We offer FREE freight across Australia for online orders of $39 or more. If your order is under $39 there is a flat fee of $7.70 for the delivery of your freshly roasted coffee.
Once your order has left our Bowen Hills factory, it can take 1 to 5 business days to be delivered, depending on your location. Remote areas may experience longer delivery times, so please contact our team for an estimate before you place your order.
Limited edition coffee is roasted to order just for you, so please allow for a few extra days from order until dispatch. Any orders placed on a weekend or on a public holiday will be processed by our team the next business day. Please note that there may be some dispatch and shipment delays following long weekends or public holidays.
We use StarTrack, Couriers Please or Australia Post services to get your freshly roasted coffee out to you. If you’re worried about your order or would like more information on tracking, you can always call us on 1800 637 567
If you’re desperately craving your Merlo from a land other than down under, contact us for a quote today.
What is It?
In an effort to prevent credit card fraud our website payment gateway, Braintree, places a pending authorisation on unknown credit cards to authenticate the account.
This amount varies depending on what type of card you have and which bank you are with. It is not a charge, only a pending authorisation.
On the Merlo website, we give you the option to save your credit card details when you create a Friend of Merlo account with us.
This saves you the hassle of having to enter your card number over and over again each time you order.
You can do this when you create an account by clicking “Payment Methods” and then ‘Add a Payment Method’ button.
But is it safe?
Using the ‘save payment method’ feature is extremely safe. We don’t store your credit card information on our database, once entered, it gets locked away with our secure payment gateway, Braintree, in their Vault. Braintree, a subsidiary of Paypal are renowned for their Vault technology.
When a payment method is stored in the Vault, the information is encrypted by the Braintree gateway and associated with a unique payment method token.
Card Verification – How it Works
Card verification is a strong first-line defence against potentially fraudulent cards. It ensures that the credit card number provided is associated with a valid, open account and can be stored in the Vault and charged successfully. To do this, it must first verify the card.
Braintree verifies your credit card by running either a $0 or $1 authorization and then automatically voiding it. Where a $1 authorization returns a successful result, we immediately follow up with an automatic void request to ensure that the transaction will disappear from the cardholder’s statement as soon as possible.
It’s important to note that some banks do not recognize void requests immediately. It’s possible that after the void is issued, you will still see the pending charge. But that charge is just that, pending, no money is actually withdrawn from the account and even if the void is not recognized, the transaction will expire and disappear after a few days.
100% Happiness Guarantee
We offer a 100% happiness guarantee both in-store and online. If you are not 100% happy with the beans or a coffee you’ve purchased in-store just let one of our friendly staff know. We will remake the coffee for you – pronto – or we will send a bag of beans to you to replace those ordered!