1. How much does CollectPlus cost?
The CollectPlus service costs £4.99 per order. It doesn't matter how many items are included, as it’s a one-off charge per order.
2. How do I select to have my order delivered to a CollectPlus collection point?
When placing your order you will be able to choose Collect+ as a delivery option, alongide Home Delivery, during checkout.
3. Why is CollectPlus not available for my current order?
Unfortunately some items can’t be sent to a CollectPlus collection point. This is probably because the item you wish to purchase is either too large or too heavy for this delivery method. Personalised gifts are delivered direct from the manufacturer and therefore are not eligible for Collect+
Please note that this service is only available for suitable items being shipped to customers in the UK.
4. How many CollectPlus collection points are there?
CollectPlus has over 5,500 stores throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. These could be your local Co-Op McColls, Budgens or Spar, as well as many independently owned convenience stores and newsagents and petrol stations. Unfortunately there are no collection points in the Channel Islands or at BFPO locations at the moment.
5. Where is my nearest CollectPlus collection point?
During checkout, when you select CollectPlus as your delivery method, you will also be able to select your nearest collection point.
6. When are CollectPlus collection points open?
Nearly all CollectPlus stores are open early ‘til late, 7 days a week. The opening times for your local store will be shown as you choose your preferred collection point when placing your order.
7. How long will it take for my order to arrive at my chosen CollectPlus collection point?
Once you have successfully placed and paid for your order, your item(s) will be processed and shipped to your chosen collection point. You will receive confirmation from CollectPlus via email and/or text message (if you provide a UK mobile number) once your parcel is available for collection. This will include your unique collection code. Your item(s) will normally arrive at the collection point within 2 working days of your order being processed, if your order is placed before 2.30pm Mon-Fri. If your order is placed after 2.30pm Friday it will not be delivered until Wednesday. A specific time for arrival cannot be given.
8. What do I need to take when I collect my parcel?
Please take your CollectPlus collection code and proof of ID with you when you go to the collection point to collect your parcel.
9. When making a collection, what ID is accepted?
CollectPlus collection points accept the following forms of ID:
- Driving licence
- Utility bill
- Mobile phone bill
- Wage slip
- Bank statement
- Cheque guarantee/credit/debit card
- Bank/building society book
- Cheque book
10. What should I do if I lose my collection code from CollectPlus?
If you have lost the collection code sent to you by CollectPlus via email or SMS then please contact us to arrange for a new collection code to be issued, as you cannot collect your parcel without it.
11. What should I do if I don’t receive my collection code from Collect+?
If you haven’t received an email or SMS from CollectPlus with your collection code and the parcel’s estimated date of arrival has passed, then please contact us as our Customer Service team will be able to help you.
12. Can someone else collect my order on my behalf?
Yes, it is possible for someone to collect your parcel on your behalf, but they must have your proof of ID and your collection code.
13. How long will I have to collect my parcel?
Your parcel will be held at by CollectPlus at their collection point for 10 days before being returned to us. You will receive reminders from CollectPlus after 3 days and 7 days of the parcel arriving at the collection point if you haven’t already collected your parcel. If your parcel is returned to us it will be processed as a return and a refund will be issued. You may still be charged for the CollectPlus delivery cost.
14. What should I do if my parcel isn't available when I arrive at the CollectPlus collection point?
Please contact us and we will look into it.
15. Once my order has left Gadget Grotto can I track it?
Yes, CollectPlus provides a tracking service which allows you to see where you parcel is. CollectPlus will also provide SMS updates if a mobile number has been provided.