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Free Shipping

Free Shipping Policy

For a limited time, you'll get Free Shipping on all orders over $49 (US and Canada only).

Orders that qualify for free shipping to the US and Canada may only be shipped using the standard UPS or USPS shipping method. Expedited shipping options do not qualify for free shipping and are subject to the rates of the carrier.

  • Some seasonal promotions may offer free shipping worldwide. These orders must be shipped using the standard UPS or USPS shipping method to qualify for free shipping. Expedited shipping options do not qualify for free shipping and are subject to the rates of the carrier.
  • Orders placed by Premier members qualify for free shipping using the standard UPS or USPS shipping method to the Continental U.S. and Canada. Expedited shipping options do not qualify for free shipping and are subject to the rates of the carrier.
  • Autoship orders do not qualify for any free shipping offers or promotions.
  • Free Shipping is not valid on certain products, including, but not limited to, Sedona Method, bison or ostrich meats, cheese, organic fruits, and salmon.
  • Some restrictions may apply based on the weight of the item being shipped. Such orders are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Customer Service if you have questions about your order.

General Information

We process and ship all orders within 24-48 hours of receipt (unless otherwise stated). Orders are processed and shipped during regular business hours (Monday through Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM CST, excluding holidays). *Note that there is no processing, shipping, or delivering of orders on Saturday or Sunday, therefore, weekend days are not factored in as "shipping days."

Order by 2pm CST

If you place your order by 2pm CST, Monday through Friday, your order will ship the same day (excluding holidays). This applies to US orders only, excluding California. California orders are shipped the next morning to arrive quicker.

If an order is placed on hold for any reason, you will be notified within 24 hours. Orders will remain on hold until confirmation of all pending details is received.

Orders placed during special promotions or on a holiday are excluded. We do not ship on national holidays.

This does not apply to international orders, Autoship orders, orders paid for by check or echeck.

Specially shipped items are shipped separately from the rest of your order. They include: PowerPlate, Stand-up Tanning Beds, Vitality Tanning Beds, Vitality Tanning Booth, Vitality Saunas, Vision Fitness Products, all food items, and Whole House Water Filters.

$4.95 Shipping for Orders Under $49

$4.95 shipping applies only to orders shipped within the Continental U.S. using the standard UPS or USPS shipping method. This method of shipping only applies to orders weighing less than 20 pounds.

Please note, expedited shipping options do not qualify for $4.95 shipping and are subject to the rates of the carrier.

Flat Rate Shipping

Packages over 20 pounds are subject to higher shipping rates based on weight, destination, and shipping method. Please view the tables below for the Economy rates.

Packages shipped outside of the U.S. are subject to the rates of the carrier.*

Domestic Economy Shipping
(for Orders under $49)
Canada Economy Shipping International Economy Shipping
0-20 pounds: $4.95 0-25 pounds: $10.00 All packages are subject to current shipping rates.
21-50 pounds: $9.90 26-50 pounds: $15.00
51-75 pounds: $25.00 51-75 pounds: $30.00
76-100 pounds: $50.00 76-100 pounds: $60.00
101-200 pounds: $75.00 101-200 pounds: $100.00
201+ pounds: Current Shipping Rate 201+ pounds: Current Shipping Rate

*Shipping rates are subject to change

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Expedited Shipping

Please note that if you need your items as soon as possible, and opt for an expedited shipping option, we do not deliver items on a Saturday or Sunday. Overnight items that are processed and shipped on Friday will not be delivered until Monday.

Specially Shipped Items

These products are shipped separately from the rest of your order. They're specially made (and some are quite large), so they may take longer than 2-5 business days to ship. Such products cannot have their shipping expedited. They include: PowerPlate, Stand-up Tanning Beds, Vitality Tanning Beds, Vitality Tanning Booth, Vitality Saunas, Vision Fitness Products, all food items, and Whole House Water Filters.

Tanning Beds

  • Delivery Time: Please allow 10-14 business days for delivery.
  • All domestic tanning units will be shipped using "lift gate service." The shipper will first call on day of delivery and schedule a time on that day. Lift-gate service means the shipping service will pull up and drop your Tanning Bed off at your curb.
  • All SunSplash units going to Canada will be delivered by UPS.
  • Inspection: Please do not sign delivery paperwork without first inspecting the tanning unit for damages. This is to ensure the materials have not been damaged during delivery.

Power Plates and Vision Fitness Products

Vitality Saunas
  • Delivery Time: Please allow 10-14 business days for delivery.
  • White Glove Delivery Service: Once your order is placed, it can take up to 10 business days to be contacted by the Power Plate shipping department to set up a shipping schedule. The Power Plate shipping department will then call the phone number you provide to set up a date and time for delivery. It is important to give all details about your house and the room where the unit will be placed so the movers know if they need to expect doorways, stairs, low ceilings, etc. Depending on your availability, the Power Plate shipping department should have your unit shipped within the next 48 hours.

Vitality Saunas

  • Delivery Time: Please allow 10-14 business days for delivery.
  • Inspection: Please do not sign delivery paperwork without first inspecting the sauna for damages. This is to ensure the sauna materials have not been damaged during delivery.

All Meats

  • We ship on Mondays and Tuesdays only. This is done to ensure your product arrives on a weekday.
  • Any orders placed between Tuesday and Sunday will be shipped the following Monday.
  • Orders will arrive within 3 days of ship date.
  • All meats are packed in insulated coolers with enough dry ice to preserve them for the duration of the shipping time.

Whole House Water Filters

  • Delivery Time: Please allow 5-10 business days for delivery.

US Shipping Methods

  • Continental United States:
    • The shipment carrier is determined at the time of shipping. Your order may be sent via USPS or UPS. This is determined by weight of package and timeframe selected.
  • Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico:
    • The shipment carrier is determined at the time of shipping. Your order may be sent via USPS or UPS. This is determined by weight of package and timeframe selected.
UPS Tracking

US Shipping Times (UPS)


Here are the shipping times after the package has been processed and shipped:

  • UPS Ground Contiguous US (2-5 Business Days after processing)
  • UPS Ground Hawaii and Alaska (2-7 Business
    Days after processing)
  • UPS 2nd Day (2 Business Days after processing)
  • UPS Next Day Air (Next Business day after processing
USPS Tracking

US Shipping Times (USPS)

Here are the shipping times after the package has been processed and shipped:

  • Priority Mail (2-7 Business Days)
  • Express Mail (2-5 Business Days)

For APO/FPO addresses, all orders will be shipped via USPS:

  • Priority Mail (2-5 Business Days)
  • Express Mail (2-5 Business Days)

International Shipments

Most international shipments are shipped by DHL. Your order will be delivered quicker and cheaper than before. Orders shipped to Australia and Canada can be shipped directly to your door and do not require a signature.

Learn more about Duty and Customs fees for Canadian Orders

! PLEASE NOTE: You may encounter a customs or duty fee when receiving your order. This is not in the control of Mercola.com and this fee will be dependent on your country. Read more about additional considerations that apply to all international shipments.

Orders being shipped to Canada are duty free. For Canadian orders, you will pay your Customs' fees and province taxes during the checkout process. You’ll know exactly how much it will cost before you complete the checkout process.

The province taxes for Canada are as follows:

  • Alberta – 5%
  • British Columbia – 5%
  • Saskatchewan – 5%
  • Manitoba – 13%
  • Ontario – 13%
  • Quebec – 14.975%
  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 13%
  • Nova Scotia – 15%
  • New Brunswick – 13%
  • Prince Edward Island – 14%
  • Northwest Territories – 5%
  • Nunavut – 5%
  • Yukon – 5%

Australian Shipping Rates

Max Weight (lbs) Shipping Price Quote (USD)
3.00 $13.99
6.00 $15.99
10.00 $17.99
15.00 $18.99
20.00 $20.99
25.00 $24.99
30.00 $29.99
40.00 $34.99
60.00 $49.99
100.00 $79.99

USPS Tracking

USPS

Here are the shipping times after the package has been processed and shipped:

  • Mexico (2-5 Business Days)
  • Spain (3-7 Business Days)
  • Note: USPS will be used for PO Box addresses
USPS Tracking

DHL

Here are the shipping times after the package has been processed and shipped:

  • Canada (1-3 Business Days)
  • Europe and South America (2-3 Business Days)
  • Australia, Asia, and Africa (3-5 Business Days)
  • Note: DHL does not ship to PO Boxes
  • Please note that shipping times may be longer if Customs inspects the package

Problems with Your Order?

Please contact our Customer Service Department if you have any issues with your order:

Mercola.com reserves the right to hold any order for a security review. If your order is affected, you will be notified.

Tracking Your Packages

You will receive one or more tracking numbers on the confirmation e-mail we send you when your order is shipped. This tracking number can be used to check the status of your package at our shipping carriers' online stores. Your shipment service will be indicated in the e-mail. Use the links below to track your shipment: