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QUESTIONS?

Sometimes you need to know some things before you commit your hard earned money. Please see below some commonly asked questions. If you need further information, please feel free to contact us.

Who or what is Outhaus?

We're a small independent business based in Essex in England, in the UK. We love learning bushcraft skills, camping (wild and not so wild), off roading and basically anything that's exciting and adventurous.

Why the name?

We actually started out life in the classic air-cooled Volkswagen camper van market but have since found our niche in bushcraft and camping. In the VW scene a there's a lot of Haus this and Werks that because of the German connection, so we thought that part of the name worked well. The Out bit is because the things we make are used outdoors. As it turns out, we are now very well known for our Australian style swags so the Aus bit works there too. And, no, it's nothing to do with toilets.

Tell me more about your products

We design all of our products here in Essex. We test them here too, and use them ourselves. We employ manufacturers from all around the globe, including China, India and Poland. We are passionate about quality and work extremely hard to ensure that every item bearing the Outhaus name is built to last. To this end we offer a no quibble Lifetime Warranty on all Outhaus products. We are constantly working to improve the quality wherever possible and any changes made to new versions are for the good, not to reduce cost.

Can I return my item?

Yes, of course. If you are not happy with your item, or have simply changed your mind, just access the returns procedure in your account. More details on this page.

Delivery Information

United Kingdom & Northern Ireland

We are pleased to offer free delivery on all UK orders over £50. This is usually by Royal Mail on their 48 hour service although we may use a different service if neccessary. We may choose to use a signed for service, at our cost, depending on order value.

We also offer a next working day delivery option with DPD and Royal Mail 24 hour, which can be selected at the checkout.

Current rates are as follows:

Order value up to £50
Royal Mail 48 Hour Tracked £3.95
Royal Mail 24 Hour Tracked £5.95
DPD Next Day* £7.95

Order value £50.01 - £250
Royal Mail 48 Hour Tracked £0
Royal Mail 24 Hour Tracked £3.95
DPD Next Day* £7.95

Order value £250.01+
Royal Mail 48 Hour Tracked £0
Royal Mail 24 Hour Tracked £0
DPD Next Day* £0

*DPD Next Day service must be selected before 1pm for next day delivery and is for delivery on the next working day, Monday to Friday only. If an order is placed on a Friday before 1pm the next working day is Monday. This service is for the majority of the UK but exludes Highlands and Islands which usually take 2 days. In all cases Next Day is not guaranteed but currently enjoys a very high success rate. 

Royal Mail collect from us at approximately 2pm but collection times may vary. 24 or 48 hour is the Royal Mail service not 24 or 48 hours from time of order.

Europe & Rest of the World
We will gladly ship to anywhere else in the world. Please contact us for a quote.

Sales outside of the UK

If you are buying from a country outside of the UK we will remove the VAT element of the purchase at the checkout. But please be aware that your country may charge you VAT and/or duty on the import. As we understand things following Brexit, customers in EU countries will not be required to pay import duty but they may need to pay VAT to their customs authority. This would usually bring the cost of the purchase back up to around the published VAT inclusive price on our website.

Is there a warranty?

Sure. We are extremely proud of our products and offer a full warranty for the lifetime of the item. This warranty covers Outhaus branded products for all aspects of failure due to workmanship etc. Other product warranties are as per the manufactuers' own terms. Please see our Warranty Page for more details.

UK Defence discount?

We offer a 5% discount for serving members and veterans of the UK Armed Forces. To take advantage of this offer please register for an account here and send us a scan or photo of your military ID. We will then convert your account to always receive the discount each time you shop. Please note that we reserve the right to not apply this discount in conjunction with other offers. We may also ask you to reconfirm your eligibility from time to time. The discount only applies to Outhaus branded products. This offer cannot be backdated and is subject to change.