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Currently, all of our shipments are through UPS, USPS or one of several Trucking Companies. When selecting standard shipping, Lightworld.com has the right to determine which carrier will be used. If a Product cannot be shipped via USPS or UPS, we will use a Trucking Company. Additional Charges may apply. We will contact the Customer with these charges for approval before the Order is Shipped. Priority mail will be used for all PO Box shipping addresses.


If the item cannot be shipped via UPS Ground, then the Free Shipping Does Not apply. For instance, There is no Free UPS Ground Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico. We will contact the Customer with the Updated Shipping Charge. If UPS charges an Oversize package, then we will charge that rate to the customer in addition to the quoted price. We will contact the customer when an Over-Size rate applies before charging & shipping. We also offer Overnight (UPS Red) and 2nd Day Delivery (UPS Blue) at additional charges.


UPS Red: UPS Red features fast, reliable delivery to every address in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. They (UPS) guarantees delivery by end-of-day the next business day depending on destination. For Saturday deliveries there is an additional charge, and you (the customer) must call to specify. UPS delivers by noon or 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

UPS Blue: UPS Blue provides guaranteed on-time delivery by the end of the second business day to every address coast to coast and in Puerto Rico. An economical alternative for important shipments that are time-sensitive but don't require overnight delivery.

UPS Orange: UPS Orange provides guaranteed on-time delivery by the end of the third business day to every address coast to coast and Puerto Rico. Best used by those that do not need a shipment quickly, but need to know exactly when it will arrive.

UPS Ground: UPS Ground is the most economical means of shipment. All orders arrive at their destination within 3 - 7 business days.

Orders placed for Standard Shipping on all stock items will be shipped within 1-3 business days from Providence. Orders that are being Drop Shipped from any one of our numerous suppliers usually ship within 1 Week.

All Light Bulb orders that are not Case Size will ship within 2 Weeks.

International Shipping

Unfortunately, We do not offer overseas shipping on orders processed on-line. If you would like an item shipped overseas, please e-mail all shipping information, items you would like to order and there quantities to support@lightworld.com. All APO's and military addresses do not apply here. Please use standard shipping for these. Thank you.

We do ship to Canada via UPS. Please call in all orders being shipped to Canada. The customer is responsible for all border fees and handling charges that occur.

Back Orders

Currently, We have the ability to ship over 90% of our products within 48 hours. Most of our products are in stock, either in our warehouse in Providence, or at a number of our suppliers across the country, in which we will drop ship directly from them. In the case where an item is back ordered, We will notify you as soon as possible with an expected ship date. In the event that multiple items are ordered and one is back ordered. We will only charge for the item that is shipped. And not until we ship the back ordered item will we charge you for that. For all orders We will not charge the credit card until the order is ready to ship.

Please Note:
Business days are Mon. through Fri. All Holidays are not considered Business Days.