FREE UK DELIVERY OVER £50 | FREE RETURNS ON ALL ORDERS

Delivery

Esablished 2007

DELIVERY

Apricot delivers to 175 countries Worldwide! We have partnered with Global E who offer a localised shopping experience that allows our customers to pay in their preferred local payment method. The price charged for delivery depends on the desired destination country and the delivery service selected. Parcels for items that are in stock, should not take longer than 10 working days to get delivered. Delivery prices and some other details of the process are explained on this page.

WE DELIVER WORLDWIDE. BELOW ARE THE SHIPPING COSTS

COUNTRY SERVICE TIME PRICE
UK UK Standard Delivery 5 working days £3.99 (FREE when you spend over £50)
UK UK Next Day Delivery 1 working day * £7.99
Ireland Standard Delivery 2 - 7 working days † Calculated at checkout
Rest of Europe Standard Delivery 2 - 7 working days † Calculated at checkout
Rest of the World Standard Delivery 4 - 10 working days † Calculated at checkout

Delivery Options Explained

Below you can find further details about of each of our delivery options as featured in the above table.

UK Standard Delivery

Royal Mail Tracked 48

UK standard delivery costs £3.99 and we aim to deliver your parcel between 3 - 5 working days. We use the Royal Mail Tracked 48 service. If your order totals £50 or more, after any discounts, you automatically qualify for FREE standard UK delivery. The postage cost will be adjusted when you view your online shopping bag. This process is automatic when spending £50 or more, so no code entry is required by you to get free delivery.

If you are out and there is no one available to sign for the parcel at your chosen delivery address, a "Something for you..." Royal Mail calling card will be left explaining that they are holding your parcel at their local depot, have left this with a neighbour or in your previously-nominated "safe place". It is your responsibility to collect the parcel from Royal Mail or to arrange a re-delivery (link opens in new window) in these circumstances.

UK Next Day Delivery

Royal Mail Special Delivery

UK next day delivery costs £7.99 and is a signed-for service for the next working day*. We use Royal Mail's Special Delivery service for this.

Orders placed before 1pm Monday to Thursday: Dispatched the same working day in order to arrive the next working day

Orders placed after 1pm Monday to Thursday: Dispatched the following working day, this means that delivery will usually take two days

Orders placed after 1pm Friday, or anytime Saturday or Sunday: Dispatched the following Monday (or the next working day in the case of a bank holiday)

If you are out and there is no one available to sign for the parcel at your chosen delivery address, a "Something for you..." Royal Mail calling card will be left explaining that they are holding your parcel at their local depot, have left this with a neighbour or in your previously-nominated "safe place". It is your responsibility to collect the parcel from Royal Mail or to arrange a re-delivery (link opens in new window) in these circumstances.

* Please note, that next day delivery orders to the following postcodes may take up to 3 working days: • HS2 (Lewis)
• PA61 (Colonsay)
• PA62 - 75 (Mull)
• PA78 (Coll)
• ZE2 - 3 (Shetlands)
• KW16 - 17 (Orkney)
• PH30 (Corrour)
• PH41 (Mallaig)
• PH42 (Eigg & Muck)
• PH43 - 44 (Rhum & Canna)

Germany, Austria & Italy

We aim to deliver your parcel within 2- 7 working days†. We use DPD, Landmark and DHL for these deliveries. Your parcel can be tracked up to delivery and a signature will be required upon receipt.

If you are out and there is no one to sign for the parcel at the delivery address, a calling card will be left or an email will be sent to the email address given at the time of ordering, informing you of where your parcel is being held. Parcels may be left with a neighbour or your local postal authority’s nearest depot. It is your responsibility to collect the parcel from them or to arrange a re-delivery.

Europe Standard Delivery

We aim to deliver your parcel between 2 - 7 working days†. We use DPD, Landmark and DHL for these deliveries. Your parcel can be tracked up to delivery and a signature will be required upon receipt.

If you are out and there is no one available to sign for the parcel at your chosen delivery address, a calling card will be left informing you that your local postal authority are holding your parcel at a nearby depot. It is your responsibility to collect the parcel from them or to arrange a re-delivery.

USA & Canada Standard Delivery

We aim to deliver your parcel within 4-10 working days†. We use DPD Tracked & Signed service for these deliveries. Shipping to the United States is free for orders above $50.00 USD. Shipping to Canada is free for orders above $75.00 CAD. Your parcel can be tracked up to delivery and a signature will be required upon receipt. You may have to cover the costs of customs or duty charges on delivery of your items.

If you are out and there is no one available to sign for the parcel at your chosen delivery address, a calling card will be left informing you that your local postal authority are holding your parcel at a nearby depot. It is your responsibility to collect the parcel from them or to arrange a re-delivery.

PO Boxes & BFPO Addresses

We do apologise, but at present we are unable to deliver to addresses of these types.

* Applicable only to orders placed Monday to Friday before 1pm.

† This is an estimated delivery time and is not guaranteed.

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