Frequently Asked Questions


Can my order be delivered internationally to China?
Yes. Through icebreaker’s partnership with Borderfree, we are pleased to provide an enhanced international shopping experience for customers in China. As a shopper in China, you now get the benefit of seeing product prices in your local currency, guaranteed order totals at checkout and no hidden fees, cost-effective international shipping, and much more.


What is Borderfree?
Borderfree is a global ecommerce solution that allows us to present our international shoppers with product prices in the currency of their choice, competitive international shipping costs, and the lowest possible guaranteed order total. The Borderfree solution allows us to provide the best possible shopping experience to our customers in China, so you can always buy from us with certainty.


How will I know how much my order will cost?
Just add items to your basket and click select to check out. Borderfree calculates and displays the order total in your preferred currency, including all shipping costs from our warehouse(s) in the United States to your address in China, as well as any applicable duties and taxes imposed by Customs and revenue authorities in the destination country.


Are there any additional costs that will be due upon receipt of my order?
As long as you select to prepay duties and taxes, the order total presented at checkout is the exact amount you’ll be billed by Borderfree, and there will be no additional costs due upon delivery.


What payment options does Borderfree support?
Currently, Borderfree supports Visa, MasterCard, AliPay, American Express, JCB, and China UnionPay.


How long does it take to ship my order to China?
Shipping to China typically takes 3-4 days to process, and 2-7 days for delivery. You will see an estimated delivery timeframe for each available shipping option at the time of checkout.


How much does international shipping to China cost?
Shipping is calculated based on a number of factors including the desired shipping speed, the number of items you are purchasing, the weight of the items, and the destination country. Shipping will be calculated and guaranteed during the checkout based on the items you are purchasing.


How can I track my order?
You can track the progress of your package(s) . If your order isn't appearing in the trackign system, then it is most likely still being processed for delivery.


What currencies does Borderfree support?
Borderfree supports billing in Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) for purchases from China.


When am I billed?
Your credit card will be billed by Borderfree when your order is shipped if you are paying with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, UnionPay, or JCB credit cards. If you pay using Alipay or China UnionPay Online Payment, you will be billed once your order is placed.


How much duty and taxes are charged on international orders from China?
Duties (or customs tariffs) are set by the destination country customs authorities and determined based on a combination of the country of origin (manufacturing) of the goods being purchased and the classification of that merchandise in accordance with a harmonized system adopted and used by the countries that Borderfree supports. International taxes (such as Value Added Tax, or VAT) are set by the destination country. You will be able to view the guaranteed total amount of applicable duty and tax/VAT for your order within the Borderfree international checkout.


Are there any items that cannot ship to my country because they are restricted?
If for some reason there are any items that cannot be exported from the United States or imported into China, Borderfree will notify you during the checkout process.


What will my credit card statement say?
Your credit card will be billed by Borderfree and will appear on your credit card statement as a charge from “Borderfree [4763]”. This 4-digit number [4763] identifies that you purchased product from icebreaker.


Who should I contact if I have questions relating to my order after I have made a purchase?
icebreaker will gladly assist you with any questions relating to your order. Please contact us at  or call us at 1-888-530-0075. Please note our Customer Service team can only correspond in English, but we will work to translate our customers’ native language correspondence to the best of our ability.


Can I purchase or redeem gift cards?
Unfortunately, we do not currently support the sale of gift cards to international customers or the redemption of gift cards for international orders.


What is your return policy for international orders?
Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns for international orders at this time. We are working hard to bring this service to our China customers as soon as possible.