ORDERING AND PAYMENT
Can I amend or cancel my order after it’s been placed?
If you're having second thoughts about your online order and wish to cancel it, please call our Customer Service Team as soon as possible. Phone +44 (0)1189 321 556 - opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday - Friday. We cannot make changes to your order once it has been placed. As we are committed to getting your order to you as soon as possible, if it has been released for processing we cannot guarantee we can cancel the order.
What are my payment options?
We currently accept payment via Visa, Mastercard or PayPal. Please note that all orders are subject to review.
What currency is the site in?
All prices displayed on www.2xu.com/uk are in British Pounds.
How do I use an online promo code?
To redeem an online voucher, simply enter your promotional code into the space provided on the first page of the checkout then click ‘apply promo code’. Please note that online vouchers cannot be applied to orders after payment has been made. Please note that promotional codes and coupons cannot be 'stacked' or combined with other offers.
SHIPPING AND TRACKING
When will my order arrive?
UK orders shipped with our standard shipping service will arrive between 2-4 business days after dispatch. Standard shipping is £3.99. Next Day delivery (Mon-Fri) is available on all UK orders placed before 1.30pm GMT for £5.99, or free on orders over £100
What if I need my garment sooner?
If you’ve got an event coming up on the weekend or you simply can’t wait for your garments, 2XU U.K has you covered. We offer a Next Day (Mon-Fri) delivery option for £5.99, which ensures next day delivery for orders made before 1:30pm GMT. For some remote postcode areas of Scotland and Cornwall require an extra day for delivery
The UK postcode areas that DPD state as offshore, taking 2 working days, are all of Northern Ireland, that is postcodes starting BT. All of the Isle of Man, that is postcodes starting IM. The Channel Islands GY and JE postcodes, Scottish Islands, HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3, Scilly Isles, TR21. Also some of the Scottish Highlands - postcodes AB31, AB33-38 & AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA35-40, PH18-26, PH30-42
Do you ship to Europe?
We deliver to the below regions:
Ireland, Belgium, Channel Islands, France, Germany, Netherlands
Est time is approx 2 business days. Shipping costs £7.50.
Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Italy
Est time is approx 3 - 8 business days. Shipping costs £9.50.
Bulgaria, Greece, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Austria
Est time is approx 3 - 8 days. Shipping costs £11.50.
Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Switzerland
Est time is approx 3-8 days. Shipping costs £13.50.
How will I know if my order has been shipped and how do I track it?
Upon dispatch, you will receive a confirmation email containing the tracking details and estimated time of delivery of your order.
What if my order doesn’t reach me?
If you suspect that your order has been delivered to the incorrect address or has been lost by the courier, please submit a request here so that we locate your parcel.
Does 2XU U.K ship internationally?
We cannot ship an order outside of Europe from our U.K website. Please be aware that orders placed via third party freight or shipping forwarder to countries outside of the U.K or Europe are done so at your own risk and safe delivery cannot be guaranteed.
How can I purchase 2XU products outside of the U.K?
You can find a complete list of our international distributors here
RETURNS & EXCHANGES
How do I make a return purchased in store?
Your 2XU experience is important to us, therefore we’re happy to provide exchanges or refunds for garments within 30 days of purchase, as long as they’re in a sellable condition. Simply take your garments back to the place of purchase with your receipt and ask to speak with the store manager, who will be happy to help.
How do I make a return if I have moved overseas?
To organise a return of items purchased within the U.K after you have moved overseas, please contact your local 2XU distributor. You can find their details here
How do I make an online return?
Garments purchased through our online store can be returned or exchanged within 30 days of purchase, provided that the garment is in a sellable condition. To organise an exchange of an online purchase, please submit a request.
Can I return underwear, bras & socks?
2XU U.K is unable to accept returns of bras, underwear or socks due to hygiene purposes.
When will my purchase be refunded?
We will process your refund as soon as we’ve received and inspected your return. The funds will appear in original account used to make the purchase within 24 hours of processing.
I think my item might be faulty?
We only ever want our customers to be wearing the best possible garments. To read about our 12 month warranty, please visit our Terms and Conditions page. If you believe that you have received a faulty item, please submit a request for return or exchange, along with any relevant images. We aim to respond to all requests within 24-48 hours.
I can’t remember my password?
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply select “Sign In” on the top left hand corner of our home page. From there, you can request a new password by clicking on “Forgot Your Password?”.
Why sign up?
We want to keep our customers informed about the fantastic promotional offers and events which we run. By signing up with 2XU U.K, you’ll be able to stay on top of this, plus keep up to date with new styles as we launch them. Upon signing up on www.2xu.com, you’ll also receive a special welcome discount to use for your first purchase.
Do you have a size chart?
For optimum performance, you need your garments to be fitted correctly. We’ve included size guides on each of our product pages to assist you with finding the perfect size. You can find them by clicking the orange ‘SIZE GUIDE’ button.
What if I’m on the border between two sizes?
Whether to go up or down a size when you’re sitting right on the border can depend on the purpose of the garment. If you’re mostly going to be using your compression wear for recovery purposes, we would recommend that you choose the smaller size. If you’re mostly going to use the compression garment during physical activity, we recommend choosing the larger size. Your compression garment should be a neat, tight fit, but it should not inhibit circulation. If you’ve chosen the wrong size, please contact us to discuss an exchange.
Do you offer gift cards?
Yes we do! You can order gift cards using the link at the top of the page
Where can I find a 2XU performance centre near me?
Our 2XU Performance Centres are equipped to help you find the perfect garment for your needs. You can find all of our 2XU Performance Centres using our Store Locator
If I don't have a 2XU performance centre near me, how can I get 2XU gear?
We’re rapidly working to bring our retail experience to new parts of the U.K, however we know that not everybody can make it into one of our 2XU Performance Centres. If this is the case, we invite you to make your purchases using our online store. You can shop with total confidence knowing that our customer service team is here to help you every step of the way. If you have any questions during your shopping experience, please contact us using our live chat function, or submit a request.
How do I become a wholesaler of 2XU products?
If you’re interested in selling our premium compression garments, please send and enquiry through to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll be happy to assist you.
PRODUCT CARE AND INFORMATION
How should I wash and care for my 2XU gear?
Washing instructions will be on the care tag of the individual gear you own. However, as a general rule:
- Machine wash in cold water with like colours
- Do NOT Tumble dry. hang to dry in a cool shady area away from sun.
- Do not use bleach, fabric softeners or dryer sheets
- Do not iron
When storing, we recommend placing apparel in garment bag to protect from snags and prolonged exposure from sun.
We recommend getting a delicates laundry bag for extra long use.
How long do they last?
Our garments are built to perform. We carefully select our fabrics and materials to ensure the longest lifespan possible for our garments. The standard life of our garments is approx 7 years, provided that the care instructions are followed for wear and wash.
What is Teamwear Customisation?
At 2XU you can select from our comprehensive range of Men's and Women's custom spec triathlon, cycle or run gear. Services we also offer are: - Sublimation - Corporate branding - Local sports club colours. Head to www.2xu.com/uk/teamwear for further information on how to order our teamwear apparel.
How does it work?
Send your logo, colours and any ideas you have to email@example.com and we’ll create an exclusive, original team kit in sync with your brand and its demands. For those budding fashion designers out there you can even download the spec sheet for your garment, draw your design on it and email it to us along with other material. Once we have received all your information and materials we will mock up a range board and send it to you for your approval. Note: Three design changes are available to you prior to final sign-off. After your final order is taken, production on your kit will commence immediately. Note: There is a 5 piece per style, 20 piece per order minimum on full custom orders and turn around is typically eight to ten weeks from receipt of your final order.
2XU ("Two Times You") was launched in Melbourne, Australia in 2005; our mission is to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments.
Designed and tested in consultation with world-renowned universities and sports scientists, all garments employ intelligent physiological design, cutting edge performance fabrics and construction.
2XU has graced the bodies of multiple world champion athletes, is the official compression partner to some of the world’s best teams, and is the secret recovery weapon to most pro basketball and football teams.
2XU engineers products with the single minded goal of best equipping the athlete, so they feel more prepared, more race ready and more capable than their competition. As they put on their technologically advanced garments, they also put on a desire; to be more than they have ever been, to perform beyond expectation. With 2XU technology, a piece of the finely balanced equation is in place to multiply your human performance. This technology marks the beginning of a new era in sporting equipment.
A central tenet in the 2XU design process is to work with experts, both in-house and independent. We analyse the feedback, opinion and advice of these experts to engineer products that consistently optimises high performance.
2XU is proud to be an official apparel supplier to multiple sporting institutions where exacting standards are required for elite athletes. There is no clearer advocacy than being accepted, utilised and promoted by the best. 2XU appeals to professional, capable athletes and organisations seeking only the most advanced, performance-orientated products available.
WHY WEAR COMPRESSION?
COMPRESSION HELPS YOU TRAIN LONGER, PERFORM STRONGER + RECOVER FASTER
Compression clothing has been proven to improve athlete performance before, during and after activity through improved circulation, muscle containment and reduced muscle vibration.
1. IMPROVES CIRCULATION FOR FASTER WARM UP
Graduated compression increases blood circulation to the heart and lymph nodes for a faster, safer warm up period before exercise or competitions.
1. REDUCES MUSCLE FATIGUE & DAMAGE
Contains the muscle to reduce vibration, minimize damage and overall fatigue during exercise to enhance output.
2. HEIGHTENS AGILITY
Applied pressure to the skin surface increases sensory awareness for improved posture, agility, mobility and stability.
3. IMPROVES PERFORMANCE
AIS study has revealed increased power and decreased heart rates whilst wearing 2XU compression.
1. FASTER RECOVERY
Graduated pressure shortens the recovery cycle through heightened pumping action of the cardiovascular system.
2. DECREASES SORENESS
Efficient removal of blood lactate from muscles to reduce swelling, speed muscle repair & reduce soreness.
3. HELPS REDUCE THE RISK OF DVT
Through heightened blood circulation, 2XU Compression helps reduce swelling in feet and ankles and lowers the risk of blood clots, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).
WHY 2XU COMPRESSION?
TESTED + PROVEN TO WORK
2XU engineers the leading high performance compression fabric (PWX) through rigorous independent testing with the world's top athletes and research institutes, resulting in the most advanced garments on the market.
THE PROOF IS IN THE RESULTS
Independent research performed by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) reveals powerful benefits from wearing 2XU Compression.
Conducted by the AIS Recovery Team, the study investigated the effects of 2XU‘s Compression Tights on performance and recovery. Here are the results:
Improve performance - Cyclist wearing 2XU Compression compared to normal cycling shorts, increased average power output by 4 watts*
Reduced swelling - Thigh girth measurements pre and post recovery indicate a significantly greater reduction in swelling when wearing 2XU Compression*.
Maintain performance - Cyclists were able to maintain performance in 2XU Compression by -0.1% vs. -1.79% without*.
Lower heart rate - Significantly lower heart rate when 2XU Compression is worn*
Reduction of soreness - Significantly less perceived muscle soreness was noted during the recovery period when wearing 2XU Compression*.
How do I get sponsored by 2xu?
2XU believes in heart not hype, and since our foundation we’ve demonstrated this belief by supporting Europe’s elite athletes. If this sounds like you, please submit a request via our Help Desk.