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- @thecrossroad


Shipping & Postage

Processing Time

Exchanges & Returns


Sale Items

Custom Information

Terms & Conditions




Secure Shopping 

Gift cards



Shipping in New Zealand and Worldwide

New Zealand = Pickup by Appointment from Auckland. 

Courier Shipping in NZ - $8 for Rural or Urban.

Heavy Items: Enquire shipping cost

Australia = $25

Rest of the world

Standard service=$55

Courier services=$85

Large consignment=Enquire for cost after placing an order. 


Shipping: is via local postal services once dispatched from the origin, and hence shipping times can vary seasonally.

We ship items to New Zealand, Australia, International which includes (India, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Mexico, Europe, South Africa, South America. If you would like to find out about additional countries, please check with us first.

You can also request for shipping cost on submitting the order at checkout by choosing the “Enquire shipping cost” for Express or local shipping which is based on the weight and size of the parcel.

* Note: For large shipment please contact us directly as the shipping charges and processing time will vary.



Total Delivery Time = Processing Time + Shipping Time

Processing Time: The processing time varies depending on the specific product with the average processing time approximately 1- 5 business days for Local or overseas delivery; however, it can also be affected by the item's stock status. If your order includes popular items experiencing stock availability issues, the order can take between 5 - 20 business days to process or we will discuss with you separately.

Delivery takes 2 -5 days to arrive within New Zealand and 10 - 30 days worldwide, though in extremely rare circumstances can take longer. We try to send out small parcels overseas so don’t be alarmed if you don't receive all items in a large order at once. When checking out online, please supply us with a physical address to receive the item on delivery.




Returns: Our returns policy lasts 14 days. If 14 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately, we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

We cannot guarantee returns or refunds or exchanges due to low prices. To avoid any disappointment please choose the item carefully. Defective items may be replaced by the supplier but full details will be needed to action further but we cannot guarantee that a full refund or replacement would be granted. No refunds, replacements offered if the item is damaged during transit, delivery or in possession. A repair could be offered for additional charges and you would be responsible for all shipping costs.




Sale Items: Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately, sale items cannot be refunded hence please choose your items carefully.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase and contact thecrossroad.co.nz directly

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you may vary.

If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item. If you are shopping for products or services (chess lessons) the payment process is the same including terms & conditions, policies.




Customs Info: You may incur or have to pay additional taxes or import duties. Thecrossroad.co.nz  will not be held responsible for any additional taxes or duties incurred by your country. For orders shipped to any destination, they may be subject to customs clearance procedures which can cause delays beyond original delivery estimates. You are considered the "importer of record" and must comply with all laws and regulations of the country in which you are receiving the goods. Customs policies vary widely from country to country; contact your local customs office for more information.

**We take no responsibility for charges or delays incurred at receiver's end as this can vary depending on the rules of customs in each country.




1. How do I decide about the right size to choose

Every piece measurement may vary slightly as per the size mentioned, we suggest to give you the best fit to choose one size)

2. How do I return an item

Please contact us by email and ensure to have the pack in the original condition with all tags and packing to process the exchange. Please note you will have to bear the shipping cost to and fro as for return we do not offer free shipping locally. Drop off at the store is an alternate option but please contact us prior to delivery.

3.  Do you provide drop shipping

Please contact us  to discuss further if you wish to be a partner or drop ship items

4. I have a query how do I contact you

For any concerns and queries where the information is not provided online, please contact us directly online and we will revert asap.

5. Wholesale items

You may contact us directly online to discuss further.




 (Details in the product listing)





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Order Acceptance

Please note that there may be certain orders that we are unable to accept and must cancel. The crossroad.co.nz reserves the right, at sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. Some situations that may result in your order being cancelled include limitations on quantities available for purchase, inaccuracies or errors in product or pricing information, or problems identified by our credit and fraud avoidance department. We may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. We will contact you if all or any portion of your order is cancelled or if additional information is required to accept your order.

Typographical Errors

While Thecrossroad.co.nz strives to provide accurate product and pricing information, pricing or typographical errors may occur. The crossroad.co.nz cannot confirm the price of an item until after you order. In the event that an item is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to an error in pricing or product information, Thecrossroad.co.nz shall have the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any orders placed for that item. In the event that an item is mispriced, Thecrossroad.co.nz may, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.

Screen Colour and Items: Please note the colour of displayed items on the computer screen may vary from the actual items ordered and received due to computer resolutions and graphics image. Please note, we will not be responsible if the items received are not up to your expectations, however, we only work with the well-known suppliers to deliver the best products.




Currency: Pricing of products sold by Thecrossroad.co.nz is based upon figures calculated in NZ Dollars (NZ$). The price displayed on an individual product page, regardless of currency denomination, is the current price you are liable to pay to Thecrossroad.co.nz, excluding shipping. When converting prices to another currency or when an item is charged to a credit card, a slight price variation of between 2 and 5% may occur due to fluctuating exchange rates and credit card company/bank charges. Once an order is posted we take no responsibility for charges incurred at receiver's end as this can vary depending on the rules of customs in each country.



Secure: We accept payment via PayPal, Credit Cards through Shopify Payment or direct Bank Transfer for online order. Etfpos and credit card option is available at the store. You may incur any additional fees apart from our purchase price when using currency conversion(credit card) / Bank Transfer outside New Zealand which we are not responsible. Please check with your bank.

Shipping, Returns, FAQs, Stock

Please refer to our links on the website and read carefully before placing any orders. We order from our suppliers/manufacturers depending on the stock, we will revert to you asap if your ordered items are out of stock.

Customs Information

You may incur or have to pay additional taxes or import duties. Thecrossroad.co.nz will not be held responsible for any additional taxes or duties incurred by your country. For orders shipped to any destination, they may be subject to customs clearance procedures which can cause delays beyond original delivery estimates. You are considered the "importer of record" and must comply with all laws and regulations of the country in which you are receiving the goods. Customs policies vary widely from country to country; contact your local customs office for more information.


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Note: Any errors on our website for (content or pricing, articles), we will act accordingly as reported and doesn't guarantee we will honour your request particularly in the product pricing.