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Company

  • Who makes the CARIRIS Rubber Flip-Flops?
    The Cariris Rubber Flip-Flops are manufactured in Brazil by INBOP, with distribution centers around the world. The Exclusive Distribution Center in the US is located in Milton, FL., which sells through www.inbop.com and www.cariris.com. INBOP was established in 1963 and has been in business since then manufacturing the CARIRIS Rubber Flip-Flops.
  • What is special about CARIRIS Flip-Flops?

    100% Rubber

    The Cariris Flip-Flops are made of 100% RUBBER. Most sandals on the market today are made from different forms of plastic, foam(EVA) due to its cheaper price.

    Endurance

    The Cariris Flip-Flops will last at least 20 times longer when compared to other flip-flops in the market made of EVA or mixed eva & rubber formulas. The Cariris Flip-Flops are machine washable.

    Safety

    Rubber is known as its non slippery aspect, making the Cariris flip-flops safe to use in wet areas, such as in SPA's, cruises, showers, around swimming pool... The Cariris Children's flip-flops are in conformance to CPSIA(Consumer Product Safety Improvement), they have been tested by an  approved U.S. test lab of the Consumer Product Safety Act(CPSC).

    Comfort

    The Cariris Flip-Flops are known for their ultra-comfort and perfect cushion. This is an awesome bonus of a secret blend of 100% rubber in all Cariris products.

    Shelf Life

    The Cariris Sandals have NO expiration date. The SHELF life is considered unlimited if stored properly.  A must bonus for retailers. Our goal is to provide affordable Flip-Flops that are higher in quality, durability, and comfort than the average flip-flop.

    Environment

    Please click here to read about our commitment with the protection of the environment.

  • What is the difference between the Cariris and Havaianas flip flops?
    The Cariris and the Havaianas have some things in common, such as:
  • Both are Made in Brazil
  • Both are Made of Rubber
  • Both Started in the early 60's
  • Benefits of the Cariris Flip-Flops:

    1. The Cariris children’s flip-flops have been tested by the Ana-lab Corp.(in Texas), which is one of the Consumer Product Safety Act(CPSC) approved US test lab; the result of the tests showed that our children’s flip-flops are in  conformance to CPSIA(Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act).
    2. Extreme reasonable price when compared to any product of similar quality.
    3. Ship within 1 business day from Florida warehouse, which keeps over 150,000 pairs in stock all year round.
    Want more information about this subject? Click Here to see the video.

Custom Made

  • Can I embellish/customize the Cariris Flip-flops to resell?
    Yes, you can decorate, embellish and even customize the flip-flops with your logo! We have 6 styles that are great for embellishing that are unbranded: Feel free to contact us for some helpful tips to decorate. Also here is a video with some helpful hints.
  • Can I re-shape the flip-flops straps?
    Yes, when heat is applied to the rubber, the rubber gets flexible workable, once it cools off it seals the shape. Here is what you can do to re-shape straps:
    1. Place something under the straps to hold it up(such as socks..)
    2. Use a hair blow dryer on the straps for approx. 30 seconds on max. heat. Focus on the middle part of the strap (the part where the straps meet together).
    3. Let the strap cool off.
    4. Remove the sock's. That's all! The strap will be re shaped!
    Click Here to watch the Video for more details.

Discounts

  • Can I get a DISCOUNT?
    The question that everyone wants to know the answer to: Can I get a DISCOUNT? The answer: YES! Even though wholesale prices for the Cariris products at www.inbop.com already guarantee the lowest price in the world, we want to celebrate Cariris 52nd anniversary by letting you know about a bulk order discounts upon request: When purchasing 250 Flip-Flop pairs or more, you can get a 5% discount. When purchasing 500 Flip-Flop pairs or more, you can get a 10% discount. Are you new to the Cariris Sandals world? Please visit our Testimonial page to check us out.
  • Are the Cariris children’s flip-flops in compliance with the CPSIA?
    Yes, we they are in full compliance with the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) product safety regulation for children's footwear. Our children's flip-flops have been tested for lead in the paint used by one of the Consumer Product Safety Act(CPSC) approved US test lab. Would you like to see the certificate of compliance? Please ask us.
  • What is INBOP’s return policy?
    • We are dedicated to consistently supplying you with high-quality products. It is our desire that you be completely satisfied with every product you purchase. We strongly suggest that you order samples first,to insure satisfaction with quality and color. The appearance of products online can vary greatly depending on the monitor they are viewed through, resolution, etc. We cannot guarantee they will match the color you see on your screen, though they are the actual pictures of the products.
    • We will accept returns only for defective products.This is very uncommon due to our quality control and double checking each item before we ship them. Please contact us before returning any merchandise. Customer is responsible to ship any items they seem defective back to us and if upon inspection they are found to be defective the customer will be given the option of having the items replaced or receive a refund.* If the products returned are found to be non-defective then the customer will be responsible for the shipping costs incurred to return them to the customer.
    • Returns must be done within 15 days from the date the order was delivered to customer. Returns must be unworn and in the state you received them and in the original packaging (inside plastic bag, with original size tag, and uncut security loop). INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. must give prior authorization for all returns. Please contact us should you experience any problems with ordering, a shipment, or require any information. In the event your order is incorrect, either wrong size or color, INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. will accept the return and will either send replacements(shipping on us) or issue a refund* (customer's choice) . The replacement will be sent with UPS standard 3-7 day ground service.
    • If customer needs the replacement faster, shipping service can be upgraded at customer's cost. As the customer, you are responsible for providing us with correct shipping information and you will be responsible for paying for secondary shipping charges, if product has to be re-sent. INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. will not refund shipping charges and will not be responsible for unclaimed merchandise once it has been shipped. Orders damaged in shipment should remain in their original packaging. Please contact us immediately and as much description as possible should be provided about the damage to the shipment. The customer should retain the original box so that the carrier representative may check, if he comes by to inspect damage. We reserve the right to change policy at any time. * the refund option is not available for for custom made flip-flops. Damaged custom made flip-flops returned will be replaced within 30 to 90 days from the date the return was received.
      Please contact us if you have questions about: What is INBOPs return policy?
  • Are the Cariris flip-flops committed to protect our environment?
    Yes, the Cariris flip flops are manufactured in Brazil, made of rubber and contain no Polyurethane or EVA (popularly known by ('foam'). They are recyclable and can be reprocessed in the manufacturing of various types of products, consequently avoiding the accumulation of waste and solid waste in nature, and encouraging environmental protection. As each pair of the Cariris flip flops are cut, the left over trimmings are melted down into new rubber sheets for re-use recycling. Just another thing to feel good about!

Orders

  • Can I buy just the Flip-Flop Adhesive or Strap Assembly Tool?
    There is NO wholesale minimum order required for the Urethane Adhesive or for the Strap Assembly Tool. You can purchase them online as little as 1 item. Need more info about the Urethane Flip-Flop Adhesive? Click to watch video. Flip-Flop-Glue-Adhesive
  • How do I place an order?
     
    You can place an order:
    • Online: Click Here
    • By Email: inbop@inbop.com
    • By Phone: (850)626 0143
    • By Fax: (630)839 0350
     
  • Where can I buy just one pair of the Cariris Flip-Flops?
    At the Cariris Flip-Flops Retail Center there is no minimum order! From just 1, 2, 3 pairs ....  
  • What is the minimum order?
    18 pairs (was 25) you can mix different flip-flops styles, colors and sizes. We keep approx. 150,000 pairs in stock all year round.  
  • Can I buy any quantity above the minimum order quantity?
    Yes, once you meet the 25 pair minimum order, which we have a special now for 18 pairs minimum order required, you can order ANY quantity above that (19, 22, 37 ...).
  • What should I do if an item is missing from my order?
    First, verify that you've received a box for each tracking number associated with your order. If all boxes have been delivered but you're still missing an item or if your order is incorrect, check the packing slip sent with the package(s) to verify your order, if you are still missing any item or your order was sent wrong, call us at (850)626-0143.
  • What is INBOP’s return policy?
    • We are dedicated to consistently supplying you with high-quality products. It is our desire that you be completely satisfied with every product you purchase. We strongly suggest that you order samples first,to insure satisfaction with quality and color. The appearance of products online can vary greatly depending on the monitor they are viewed through, resolution, etc. We cannot guarantee they will match the color you see on your screen, though they are the actual pictures of the products.
    • We will accept returns only for defective products.This is very uncommon due to our quality control and double checking each item before we ship them. Please contact us before returning any merchandise. Customer is responsible to ship any items they seem defective back to us and if upon inspection they are found to be defective the customer will be given the option of having the items replaced or receive a refund.* If the products returned are found to be non-defective then the customer will be responsible for the shipping costs incurred to return them to the customer.
    • Returns must be done within 15 days from the date the order was delivered to customer. Returns must be unworn and in the state you received them and in the original packaging (inside plastic bag, with original size tag, and uncut security loop). INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. must give prior authorization for all returns. Please contact us should you experience any problems with ordering, a shipment, or require any information. In the event your order is incorrect, either wrong size or color, INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. will accept the return and will either send replacements(shipping on us) or issue a refund* (customer's choice) . The replacement will be sent with UPS standard 3-7 day ground service.
    • If customer needs the replacement faster, shipping service can be upgraded at customer's cost. As the customer, you are responsible for providing us with correct shipping information and you will be responsible for paying for secondary shipping charges, if product has to be re-sent. INBOP Flip-Flops Inc. will not refund shipping charges and will not be responsible for unclaimed merchandise once it has been shipped. Orders damaged in shipment should remain in their original packaging. Please contact us immediately and as much description as possible should be provided about the damage to the shipment. The customer should retain the original box so that the carrier representative may check, if he comes by to inspect damage. We reserve the right to change policy at any time. * the refund option is not available for for custom made flip-flops. Damaged custom made flip-flops returned will be replaced within 30 to 90 days from the date the return was received.
      Please contact us if you have questions about: What is INBOPs return policy?

Payments

  • Where can I buy just one pair of the Cariris Flip-Flops?
    At the Cariris Flip-Flops Retail Center there is no minimum order! From just 1, 2, 3 pairs ....  
  • How do I pay for my purchase?
    We accept all major credit and debit cards, such as VISA, Master Card, American Express, and Discover through PayPal. We also accept check, money order and bank wire transfer

Pricing

  • How does your lowest price guarantee policy work?
    We have quit a few people asking us how does your lowest price guarantee policy work? Well first off the Cariris Sandals is a brand name owned and manufactured by INBOP since 1963. The Cariris Flip-Flops are manufactured in Brazil, where the factory is located. The US & Canada Distribution Center for the Cariris RUBBER Flip-Flops is located in Milton, Florida.                              So how does our lowest price guarantee policy work you ask? In order to explain our lowest price guarantee policy please allow us to share with you how that is possible: Once the Cariris Flip-Flops are manufactured by INBOP in Brazil, they are shipped in containers to the distribution center in Milton, Fl., which keeps approx. 150,000 pairs of flip-flops in stock all year-round. From there the products are sold and shipped in bulk/wholesale quantities (15 pairs minimum order) to the U.S, Canada and worldwide. The distribution center sales through: www.inbop.com Customer service: (850) 626 0143 Anytime wholesale customers buy from www.inbop.com, they can shop with confidence that they are buying: Directly from the source (no third party involved) and therefore paying the lowest price of the Cariris Flip-Flops in the world. The 100% Authentic Cariris Rubber Flip-Flops. If by any chance you happen to find the same Cariris product you are buying from us in any store or online legitimate store cheaper, please let us know and we will match it! We’re committed to providing you the lowest price on all of our products. I hope this information about the lowest price guarantee policy has answered some of your questions.
  • Can I have the Cariris Products Price List?

    Yes, please Click Here.

Products

  • Can I select my own sizes or colors?
    YES you can! You can mix and match all styles, sizes and colors.
  • Can I have the Cariris Products Price List?

    Yes, please Click Here.

  • What is special about CARIRIS Flip-Flops?

    100% Rubber

    The Cariris Flip-Flops are made of 100% RUBBER. Most sandals on the market today are made from different forms of plastic, foam(EVA) due to its cheaper price.

    Endurance

    The Cariris Flip-Flops will last at least 20 times longer when compared to other flip-flops in the market made of EVA or mixed eva & rubber formulas. The Cariris Flip-Flops are machine washable.

    Safety

    Rubber is known as its non slippery aspect, making the Cariris flip-flops safe to use in wet areas, such as in SPA's, cruises, showers, around swimming pool... The Cariris Children's flip-flops are in conformance to CPSIA(Consumer Product Safety Improvement), they have been tested by an  approved U.S. test lab of the Consumer Product Safety Act(CPSC).

    Comfort

    The Cariris Flip-Flops are known for their ultra-comfort and perfect cushion. This is an awesome bonus of a secret blend of 100% rubber in all Cariris products.

    Shelf Life

    The Cariris Sandals have NO expiration date. The SHELF life is considered unlimited if stored properly.  A must bonus for retailers. Our goal is to provide affordable Flip-Flops that are higher in quality, durability, and comfort than the average flip-flop.

    Environment

    Please click here to read about our commitment with the protection of the environment.

  • Can I embellish/customize the Cariris Flip-flops to resell?
    Yes, you can decorate, embellish and even customize the flip-flops with your logo! We have 6 styles that are great for embellishing that are unbranded: Feel free to contact us for some helpful tips to decorate. Also here is a video with some helpful hints.
  • Can I have FREE flip-flops hangers with my flip-flops order?

    Yes, the flip-flops hangers are available upon request when placing your flip-flops order - FREE of charge.

  • Can I re-shape the flip-flops straps?
    Yes, when heat is applied to the rubber, the rubber gets flexible workable, once it cools off it seals the shape. Here is what you can do to re-shape straps:
    1. Place something under the straps to hold it up(such as socks..)
    2. Use a hair blow dryer on the straps for approx. 30 seconds on max. heat. Focus on the middle part of the strap (the part where the straps meet together).
    3. Let the strap cool off.
    4. Remove the sock's. That's all! The strap will be re shaped!
    Click Here to watch the Video for more details.

  • Do you have a size conversion chart?
    Yes, click here
  • What is the difference between the Cariris and Havaianas flip flops?
    The Cariris and the Havaianas have some things in common, such as:
  • Both are Made in Brazil
  • Both are Made of Rubber
  • Both Started in the early 60's
  • Benefits of the Cariris Flip-Flops:

    1. The Cariris children’s flip-flops have been tested by the Ana-lab Corp.(in Texas), which is one of the Consumer Product Safety Act(CPSC) approved US test lab; the result of the tests showed that our children’s flip-flops are in  conformance to CPSIA(Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act).
    2. Extreme reasonable price when compared to any product of similar quality.
    3. Ship within 1 business day from Florida warehouse, which keeps over 150,000 pairs in stock all year round.
    Want more information about this subject? Click Here to see the video.

Samples

  • Can I purchase samples?

    We strongly suggest you to samples first, to become familiar with the colors, sizes and different styles we carry, before you place your bulk order. In order to better assist you with samples, please contact us for more info. (850)626 0143.

Shipping

  • UPS Ground Transit Time
    How do you ship?   Please add 1-2 business days for processing the order. The most popular shipping service for orders within the U.S and Canada is UPS Ground. If you selected UPS Ground service for your order, please check the map above to find out the exact transit time. NOTE: UPS does NOT consider Saturday and Sunday as working days for ground transit time &  delivery. Other means of shipping are available at your request.
  • How much is shipping?
    Shipping cost is calculated by weight, distance, and service selected. When placing your order online, you will be able to see the shipping prices and services before placing your order. If you wish to have a quote over the phone or email, please send us your zip code and quantity of pairs you'd like to purchase. For immediate quote please call (850)626 0143.  
  • Do you ship worldwide?

    Yes, we do.

Sizes

  • Do you have a size conversion chart?
    Yes, click here