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We’ll bet none of you reading this are fur trappers or have portaged a canoe at any time in your life. A lot of people are averse to that level of physical exertion to begin with, and they wouldn’t want to have to heave a canoe up on their shoulders and start trekking through the brush. But that’s what the early voyageurs in Canada had to do as part of their work in Canada’s early years and the fur trade that began some 600 years ago. Today most people here and elsewhere will know the Hudson’s Bay Company as a department store carrying all sorts of products and you can shop the Bay Canada online.

It is Canada’s oldest company, and back long before Canada was even Confederated as a country the Bay dealt with one product, and one product only – beaver furs, or ‘pelts’ as they were referred to. Folks back in Europe were clamoring for them to have warm and soft garments made out of them, and all that demand led to a very adventurous industry in Canada.

Beavers are a whole lot safer nowadays and that’s a good thing, but those iconic Hudson’s Bay point blankets you can get today with the green, red, yellow, and indigo stripe are exactly the same as they were back in the 17th century. For many people they are what they envision first when someone mentions the Bay Canada. Right now the Bay is having its annual Bay Days sale online and in stores and people may be looking for a Bay Days sale code – you can get an extra 20% of with code: BAYDAYS but that’s not what we’re going to talk about here.

If you want to shop the Bay online but find that you can’t get shipping from the Bay to your home country then you need persevere with all of the tenacity of a fur-trapping voyageur. Or maybe not. The simple way to get past international shipping restrictions is to have a virtual mailbox for online shopping, and that’s exactly what we have for you here at Reship with our international package forwarding service.

Keep that Cart

Fur traders had to pack everything on their backs, and a bundle of beaver pelts were plenty heavy. But they’d never abandon them because that load was worth a whole lot if they could get it to a trading fort. You’ll never be bothered by black flies, and you should never have to abandon your cart when shopping the Bay online outside of Canada. If you find a great deal on what you want at their department store then we make it possible to proceed to checkout.

With a virtual mailing address that comes with your Reship membership you simply enter that address into your order form at checkout and just like that you get around shipping restrictions. Your package will come to our Reship warehouse in Surrey, BC. From there we have the best working agreements in place with courier companies and other international shipping providers so that we can offer package forwarding for online purchases for those faced with the reality of seller doesn’t ship to me. Need international shipping for Bay Days event and online shopping? We’ve got you covered.

The Bay carries hundreds of designer brands, along with their own Hudson North clothing line and Gluck stein Home is great for quality yet affordable home linens and other products that make your home as comfortable as you want it to be. If any of these lines or others catch your fancy and you want to make an order, you can go ahead and do that and you don’t need to concern yourself over shipping. Using a Reship virtual mailbox for parcel forwarding means no International shipping restrictions.

Smart Shift

The Bay has done well transitioning from a retail storefront approach to one that is much more receptive to way people prefer to shop online nowadays. That’s a good thing considering maintaining the viability of Canada’s most storied department store is something that all Canadians will see as important. It used to be that you’d stop by in person to shop The Bay Days online sale event, but now you can do that online and you’ll find they’ve got a nice eCommerce website set up there to accommodate shoppers nicely.

It’s easy to find what you’re looking for, and the great thing about having a Reship virtual mailing address is that you can shop Bay Days sale online or at ANY online department store and purchases can be shipped to you outside of North America. Those beaver pelts made their way across the Atlantic to Europe, and with a Reship account your purchases can be crossing oceans too. Want an idea of how much it will cost you for package forwarding? Use our Reship online shipping calculator.

FAQs for Shopping at (HBC)

Q1: Does The Bay ship to the US?

A1: No, The Bay does not directly ship to the United States. However, US customers can still access The Bay's wide range of products by using Reship services. Reship provides a Canadian address to use for your orders, which can then be forwarded to your US address.

Q2: How does shopping at The Bay with Reship work?

A2: First, sign up with Reship to receive a Canadian address. When shopping on The Bay's website, use this Canadian address at checkout. Your items will be delivered to Reship's warehouse, from where you can manage forwarding to your actual location in the US.

Q3: What types of products can I buy from The Bay?

A3: The Bay offers a diverse selection of goods, including fashion apparel for men, women, and children, beauty products, home decor, appliances, and electronics. It's a one-stop destination for quality Canadian brands and international labels.

Q4: Are there any items that cannot be shipped from The Bay to the US using Reship?

A4: While most items can be forwarded from The Bay to the US using Reship, certain restrictions may apply to oversized items, hazardous materials, or products subject to international trade regulations. It's recommended to check Reship's prohibited items list and The Bay's shipping policies before making a purchase.

Q5: What are the shipping rates from Reship when purchasing from The Bay?

A5: Shipping rates depend on the size, weight, and destination of the package, as well as the selected shipping speed. Reship provides a calculator tool on their website to estimate shipping costs and offers various carrier options to fit different budgets and delivery time preferences.

Q6: Can I return items purchased from The Bay through Reship?

A6: Returning items to The Bay via Reship is possible, but it's important to be aware of The Bay's return policy and the potential cost of shipping items back to Canada. You should initiate the return process with The Bay and follow their guidelines, using your Reship address as the return location.

Q7: How long will it take for my order from The Bay to be delivered to the US using Reship?

A7: Delivery times vary based on the shipping method chosen and the final destination. After your order arrives at Reship's warehouse, you can select a shipping option that balances cost and speed, with typical international delivery times ranging from 3 to 10 business days.

Q8: Does The Bay offer online sales and promotions?

A8: Yes, The Bay frequently hosts sales and promotional events, offering discounts on a wide range of products. Signing up for The Bay's newsletter or checking their website regularly can help you catch the best deals.

Q9: How can I track my order from The Bay when using Reship?

A9: Once your order is shipped to Reship's warehouse, you'll receive a notification. Upon forwarding your package to your US address, Reship will provide tracking information for the final leg of the delivery, allowing you to monitor your shipment's progress.

Q10: Does Reship provide insurance for orders from The Bay?

A10: Yes, Reship offers insurance options to protect your items during transit. You can opt for insurance coverage when arranging the forwarding of your package to ensure peace of mind in case of loss or damage.

Q11: Does The Bay ship internationally?

A11: only ships within Canada. For customers in other countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, using a service like Reship is a convenient workaround to access The Bay’s products internationally.

Q12: Does The Bay ship to the United Kingdom?

A12: Direct shipping from The Bay to the United Kingdom is not available. UK customers can utilize Reship to order from The Bay. By shipping to Reship's Canadian address, UK shoppers can then have their purchases forwarded to their address in the UK.

Basic FAQs about The Bay

Q1: What is The Bay?

A1: The Bay, formerly known as Hudson's Bay Company, is one of Canada's oldest and most famous department stores. It offers a wide range of products, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, home goods, and more.

Q2: How can I find deals and promotions at The Bay?

A2: The Bay regularly offers sales and promotions on various items. Check their website's 'Sale' section, sign up for their email newsletter, or follow them on social media to stay updated on the latest deals.

Q3: Does The Bay offer a loyalty program?

A3: Yes, The Bay offers a loyalty program called Hudson’s Bay Rewards. Members earn points on their purchases, which can be redeemed for discounts on future shopping.

Q4: Can I buy The Bay gift cards online?

A4: Yes, The Bay offers gift cards for purchase online. These can be used for both in-store and online purchases, making them a versatile gift option.

Q5: What is The Bay's return policy?

A5: The Bay has a customer-friendly return policy, allowing returns or exchanges within a specific period, provided the items are in their original condition and accompanied by a receipt. Some exclusions apply, so it's important to review their return policy details on their website.

Q6: How can I contact The Bay's customer service?

A6: The Bay's customer service can be contacted via phone, email, or live chat. Visit The Bay's website for contact details and operating hours.

Q7: Does The Bay offer online shopping?

A7: Yes, The Bay offers an extensive online shopping experience at, where customers can browse and purchase the wide range of products available in their physical stores, as well as online exclusives.

Q8: How does The Bay ensure the quality of its products?

A8: The Bay partners with reputable brands and vendors to offer high-quality products. They also have quality assurance processes in place to ensure that the products meet their standards and customers' expectations.
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