Delivery, Payment & Finance
We will normally send your order to you the next working day for stock items. We dispatch orders Monday to Friday (excluding UK public holidays). Standard delivery days are Monday through to Friday, but we can also deliver on Saturdays at an additional cost.
All shipping costs, regardless of destination, can be calculated by via the 'Estimate Shipping' button on any item detail page, or by adding the items to the shopping cart and selecting your shipping destination.
Orders exceeding £150 qualify for free courier delivery within mainland UK only, and exclude the Scottish Borders, Scottish Highlands, Scottish Islands, Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isle of Wight.
For UK deliveries we use APC Overnight couriers, and for overseas deliveries DHL. A tracking number will be emailed upon despatch of order. All courier deliveries require a signature.
For certain low value items we offer Royal Mail delivery within mainland UK.
Warehouse collection is available at checkout for all items at no cost.
Opti-cal is entitled to withdraw from any contract in case of errors or inaccuracy regarding the goods appearing on the web site. Opti-cal reserves the right to alter prices at any time should it be necessary to do so. All payments to be made in UK Sterling (GBP), unless agreed otherwise in advance.
1. Credit Cards
At present Mastercard, Visa credit/debit and American Express card payments (for amounts below 2000 GBP for UK customers) can be made online, secured by Sage Pay. No credit card details are kept on our servers.
We accept payments via PayPal. PayPal accepts the following cards:
Visa / Electron
Mastercard / Eurocard
PayPal Credit Card
PayPal Top Up Card
Maestro Debit Card
3. Direct Bank Transfer (BACS or IBAN)
For larger payments direct bank deposit is preferred, and this option is available at checkout. You can send us a BACS transfer via telephone or Internet banking. This can take approx. 3 working days to reach and clear our account, upon which we will dispatch the goods. If you are ordering from outside the UK you can pay by IBAN (International Bank Transfer In Sterling).
4. By post (cheque)
You can send a cheque to Opti-cal Survey Equipment Ltd in the post and we will dispatch the goods once the cheque has cleared.
5. Credit Account
Please complete and return our credit account application form (below) if you wish to apply for a credit account.
For orders made from the UK or the European Union, 20% VAT is added at the checkout stage of any order (VAT will not be charged to European customers that supply a valid VAT number). All other orders are VAT free. Our VAT number is GB891610027.
Our finance packages for business offer you ultimate flexibility when it comes to purchasing new equipment – providing a cost-efficient alternative to upfront expenditure, and adhering to a simple format of manageable monthly payments. As well as benefitting from a range of tailored customer care packages on qualifying instruments, our finance packages allow you the option to part-exchange your equipment at the end of the 24 or 36 month agreement.
Our finance brochure is available to download via the link below, however should you require further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with your nearest office.