1156 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609
585 482-8786 - Phone
585 288-8743 - Fax
1225 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
585 482-8780 - Phone
585 336-5603 - Fax
Customer Service Office Hours
10:00AM - 6PM Monday - Friday
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We accept Purchase Orders from schools, churches, and government organizations. We have no minimum total amount on Purchase Orders. We will be happy to work with you to fulfill your organization’s needs. Please fax a signed copy of your Purchase Order and contact information (Contact name, address, phone numbers, fax & e-mail address) to us at (585) 288-8743.
Please call for orders of 12 or more to discuss discounts (excludes make-up and make-up kits). If you need 24 or more of any single item, please contact us for our special pricing!
HOW TO ORDER:
We accept money orders, Visa, Master card, Discover and American Express. You may order directly from our website or send your order via email, telephone (585) 482-8786 or toll free: 1-866-724-2535, fax (585) 288-8743, or snail mail to our business office.
ATTENTION CREDIT CARD CUSTOMERS:
You can order online using our fully automated shopping cart with completely safe & secure online credit card processing. The rest is very easy step by step information entry. The shopping program will guide you and prompt you for the necessary information. Make sure to enter the correct billing address where your bill is sent or your order will not be processed. Once the order is completed on the cart, our top of the line secure processing system automatically charges your card. This will allow us to process your order more quickly & efficiently. Please let us know if you have any questions. If, by chance, you encounter any error while trying to process an order online, please give us a call instead of trying over and over again. We will be happy to help you & this will ensure that the automatic processing does not attempt to charge your card more than once.
*IMPORTANT NOTE: Only the card holder whose name appears on the card may use the card. You must be 18 years old to place a credit card order. We can not process Credit Card orders without the correct billing address and CCID code on your credit card*
ATTENTION MONEY ORDER CUSTOMERS:
Money orders must be drawn in US Funds: Please make them out to Arlene’s Costumes.
We CANNOT ACCEPT C.O.D.'s or checks. Please do NOT send cash through the mail! We CANNOT be responsible for loss of cash sent through the mail.
If we don't have it, we can get it! We'll special order it for you. Feel free to contact customer service regarding special orders.
Most domestic orders placed before 2pm (EST) Monday-Friday will ship out the same day. Not applicable for:
- Orders placed on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays
- Orders for Mascots, large props, Quantity Discount Items or Special Order items
Please allow applicable delivery time for your order. Orders shipped within the continental United States can take an average of 2-3 days for delivery. All orders are shipped USPS Priority Mail, unless alternate choice is selected. Accelerated shipping is available for an additional fee. Please call or e-mail us for further information on this service.
When ordering, please specify whether you want a child or adult size costume and other details such as color where applicable. Also include your telephone number, e-mail address, and a complete USPS mailing address (P.O. Boxes are allowed for USPS shipping, UPS will not accept P.O. Box).
Please note that ground orders placed in September and October will be shipped out within 1-2 business day(s) due to the fact that it is our busy season. Most orders are processed within hours of receiving and shipped the following day.
For orders shipped out in December, we will ship within 24 hours. However, delivery times are not guaranteed because of the shipping companies who tend to be backed up with the volume of packages and cannot guarantee delivery. Order those Christmas Gifts EARLY!!!
SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL US & TO MILITARY BASES:
We ship US Postal Service's Mail to Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam and any other US possessions. Next Day & Second day is not available for US possessions.
We ship to APO and FPO addresses via US Priority Mail. Those packages are sent out via US Post Office Priority Mail to your APO or FPO address. Delivery time after that depends on the military. Next day and second day delivery is not available for APO & FPO addresses.
GENERAL SHIPPING TERMS & POLICIES:
All charges labeled as "shipping" are to mean the shipping and handling fee. Completing an order on our shopping cart means that you agree to our terms, conditions and prices. Before calling or faxing, please review our policies. When you place an order with us over the phone, fax, e-mail or through the mail, you also agree to our terms, conditions and prices.
Shipping charges are subject to change due to size, weight, and desired speed of delivery.
We will make every effort to get your package delivered to you in a reasonable timeframe. However, Arlene’s Costumes cannot be held responsible for delays in shipping for any reason. We are not liable for any package once it has been picked up from our location by a shipping company.
Upon purchase, the customer assumes all liability in the use, misuse, or handling of any product and will not hold Arlene’s Costumes, employees or owners liable for any reason.
RETURNS & EXCHANGES:
SPECIAL ORDERS CANNOT be canceled, returned or exchanged. - This includes any item that we order especially for the customer and is listed on the web page as a “SPECIAL ORDER” or quantity orders (over 24 pieces). All mascots are considered special orders and many of our deluxe adult size costumes over $100.00 are considered special orders. Other items that CANNOT be returned: MAKEUP, WIGS, BEARDS, MUSTACHES, SOCKS, TIGHTS, AND NOVELTY TEETH. These are non-returnable because of sanitary and hygiene restrictions imposed on us by Heath Department standards.
All items are thoroughly checked prior to shipping. If an item is damaged or destroyed in shipping, please contact the carrier immediately upon inspection.
All shipping charges are nonrefundable.
A costume may not be exchanged for a different STYLE costume if the original style does not fit. If you want to exchange a costume for a different size, the original costume must be returned with all the original packaging in good saleable shape. You will be responsible for the shipping charges both ways. Any item returned for any reason must be returned in a box. If you return a costume in an envelope (padded or not) we will not allow the return. Size exchanges of Halloween costumes are not allowed after October 13th. You need to request an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) number as stated below in Requesting A Return Merchandise Authorization Number.
To exchange an item, you can email contact us make sure to include your sales order number or you call 1-866-724-2535 or 585-482-8786 within 3 days of receipt of merchandise for a Return Authorization (RA) number. Arlene's Costumes is not responsible for shipping charges on exchanged or returned items.
Once Authorization is given, your package must be post-marked within 3 days of the return authorization date. Items returned after the RA date will be subject to a restocking fee of 25%.
Items being returned MUST be in their original, unused condition and in their original packaging. We do not accept returns on worn merchandise. The items will be sent back to you, at your expense, if we feel they have been worn and no credit will be issued.
Items returned without a Return Authorization Number will be subject to a restocking fee of 25%.
Due to the seasonal nature of our merchandise, all orders shipped between October 13 and November 3rd are FINAL SALE and ARE NOT RETURNABLE OR EXCHANGEABLE for ANY REASON. Please be sure to review sizes and double check basket contents before ordering.