Ordering online is so convenient especially for busy people who don’t have the time to go to a physical store to shop. Convenience comes at a price, though, and we have to pay shipping fees for couriers to deliver our orders to our doorsteps.
This article will teach you how to check the shipping fee for a prospective order and how Shopee calculates shipping fees. Keep reading to learn more.
How are shipping fees on Shopee calculated?
Shipping fees on Shopee depend on a number of factors. These include the following:
- Size of the item/s in the order
- Weight of the item/s in the order
- Location of the seller or seller’s warehouse
- Location of the buyer or delivery destination
How to check the shipping fees in Shopee
You can check the shipping fee of an item or order before checking out or after checking out.
Product Details Page (Pre-Checkout)
Step 1: Launch the Shopee app on your mobile phone.
Step 2: Using the search bar on top, search for the product you are interested in buying.
Step 3: Tap on the shipping information section on the product details page, which can be found below “Shop Vouchers” and “SPayLater.”
Step 4: Select “Cost” to view the estimated shipping fee to your address and the estimated delivery time frame.
Step 1: Launch Shopee on your phone.
Step 2: Add an item to your cart.
Step 3: Go to your cart and select the item by ticking the checkbox. Then, tap on “Check out.”
Step 4: You can find the shipping subtotal at the bottom of the page.
Order Page (After Checkout)
Step 1: Open Shopee on your phone.
Step 2: Tap on the “Me” tab on the Shopee homepage.
Step 3: Select “To Ship” or “To Receive” to view one of your pending orders.
Step 4: Tap on the concerned order to view the details.
Step 5: Tap on the arrow next to order total to collapse the details and see a breakdown of the charges.
Step 6: You will see the shipping fee below the “Merchandise Subtotal.”
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)
My order’s shipping fee seems like it’s too high. What could be the reason?
The items in your order may be so large or irregularly sized that they would not fit inside a pouch or box. Another reason could be that the seller has input the wrong dimensions in their listing.
Why is the shipping fee for Economy Delivery lower than Standard Delivery for Shopee Xpress?
Shopee Xpress offers Economy Delivery options for select locations in the province. The shipping fees are lower because they have longer delivery lead times compared to Standard Delivery.
Do all couriers offer the same shipping fees?
No, not all couriers have the same shipping fees. They each have different rates.
If you’re curious to know how much you are paying for the convenience of having your order delivered to your home, just follow the instructions above.
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