FAQs
Answers to all your burning questions
Curious about Curated? You came to the right place.
Why do I need Curated?

If you’ve ever spent hours browsing and researching before pulling out your credit card and buying something, Curated is for you. We have hundreds of experts who can help you buy the best product. Sure you could read thousands of reviews and open 500 tabs, but wouldn’t it be nice to talk to a real human expert?

What can my expert do for me?

Your expert can:

  • Answer questions and assess your needs
  • Send unbiased recommendations
  • Compare specs and prices
  • Give insights about the category
  • Help you shop smarter
  • Even get a drink with you*

Chat with them on our site or text and email them directly! Bonus: they're super cool, helpful people.

*Our lawyers say that you have to be 21 or over.

Am I talking to a bot?

Our experts are all real human beings, though some of them can bust out a mean robot on the dance floor. Meet some of them here.

So does anyone actually shop with an expert?

We’ve connected over 1 million customers with our experts. Our average expert rating is a 4.9/5. See how much people love us here.

How much do I have to pay?

Like the best things in life, our service is absolutely free. Just pay for any purchase or booking. If you want to show your appreciation, tip your expert! 100% of it will go directly to them.

What qualifies for a price match?

The product must be in stock and be identical to our product: same brand, model, color, and size. It must also be eligible for direct shipping to your home. We will price match from qualifying online retailers and brands. Qualifying websites include:

2nd SwingCole SportsLevel9
3 BallsColorado Discount SkisMaple Hill Golf
AcademyCompetitive CyclistMoosejaw
AmazonCrimson BikesOutdoor Gear Exchange
BackcountryDecathalonPGA Superstore
Baker Street SnowDick's Sporting GoodsPowder7
Bass Pro ShopElectric Bike PlacePuetz
Bicycle WarehouseErik’sR&A Cycles
Big Y Fly CoEurekaRed's Fly Shop
Bike BlingEvoREI
Bike ExchangeGlobal GolfScheel's
Bikes OnlineGolf AvenueSkis.com
Blauer Board ShopGolf Direct NowSnowboards.com
BuckmansGolfioStillwater Fly Shop
Cabela'sGreat Golf DealsSuburban Ski & Bike
Camping WorldHigh Mountain SportsTeton Wasatch
CampsaverHook and HackleThe Ski Monster
Carls Golf LandHuckberryTrout's Fly Fishing
Chain ReactionJensonUSAWorldwide Cyclery
City GroundsJourney BikesWW Golf
ClubhubJust Say GolfAll U.S.-based brand websites
                                                                                                                      

Please ask your expert if you have more questions!

How are experts paid?

Experts get paid for every conversation and a fixed percentage for any sale, regardless of brand. They also receieve 100% of any tips. That way, they give unbiased recommendations and focus solely on getting the best products for you.

Is my expert available 24/7?

The real answer is, "Yes, kind of."

You can text, message, or call your expert anytime, but they might be a little busy chasing snow, playing a few rounds, or on the water. They'll get back to you within 24 hours, but if you need immediate support, someone on our team will be around.

What if I'm not ready to talk to an expert? I don't want to sound like an idiot.

Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, this is why we exist. No matter where you are in your shopping journey, our experts can help. Your expert is right there in your pocket, just one message away. Just like your friends, they’ll be there for you.

What payment options do you accept?

We accept PayPal, and all major credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. We also offer financing options through Affirm and Afterpay. If you're curious, you can always talk to your expert.

Oh no, I'm locked out of my account! How do I reset my password?

No problem! It happens to all of us. Head over to the login screen, and enter the number or email associated with your account. You'll be sent a 6-digit code to your email or number to reset your password.

Your categories are pretty random. What gives?

We focus on products that are hard to buy online and require lots of consideration and knowledge. These items are important, so it’s critical that you buy the right thing! For those purchases, we believe in shopping with an experienced and passionate expert.

We offer categories where we’ve already found the best experts to help you. As we find more great experts, we'll add new categories. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us at support@curated.com to tell us what we can help you find.

I'm a brand. How do I partner with you?

If you're interested in partnering with Curated, you can contact us at support@curated.com. Someone on our team will get back to you within one business day.