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Here is everything you need to know about shipping and delivery



We offer free delivery for any order of $50 and more, excluding taxes and coupons. The order will be delivered pending credit approval. The delivery service is offered in most regions of Quebec and in some sectors of Ontario. When entering your postal code, we will tell you immediately if we are unable to deliver in your area. Delivery is not offered in postal boxes.


$5.00 fixed fees will be added to any order of less than $75 excluding taxes and coupons. Special fees apply when the order exceeds the weight or size standards of our carriers. We will contact you if any additional fees are required to ship your order. Ex.: safes, furniture, many boxes of paper, etc. Return fees are assumed by the customer, excepting for defective items or order errors from our part.


Most orders are delivered the next business day, Monday to Friday. To get a next day delivery, orders must be placed before:

  • Dartmouth/Halifax Nova Scotia -    10:00 ET / 11:00 AT
  • Nunavut, Yukon, NW Territories -    11:00 ET
  • Sudbury -    15:00 ET
  • Thunder Bay -    15:00 ET
  • Northern Ontario (all other cities) -    15:00 ET
  • Dartmouth/Halifax and Rural Nova Scotia -    16:00 ET
  • PEI, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia -    16:00 ET / 17:00 AT
  • Ontario -    17:00 ET
  • Manitoba -    17:00 EST / 16:00 CT
  • Winnipeg -    17:00 EST / 16:00 CT
  • Quebec -    17:00 EST
  • Northern Quebec -    17:00 EST
  • Saskatchewan -    18:30 EST
  • Rural Alberta -    18:30 EST
  • Vancouver -    18:30 EST
  • Rural BC including Vancouver Island -    18:30 EST
  • Calgary and Edmonton -    19:00 EST
  • British Columbia (all other cities) -    18:30 EST

These daily deadlines are indicative and may vary slightly from one day to another depending on the order volume. Orders placed on Friday after the deadline, on Saturday or Sunday are delivered the following Tuesday. We do no offer evening or weekend delivery service. Holidays are not considered as business days. The expected delivery date is indicated in the order confirmation email.


The addressee must be available between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM to accept the delivery. A signature confirming the delivery and the items ordered will be required. If there is generally nobody available during daytime at your main delivery address, we strongly recommend that you register a second shipping address (work address, for example). You can register other shipping addresses in your customer's profile and select one of them when ordering. After two unsuccessful attempts, your parcel will be left at the nearest Canada Post post office in your region.


Presently, you can not order items on back order on We recommend that you check the product availability at one of our dealers or at a later date on the site. If a product is on back order at the time of processing your order, we will advise you by email. The new adjusted amount will be debited from your credit card. Additional delivery fees will not be added if your new total is under $50.


Contact our customer service at 1 877 597-3261 for any question about return of goods. If you are not satisfied with your order, Hamster may refund or exchange the products ordered. Contact the customer service to get a return authorization number. We will issue your authorization number within 48 hours. Return authorization number is mandatory. The items ordered must be intact and returned within 30 days from the delivery date. Electronic and computer products must be returned within 14 days from the delivery date. All the products must be returned in their original packaging including all books, pieces and accessories as well as a copy of the invoice or packing slip. Incomplete parcels or packagings will be refused. Unwrapped books, software or CD/DVD medias (not in their original plastic wrap) can not be returned or refunded. If defective, these items will be replaced by the same title or identical product. The refund will be credited to the same credit card used for the purchase.
Return fees are assumed by the customer except:

  • if the product is defective
  • if we made an error in the order

In these cases, we will ask a carrier to pick up the merchandise at your home or office. We will assume the delivery fees of any replacement product shipped.


Your card is debited after the order is validated. No additional fees will be applied without your authorization.Taxes are calculated according to the shipping address.


Hamster | Distribution Centre
950, Place Paul-Kane
Laval QC H7C 2T2
Toll free phone: 1 877 597-3261