Frequently Asked Questions


What is your shipping policy?
We offer Free USPS Ground shipping on all U.S. orders. Please allow up to 5-7 business days once order has been processed.
Can I expedite my order shipment?
Expedited shipping options (subject to additional surcharges) are available at checkout for speedier delivery.
How long is order processing?
Online orders are processed within 24 - 48 business hours before shipping.
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What is covered under the lifetime warranty?
We back our products for life. Whether you purchased on, or with one of our retail partners, read more about what is included in this program.
My lenses are scratched! What are my options?
We don't currently offer replacement lenses, but we can help you out! Please reach out to our customer service team ASAP so we can make you smile once again.
Can I warranty my prescription lenses?
Unfortunately, we do not cover prescription eyewear under our Lifetime Warranty. However, if you reach out to our customer service team, they will be happy to give you alternatives.
How so I send in a warranty claim product to Hobie?
First, go to so we can start your claim. For shipping into our offices, we have a few tips (read more below).
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Prescription Lenses
How do I order prescription lenses?
Through our partners at Lensabl, we are able to offer a full suite of prescription lens offerings. (Learn More)
I already own Hobies, can I put an Rx lens in them?
Yes, you have a few options!
Can I return my prescription lenses?
Prescription lenses are unable to be returned directly with Hobie Eyewear. Please consult the original lab from where you purchased the lenses.
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Product & Technology
What is a polarized lens?
A special lens filter that minimizes glare from reflective surfaces like the water.
What are UV rays? Do Hobie sunglasses protect against UV A, B and C rays?
You ALWAYS need protection against harmful UV rays, and Hobie lenses protect you 100%!
Are Hobie lenses ANSI rated?
Yes! All of our sunglass lenses pass ANSI-Z80.3 standard for safety.
How do I choose the right lens tint?
Hobie lenses are developed with specific light conditions and environments in mind. Learn more in our technology section (linked below).
Is there a difference between the HYDROCLEAN PLUS and HYDRO360 coatings?
Both of our advanced coatings fully protect our lenses from dirt, grime, saltwater, and other substances, but only frames with our HYDRO360 lenses have protection on both sides of the lens.
What is the best way to clean my Hobie glasses?
A cleaning solution or just mild soapy water to start (read more)!
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Returns & Exchanges
How long do I have to return my order?
We accept returns within a 30 day period from receiving your order.
Can I return Hobies that I bought in a store?
We currently only allow 30-day returns for purchases made on the Hobie Eyewear site,
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Loyalty Program
What is the Hobie Eyewear loyalty program and how does it work?
As a Hobie® Eyewear Rewards member, you’ll earn access to exclusive benefits and rewards every time you shop. (Read Below)
Who can sign up for the loyalty program?
Adults in the United States, that sign up on
Does it cost anything to join the Hobie Rewards program?
No! Sign-up is free, and it gives you access to early product drops, sales & promotions, as well as plenty of ways to earn points!
Do your points expire?
Yes, after 1 year / 365 days which renews on your anniversary date.
How can I view my points?
By logging on to your account (Read more)
How long does it take for points to show up on my account?
Points are accrued immediately after purchase or from actions stated on our loyalty page.
Can I stack my loyalty rewards with promotional codes?
Yes! Loyalty reward redemption codes can be stacked in conjunction with an active website promotion (unless stated in the terms of the promo).
What do I do if the points are not actively showing to my account?
If you have questions related to your membership account, please contact Customer Service at or by calling us at 1-866-625-1280
What are the terms of the Hobie Rewards program?
By becoming a member of the Hobie Eyewear loyalty program, you agree that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the program Terms & Conditions, and by the terms of our Privacy Policy, our website Terms and Conditions and by any changes or...
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