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Returns & Refunds

Globalkitchen Japan wish your shopping experience with us always satisfies you. We will try our best to help you all out should you have any trouble or unpleasant moment.

CANCELLATIONS

If your order has not been shipped yet, meaning you have not received the shipment confirmation, please notify us as soon as possible. You can cancel the order and get a full refund in a while.

If your order has already been shipped, you are not able to cancel it any more, yet you can return your items instead. Unfortunately, your original shipping cost (if applicable) cannot be refunded unless the return was caused by our error. Please check Return or Refund section below.

Personalized, customized or order-made items cannot be cancelled regardless of whether it's been shipped or not. The following list shows some examples of personalized, customized and order-made items.

Invalid cancellations:

  • Logos or characters engraved items
  • Flat-bottom / non-antirust customized woks
  • Items not on our website
  • B to B orders

RETURNS

Globalkitchen Japan accept returns after 30 days since you receive the products. Once you sign in the receiving receipt, the date will be recorded in our system. If 30 days have passed, unfortunately we cannot offer you any refund or exchange. 

To be eligible for a return, your items must be an unused and in the same condition that you receive it. It must also be in the original packaging. The following items are some of examples that cannot be returned.

Invalid returns:

  • Food
  • Gift cards
  • Logos or characters engraved items
  • Flat-bottom / non-antirust customized woks
  • Items not on our website
  • B to B orders

To return an item, please contact us through our web form or send us an email at support@globalkitchenjapan.com. Your return cannot be refunded unless you inform us beforehand. Please also do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

Shipping costs that are charged to return and redeliver will be covered by us if products are defective or wrong.  However, if you don't like items or want to return them due to your circumstance, you will have to cover those cost.

If you are shipping an item over 10,000 yen, please consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned items.

EXCHANGES

GlobalkitchenJapan only replace items if they are defective or damaged, meaning that items are damaged when receiving or turn out defective within 7 days of arrival. Please be advised that we don't consider unavoidable abrasion from manufacturing process or delivery.

Arrival date will be recorded in our system when you sign for delivery. If you contact us after 7 days, there is no way for us to make sure if items are damaged or defective as at delivery or they turn into the condition due to the way you use. Therefore, those requests issued after a week of arrival will be invalid.

If you wish to exchange it for the same item, contact us through our web form or send us an email at support@globalkitchenjapan.com with pictures that show the issue. Once we confirm the condition of items, we will provide what you wish, either refund or exchange. Please note that we might only be able to refund you if by any chance items cannot be prepared as they are discontinued or pending.

Shipping costs that are charged to return and redeliver will be covered by us if products are defective or wrong.

REFUND

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned items. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If it is approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days. For example, if your original payment is done with credit/debit card, it will take up to 30 days. If you use PayPal, you will receive your refund within 3-5 working days.

Refund will be only applicable for products and shipping costs are non-refundable. Thus, you will have to bear all the costs for shipping, both initial delivery and return, so the former will be deducted from your refund. Also, we cannot refund any taxes, duties or other charges which you may have paid when placing your order.

If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again. Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.