Like many online retail shops, the Portugal Web’s shopping arm, the trademarked Portugal Shop is owned by the private Portuguese company Portugalweb, Lda. It is a secure online retail site that offers the many wonderful Portuguese products introduced in the main Portugal Web site right in the comfort and privacy of your homes.
It is easily accessible as the site’s name is precisely what the site is about here at www.portugalshop.com/.
Apart from pricing the many Portuguese equestrian products under the Lusitano brand, it has embroidery products as well and the site has its 2010 Product Catalogue ready for downloading with just a click on the catalogue cover image.
As an online shopping portal, Portugal Shop has its own shopping cart and purchase ordering, payment and tracking system developed by Shark/mm of Portugal, a leading multimedia company that provides global and local web based IT solutions from its team of web designers, developers, conceptual planners and IT systems engineers. Payment security is provided from Redunicare which uses 3D secure protocol using secure SSL encryption.
Shopping is easy as you only need to click on the merchandise item you want to get it included in your shopping cart. Once done, you can proceed to view or shopping cart where you can finalize your purchase or amend the information and continue shopping.
But you need to register with Portugal Shop to be able to conclude your order which is the same as filling out the personal details before closing the transaction in other e-commerce sites to determine shipping and payment details.
Only Visa and MasterCard are accepted for card payments in its secure online payment function. Alternatively, the site also accepts non-card payments such as bank transfers with the bank transfer costs shouldered by the buyer. Once the back transfer succeeds, a copy of the transfer receipt is emailed to the buyer with the order’s reference number.
Domestic and international shipping are supported. Portugal Shop uses Chronopost Classic with rates starting at 9.31 for shipments done within Portugal and EU member countries and delivered within 1-5 business days.
Outside of EU, international shipping is done via FedEx international priority starting at 28.0 and delivered within 1-3 business days. There are factors that could prolong shipping times like customs clearance and the fact that most Portugal Shop products are handmade and will require lead times to finish after you order them. GP
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