Will the frame of the umbrella rust?
Most of the Beachkit beach umbrellas are made with an anodised aluminium frame which will not rust. The Steel frames are powdercoated which will provide rust resistance.
What does UPF50+ mean?
UPF means Ultraviolet Protection Factor. It is a numerical rating given to the umbrellas to indicate how effectively it blocks harmful UV rays. A UPF50+ rating blocks 98% of UV rays which is the highest rating available.
Can I use this umbrella in windy conditions?
These umbrellas must not be used in the wind range from moderate breezes to hurricane force winds as they could fail. Warranty does not cover the umbrella due to wind damage and we will not be responsible if proper care has not been taken in windy conditions. Please ensure your umbrella is put down.
Are there products available to help my umbrella in windy conditions?
Yes, Beachkit has sandbags available that help a top-heavy umbrella on a breezy day. We always recommend putting your umbrella down in windy conditions but these handy sandbags help secure your umbrella to the ground.
What sun protection do these umbrellas offer?
All Beachkit umbrellas have a UPF 50+ protection from harmful UV rays. Most have a silver lining on the underside which helps prevents the Ultra Violet rays from burning your skin.
Shop with Confidence at Shade Australia.
At Shade Australia, your complete satisfaction is our number one priority.
Detailed information including measurements and other technical information is listed in each product page. If you require more information, call us on our Free-call Number: 1800 155 233 where our sales team will be happy to assist in answering any questions, no matter how small. Your satisfaction and experience purchasing from our website is paramount and that includes ensuring the colour and the product is fit for your purpose.
Our Returns Policy covers the common reasons you may wish to return something.
Change of Mind
This happens and we understand. Contact us within 30 days of receiving the items to organise return. Postage for returns due to change of mind is at the buyer’s expense. The items will be inspected upon return (refer to Refund note below).
It doesn’t fit
Contact us to arrange return for a refund or exchange. Postage for returns due to incorrect fit is at the buyer’s expense The items will be inspected upon return (refer to Refund note below).
Colour’s not right
Contact us and we’ll arrange to get it back. We’ll swap it over for the correct colour or refund you. Postage for returns due to incorrect colour is at the buyer’s expense. The items will be inspected upon return (refer to Refund note below).
The item arrives damaged
If possible, reject the delivery if the items are visibly damaged. Otherwise, contact us asap and we’ll arrange collection of the items and redelivery of a replacement.
We sent you the wrong item
Our sincerest apologies for this rare occurrence. We’ll arrange to pick it up at our cost and send you the correct item ASAP.
The item is faulty
This is a very frustrating experience, and your satisfaction is our priority. Contact us asap and we’ll arrange collection of the items and promptly organise repair, replacement, or refund of the item.
Important Points when returning items:
- Refunds - all items are inspected upon return, and we reserve the right to charge a restocking fee in case the item is damaged in some way. If it’s in a resalable condition, we’ll refund you the full price less the cost of return shipping. Otherwise, the restocking fee is the cost of making the item “as new” again (e.g., re-boxing the item).
- Our refund policy extends for 30 days of receiving the item. You must notify us within this time if you plan to return the goods.
- Our returns policy extends to all items we sell except for:
- Cut lengths of fabric;
- Custom-made items such as shade-sails;
- Made-to-order items such as umbrellas;
- Custom branded items such as market umbrellas.
- Ex-demonstration, second-hand, or damaged stock are not covered under this Returns Policy.
- This policy does not supersede any rights you are entitled to under legislation.
Our Returns Policy is created with you in mind, to give you full confidence with each transaction you make at Shade Australia. If you are unclear about any aspect of our Returns Policy please feel welcome to call us during business hours on Free-call 1800 155 233 or email email@example.com.