Help & FAQs

Our help section is designed to answer any questions you might have about dealing with Future Shop. Below are a list of common questions asked by our customers.


Who Are Future Shop?

Future Shop is a highly successful independent UK based company with over 200,000 customers worldwide. We have a real passion for Hi-Fi Cables, Home Cinema cables as well as AV Connectivity solutions. Future Shop is one of the largest UK & European dealers for many of the most well-known and prestigious brands. With almost 4,000 sq. feet of warehousing and offices, we stock the widest range of award winning Hi-Fi and Home Theatre cable brands and accessories under one roof. This means we can usually promise to ship many of your cables the same day with options for guaranteed next day UK delivery

We are authorised dealers for the following brands:

ADL Alphason Astell&Kern Atacama Atlas cables
Atlona Audeze AudioQuest Blustream B-Tech
Chord company Chord Electronics Chord&Major Clearer Audio Clicktronic
CYP Ecosse Entreq Furutech Gefen
iFi Audio ISOL-8 IsoTek Kordz Melco
Merlin Cables Metz Monster MS HD Power Nordost
Oehlbach OPPO Digital QED Quantum Resonance Supra Cables
TCI Cables Tellurium Q Townshend Audio Van Den Hul Vogels
WBT WireWorld Cables Wyrestorm Xhadow  

We only sell brand new boxed genuine UK stock, complete with a full manufacturers guarantee.


Placing an Order

Placing an order with us could not be easier. Just browse our online store, click on any items that you wish to buy and add them to the shopping basket. Remember, you can always remove items from the shopping basket later. You can view the contents of your shopping basket at any time during your visit to Future Shop by clicking on the basket icon in the top right-hand corner at any time. When you have added all the items you wish to purchase to the shopping basket, proceed to the checkout by clicking on the orange 'PROCEED TO CHECKOUT' button from your basket.

You will then be asked to enter your basic details followed by a request for payment to enable us to process your order. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Switch/Maestro, Delta and Solo credit/debit cards as well as PayPal. Once your order has been completed, an order number will be displayed on the screen which you may print for your records. An order confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

For business customers, we also accept payments by cheque or BACS. Business orders can be placed over the telephone on 0800 772 3688 or 0208 905 1555, by email at or by fax on 0208 905 1558.


VAT & International Orders

After registration, if your delivery address is outside the EU, our website will automatically show you prices excluding VAT. To test this, please look at the price of items BEFORE you login and then AFTER you login. You should see a 20% difference.


European Union Business Orders & VAT

For business orders from the European Union, VAT will be deducted from your order automatically providing you create an account with the following information on the checkout page:

  1. Your Name
  2. Company Name
  3. Billing & Shipping Address
  4. A Daytime Contact Number.
  5. A VALID VAT Number For The Above Business - Please enter the VAT number without country prefix code, e.g. if your VAT number is 'GB 853 3355 25', then please only enter the numbers as follows '853 3355 25'.

Once your VAT number is verified, the VAT will be removed from your order and only the revised amount (excluding VAT) will be charged.


Ordering Problems

If you experience difficulty ordering online, please call 0800 772 3688 or 0208 905 1555 place your order (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm). If calling from outside the UK, please call on +44 208 905 1555. Alternatively, you can email us on

If lines are busy or your call is outside office hours, please leave a message with your name & contact number and a member of sales team will return your call. Messages are picked up 24 hours a day.


Special Orders - Custom Cable Service

We can obtain most types of cable at any length to suit your requirements through our custom cable service. So whether you need a speaker, subwoofer, analogue or digital cable, simply let us know what your after and what at length and we'll get back to you with a price including VAT & Delivery. Please email us on with full details of the cable you require and we will provide you with availability and price. We usual respond within 24 hours.



What Payment methods do you accept?

We accept all the major credit cards/debit cards including American Express, MasterCard Visa, Visa Debit as well as PayPal. For business customers, we also accept payments by Cheque or BACS.

When will my goods be delivered?

Once we receive your completed order, we aim to dispatch your goods within 24 hours. We will only charge your credit/debit card once your product is ready to dispatch. If there are any delays we will contact you usually within 24 to 48 hours.

How will my goods be delivered?

Within the UK, larger packages are delivered by our appointed couriers, DPD Local. Smaller packages under 2kg are delivered by Royal Mail. International orders are delivered using Royal Mail First Class services, FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy Services.

Do you accept orders from outside the UK?

Yes, we ship orders to all countries including the following:

Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malayasia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain (inc. Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Vietnam.

Is VAT charged on shipments outside the European Union?

No. Any shipments to countries outside the EU will automatically have VAT deducted from the order. All prices displayed on the Future Shop website are inclusive of VAT, BEFORE customers login or register. As soon as you login/register and if your shipping address is outside the EU, the system will automatically deduct VAT from the order.

What happens if the product I ordered is out of stock?

If we are experiencing delays in completing your order or if the products(s) you require are no longer available, we will notify you immediately. In the event that the item is not in stock, we will back order it for you. We will contact you with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait.

What happens if the product I wish to purchase is not on your website?

If you wish purchase a product which is not available on our website, then contact us on and a member of our sales staff will be happy to help you.

What standard warranty comes with my goods?

All new products come complete with a standard 1 year manufacturer’s warranty if not a Lifetime Warranty. Please see our product information pages for more details. If you experience any problems or faults with a product you have purchased from us, contact us immediately with the exact nature of the fault and a staff member will be happy to assist you.

What should I do if I have a complaint?

Should you have any complaints, please contact us by any of the methods below with the exact nature of your complaint: