Selfridges Membership – The 5 Reasons it Makes Sense

by Joanne Rushton
March 20, 2021

Thinking about a Selfridges HK membership, but now sure whether it’s worth it?

In this article, we cover in detail the top 5 benefits of signing up for a Selfridges membership: 

  • Low pricing
  • Unlimited shipping for 12 months
  • You can ship to multiple locations (great for presents!)
  • Selfridges sells a huge variety of different goods
  • Great selection of brands

We will also provide real-life examples of just how useful a Selfridges membership can be. 

 

Why should I consider a Selfridges membership?

Selfridges is one of the stalwarts of the UK retail scene with four flagship stores – if you’ve ever taken a holiday to the UK, you probably went into one of their architecturally stunning stores.

Established in 1904, the company has grown in reputation and now ships its range of designer, high-end, and high-quality goods. They ship worldwide to over 130 countries and territories – making life easier for most of us.

 The international superstar retail company offers everything you could want from a department store, shipped directly to your door.

If you want designer brands at better prices, you’ll find them here. Brands they sell include; Alice & Olivia, Balenciaga, Chole, Reiss, Temperley London, and more.

 

The 5 key benefits of a Selfridges Hong Kong membership

1. A key benefit of having a Selfridges membership is access to good pricing

If you have signed up for a Selfridges membership, you will be able to order presents for your friends, and get them sent to a huge number of countries around the world at no extra cost.

How often have you found what you want to buy on an international website, and the price doubles at checkout either because of shipping fees or because you get redirected to .hk websites where pricing is often higher for people living in Hong Kong?

When you sign up to Selfridges+ Global, that will not happen again.

Selfridges+ Global ships to Hong Kong for one annual charge, no matter how much you buy or how often. Your orders will be sent minus UK VAT, and any additional costs are all calculated into the checkout price.

If you buy the items that Selfridges sells, this is a fantastic deal. Every day will feel like you’ve got a Selfridges promo code when you look at the prices and the complete lack of delivery fees.

This represents a huge discount on Selfridges delivery. One-time shipping for most items costs HK$260, so by the second order, you place you’re already saving with the HK$420 Selfridges+ Global.

 

2. Selfridges HK sells a wide range of products 

A Selfridges membership will allow you to buy some of the most fashionable brands, at prices that are much lower than regular stores in Hong Kong. Items that Selfridges sells includes:

  • Women’s fashion
  • Home accessories
  • Stationery
  • Technology such as Apple products
  • Kid’s clothing
  • Linen
  • Beauty and makeup
  • Menswear

And plenty more.

You’d not normally associate Selfridges with being at the cheaper end of the market, but you know to expect the weird and wonderful when you live in Hong Kong.

Getting everything you need, delivered to Hong Kong from Selfridges UK makes a whole lot of sense when the pricing is good, and an annual fee covers the shipping.

 

3. With a Selfridges membership, you get unlimited international shipping for 12 months

You get unlimited international shipping for a full year, including Hong Kong, on all orders placed at Selfridges.com for just HK$420.

Yes, you read that correctly.

Shipping costs can range from annoyance to outright extravagance when you want to bring international goods into Hong Kong. Using Selfridges+ Global means you don’t have to consider shipping fees for a year.

 

4. You can send items to other people and not pay extra shipping costs

In these strange times we’re living in, with the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the world, life’s got a little bent out of shape.

We can’t spend summer holidays with family, sending presents home to the family can be a great way to remind those you love that you’re thinking about them, and have you ever thought about how you’re going to deal with Christmas?

With a Selfridges membership, you can ship your items anywhere in the world that they serve.

Send a birthday present to your bestie in Bangkok or a baby shower present to your sister-in-law in Berlin. You might not be able to be there for your loved ones right now, but you can still get your gifts through to them with no extra shipping to worry about.

 

5. Selfridges sells a wide range of brands  

A Selfridges membership is a great idea. We've written a whole articles talking about all the benefits.

Photo courtesy of Selfridges Facebook.

Along with the awesome women’s fashion deals, there are many other products available from Selfridges.

Some of the biggest names in bags, such as Burberry, Coach, and Mulberry, are available, along with designer makeup and beauty products. There’s a vast array of menswear brands and interior and home goods.

Everything is as well priced as the clothes we just talk about in the example below. 

 

Real examples of great value at Selfridges Hong Kong

To bump this amazing 12-month subscription down to reality, let’s look at some real examples of how much you can save money by ordering on Selfridges.

On the Reiss Hong Kong website, the Reiss Remey silk front vest top costs $1,280. For the same item on Selfridges, you’ll get the same top for $790. That’s a pretty big savings of ~40%.

Recovered from your mini heart attack?

Let’s check out another example with BA&SH, a chic, French brand available on Selfridges’ with HK shipping. The BA&SH Leia woven top is available for HK$2,300 from Selfridges UK. However, the same product is priced at HK$2,970 on the BA&SH Hong Kong website – that’s a 23% mark up!

Even if you add HK$420, the annual cost of a Global Selfridges membership, you’re better off on to this one purchase.

 

How do I become a Selfridges+ Global member?

To get your Selfridges+ Global membership, just click here. A new window will open up where you can add the membership to your cart, and then you need to go shopping!

The membership is priced at HK$420 and lasts for a full 12 months. Just remember to repurchase it next year; there’s no auto-renew function!

 

How can I check if a particular item can be shipped internationally on Selfridges?

To ship Selfridges products to Hong Kong, you need to check the item is good for international delivery.

When you’ve found the product you want:

  1. Scroll down to the Product Details
  2. Click on Delivery and Returns to the right.
  3. Check that you can get delivery to Hong Kong.

Be sure that you choose the right currency in the top left of the website so that the Selfridges website changes to Hong Kong-based information.

Selfridges ship pretty much their whole range to Hong Kong, from women’s fashion to bed linen and everything in between.

 

General terms & conditions of a Global Selfridges+ membership

  • The Global Selfridges+ membership is an online delivery subscription service. If you pay the annual fee and sign up, you will get unlimited deliveries for 12 months on all orders you place on selfridges.com.
  • The Global Selfridges+ membership only covers the shipping of items that you order. If you need to make returns, you will need to organize payment. For details on how to make a Selfridges return, please refer here.
  • To become a member, you will need to register a Selfridges account. You can do this by signing up here.
  • Your Global Selfridges+ subscription will commence on the date on which you purchased the membership. The membership will then expire 12 months after purchasing the membership.
  • A Global Selfridges+ membership will not automatically renew, so if you enjoyed the initial 12-month membership, you would need to purchase another subscription.

 

Why is it so hard to shop on international websites from Hong Kong?

Ever found some great items on a website, you’re just about to lock in some great pricing, and then you get bounced to a .hk website? Gone are the days of Marks and Spencer’s and Reiss’ UK prices available just a few clicks away.

It can be quite frustrating.

 

FAQs

Does Selfridges do unlimited delivery?

If you sign up for a Global Selfridges membership, you will be able to enjoy 12 months of unlimited free delivery. Some terms and conditions apply; perhaps the most important condition is that free shipping will apply only to orders of HK$420 and more.

Is Selfridges authentic?

Yes, Selfridges is authentic; it’s a well-known and much-loved UK high-end department store.

What is Selfridges Plus?

Selfridges Plus is a membership that gives you access to 12 months of free shipping once you sign up and join.

Can I get Selfridges international delivery?

Yes, Selfridges delivers goods to more than 130 countries and territories all over the world.

Can you get Selfridges free shipping HK?

You can get free Selfridges shipping to Hong Kong once you sign up to become a Global Selfridges plus member. Some terms and conditions apply, but basically, once you pay a membership fee of HK$420, you will be able to enjoy free shipping to Hong Kong for a period of 12 months.

 

Finally

We are committed to helping you improve your quality of living in Hong Kong by sharing the tricks and tips we have learned over the years.

One of the best tips we have learned in recent years is that by signing up for a Selfridges membership, you can not only save money on a huge range of products, but you can also access free 12-month shipping by paying a one-off shipping fee.

If you think we have missed anything about Selfridges memberships, please let us know in the comments section below.

From London to Hong Kong, you can get all the hottest products at Selfridges without melting your credit card.

Have we missed your favorite tip about a Selfridges membership? Reach out to us on Instagram or Facebook and let us know your top picks. 

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