Returns, Refunds and Cancellations Policy

All returns must be authorised in advance by a member of Blackpool Reptiles & Aquatics staff, you MUST first contact us for authorisation. By purchasing from us you agree to our refunds and returns policy.

Returns should be made by the cheapest method available, and you should obtain proof of posting of such goods, in the event that the goods are not received by us.

Glass is not insured so please keep this in mind when ordering glass items.

Do not send items back by Special Delivery as we will not be responsible for refunding this additional cost to you.

Goods that are returned without the full documentation or that are not in unused, undamaged condition will be treated as abandoned to us and dealt with as such.

All goods returned due to purchaser’s error are done so at your own expense, in an unused, undamaged condition together with receipt of purchase and will incur a 15% handling charge plus the carriage costs.

Until the goods are received by us, you remain responsible for any loss or damage to such goods. Your refund or return will be processed once the goods have been received by us and not before. 

In the event that goods were faulty or broken when received:

Once we have received the goods and the nature of the damage or fault is identified by us, a replacement, repair, exchange for alternative item or a complete refund of the purchase price and return shipping costs will be given at our discretion.

Deposits placed on livestock are non-refundable outside the 48 hour refund window. If livestock has been paid in full and the customer cancels outside of the 48 hour refund window, we will retain 30% of the amount paid as a ‘deposit’.  Animals cannot leave the store until paid for in full. Livestock payments which are not made by the agreed date may be subject to boarding fees.


In the event that your situation changes and you need to cancel your order, please be aware that if this is after the 48 hour refund window, we will retain 30% of your order as a non-refundable deposit.

ALL courier jobs have to be paid for on delivery or prior (if arranged). If you are unsure of the fee please check when the courier contacts you. We will be unable to deliver your animal if you do not pay the fee.

All offer prices discussed online are PLUS courier fee. No offer prices or prices given will include the courier price, unless you ask for it to. We are unable to deliver any livestock free of charge.