Flowers have long been regarded as the most romantic gift available, and rightly so. The delivery aspect is also considered to be a favorite part of the process. This is for several reasons: firstly, it gives your nosey neighbors something to gossip about. Secondly, it provides the element of surprise, from the moment the delivery van pulls up outside you house, to the moment the box is opened and the message card is read. On some occasions, the lady's husband is also surprised by the delivery sent by a secret admirer!
These days it is easier than ever to choose the right flowers for your sweetheart-; there is a huge selection of online florists vying for your trade, amongst the big hitters on the high street.
If you have never used this wonderful facility, what are you waiting for? You do not need a special occasion to send flowers; certainly you will not be scolded by your loved ones for sending a surprise bouquet. Should you require some steps to follow, to achieve a perfect result, here is a simple guide to ordering flowers online.
Choose your florist.
First you need to select your vendor. Simply type the word 'florists' into any internet search engine, and hey presto! A myriad of eager websites will appear on your screen, however you should choose wisely. Which one is suitable for your needs? You should compare prices for similar products, pay attention to hidden charges and keep an eye peeled for special offers. Perhaps you have more specific tastes; maybe only one supplier has that 'perfect' bouquet you are looking for.
Everyone has different preferences, and when it comes to flowers, you should bear this in mind. If it is a special occasion; Mothers Day, Valentines or a birthday, the florist will usually have separate menus that cater for this. As well as flowers, you will see extra gift options; chocolate, vases and even champagne. You may decide to design your own bouquet, based on the recipients taste. More recently, Bonsai trees, silk flowers and cacti have been a popular choice. As a rule, roses are still the number one in the flower hit parade.
It's wise to spend some time thinking about an appropriate message to send with the flowers, although for Valentine's day, no message is sometimes advisable.
Completing the order.
Once you have chosen the perfect bouquet, ensure your delivery details are correct, particularly if you are sending the flowers to a different location to your billing address. There can be nothing worse than meeting the deadline for a family birthday, only to have the flowers delivered to your own address. Regards paying for the service, as long as you are using a recognized vendor, they will have an encrypted secure payment system set up. If the website looks less than official, steer clear and choose a household name instead.
You're good to go!
Rest assured, as long as you follow this simple guide, your efforts will be most appreciated. So what are you waiting for?