The Republic of Tea's shipping department will be closed on New Year's Day, January 1st. You may place your order by phone at 800.298.4TEA (4832) or on our website and it will ship on January 2nd.

Free USPS Shipping on Orders $100 or More in the Domestic United States

International Orders and previous orders excluded. Multiple shipping addresses excluded from promotion unless each order is over $100.

Shipping Rates and Delivery Times

Your order will be shipped within 24 hours (excludes weekends and holidays) via the delivery method you specify at checkout.

Delivery Time
Order total
Under $100
Order total
Over $100
(Continental US-including
PO Boxes)
5-7 Business Days $3.99 FREE
FedEx Home Delivery 3-6 Business Days $5.99 $5.99
USPS Priority
(Hawaii, Alaska, US Territories)
7-9 Business Days $4.99 FREE
USPS Priority
(Hawaii, Alaska, US Territories)
7-9 Business Days $4.99 FREE
USPS Priority
10-14 Business Days $4.99 FREE
FedEx 2Day 2 days, Order by Noon CST $14.99 $14.99
FedEx Overnight 1 Day, Order by Noon CST $29.99 $29.99
USPS International
Priority Mail
10-14 Business Days
Additional Taxes and Duties May Apply
Cost Displayed
at Checkout
Cost Displayed
at Checkout

*Shipping charges are based on the delivered merchandise total to each shipping address. For example, if you place an order for yourself and for a friend, shipping charges will be calculated on each delivery

Delivery Days

*USPS delivers Monday-Saturday in the United States

*FedEx Home delivers Tuesday-Saturday

*FedEx 2Day and Overnight delivers Monday-Friday

USPS Estimated Delivery Times

USPS Delivery Map

FedEx Ground Estimated Delivery Times

FedEx Delivery Map

Sales Tax Rates

State Sales Tax Rates for Teaware and other non-food items.

AZ 7.10% CA 8.50% CO 4.10%*
FL 6.50%* GA 7.00% HI 4.00%
IL 6.25% MA 6.25% MD 6.00%
MN 6.875%* MO 4.225% NC 6.75%*
NJ 7.00%* NY 4.00%* OH 6.75%
TX 7.75%* VA 5.00% WA 9.00%*
* Tax is collected on shipping & handling in these states.

State Sales Tax for Food Items (Tea, Jams, Tea Oil)

GA 3.00% HI 4.00% IL 1.00%
MO 1.225% VA 2.50%