Order FAQs

Is your online ordering process secure?

Yes! We do not store your credit card information. All orders are sent using industry standard encryption called SSL. Authorize.net takes care of our credit card processing securely and with buyer protection. You also have the option of using Paypal. Note that you do not need to have a Paypal account to check out using their website.

Cookies must be enabled for the shopping cart to work properly.  When multiple people are shopping at the same time on our site 'cookies'  make sure the right items are put in the right shopping cart.  For most internet users, cookies are already enabled. If you experience problems or are curious, you can find more information on how to activate cookies in your browser by visiting this page: google.com/cookies.html 

We've done our best to make this site compatible with all modern browsers. For an optimal experience, on our website and beyond, please consider upgrading to the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Chrome or Safari. You may experience problems using older versions of AOL, or browsers with limited or no Javascript capabilites. If the site doesn't work just right for you, please contact us and let us know what kind of operating system and browser you are using and what problem you encountered. And as always, please feel free to place an order over the phone or by fax if you'd rather! (see below)

What if I don’t live in the United States and I want to buy Strand Tea?

If you live in Canada please call Strand directly at (+1) 503-668-5348 and we’ll be able to accommodate your order.

All International orders are shipped by US International Postal Service at cost. Once the package leaves US Customs we cannot track it unless the package is insured.

Other international tea lovers, please call Strand directly at (+1) 503-668-5348 and we’ll be happy to accommodate your order.

How many ways are there to order from Strand Tea?

You may order by phone, fax, mail or online.

Telephone orders are always welcome. Just follow these simple steps:
Decide on the items and quantities you'd like to order.
Have shipping and payment info ready.
Call toll-free 888 718-6358 to place your order.

Orders can be placed easily by fax.
Decide on the items and quantities you'd like to order. (prices and sizes from website)
Fax your order to 503 668-8669.

Ordering by mail is simple and convenient.
Decide on the items and quantities you'd like to order.
Include your check or credit card info (see below for shipping prices based on order total)
Mail your order to: Strand Tea Co. PO Box 580 Sandy OR 97055

Create your account

You can order on our site without creating an account but if you do (it's a simple process) you are able to keep track of your previous orders and use our 'Repeat this order' and 'Wish List' features.


How long will it take for my order to be processed and shipped and how much does shipping cost?

We ship by the best way available, choosing from the US Postal Service Priority Mail or UPS Ground Insured.  99% of all orders are shipped by the next business day, and most orders ship the same day depending on the time of day we receive your order and payment is cleared. 

Shipping and handling for tea orders is based on the total dollar amount of the order:

$00.00 - $20.00...........$6.95
$20.01 - $30.00...........$7.95
$30.01 - $40.00...........$8.95
$40.01 - $50.00...........$9.45
$50.01 - $70.00...........$10.45
$70.01 - $150.00.........$11.00
Over $150.00...............FREE

When ordering some heavy tea accessories such as teapots there is an additional charge for the added weight. (calculated automatically at checkout)