Exchanges & Returns
The following criteria must be met to be eligible for an exchange or refund
- Returns must be postmarked within 30 days of the original order date.
- Item(s) must be new, unused and in their original packaging, along with all accessories. Check item restrictions below.
- Item(s) must be accompanied by the packing slip generated from the return process noted above.
- We recommend using a traceable shipping method with delivery confirmation.
If a refund is denied based on the above criteria, a representative will call and/or return the item to you as soon as possible.
Restocking Fee: There is a 15% restocking fee for undeliverable orders.
Defective Items: If you received an item that is damaged, we'll fix it - fast. Contact Customer Care within 14 days of the original order date, and we'll do everything we can to ensure you receive the replacement product(s) quickly.
Processing Times: Returns are typically processed within 2 weeks of receiving the item. During the Halloween season (September through November), returns may take up to 3 weeks. It's a very busy (and our favorite) time of year!
The following items may not be exchanged (or returned):
The following items qualify for an exchange or return ONLY if they are in their unopened, original packaging -- these items must not have been worn, used or altered in any way (basically, if it goes on a furry friend or your face, feet, hair or bottom and you took it out of the package - it's yours to keep):
- Socks and stockings
- Shoe covers, boot tops, slippers or other similar footwear
- Wigs, beards, facial hair or any other artificial hair
- Hair accessories
- Artificial teeth
- Prosthetic noses or chins
- Cigarette holders
- Inflatable Items
- Party supplies such as paper plates and cups
- Pet costumes
Shoe Returns: All shoes must be unmarked (without scuffs), unworn and in new condition. Try your shoes on indoors in a carpeted area to avoid making them ineligible for a return.
Incorrect Adresses and Return-to-Sender Packages:
If an incorrect shipping address is provided, the delivery of the package may be delayed. An order with Premium or Express shipping may be delayed if only a PO Box is provided.
If your order is sent back to us as undeliverable and you still need your order, we can assist you. You can pay to reship the order, with an updated address, via the shipping level desired. You can place a new order to ensure it arrives by your event date. We will refund your original order (minus original shipping charge.)
Orders Not Placed on CostumeExpress.com: All costumeexpress orders placed through Amazon.com, eBay, Newegg or other third-party marketplace should consult the return policy of the relevant site.
- Read our Returns Policy to ensure your order qualifies.
- Visit our order status page to get a pre-paid UPS shipping label and a Return Authorization Number (RAN). (We'll deduct $7.99 for the return shipping from your credit.) RANs are only available within 30 days of the order delivery date.
The UPS Flexible Return label can only be used in the United States. Click Here to print a return label.
- Eliminate any other tracking labels on your package.
- Affix return shipping label to your package.
- Write your Return Authorization Number (RAN) on the outside of the box.
- Take your package to a UPS drop box, give it to a UPS driver or drop it off at a UPS Store near you. Visit this page to find the closest UPS service location.
Reminder: There will be a $7.99 deduction from your refund for the cost of return shipping.
- Pack up your order and include your packing slip inside the package.
- If you are using your own shipping method to return, mail the item to the return address below:
Attn: Returns Dept.
16205 West Small Read
New Berlin, WI 53151
- We will issue you a refund for your order (minus shipping fees) typically within a week of the receipt of your package. Note: In October and November, this process may take up to 3 weeks.