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Contact us

  • Ways to get in touch with to get in touch with us 

Email :
Email us directly at contact@bentoandco.com. Please, don't forget to mention you order number in the subject. Order numbers have 5 digits. You can find them in the order confirmation email.

Facebook :
Not a Bento&co fan yet? Visit our Facebook community page and see all the beautiful bento we offer and our amazing fans!

Twitter :
Follow us @Bentoandco 

 

  • If you are interested in reselling our products
We allow wholesale orders of our products. Please contact us at pro@bentoandco.com and give the name and address of your shop and what you're interested in.
  • If you are interested in becoming a Bento&co partner
Requirements for becoming a Bento&Co partner: 
You have a blog or website about bento, Japan, food or designed products. 
Your blog is high quality and regularly up-to-date. 
People read your blog.
Two different partnerships are available :

Affiliation: With an affiliation program, you put Bento&Co banners on your blog and get commissions on every order you generate. If you want to learn more about Bento&co affiliation program, it's here.

Partnership: Do you own a professional quality blog? If that is the case, you probably have some Google Analytics figures you could show us. Your blog must be up-to-date several times a week and you have hundreds of unique visitors a day. 
Contact us at : contact@bentoandco.com
Please note that we don't offer products for blog reviews. 

 

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  • Ways to get in touch with to get in touch with us 

Email :
Email us directly at contact@bentoandco.com. Please, don't forget to mention you order number in the subject. Order numbers have 5 digits. You can find them in the order confirmation email.

Facebook :
Not a Bento&co fan yet? Visit our Facebook community page and see all the beautiful bento we offer and our amazing fans!

Twitter :
Follow us @Bentoandco 

 

  • If you are interested in reselling our products
We allow wholesale orders of our products. Please contact us at pro@bentoandco.com and give the name and address of your shop and what you're interested in.
  • If you are interested in becoming a Bento&co partner
Requirements for becoming a Bento&Co partner: 
You have a blog or website about bento, Japan, food or designed products. 
Your blog is high quality and regularly up-to-date. 
People read your blog.
Two different partnerships are available :

Affiliation: With an affiliation program, you put Bento&Co banners on your blog and get commissions on every order you generate. If you want to learn more about Bento&co affiliation program, it's here.

Partnership: Do you own a professional quality blog? If that is the case, you probably have some Google Analytics figures you could show us. Your blog must be up-to-date several times a week and you have hundreds of unique visitors a day. 
Contact us at : contact@bentoandco.com
Please note that we don't offer products for blog reviews. 

 

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Postal service ordering and related issues

  • What should I do if I don't receive my order?

For SAL shipments, it is possible that in some cases shipments can take up to 45 days, so we will take action on a undelivered package only after this time period. If your package seems to be taking a long time and you chose SAL as a shipping method, first go to your local  post office and ask if a parcel is waiting for you. After that, if 45 days have lapsed since the order was sent, and you still haven’t receive it, please contact us. 

For FedEx or EMS shipments, please go to the online tracking service track your order.
If you still havn't receive your order after that, please contact us at contact@bentoandco.com


  • One or several items have been broken during the delivery

If you have items that were damaged during delivery, please e-mail us within 3 days after receiving your order and include pictures of your damaged item.


  • One item was missing in my parcel? 

If this happened to you, please accept our apologies. Contact us and we will fix it ASAP. 


  • I've lost or broken a piece of my bento

Send us a email describing what part is lost or broken and we can try to find a replacement piece. In order no to not incur additional shipping fees, we advise you to make an order on the Bento&Co site and we will include the replacement piece with your order. 


  • Can bento boxes be re-heated in a microwave oven?  

 

Some bento boxes are microwave-safe and some are not. This all depends on what material the bento box is made with. This is indicated in the product description for each item. We also include instructions in English with each box. Microwave safe bento boxes are listed here


  • How can I get a 10% discount code? 

If you have made a purchase on our site in the past, you can get a 10% off code by sending us some nice pictures of your bento using products you bought on Bento&co. Please send you picture and your order number to us at yourbento@bentoandco.com. Please include a brief description of the content of the pictures.

 

  • How do I contact customer service?

Do you have a question, remark, photo, or funny story? You can get in touch with the Bento&Co team in the following ways:

Email contact@bentoandco.com
Facebook: Bento&Co Page
Twitter : @Bentoandco
日本語でもメールOKです。

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  • What should I do if I don't receive my order?

For SAL shipments, it is possible that in some cases shipments can take up to 45 days, so we will take action on a undelivered package only after this time period. If your package seems to be taking a long time and you chose SAL as a shipping method, first go to your local  post office and ask if a parcel is waiting for you. After that, if 45 days have lapsed since the order was sent, and you still haven’t receive it, please contact us. 

For FedEx or EMS shipments, please go to the online tracking service track your order.
If you still havn't receive your order after that, please contact us at contact@bentoandco.com


  • One or several items have been broken during the delivery

If you have items that were damaged during delivery, please e-mail us within 3 days after receiving your order and include pictures of your damaged item.


  • One item was missing in my parcel? 

If this happened to you, please accept our apologies. Contact us and we will fix it ASAP. 


  • I've lost or broken a piece of my bento

Send us a email describing what part is lost or broken and we can try to find a replacement piece. In order no to not incur additional shipping fees, we advise you to make an order on the Bento&Co site and we will include the replacement piece with your order. 


  • Can bento boxes be re-heated in a microwave oven?  

 

Some bento boxes are microwave-safe and some are not. This all depends on what material the bento box is made with. This is indicated in the product description for each item. We also include instructions in English with each box. Microwave safe bento boxes are listed here


  • How can I get a 10% discount code? 

If you have made a purchase on our site in the past, you can get a 10% off code by sending us some nice pictures of your bento using products you bought on Bento&co. Please send you picture and your order number to us at yourbento@bentoandco.com. Please include a brief description of the content of the pictures.

 

  • How do I contact customer service?

Do you have a question, remark, photo, or funny story? You can get in touch with the Bento&Co team in the following ways:

Email contact@bentoandco.com
Facebook: Bento&Co Page
Twitter : @Bentoandco
日本語でもメールOKです。

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Return and cancellation policy

  • I'd like to cancel my order, how can I do that?

If your order hasn't been shipped yet (i.e. you havn't received the shipment confirmation), notify us as soon as possible. We will refund you the total amount of your order. 

However, if your order has already been sent, we cannot cancel it. You can return the products. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund the shipping cost.


  • I'd like to send my order back, how can I do that?

Above all, we want you to be satisfied, so if you're not satisfied with your purchase, you can return the items ans ask for a refund, an exchange or a voucher. Returns must be within 7 days of delivery and all returned items must be in the original condition you received them in. Shipping cost cannot be reimbursed. 

Before sending back the products, please send us a email indicating what you're returning and why. We are not able to pay for the cost of shipping the products back to us. 

Please be aware that in all cases the customer is responsible for paying customs fees and providing any and all documents required by Customs in your country. 
If the customer refuses to pay those taxes, packages will be sent back to us. We'll then refund you the amount of your order after having withdrawn the real shipping cost that the carrier charged to us.  

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  • I'd like to cancel my order, how can I do that?

If your order hasn't been shipped yet (i.e. you havn't received the shipment confirmation), notify us as soon as possible. We will refund you the total amount of your order. 

However, if your order has already been sent, we cannot cancel it. You can return the products. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund the shipping cost.


  • I'd like to send my order back, how can I do that?

Above all, we want you to be satisfied, so if you're not satisfied with your purchase, you can return the items ans ask for a refund, an exchange or a voucher. Returns must be within 7 days of delivery and all returned items must be in the original condition you received them in. Shipping cost cannot be reimbursed. 

Before sending back the products, please send us a email indicating what you're returning and why. We are not able to pay for the cost of shipping the products back to us. 

Please be aware that in all cases the customer is responsible for paying customs fees and providing any and all documents required by Customs in your country. 
If the customer refuses to pay those taxes, packages will be sent back to us. We'll then refund you the amount of your order after having withdrawn the real shipping cost that the carrier charged to us.  

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Shipment

  • Do you ship worldwide?

We do ship worldwide, if your country is not listed during the checkout process, feel free to contact us because we can ship in every country in the world.


  • How much is the shipping cost? How long will it take?

To know how much is the shipping cost will be, simply add your items to the cart, and shipping cost choices will be displayed under the section "Get shipping estimates" after entering your country and zip code (see screen shot bellow). You can choose between "economy air shipping", "standard", "express" and "FedEx". 

We offer free shipping for orders of more than 180 USD in most countries. 

For delivery time, go to our Shipping page, under "Carriers" section.

  • Where will you ship my order from?

We are located in the beautiful city of Kyoto in Japan. Your order will be shipped directly from here.


 

  • Will I have to pay taxes and custom fees?

The import of a product from Japan may be subject to taxes and to custom fees in the country of delivery. These supplementary costs are the customer’s responsibility.

The price of the products excluding the shipping cost will be displayed on your package.

For more information, please read the Shipping page.

 

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  • Do you ship worldwide?

We do ship worldwide, if your country is not listed during the checkout process, feel free to contact us because we can ship in every country in the world.


  • How much is the shipping cost? How long will it take?

To know how much is the shipping cost will be, simply add your items to the cart, and shipping cost choices will be displayed under the section "Get shipping estimates" after entering your country and zip code (see screen shot bellow). You can choose between "economy air shipping", "standard", "express" and "FedEx". 

We offer free shipping for orders of more than 180 USD in most countries. 

For delivery time, go to our Shipping page, under "Carriers" section.

  • Where will you ship my order from?

We are located in the beautiful city of Kyoto in Japan. Your order will be shipped directly from here.


 

  • Will I have to pay taxes and custom fees?

The import of a product from Japan may be subject to taxes and to custom fees in the country of delivery. These supplementary costs are the customer’s responsibility.

The price of the products excluding the shipping cost will be displayed on your package.

For more information, please read the Shipping page.

 

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Payment

  • How do I pay for an order? 

With PayPal. Wou can pay either with your credit card or with your PayPal account if you have one. 


  • Is the site secure?

Personnal banking information is fully protected by PayPal. Bento&Co doesn't have access to your credit card information at any time. 


  • How do I use my discount code?

If you have a discount code (lucky you!), you just need to copy and paste the code when ordering, just before the shipping choice, and don't forget to confirm it.  


  • When will my credit card be charged?

Paypal will charge your credit card or Paypal account as soon as your order has been confirmed. 

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  • How do I pay for an order? 

With PayPal. Wou can pay either with your credit card or with your PayPal account if you have one. 


  • Is the site secure?

Personnal banking information is fully protected by PayPal. Bento&Co doesn't have access to your credit card information at any time. 


  • How do I use my discount code?

If you have a discount code (lucky you!), you just need to copy and paste the code when ordering, just before the shipping choice, and don't forget to confirm it.  


  • When will my credit card be charged?

Paypal will charge your credit card or Paypal account as soon as your order has been confirmed. 

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