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
I forgot my gift card pin?
Don’t remember your gift card PIN? No worries! Simply reach out to the Customer Experience team below and we’ll help you track it down.READ FULL ARTICLE
I’ve lost my gift card, what can I do?
Please treat your gift card carefully as we are not obligated to reissue a new gift card except under certain circumstances where we may choose to.
Any concerns? Please reach out to the Customer Experience team below.READ FULL ARTICLE
I don’t know what my gift card balance is?
Can’t remember the amount on your gift card? Not a problem! Just follow the below steps.READ FULL ARTICLE
First, add the item you wish to purchase to your cart.
Next, click the “Cart” icon and scroll down to select “View or Update Cart”.
On the right-hand side, you’ll see a section where it says “Apply Gift Cards & Promo Codes”. Click into it.
Pop in your gift card number followed by your pin (can be found on the back of your card).
Click “Check Gift Card status and balance”. Your remaining balance will be displayed on the screen!
Hit “Apply” to use the gift card!
My gift card has just expired. Can I extend it?
All of our gift cards have an expiry date on the back of the card/voucher. Please carefully check the date as we are not obligated to extend the balance after the expiry date, except under certain circumstances where we may choose to.
If you would like to discuss, please get in contact with the Customer Experience team below.READ FULL ARTICLE
I'm a student, can I get a discount?
From 28th July to 31 July, we're increasing our UNiDAYS offer from 10% to 15%. Happy shopping!
If you're a student, you can get FREE, instant access to 10% student discounts through UNiDAYS.
How does it work?
Simply head to UNiDAYS, and click on 'Join Now' or 'Log In'.
For instant access to this discount, you must register and verify your student status with UNiDAYS.
What can I use the discount for?
The discount can only be used for full-priced items. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Am I eligible for UNiDAYS?
- You must be over the age of 16 years old. If you are under 16 years, you are not permitted to use the service. By using this service, you confirm that you are at least 16 years of age.
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For further information on our terms and conditions, please find it here.
Can I place an order over the phone?
Yes! Our shoe experts are able to assist you in ordering over the phone!
Give us a call on 0800 752 897 and press 1 to speak to our product team.READ FULL ARTICLE
- How do I apply a discount code? READ FULL ARTICLE
- Why isn’t my payment going through? READ FULL ARTICLE