How to place an online order
Placing an online order is easy! Follow our easy step by step guide below.
Would you prefer to speak to someone instead? Give our Kicks Specialists a call on 0800 752 897.
They'll be able to help you with your size and securely place an order for you!
If you prefer not to call, hit up our Kicks Specialists via our live chat channel.
HOW TO PLACE AN ONLINE ORDER
Step 1: Browse our website by using the search function at the top right-hand corner, or by clicking on the category in the navigation menu.
Step 2: Select the style you wish to purchase.
Clicking into the style, you'll be able to view a description of the shoe and product details
If you're unsure about the right size, you can view our size chart!
Interested in this item? Click on "Add To Cart".
Once you've done this, you'll see a number next to the shopping cart on the top right-hand corner. This means you've successfully added an item to your cart!
You can continue shopping or if you'd like to start the checkout process, simply click on the Shopping Cart and select one of two options:
"View or Update Cart" - If you need to make any edits to the current items in your cart
"Checkout" - You're happy with your selection, then proceed to checkout.
Step 3: Complete the order
We accept all secure payment methods! Click here for more information.
Note: At the cart, you'll also be able to enter in your discount code if you have one.
You'll be asked to either:
- Checkout as a guest
- Log into your existing account OR
- Create an account with us.
Follow the prompts and fill out all the required fields.
Once done, the last step is to review your details to make sure they're correct.
Press "Place Order". You're done!
Having difficulties placing your order? No worries! Our Kicks Specialists are available to help over the phone on 0800 752 897.
Once you have completed the checkout process, you'll receive your Order Confirmation to the email address that you provided at checkout. You'll also be able to view your order in the “My Account” section (if you have an online account with us).
Remember, if you checked out as a guest and created an account afterwards, the order won't be visible there.
Next steps: Sit tight! Once your order has been dispatched, you'll receive a follow-up email with your tracking details.
What are the gift card terms & conditions?
Have someone in your life that's almost impossible to buy for?
Don't stress, we have a gift card that they won't want to exchange the next day!
You can't get our gift cards online, however, they're available in store. Any gift cards purchased in-store will expire 36 months from the date of issue. They can be redeemed in any Platypus Shoes retail store in New Zealand.*
*These cards cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No refunds, store credits or cash will be provided for unused balances. Remaining balances on the card will only be available before the expiry date. Once the expiry date is reached, all remaining balances become unavailable.READ FULL ARTICLE
For full Terms & Conditions please click here.
- My discount code isn’t working? READ FULL ARTICLE
What is an oversell?
While uncommon, from time to time we have an influx of customers all hoping to order the same item, we realise when attempting to fill these orders that unfortunately we can't fulfill them all.
If you have received an email about your order being oversold, this means that we were, unfortunately, unable to fulfill your entire order or part of your order.
Our Terms & Conditions do also cover our oversell policy under section 4. Orders, Pricing & Availability - Platypus Shoes reserves the right to accept or reject your order for any reason, including, without limitation, the unavailability of any product, an error in the price or the product description posted on this website, or an error in your order.
When this happens, please be assured that your money has been refunded to your original payment method and can take anywhere from 3 - 5 business days to show back in your account.
If you would like to get your discount code, please get in touch with our Customer Experience Team below and they will provide you with a unique code to use for your next purchase.READ FULL ARTICLE
- I checked out as a guest? READ FULL ARTICLE
I think I’ve been overcharged on my order?
We’re sorry to hear that you’re experiencing issues with your payment and may have been overcharged.
This may be due to a technical glitch. We do our best to ensure that this doesn't happen!
If you believe that you may have been overcharged, please get in contact with the Customer Experience team below and provide your order details and a screenshot of the overcharge.READ FULL ARTICLE
PayPal Free Returns
If you paid with PayPal, you can get a refund on your return shipping costs if you need to send something back - up to $45 per return and 8 returns each year.
How to get your money back on return shipping
- Login to your PayPal account and activate "Refunded Returns".
- Submit a request with your proof of purchase within 30 days of return and 150 days of purchase.
- Once approved, your refund will appear in your PayPal account, typically within 5 business days.
What's not included?
- Any items that haven't been paid for in full with your PayPal account.
- Any products excluded from our Returns Policy.
Activate Refunded Returns now.
- Can I make my credit note an online gift voucher instead? READ FULL ARTICLE
Why has my order been cancelled?
We may cancel or delay delivery for orders where we require further payment information to process the purchase. Reasons include:
- Request for additional information is refused or not received within the requested time
- Request for the cardholder to contact us within the timeframe is not met
- Purchase transaction does not pass our security check
- The Purchase has connections to previous fraudulent orders
- Purchase was made by an unauthorised alteration our website.
We care about the safety of our customers, their personal information and the protection of their funds.READ FULL ARTICLE
Platypus Shoes may require further verification of your order to ensure that it is authorised by the cardholder.
Our Customer Experience team may contact you via phone or email to confirm details of your order before it can be shipped. Don't be concerned if this happens to you. We check plenty of orders every single day and orders can be selected for various reasons.
This is to ensure that you have a great shopping experience with us! If you’re still unsure or have any concerns regarding your order being cancelled, please contact us below and our Customer Experience team will provide more information.
- Which payment methods are accepted? READ FULL ARTICLE
- What is Afterpay and how does it work? READ FULL ARTICLE
How do I pay with AfterPay in store?
How to use AfterPay in store
Prior to heading in-store, we would recommend downloading the official Afterpay App! Available on iOS and Android.
Select Platypus in in-store retailers, select the amount of your purchase and follow the prompts to generate your in-store Afterpay barcode. Head in-store, grab your size and our team will assist from there!
How long is the barcode valid for?
Your barcode will be valid for 12 hours and is applicable for single use only. The maximum transaction value in-store is $800
When am I charged the first instalment?
The first instalment will be debited once your barcode has been scanned.
How can I refund my Afterpay Purchase?READ FULL ARTICLE
Click here to read our full in-store purchase returns article.
When your refund is processed in store, AfterPay will send you an email and make the necessary adjustments to your payment schedule.
For example, if you've made two repayments you will be refunded for those two payments and all further payments will be cancelled.
Unfortunately, we are unable to facilitate exchanges, but you are welcome to repurchase on a new barcode.