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    About Beach Camera

    Who Are We?
    Beach Camera and Electronics is a family-owned-and-operated company located in Green Brook and Edison New Jersey. Established in 1983 in the state of Maine, Beach Camera and Electronics was relocated to Green Brook New Jersey in 1991. A 7,000-square-foot retail showroom services the New Jersey photographic marketplace while a booming mail-order business catered to the entire country
    We have been at the forefront of the digital imaging revolution since it first exploded onto the scene in the 1990's. Our rapid rate of growth made it necessary for us to expand our facility in order to better serve our customers, so in 2004, our corporate offices and mail-order operation moved to Edison New Jersey.

    What do we sell?
    In the 20+ years that we have been in business we have become a truly comprehensive source of photographic, video and digital imaging products. We sell Digital Cameras, Film Cameras, lenses and accessories, Camcorders, MP3s, PDAs, Home Theater Components including LCD, DLP and Plasma televisions, DVD players, Satellite Radio, VCR's, GPS Navigators, Printers, Scanners, Binoculars, Telescopes and much more to consumers as well as the education, corporate and government markets.
    Well respected by customers and vendors alike, Beach Camera is an authorized U.S. dealer for Apple, Canon, Casio, Epson, Fuji, Garmin, HP, JVC, Kodak, Konica-Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Pioneer, Sharp, Toshiba and many others.

    Who are Our Customers?
    With a consistent history of growth in an extremely competitive business, we receive a majority of our business from repeat and referred customers who have made Beach Camera their one-stop shop for all their electronic and photographic needs. For over 20 years, we have been providing for the needs of end-users across a broad demographic spectrum. From the individual customer purchasing equipment for their personal use to the corporate end-user placing a purchase order for their company or agency, our fanatical devotion to outstanding service and the best possible pricing is the key to our immense and constantly growing repeat-customer base. We know what it takes to fulfill large orders quickly, efficiently, and most importantly ACCURATELY!!

    Why Buy From Us?
    We are proud to offer the outstanding service and quality state-of-the-art products that our customers have come to depend on. We offer three ways to shop: online from the convenience of your home, on the phone with personalized service from our knowledgeable sales staff or - if you are located in Central New Jersey - in our beautiful retail showroom.

    • We have what you want...
      Our excellent supplier relationships, coupled with technologically advanced super-efficient systems ensure that we usually have the products you want IN STOCK so that you can get what you want when you want it. Our super-fast turn around time is such that most orders are processed and shipped within 24-48 hours, and often a lot quicker.
    • At the price you want it...
      Why pay more when you can get the same for less? Due to our large sales volume, we are able to pass our quantity buying prices on to you. When you purchase from us, you can rest assured that you are getting factory fresh merchandise with the USA Manufacturers Warranty at the lowest legitimate price.
    • Our service is impeccable...
      We strive to make you our customer No. 1. We know that we have to earn your business every day and we want you to be satisfied with your purchase, and thrilled with the quality of our service.
    Thank you for your support. †We look forward to servicing your every electronic and photographic need.

    The Staff of Beach Camera.

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    Beach Camera Shipping Rates



    Listed below are shipping details for Beach Camera, including the geographies shipped to, the service level offered, and the prices charged. Note that Media Rates are based on shipping a single item. Purchasing multiple media items results in multiple shipping charges.

    Shipping rates for all products (excluding Books, Music, Video and DVD)
     
    Standard
    Expedited
    Two-Day
    Continental US StreetETA3 - 5 business days1 - 3 business days2 business days
     per Item$0.00$0.00$0.00
     per Weight (lbs)$0.00$1.59$1.39
     per Shipment$0.00$6.99$8.49
    Continental US PO BoxETA3 - 5 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$1.39------
     per Shipment$9.99------
    Alaska and Hawaii StreetETA3 - 7 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$1.99------
     per Shipment$24.99------
    Alaska and Hawaii PO BoxETA3 - 7 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$1.99------
     per Shipment$21.99------
    US Protectorates StreetETA4 - 8 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$1.89------
     per Shipment$16.99------
    US Protectorates PO BoxETA4 - 8 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$1.52------
     per Shipment$15.98------
    APO/FPO StreetETA18 - 32 business days8 - 16 business days---
     per Item$0.00$0.00---
     per Weight (lbs)$1.29$1.39---
     per Shipment$15.99$17.79---
    APO/FPO PO BoxETA18 - 32 business days8 - 16 business days---
     per Item$0.00$0.00---
     per Weight (lbs)$1.39$1.41---
     per Shipment$16.99$17.89---
    CanadaETA5 - 10 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$3.99------
     per Shipment$19.99------
    EuropeETA10 - 20 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$3.99------
     per Shipment$34.99------
    AsiaETA10 - 16 business days------
     per Item$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$4.29------
     per Shipment$49.99------


    * Shipping Rates for Books, Music, Video and DVD
    Domestic Standard
    4 - 14 business days
    Faster Domestic Standard
    3 - 5 business days**
    Domestic Expedited
    2 - 6 business days
    Faster Domestic Expedited
    1 - 3 business days**
    Two Day
    2 business days
    One Day
    24 hours
    International Standard
    21 - 42 business days
    International Expedited
    3 - 7 business days
    Books $3.99 $3.99 $6.99 $6.99 $14.95 $19.99 $16.95 $46.50
    Books over 1 lb. $3.99 $3.99 $6.99 $6.99 $14.95 $19.99 $24.95 $46.50
    CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50
    VHS Videotapes $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50
    DVDs $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50



    * Your shipping fees when buying Books, Music, Videos and DVDs at Amazon Marketplace are fixed according to the type of product you purchase.
    **  Available for selected items.
       Rates are based on shipping a single item. Purchasing multiple items results in multiple shipping charges-there are no "per shipment" and "per item" charges, as there are when you buy directly from Amazon.com.

    Region Key
    Continental US Continental US states not including Alaska and Hawaii
    Alaska and Hawaii Alaska and Hawaii
    US Protectorates American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    APO/FPO Army Post Office and Fleet Post Office
    Canada Canada
    Europe Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jan Mayen Is., Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Republic of Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Yugoslavia
    Asia Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Christmas Island, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Rep., Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam
    Outside US, Eur., CA, Asia Brazil, Mexico, South Africa

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    Beach Camera Shipping Policies

    Beach camera makes every effort to get your order out as soon as possible. In stock items are generally shipped with in 24 hours. Please note orders received after 4pm EST will not enter the shipping process until the next business day. Weekend orders (those received after Friday 11am) will be processed on Monday.

    Please Note: To help ensure proper delivery of shipments, a signature is required upon delivery.

    If there is a problem with your order you will receive an e-mail within three business days to advise you about the situation.

    International Customers

    When a product is shipped overseas, local authorities of the country to which it is delivered decide if and how much tax to charge their citizens.† Unfortunately we don't have control of the way Amazon displays the information nor do we have control of the charges, but they do clearly spell it out in their help text that Customs, Duties and Taxes are the responsibility of the recipient and may be incurred on international shipments.

    As a benefit to our customers, we ship the vast majority of our international orders FedEx Express which includes the brokerage fee
    Duties and customs fees may apply and are the sole responsibility of the recipient. †

    International Shipments:

    Customers are responsible for all customs , duties and taxes associated with the shipment . Refusal of the shipment for any reason other than Damage will result in a refund less customs and shipping both ways .

    If you are returning for any reason:
    Please mark the item as "VENDOR RETURN" to avoid duties and customs

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    Beach Camera Tax Information

    Sales tax is not separately calculated and collected in connection with items ordered from Beach Camera through the Amazon.com Site unless explicitly indicated as such in the ordering process. Items ordered from Beach Camera may be subject to tax in certain states, based on the state to which the order is shipped. If an item is subject to sales tax, in accordance with state tax laws, the tax is generally calculated on the total selling price of each individual item, including shipping and handling charges, gift-wrap charges and other service charges, less any applicable discounts. If tax is separately calculated and collected in connection with items ordered from Beach Camera through the Amazon.com Site, the tax amounts that appear during the ordering process are estimated - the actual taxes that will be charged to your credit card will be calculated at the time your order is processed and will appear in your order confirmation notification.
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    Privacy & Security

    Amazon knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. By visiting Amazon.com, you are accepting the practices described in Amazon.com's Privacy Notice.

    In addition, we want you to be aware that Amazon.com will provide Beach Camera with information related to your transactions involving their products (including, for example, your name, address, products you purchase, and transaction amount), and that such information will be subject to Beach Camera's Privacy Policy.

    Beach Camera's Privacy Policy

    BeachCamera.com Policy Page

    See Amazon.com's Privacy Notice

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    Returns and Refunds

    Please refer to the Amazon.com Product Return Policy. Please contact Beach Camera to get information about any additional policies that may apply:

    Contact this seller Phone: 800-572-3224

    To initiate a return, please visit Amazonís Online Return Center to request a return authorization from the seller.

    For questions about a charge that has been made to your credit card, please contact Amazon. For questions about how to place an order, search Amazon Help.