1. HOME
  2. Shipping Policy

Shipping to the Contiguous 48 States – Continental USA

Free USPS Domestic Ground Shipping – if your order total is over $150

$6 USPS Ground Flat Rate Shipping – if your order is under 150

All orders are shipped with USPS ground unless a different is selected during checkout.

Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam

Free Shipping and $6 Flat Rate Shipping are not available to residents of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and service members at APO/FPO addresses. Customers in these locations will be charged the actual computed shipping rate at the time of checkout. 

Shipping to APO / FPO Addresses

In honor of supporting our country’s servicemen and servicewomen, FREE USPS Domestic Ground Shipping is provided to all APO/FPO addresses.

Shipping to Canada and Mexico

Customers in Canada and Mexico will have the option of selecting either USPS First Class Mail International, USPS Priority Mail, UPS Worldwide Expedited and UPS Worldwide Saver

If your item is too large for USPS, you will only be presented with a UPS shipping option. Your order will be labeled "hobby parts" as default for customs. The brokerage fee for USPS shipments is a flat $5 (charged by your local Post), brokerage fees for UPS can range from a few dollars to upwards of $40.

Control Hobbies does not collect sales tax or VAT during checkout, so you will be required to pay applicable taxes when you receive your shipment.

Shipping to Asia, Central America, Europe, Oceania, and South America

Overseas international shipments can be shipped using either USPS or UPS International.

Packages sent via USPS First Class Mail International have an average transit time of 10 to 21 days. Packages shipped via USPS Priority Mail International have an average transit time of 6 to 10 business days and include basic package tracking.

Packages shipped via UPS Worldwide Expedited or UPS Worldwide Saver have an average transit time of 2 to 4 days, and all shipments include detailed package tracking. None of our carriers will charge a brokerage fee when shipping to these regions but some countries may have different regulations.

Customers will be required to pay any applicable sales tax or VAT upon receipt of the shipment. Most of Control Hobbies RC products are duty-free, so import duties will typically be $0. Batteries can only be shipped internationally by UPS or USPS if the product (radio, car, boat or plane) in which it is intended to be used is purchased on the same order. Shipping batteries Internationally without a product where the battery is contained inside the product is not permitted by any shipping carrier.

Order Processing

Orders placed on our website or over the phone are shipped the next day. We do not guarantee same day shipping. We do not ship on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 

Taxes

Domestic Orders – Orders shipped to California will be charged with the proper sales tax.

International Orders – Control Hobbies does not collect sales tax, VAT, or duties during checkout for international orders. Customers outside of the United States will be required to pay applicable duties and taxes upon receipt of merchandise. Both merchandise and shipping fees are taxable. Most of our products are duty-free to most global destinations.