Online flower shopping – A beginner’s guide

Online shopping has gone from a good idea to quite the common practice around the world. You can order anything from groceries and clothing to gifts and flowers online these days! For those who are new to the whole online shopping experience and ordering flowers from an online florist, here are some important newbie tips to help you through this easy process.

Check every detail

This might sound rather obvious but it’s common for errors to sneak in here and there. Once you have selected your bouquet or potted plant, you will be prompted to enter the billing and delivery details. It is essential that you double check all of your information before you continue through each step. Check the delivery address properly or your flower delivery might not arrive on time (or at all). You should also check your billing address and make sure that it matches the details that your bank has on record for the card you are using. If the details don’t match, the payment could be rejected and your order will not be processed.

Choose the delivery date carefully

When you send flowers, you will need to let the florist know when the delivery should be made. The online florist usually allows you to select the date from an online calendar to make things as simple and easy as possible. Make sure that you choose a day when the recipient will be at the delivery address. For example, a Saturday delivery might be best sent to their home whereas a weekday delivery might be better sent to their work address.

Add something extra

Florists often stock additional gifts that can be included as part of your flower order. Some popular options include a vase, luxury chocolates, a cheerful balloon, or even a stuffed animal. If you are planning on sending birthday flowers, you might even be able to send a birthday cake along with your order or look for a birthday combo deal!

Always take your time to browse and compare various products before placing your order. Read the product descriptions to make sure that you know what you’re getting and, if you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact the florist’s team of customer service representatives.