How to place an online order
Placing an online order is easy! Follow our easy step by step guide below.
Would you prefer to speak to someone instead? Give our Kicks Specialists a call on 1800 820 851.
They'll be able to help you with your size and securely place an order for you!
If you prefer not to call, hit up our Kicks Specialists via our live chat channel.
HOW TO PLACE AN ONLINE ORDER
Step 1: Browse our website by using the search function at the top right-hand corner, or by clicking on the category in the navigation menu.
Step 2: Select the style you wish to purchase.
Clicking into the style, you'll be able to view a description of the shoe and product details
If you're unsure about the right size, you can view our size chart!
Interested in this item? Click on "Add To Cart".
Once you've done this, you'll see a number next to the shopping cart on the top right-hand corner. This means you've successfully added an item to your cart!
You can continue shopping or if you'd like to start the checkout process, simply click on the Shopping Cart and select one of two options:
"View or Update Cart" - If you need to make any edits to the current items in your cart
"Checkout" - You're happy with your selection, then proceed to checkout.
Step 3: Complete the order
We accept all secure payment methods! Click here for more information.
Note: At the cart, you'll also be able to enter in your discount code if you have one.
You'll be asked to either:
- Checkout as a guest
- Log into your existing account OR
- Create an account with us.
Follow the prompts and fill out all the required fields.
Once done, the last step is to review your details to make sure they're correct.
Press "Place Order". You're done!
Having difficulties placing your order? No worries! Our Kicks Specialists are available to help over the phone on 1800 820 851.
Once you have completed the checkout process, you'll receive your Order Confirmation to the email address that you provided at checkout. You'll also be able to view your order in the “My Account” section (if you have an online account with us).
Remember, if you checked out as a guest and created an account afterwards, the order won't be visible there.
Next steps: Sit tight! Once your order has been dispatched, you'll receive a follow-up email with your tracking details.
Can I place an order over the phone?
Yes! Our shoe experts are able to assist you in placing an order over the phone.
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What are the gift card terms & conditions?
Have someone in your life that's almost impossible to buy for?
Don't stress, we have a gift card that they won't want to exchange the next day!
You can't get our gift cards online, however, they're available in store. Any gift cards purchased in-store will expire 36 months from the date of issue. They can be redeemed in any Platypus Shoes retail store in Australia.*
*These cards cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No refunds, store credits or cash will be provided for unused balances. Remaining balances on the card will only be available before the expiry date. Once the expiry date is reached, all remaining balances become unavailable.
For full Terms & Conditions please click here.
Westfield Gift Card - Terms & Conditions
If you purchased a Westfield Gift Card or received a Westfield Gift Card, they can be used in any of our Westfield Shopping Centres across Australia.
By purchasing or using the gift card means that you accept the terms and conditions of this agreement.
Please note that these gift cards cannot be redeemed for cash, cannot be used for cash equivalent transactions (such as bill payments, purchase of financial products or foreign currency, or gambling transactions), reloaded, returned for a refund or have their balances consolidated to a new gift card.
Need more info? Check out the full terms & conditions here.
If you are experiencing issues with your card, you can contact Westfield on 1300 790 292 during business hours or send an email to email@example.comREAD FULL ARTICLE
How do I use a HIM, HER, BDAY card?
If you have any of the below gift cards, they can be used in any of our Platypus stores Australia wide.
How does it work?
These gift cards are used as a prepaid gift card. They can be scanned at the EFTPOS machine and a PIN number is entered to complete the purchase.
Can I use it for In-store?
Yes! Simply present the card at one of our stores and swipe at the EFTPOS terminal. Select "Savings" and enter the PIN on the back of the card and you're good to go!
Where can I buy these?
You can purchase the gift card online here or at any participating Woolworths Supermarket.
These gift cards are not redeemable for cash.
How can I track the balance?
You can the balance and expiry of the gift card here.
For full terms and conditions or FAQs, please find them on their website here.
If you are experiencing issues with your card, you can contact THE CARD NETWORK on 1300 375 346 during business hours or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.orgREAD FULL ARTICLE
I forgot my gift card pin?
Don’t remember your gift card PIN? No worries!
Simply reach out to the Customer Experience team below and we’ll help you track it down.READ FULL ARTICLE
I’ve lost my gift card, what can I do?
Please treat your gift card carefully as we are not obligated to reissue a new gift card except under certain circumstances where we may choose to.
Any concerns? Please reach out to the Customer Experience team below.READ FULL ARTICLE
I don’t know what my gift card balance is?
Can’t remember the amount on your gift card? Not a problem! Just follow the below steps.READ FULL ARTICLE
First, add the item you wish to purchase to your cart.
Next, click the “Cart” icon and scroll down to select “View or Update Cart”.
On the right-hand side, you’ll see a section where it says “Apply Gift Cards & Promo Codes”. Click into it.
Pop in your gift card number followed by your pin (can be found on the back of your card).
Click “Check Gift Card status and balance”. Your remaining balance will be displayed on the screen!
Hit “Apply” to use the gift card!
What is ShopBack?
ShopBack is a cashback reward program that allows you to earn cashback when you shop online through them. Each time you make a transaction, you get a percentage of your money back.
ShopBack redemptions may take up to 48 hours to redeem with a claim time up to 75 days.
My discount code isn’t working?
We're sorry to hear this!
If you're struggling to apply your discount, we want to hear about it. Our site may be experiencing some technical issues around applying discounts.
To fix the problem, we suggest clearing your cookies and/or switching to another browser.
Still not working? Don't stress - our Customer Experience team are here to help. Please screenshot the error message as it'll help us troubleshoot the issue and reach out to us below.READ FULL ARTICLE
I'm a student, can I get a discount?
If you're a student, you can get FREE, instant access to 10% student discounts through UNiDAYS.
How does it work?
Simply head to UNiDAYS, and click on 'Join Now' or 'Login'.
For instant access to this discount, you must register and verify your student status with UNiDAYS.
What can I use the discount for?
The discount can only be used for full-priced items. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Am I eligible for UNiDAYS?
- You must be over the age of 16 years old. If you are under 16 years, you are not permitted to use the service. By using this service, you confirm that you are at least 16 years of age.
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For further information on our terms and conditions, please find it here.
How do I apply a discount code?
After adding your order to the cart, please enter your address details. Click complete.
You will notice this drop-down:
Click the arrow and input your discount code:
Then click apply.
Your discount will be applied!
I think I’ve been overcharged on my order?
We’re sorry to hear that you’re experiencing issues with your payment and may have been overcharged.
This is likely due to a technical glitch. We do our best to ensure that this doesn't happen!
If you believe that you may have been overcharged, please get in contact with the Customer Experience team below and provide your order details and a screenshot of the overcharge.
What is an oversell?
While uncommon, from time to time we have an influx of customers all hoping to order the same item, we realise when attempting to fill these orders that unfortunately we can't fulfill them all.
If you have received an email about your order being oversold, this means that we were, unfortunately, unable to fulfill your entire order or part of your order.
Our Terms & Conditions do also cover our oversell policy under section 4. Orders, Pricing & Availability - Platypus Shoes reserves the right to accept or reject your order for any reason, including, without limitation, the unavailability of any product, an error in the price or the product description posted on this website, or an error in your order.
When this happens, please be assured that your money has been refunded to your original payment method and can take anywhere from 3 - 5 business days to show back in your account.
If you would like to get your discount code, please get in touch with our Customer Experience Team below and they will provide you with a unique code to use for your next purchase.READ FULL ARTICLE
The item I ordered has gone on sale?
Occasionally we adjust the pricing on items if we go on sale.
Unfortunately, we do not offer a price guarantee, so we can't provide a partial refund for an item that goes on sale after you've purchased it.
However, we recommend subscribing to our mailing list to stay in the loop about any sales, promotions and new releases. You can head to our website and scroll down to the bottom and enter in your email address.
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PayPal Free Returns
If you paid with PayPal, you can get a refund on your return shipping costs if you need to send something back - up to $45 per return and 8 returns each year!
How to get your money back on return shipping
- Login to your PayPal account and activate "Refunded Returns".
- Submit a request with your proof of purchase within 30 days of return and 150 days of purchase.
- Once approved, your refund will appear in your PayPal account, typically within 5 business days.
What's not included?
- Any items that haven't been paid for in full with your PayPal account.
- Any products excluded from our Returns Policy.
Activate Refunded Returns now.
Can I make my credit note an online gift voucher instead?
Yes, we can absolutely facilitate that for you! Just double-check that the credit note has not expired and still has funds left on it.READ FULL ARTICLE
To swap over your credit note for a gift voucher, please contact our Customer Experience team below and provide them with the following information:
- Full name
- Credit note number
- Date of expiry
Can I get an extension on my credit note?
If you need an extension, we're here to help! Simply contact our Customer Experience team below with your credit note number and we'll take it from there.
Why has my order been cancelled?
We may cancel or delay delivery for orders where we require further payment information to process the purchase. Reasons include:
- Request for additional information is refused or not received within the requested time
- Request for the cardholder to contact us within the timeframe is not met
- Purchase transaction does not pass our security check
- The Purchase has connections to previous fraudulent orders
- Purchase was made by an unauthorised alteration our website.
We genuinely care about the safety of our customers, their personal information and the protection of their funds.READ FULL ARTICLE
Platypus Shoes may require further verification of your order to ensure that it is authorised by the cardholder.
Our Customer Experience team may contact you via phone or email to confirm details of your order before it can be shipped. Don't be concerned if this happens to you. We check plenty of orders every single day and orders can be selected for various reasons.
This is to ensure that you have a great shopping experience with us! If you’re still unsure or have any concerns regarding your order being cancelled, please contact us below and our Customer Experience team will provide more information.
Which payment methods are accepted?
Our online store accepts Mastercard, VISA, American Express, Paypal and Afterpay.
Unfortunately, we can not accept payment from cards issued overseas.
Your account will be debited at the time of order and the transaction will appear on your statement.READ FULL ARTICLE
Are my credit card details and personal information safe?
We take website and credit card security very seriously and always endeavour to provide a secure, safe environment from which to conduct online transactions.
We have taken all reasonable measures to ensure that your credit card and personal details are kept safe at all times.
All pages that require you to enter your personal information or payment details on our site are secure, using 128 bit SSL encryption. To ensure that the page you are viewing is secure, look for a padlock icon in your browser, this verifies the authenticity and validity of our website security.
What is Afterpay and how does it work?
Due to the evolving crisis of COVID-19, Afterpay has made some changes to their payment schedules. All customers will now pay the first payment upfront until further notice. For more information, please click here.
Afterpay is a simple instalment plan, allowing you to pay for your order in four equal instalments, due every fortnight!
Afterpay is available to all people who:
- Live in Australia;
- Are at least 18 years old
- Can enter into a legally binding contract
- Have a valid and verifiable email address, mobile number; and
- Use an Australian credit or debit card to make a purchase. You are not required to fill out a credit application form.
Simply choose Afterpay as your payment method at checkout. First-time customers will have to provide payment details. Any returning customers can simply log in to make their purchase.
At any time, you can log in to your Afterpay account to see your payment schedule and make a payment before the due date. Otherwise, Afterpay will automatically deduct the instalments from your debit or credit card every fortnight.
If you have any further enquiries regarding Afterpay, you can check out their FAQs for more information.