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Shipping Information

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All products shipped from London, Leicester and Manchester.. 
Please note that shipping charges for are additional to the prices listed on any of our sites.

Shipping Rates
Our standard shipping rates are provided with the item. Please note that the rate may change if the package being shipped is larger than a standard package or if we are shipping outside of a particular catchment area. We will notify you of any additional charges prior to shipping

Special Shipping Charges 
Please note additional shipping charges may apply when shipping to extreme remote destinations. Additional charges may also be applied when shipping extra large packages. We will contact you by phone/e-mail before we ship your order, if this is the case.

Shipping & VAT Policies 
We collect VAT for ALL orders shipped, which require us to.  All orders are shipped without requiring a signature upon receipt and the customer is responsible to ensure that a safe place is provided to drop off the package. If a customer does require a signature upon receipt of the product, an additional charge of £2.00 will apply and a note must be made during the checkout process.

Warehouse Preparation
We do our best to ship all in-stock orders placed by 1 p.m. GMT the same day we receive them. However, please allow one full business day for our warehouse team to prepare your order. Shipping estimates shown below are in addition to the one business day that the order may be in our warehouse.

Backordered Merchandise
We do our best to keep everything in stock at all times. If something is on back order, or if you order an item that is marked as pre-order merchandise, we will notify you and ask if you would like us to hold your order until everything is available and will ship it to you at one time or ship what we have in stock.  If you would like us to ship what we have ahead of time, additional shipping costs will apply.

Order Confirmation and Order Tracking
When you complete your order you will see a confirmation page. Print out this page as it contains your unique order code and instructions for contacting us. You will also receive an e-mail receipt from us detailing your order. For continental US orders that ship by UPS or US Priority Mail, we will also send you an e-mail when your order ships, including a link so that you can track your package from the UPS or Post Office sites!  Once your package has left our warehouse, we no longer track it.  Check on the status of your package daily until it arrives and if you encounter a problem with the shipping, use this tracking number to contact the appropriate shipper to resolve the issue. 

Any Questions or Problems?
If you have any questions about our policies or have a problem with your order, please contact shipping@idealgiftsandparties.com  or call 020 8423 6383 (we would love to speak with you!) and we will respond quickly to you request.