COVID-19 & Shipping Delays: Due to the impact of COVID-19, the increase in online shopping, and the stringent safety protocols put in place by both The Vaping Ape and Canada Post orders may take longer than normal to arrive. Be advised that some regions may see orders take up to four days longer then normal to arrive at their destinations. For more information from Canada Post regarding the delivery of your packages please click HERE. Please note, have temporarily suspended upgraded shipping options at checkout, and we encourage you to use all posted information to the The Vaping Ape Shipping Policy as a guideline. We are doing everything we can to get your orders to you as quickly as possible and we appreciate your patience during this time. If you have any questions our customer service department will continue to be open Monday - Friday 10am – 5pm EST. Give us a call at 6472441764.
Orders are picked up daily at 4:30PM EST, Monday to Friday by Canada Post. Canada Post does not pickup or deliver on statutory holidays. Shipping times may vary depending on location & shipping service. Once your package has left the The Vaping Ape Facility and is with Canada Post you will be sent tracking information with an estimated time of arrival. We make every attempt to ship the same day on orders placed prior to 3:00 PM EST.
Shipping cost is a flat rate of $9.99, with free Canada Post Expedited Shipping on orders over $100 before tax and discounts. There is an option to upgrade shipping at Checkout to Canada Post Xpresspost Shipping; $14.99 for orders under $100 before tax and discounts. $4.99 for orders over $100 before tax and discounts.
As The Vaping Ape is compliant with guidelines relating to the sale & distribution of goods to customers over the age of 19, first time customers will be required to present valid photo ID upon delivery. In some cases a first time customer may be required to pick up their package at the closest Canada Post Outlet. This is to ensure all customers are 19+ and legally allowed to purchase e-cigarette products in Canada. Once Photo ID has been checked successfully packages will be sent without this requirement given the name & address on the account do not change. The Vaping Ape reserves the right to ID check customers without notice at any time. Packages returned to us due to a Photo ID Check failure will be subject to a $20 Restocking Fee. In addition, all shipping costs will be forfeited (if applicable).
If paying by credit card please ensure the billing address & shipping address is associated with credit card being used as our verification system may flag the order for additional authentication. This may result in additional steps and delay. Additionally, if an order is placed by the cardholder the billing address and shipping address must match the address authorized on the credit card.
Once a package leave the The Vaping Apefacility and a Canada Post tracking number is provided the package becomes the responsibility of Canada Post. Delivery errors by Canada Post are entirely beyond the control of The Vaping Ape. Automatic Insurance up to $100 is included in the event trackable shipping is used to ship your products.
For parcels lost or damaged during the delivery process we advise the following:
* Confirm package was not accepted without your knowledge (Family Member, Room Mate, etc.)
* Double check to ensure your package has not exceeded the estimated delivery time provided
* Contact The Vaping Ape Customer Service: 6472441764 & firstname.lastname@example.org
* Once an investigation has been started a Canada Post reference number will be provided
* Canada Post may reach out to you to discuss the matter via phone or email
* Inquiries into missing parcels may take up to 5 business days or more if further investigation is required
* Only after an investigation is complete will The Vaping Ape consider a reship or refund
The Vaping Ape prides itself on selling quality products we’ve tested ourselves & operate as advertised. All products that are sold on our website are authentic, however, warranty terms may vary based on product type and nature and/or frequency of use. Customer satisfaction is paramount to The Vaping Ape and every effort will be made to quickly & effectively address any product related concerns. We have included informative details below for your review as it is important to understand the warranty prior to purchase.
If you experience any issues with any products you purchase from The Vaping Ape please review our extensive knowledge base. If this does help resolve the matter, please contact our Customer Service Department at 6472441764.
The Vaping Ape offers a 30 Day Limited Warranty from date of purchase on the following product categories:
* All Starter Kits
* Replacement Tanks
* All Box Mods
* All 18650 Batteries
* All 18650 Battery Chargers
The Vaping Ape 30 Day Limited Warranty is subject to the terms & conditions outlined below:
* Does not apply to cosmetic damage
* Does not apply to damage caused by accident, misuse, abuse, user error, or normal wear & tear
* Does not apply to products modified or altered
Disposables, Atomizer Tanks, and Coils qualify for a Dead on Arrival (DOA) Warranty only. Due to the nature of the products and their typical life expectancy atomizer tanks, atomizer coils, cartomizers, pods, and cartridges are only covered under the DOA Warranty if they do not work out of the box. If these criteria are met will we replace the item free of charge. The Vaping Ape may request the item(s) in question to be returned for testing and/or examination.
Batteries and Non-18650 Chargers will only cover defects that arise during the normal use of the product and will not cover any issues that result from improper maintenance/modification, use outside of the products intended use, abuse/misuse, failure due to leaking liquid onto connections, or any battery where basic care has not been taken.
E-Liquid is not covered under any warranty as a result of its consumable nature. The Vaping Ape guarantees our e-liquid formulas do not change, and meet established quality standards. If you experience e-liquid that tastes different compared to a previous batch it may be due to one of the following reasons:
* E-liquid may need more steeping. Shake the bottle vigorously & leave in a dark place for 2 days
* E-liquid left in the direct heat/sunlight may affect the taste. Especially when it contains nicotine
* Changing device types, batteries, or tanks, as each run at a different resistance
* Adjust/Lower power range for optimal flavour
* If you have recently stopped smoking this can alter/restore taste buds.
All sales are final for the following product categories:
* Mouthpieces & Dip Tips
* Free The Vaping Ape Swag
* Free Gifts including promotional gifts
* DIY Products & Kits
* Testing Kits
* Clearance Products
* Discontinued Products
EXCHANGE & STORE CREDIT, DOA:
The Vaping Ape will only exchange or offer store credit in the case of defective merchandise out of the box as outlined in the warranty details above. All applicable warranty claims must be made with 7 calendar days of receiving your order. After the returned product is assessed by The Vaping Ape and determined to be defective, we will offer to replace and reship to the customer. Shipping costs will only be refunded (if applicable) if all products in the order are defective.
Submitting a Warranty Claim
1. Email The Vaping Ape Customer Service at email@example.com within 7 days of receiving your order along with your invoice number, product in question, and a description of the issue. If available, pictures or videos are often helpful to simplify the claims process.
2. You may be requested to complete an online form at the representative’s discretion.
3. If applicable, you may be required to mail back the device for assessment & testing. A prepaid return shipping label will be provided at no cost.
4. Once received The Vaping Ape will conduct appropriate testing to determine the validity of the claim and the most appropriate next step.
5. Lastly, we will discuss our findings with the customer and work to find satisfactory resolution.
EXCHANGE & REFUND, NEW & UNUSED:
Items that are new, unused, and in their original packaging may be returned, along with the original proof or purchase, within 10 days for a refund or exchange. Returns will only be processed following an inspection by a The Vaping Ape representative are verified to be in the condition outlined above. Refunds can only be offered in the original form of payment tendered in the initial transaction. If a refund to the original form of payment tender is not available, an exchange or store credit will be offered.
Requesting a Refund or Store Credit
1. Email The Vaping Ape Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days of receiving your order along with your invoice number, the product in question, and the reason for request.
2. A prepaid return shipping label will be provided at no cost so the product can be returned to The Vaping Ape.
3. Be sure to identify the package with your full name, invoice number, and address information.
4. Once received, The Vaping Ape will conduct an assessment to determine the product is new, unused, and in its original packaging.
5. Lastly, we will discuss our findings with the customer and process the refund or store credit. Refunds typically take 2 business days to process once the product has been received by The Vaping Ape. It may also take an additional 5 business days to process the refund depending on your Financial Institution. Your patience is appreciated.