Frequently Asked Questions
- Can my order be delivered internationally?
- What is Borderfree?
- How will I know how much my order will cost?
- Are there any additional costs that will be due upon receipt of my order?
- What currencies does Borderfree support?
- I live in the United States. Can I use Borderfree to ship an order internationally but pay in US dollars (USD)?
- What payment options does Borderfree support?
- What are my international shipping options?
- How much does international shipping cost?
- When am I billed?
- How much duty and taxes are charged on international orders?
- Are there any items that cannot ship to my country because they are restricted?
- Do you ship to US military addresses (APO/FPO)?
- How can I track my international order?
- What will my credit card statement say?
- Who should I contact if I have questions relating to my order after I have made a purchase?
- Can I purchase or redeem international gift cards?
- What is your return policy for international orders?
Yes. Through our partnership with Borderfree, L.L.Bean is pleased to provide a dependable international shopping experience for customers in over 200 countries and territories. International shoppers now get the benefit of seeing product prices in their local currency, guaranteed order totals, cost-effective international shipping, and much more. For a list of available shipping countries and shopping currencies, please visit our international landing page.
Borderfree is a reliable global ecommerce solution that allows us to present our international shoppers with L.L.Bean product prices in the currency of their choice, reasonable international shipping costs, and the lowest possible guaranteed order total. The Borderfree solution allows us to serve the best possible shopping experience to our international customers, so you can always buy from us with certainty.
Just add items to your shopping bag and click select to check out. Borderfree calculates and displays the order total in your preferred currency, including all shipping costs from our warehouse in the United States to your selected international destination, as well as any applicable duties and taxes imposed by the customs and revenue authorities in the destination country.
As long as you select to prepay duties and taxes, the order total presented at checkout is the exact amount you’ll be billed by Borderfree, and there will be no additional costs due upon delivery.
Currently, Borderfree supports billing in over 60 global currencies, with more being added on an ongoing basis. Click here to view and select from a list of our supported currencies. Once you confirm your preferences, you will be able to see products priced in your selected currency.
I live in the United States. Can I use Borderfree to ship an order internationally but pay in US dollars (USD)?
Yes, Borderfree supports international gift-giving, in that you can receive a guaranteed order total for an order that is shipping internationally, but pay in USD using a US credit card. This also works if you’re an American traveling or living abroad.
Currently, Borderfree supports Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, American Express , JCB , China UnionPay with additional payment options coming soon.
The following is a summary of delivery promises for our international orders. You will be quoted a specific delivery promise at the time of checkout that is based on your selected destination country and the shipping methods available for the items in your shopping bag.
International shipping is calculated based on a number of factors including the desired shipping speed, the number of items you are purchasing, the weight of the items, and the destination country. International shipping will be calculated and guaranteed during the Borderfree international checkout based on the items you are purchasing and your shipping destination.
Your credit card will be billed by Borderfree at the time your items leave the United States.
Duties (or customs tariffs) are set by the destination country customs authorities and determined based on a combination of the country of origin (manufacturing) of the goods being purchased and the classification of that merchandise in accordance with a harmonized system adopted and used by the countries that Borderfree supports. International taxes (such as Value Added Tax, or VAT) are set by the destination country. You will be able to view the guaranteed total amount of applicable duty and tax/VAT for your order within the Borderfree internationl checkout.
If for some reason there are any items that cannot be exported from the United States or imported into your destination country selection, Borderfree will notify you during the checkout process.
Orders shipping to US military addresses should go through our domestic checkout, as they are not subject to the same costs and logistics flows as our other international orders. To do this, you should shop as if shipping to an address within the United States.
You can track the progress of your international L.L. Bean package(s) here.
Your credit card will be billed by Borderfree and your credit card statement will read "BF L.L.Bean" where “BF” denotes the Borderfree network.
Please contact us at email@example.com or 207-552-3051 7 a.m to 11 p.m. (ET), 7 days a week, 365 days a year. L.L.Bean will gladly assist you with any questions relating to your international order.
Unfortunately, we do not currently support the sale of L.L.Bean gift cards to international customers or the redemption of L.L.Bean gift cards for internationally-shipped orders.
If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-552-3051, 7 a.m to 11 p.m. (ET), 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and we will provide you with further instructions on where returns should be shipped and the amount you will be refunded. Refund amounts for returned items will be credited to you by our partner Borderfree in the same currency and using the same exchange rate as your original order.