Shipping & Handling

Shipping Policies

Delivery
Items in stock are normally shipped within 48 hours of receipt of order. We will advise you of any delay in shipping of 30 days or more. Please be sure to inspect the shipment upon arrival. Report any losses or damages to us at once. Be sure to save all components and packaging until the claim is settled.

Prices
Prices on this site are effective January 1, 2014. Details, specifications, and prices are subject to change at any time without notice.

Questions?
If you have any questions about our products or your order, please contact us. We'll be glad to help. Most questions can be answered in a short time.

Shipping: Continental USA
Orders to the continental USA are shipped via UPS Surface unless you specify otherwise. Be sure to include a complete street address. UPS will not deliver to a P.O. Box. If using a rural route number, please provide a complete address and nearest crossroad. If UPS does not deliver to your area, we will ship via surface parcel post unless you specify otherwise. Allow 7-10 working days for delivery after shipment of your order.

Shipping: Hawaii, Alaska, & Puerto Rico
Orders to these locations will be charged an additional $10 and are shipped via UPS Surface, UPS 2-Day, or UPS 1-Day. Please contact us for a quote on other shipping methods.

Shipping: Canada
Orders to Canada are shipped surface unless you specify otherwise. Please contact us for a quote on other shipping methods.

Subscriptions and Service Plans
Shipping is free. For the USA, there no taxes. International plans may require additional taxes or fees.

Shipping Charges

Shipping & Handling Charges
Merchandise Total Continental USA
(For Alaska, Hawaii, & Puerto Rico:
Add $10 for Surface.)
Canada
(in US Dollars) Surface* 2-Day* 1-Day* Surface*
Up to $50 8.00 30.00 55.00 20.00
$50.01 - 200 12.00 40.00 75.00 35.00
$200.01 - 500 20.00 60.00 110.00 50.00
$500.01 - 2,000 30.00 100.00 160.00 65.00
$2,000.01 - 4,000 55.00 165.00 260.00 80.00
$4000 and up Call for shipping cost.
*Shipping days are "business" days and do not include holidays or weekends.
UPS is Davis' standard shipping method.

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International Orders

Local Distributors
We have distributors in many countries throughout the world, and we encourage you to purchase from them. If you are buying a Weather product, please try our International Weather Reseller Locator. They are in a better position to answer your questions and can often provide on-going service. In some countries, we have exclusive distributors. If this is the case in your country, we will not be able to accept your order. You may order directly from us only if there is no exclusive distributor in your country.

Shipping
Because the cost of shipping internationally varies tremendously, we cannot quote shipping costs until after we have received your order. We will let you know what these costs will be, and we will not ship your order until we have received final approval from you. We ship via UPS International. We will ship via FedEx upon request. Overseas deliveries generally take 8 to 10 business days to arrive.

Payment
Payment may be made by wire transfer or by a credit card backed by a U.S. bank. Add a $20.00 processing fee for wire transfer. Do not send cash.

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California Sales Tax Rates (for California-bound shipments only)

If the shipping destination is in California (and only California), we calculate the appropriate sales tax by postal code; however, our web site currently figures the sales tax by the rates current in the City of Hayward, Alameda County, California. Please be assured that you will be charged the correct tax for your shipping destination in your final bill. The charges will be no more than that calculated here, and possibly less!

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