30 Day Returns Policy

When you shop at Bad Backs Online Store we endeavour to provide products that will meet your needs. And we ask that you read all the relevant product information provided, and choose carefully (so the goods are fit for your purpose), as we cannot provide a refund if you simply change your mind or make a wrong selection. If you have any questions, please call us on FREECALL 1800 615 666 (within Australia only).

Please note that our goods come with manufacturer guarantees that cannot be excluded under Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired for any minimal failure.

In the event you are not satisfied with an item that you have purchased, you may return the item within 30 days from the date of delivery. If no receipt of delivery date is available, the date shall be assumed to be 5 days from the date of despatch. 

If within the 30 day period, and a full refund or exchange is requested, we will refund the original product purchase price only (unless faulty or damaged) and the following costs will be incurred.

  • For refunds:  Customer to incur the cost of returning the products to the same warehouse it was shipped from and a:

    - 10% restocking fee where goods were shipped with a freight fee.

    - 20% restocking fee where goods were shipped freight free.

  • Any exchange of an item that was originally supplied with free shipping will incur a shipping cost for the replacement product.

Refund Exceptions

1          The item/s do not meet your expectations, but do deliver product descriptive features and benefits

2.         You discover that you can buy the goods more cheaply elsewhere.

3.         You have damaged the goods or misused the goods in a way that is deemed unreasonable.

  

Non-Returnable Items excluded from this Policy (unless due to faulty or damaged merchandise): 

Due to shipping and delivery cost considerations, mattresses/foundations, adjustable bed frames and electric (adjustable) bases, massage chairs, office chairs, indoor or outdoor zero gravity recliners, desks, and workstations are non-returnable and other items indicated on the product pages as non returnable.

Custom Made orders (non stocked items) where a special size, colour, fabric etc has been arranged. 

Bedding:

Due to health code limiting the resale of bedding items, if the following products have been opened, then they are not returnable: pillows, body pillows, leg & bed wedges, mattress overlays/toppers, pillow covers and mattress covers.

Personal Items:

If the following personal accessory products which make direct contact with skin have been opened, then they are not returnable: neck and travel supports, back & joint supports, hand held massager's, seat cushions, hot/cold packs and foot health products (excluding Orthaheel products).

Discontinued / Clearance Items:

Discontinued or clearance Items are considered final sale and are non returnable. Please do not ship these items back to Bad Backs, as we cannot issue a refund.

Return of Items 

The item must be returned in 'as new condition', with all paperwork, packaging, parts, and accessories to ensure full credit.

Please note that the following steps and policy criteria below apply to ALL RETURNS, including defective items and those that may have been damaged during shipping.

STEP 1 Please make sure your return meets the following:

  • Product is in new condition
  • Product is in its original packaging
  • Product was received in the last 30 days
  • Product is not included in the Non-Returnable Items List & Refund Exceptions.

STEP 2 Contact Bad Backs Customer Service for return authorisation:

  • Please call Bad Backs Customer Service department on FreeCall 1800-615-666 or email [email protected] for authorisation to return your item(s)
  • Please have your Sales Order number (SO#) ready
  • If the item is faulty or damaged, please include relevant photos of the damage

STEP 3 Return the item to Bad Backs:

  • Address returns to: Returns Department, Bad Backs 79 Overseas Drive, Noble Park VIC 3174 Australia
  • Shipping cost for returns is at the customer’s expense unless damaged or faulty
  • Pack the items securely. Please wrap the item(s) well to avoid damage in transit. All returned products must be in the same condition in which they were received. Please select a box size that fits your product. We suggest you register or insure (overseas returns) your packages to avoid loss. Bad Backs is not liable for any costs related to the loss of any returned parcels
  • Original shipping costs are non-refundable (exceptions – wrongly shipped or faulty products)
  • Partial refunds may be issued for products that are slightly soiled, damaged or have missing parts. At our discretion, in the event that your item is received by our Returns Department in an un-sellable condition we may reject the request for refund.
  • If your order has shipped, or is in the process of being shipped, we are unable to cancel your order. You will need to follow the return instructions once you receive the package
  • If item(s) are returned without original packaging or damaged original packaging, we may reject your request for a refund.  

STEP 4 Inspection & refund

  • Upon receiving your returned item(s), Bad Backs will inspect the item to ensure it meets our returns policy guidelines at our discretion. If in the event there is an issue with your returned item(s) we will contact you
  • Applicable refunds will be credited to the customer via the same payment method that the original order was placed (Credit Card, PayPal, Cheque or EFT).

Faulty or damaged merchandise:

Please notify us about damaged or faulty merchandise within 24 hours of receiving your order to arrange repairs, refund or product exchange. Please make sure you keep all the original boxes and packaging.

Bad Backs reserves the rights to make changes to these terms and conditions without notice.