Returns & Refunds

We have an easy to follow returns guide which is explained below.
All returns made to us need to be sent to the following address:

Total Cards
6 Maple Way
Durham Way South
Newton Aycliffe Business Park

If you cancel your order after the items have left our warehouse, you will have to return the package back to us unopened and in the condition you received it (we cannot accept opened items).

If you cancel your order after it has been dispatched we're not responsible for the delivery charges that you incur to return your order back to us. We also need to receive the goods back before any refunds or exchanges can be given. To ensure items make it back to us safely we strongly recommend using a recorded service to return items, we're not responsible for any items lost in the post or damaged when returned to us.

  1. Returning an Item
    1. In the unlikely event where you wish to return your order, you must be aware of the following:
      1. You can return products for any reason until 14 day after receiving them. If a product is damaged or faulty, you have up until 30 days from receiving the goods however, the sooner you let us know, the easier it will be for us to resolve the issue
      2. Sealed products must be returned unopened, unused and in the original condition the item was sent in
      3. If you're returning because you no longer want the product, the return postage costs must be covered by yourself
      4. If there is some damage or missing items to the contents of your product and it is a sealed item, these should first be tried to be resolved with the manufacturer, as we are unable to send replacement parts for sealed products. If you have had no luck, contact our support team and we may be able to assist you.
      5. If you wish to return items back to us for an exchange, the cost of delivery will be taken into consideration
      6. You can bring an item into our Gaming Centre for a return, however, your refund will not be processed immediately instead it will be handed over to the person responsible for processing returns during their working hours.
      7. International returns that come back to us due to "refused to pay the customs fee", will be refunded minus the original delivery cost and an additional charge from DPD to return the item back to us as your order was sent through the network and needs to be returned. Each countries return charge differs so click here for a full breakdown.
    2. If a returned product does not meet the requirements outlined by our policies, we may not be able to offer a refund. If you are unsure if you can return an item, please get in touch with a member of our support team, who can best advise you on how to return your item.
    3. To return an item use the return feature on your to us then please use the contact form and submit your query to us and we will do everything we possibly can to resolve your issue before sending anything back. Please note you must contact us within 14 days of receiving your product, or 30 if it is faulty.
    4. If we have sent you the incorrect item or something is missing from your order we will cover any charges to get the products to you ASAP, this will involve you returning the incorrectly received item first and then us dispatching the correct item back to yourself once the wrong items is back with us. If you want to cancel an order, customers are advised to do so before an order is dispatched.
  2. Damaged Items
    1. If an item you have received is damaged we have outlined the full process in this support article click here.
    2. Although we try our utmost during the packing stages to ensure that your order arrives with you safely whilst in transit, sadly, sometimes damage may occur. If an item arrives with you damaged, please take as many photos of the box your order arrived in which clearly shows the shipping label, along with photos of the damage to the item. Do not open the damaged product as we may require it back if we are able to replace this. If you suspect that your order may be damaged before opening the parcel, please take a photo as this provides an additional level of evidence when we submit this to the courier. Without these, we will be unable to raise a claim with the courier, so it is imperative these are provided when you send us an email about this. Reports of damages should be sent to us within 7 days of you receiving your order. Anything outside of this time, we may be unable to assist with.
  3. Lost Items
    1. If your item has not yet arrived and would like to know what steps to take next please visit our Lost Item page click here
    2. We would hate to think that your parcel got lost on it's way to you, however sometimes situations like this may occur. If your parcel hasn't been received and you are a UK customer, get in touch with us and we will be able to advise, if your parcel is coming via Royal Mail, please allow 10 working days after your parcel was due to be delivered as we will be unable to get involved until this time has passed. If your parcel is coming with DPD you can contact us as soon as 1 day after the delivery is due to arrive with you. When we get in touch with the courier they will have to investigate to find out the location of your parcel and see what has happened with this, depending on the complexity of this it may take some time for them to locate and provide an update back to us, We are unable to offer any refunds/replacements until the couriers have completed their investigation and subsequent claim of the parcel.
      1. If you are an international customer and your order is shipping with DPD and it hasn't arrived with you within 10 days of being notified of shipping, please get in touch with our customer support team at and they can provide you an update as to where your parcel may be. Ensure that you have the contact details of your local customs office as your parcel may be sitting in customs waiting for you to act.
      2. If you are an international customer and your order is shipping with Royal Mail, and your item hasn't arrived with you after 30 days, please get in touch with our support team at and they will be able to assist you in getting an update for this/starting a claim for the missing item
  4. Claiming For A Missing Item
    1. Depending on the complexity of the claim, it may take a while for the couriers/suppliers/manufacturers to investigate what has happened to your parcel. We are unable to offer any refunds/returns until the couriers/suppliers/manufacturers have made their decision. On average most of our claims are resolved within 14 days of us opening the claim, however, please allow the couriers some extra time in special circumstances or busier periods of the year.