Holiday turn-around, shipping cut-off dates and more!

As we all know, this is the busiest time of the year, especially for small businesses! Check the details below before ordering to make sure you know what to expect!

With an increase in orders, turnaround time (the time it takes me to get your order together BEFORE it goes to the post office. This time does not include the actual shipping time) also has to increase. Please allow 3-5 business days from the time you order to the time your package is shipped. This may be an over-estimate in most cases, but I would rather play it safe and over-deliver than go beyond a quoted time. If for some reason it seems like your order will take longer than 3-5 biz days to ship, I will reach out to you personally about it. Obviously if I list any pre-orders, the time will be listed in the description and will not follow this turnaround time. 

USPS lists the cut-offs for Christmas arrival as follows: 

  • First Class (standard pin package shipping): SHIP on or before Dec 19th.
  • Priority (upgraded shipping, or for larger orders): SHIP on or before December 20
  • Priority Mail International (upgraded INTL shipping): SHIP on or before December 10
  • First Class International (standard, non-tracked INTL shipping): No longer guaranteed, so please order ASAP if you don't want to pay extra for shipping

I am a one person show, and I ask that you please exercise kindness and patiences with me as we approach the holidays. I will do my best to get orders out as quickly and efficiently as I can. If you have any issues or questions, please be sure to email me at info@lilboatboutique.com and I'll do my best to assist you. 

Please note, there is nothing I can do about USPS delays or issues once the packages have been taken in. If your post office is notorious for delays or lost packages, I would recommend upgrading to Priority shipping so that your package is insured. 

Thank you so much for reading and your support. If you aren't already, make sure to follow me on instagram for last minute updates or notices! Happy Holidays!


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