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Here are some things you should remember when purchasing and sending flowers and gifts around the world. It will make it quick, easy, and hassle-free.

Tips for Sending Internationally

If you’re looking to send flowers or gifts internationally, it’s helpful to know about any geographic and cultural differences. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is here to make your gifting experience quick, easy, and hassle-free with these tips for sending internationally!

  • Be conscious of time zone differences.
  • Know that holidays in other countries may be celebrated on different days than in the U.S. Click here to view our holiday calendar
  • Plan to send your gift at least a few days ahead of the day you need it to arrive so that your gift is sure to be received on time.
  • Gather specific delivery information and calculate any extra international charges. For instance, rural or hard-to-find locations or expedited shipping may require additional charges.
  • Delivery schedules may vary in different countries, however, most flower and gift deliveries usually take two to three days.
  • Deliveries require more time if the order is placed on a public holiday.
  • Make sure you have the correct address and spellings for recipient, street, city and province names. You may find the following resource helpful: address lookup (Select Country from drop down menu, and select your destination country).
  • Always use 1-800-FLOWERS.COM to place your international orders. Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee means that your flowers and gifts will arrive fresh and beautiful — every time.
  • If you have any questions on placing an order or finding out the status of an existing international delivery, call us anytime at 1-800-858-5039.

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be one of the hardest things that both friends and family members need to do. It is not uncommon for people to forget to look after themselves during this busy and sorrowful time. No matter the circumstances behind the death, many still have some feelings of shock as well as sadness. Sending sympathy gift baskets and gourmet food is a way to express your sympathy, as well as provide comfort for those that are grieving. By including food items, you can help them keep their strength up while they deal with this challenging time.

Choosing Nutritious and Comforting Sympathy Food Baskets

Sympathy baskets and food gifts are great ways to provide quality items for snacking, or larger portions for sharing with the family or at a memorial service. Fruit fresh from the orchard such as crisp apples or pears can be sent in fresh fruit baskets, or it can be included with other food items. There are different options for fresh fruit only baskets to meet the needs of the recipient. The delicious gourmet baskets come in a range of sizes and provide generous helpings of assorted items. There is sure to be a gift basket appropriate for what you have in mind!

Find Options and Variety in Difficult Times

To provide gourmet foods and snacks to round out the diets of the grieving friends and family, sympathy baskets and food gifts also can be made up with a range of different items included. Gourmet cookies can be ordered in basket size to be sent to the home or office of the person who has passed, or larger platters can be provided for sharing at memorial services. Other foods that can be found in sympathy baskets and food gifts include chocolates, crackers, cheese, biscuits, jams and spreads, and so much more. With so many sympathy baskets and food gifts to choose from, you really can express your true feelings as well as providing a tasteful gift that will be appreciated by all.

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