancellation and refund.