It is remarkably easy and surprisingly fun to get free shipping from Topps.com.
If you are a baseball card collector, you most likely spend a good amount of money on Topps.com. You know, after you have finally managed to get the product to enter and stay in the freaking cart. It is always a pain when the total jumps up significantly for shipping.
What if I told you it was possible to avoid the shipping fee and get a cool limited-edition card instead? We got you covered.
Topps offers free shipping for their Topps NOW card series.
To take advantage of the offer, make sure to select the SmartPost shipping option at the checkout stage. This applies to any purchase on Topps.com. Therefore, next time you bag that Bowman hobby box (if you are quick enough!) you can get it for free by adding a TOPPS NOW card.
To receive your free shipping from Topps.com, you will need to add a Topps NOW card to your order. Many buyers shove a cheap one into their order just to get the free shipping, but that may not be the wisest move.
Some TOPPS NOW cards are worth collecting. Therefore, it is worthwhile to familiarize yourself with the product.
TOPPS NOW cards are available on the website for a limited time. They commemorate an important moment in sports. New cards come out daily to celebrate the moments of the previous day. They are available for 24 hours, and the print run depends on the final sales number.
The company began issuing them in 2016. The inaugural set featured the Cubs breaking the most prolonged curse in baseball and winning their first World Series since 1908.
Topps sometimes includes autograph and relic cards among the base releases. They also distribute limited parallels amongst TOPPS NOW buyers.
Cards are not limited to athletes. Some of the most sought-after cards address political events and figures. For example, a card of Dr. Anthony Fauci throwing out the first pitch reportedly sold for $5,000 on eBay.
Some cards are entirely unrelated to sports. A Topps NOW featuring Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at President Joseph Biden’s inauguration went for $477 not long after the event, probably because the picture featured in several hilarious memes at the time.
Like most cards, the vast majority of TOPPS Now cards will be worth very little in the long run. However, there are some exceptions. Here are some rules for considering which TOPPS NOW cards to buy:
Therefore, it is definitely worthwhile to be on the lookout for cards that commemorate moments that are likely to have long-term importance in the sport.
All sales of sports cards and memorabilia are final. Understandably, Topps doesn’t want people opening products and resealing them before demanding a refund.
However, You can return clothing items. As long as it has not been worn or washed, you can send it back within 30 days and receive a full refund.
|Delivery method / Est. time||Hobby Boxes / Value Boxes||Topps NOW, Living Set, P70, TBT, SI, Ali||Custom Cards||Authentics|
|Economy (5-15 days)||$10 (+$2 per additional item or lb)||Free||Free||$12|
|Standard (3-5 days)||$15 (+$3 per additional item or lb)||$10||$12||$15|
|Priority (1-2 days)||$20 (+$4 per additional item or lb)||$15||$15||$20|
|Overnight||$25 (+$5 per additional item or lb)||$20||$20||$30|
|Int Economy (5-15 days)||$60 (+$7 per Unit Weight)||$15 (FIMS)||$15 (FIMS)||$60 (+$7 per Unit Weight)|
|Int Standard (2-5 days)||$65 (+$9 per Unit Weight)||$50||$50||$80|
|Int Priority (1-3 days)||$70 (+$11 per Unit Weight)||$60||$60||$100|
|Int Priority (1-3 days)||$70 (+$11 per Unit Weight)||$60|
The company is pretty good at shipping out their merchandise. Topps tries to get everything shipped within 24 hours. However, when they have many orders, like with the initial drop of Series 1, they claim to dispatch everything within 48 hours. However, realistically it may be a bit longer than that.
The SmartPost shipping option goes through FedEx Economy and usually takes 5-15 days to arrive.
Though I could not find any currently active coupons, Topps.com has traditionally offered free shipping for Fathers Day orders. Therefore, keep a lookout for those around June 20th.
You can also track Topps’s free shipping or shipping discount coupons when they become available on Knoji.com. The website offers a tool for tacking coupons and offers from specific sites, including Topps.com.
There are also multiple ways to receive discounts on orders to Topps.com and other retailers. Check out our guide here.
Unfortunately, malfunctions are not uncommon. Sometimes when you try to check out an order including a TOPPS NOW item, you will get charged $10 shipping. However, this is a bug of some sort. It is not the official policy.
If this happens to you, take the following steps:
By all accounts, Topps is forthcoming when consumers report the problem. In some cases, they have given customers free credits as compensation for the inconvenience.
So, in conclusion, you can get free shipping by including a TOPPS NOW card in your order. Since those cards can be quite awesome and worthwhile in some cases, that is a good deal. Take advantage of it.