Delivery Information

🎄 Christmas Posting Dates 2022 🎄

Please find below the last recommended Christmas posting dates for 2022.

Please note these are recommended dates and not guaranteed Christmas delivery dates. We would always recommend to place your orders sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.

UK
📦 UK Tracked Delivery - Wednesday 21st
📦 UK Express Delivery - Thursday 22nd
📦 UK Express Courier Delivery - Thursday 22nd

Europe
🚛 Europe Tracked Delivery - 14th December
🚛 Europe Express Courier - 14th December

Rest of World
✈️ Worldwide Tracked Delivery - 7th December
✈️ Worldwide Express Courier - 7th December

Orders must be placed by 12pm GMT to qualify for the cutoff. If you have any questions regarding shipping and deliveries around Christmas don't hesitate to get in touch with us.


UK Shipping Rates

Service Time Price
FREE UK Tracked Delivery approx. 2 - 3 working days
maximum 10 working days
FREE when you spend £30 or more
UK Tracked Delivery approx. 2 - 3 working days
maximum 10 working days
£3.99
UK Express Delivery approx. 1 - 2 working days
maximum 10 working days
£5.49
UK Express Courier Delivery approx. 1 - 2 working days
maximum 3 working days
From £6.49 depending on location
UK Express Courier Delivery (Two Day) approx. 2 - 3 working days
maximum 4 working days
£14.99

Europe Shipping Rates

Service Time Price
FREE Europe Tracked Delivery 6+ working days
maximum 20 working days
FREE when you spend £40 or more
Europe Tracked Delivery 6+ working days
maximum 20 working days
From £4.49, depending on weight and location
Europe Express Courier approx. 2 - 3 working days From £12.99, depending on weight and location

Worldwide Shipping Rates

Service Time Price
FREE Worldwide Tracked Delivery 12+ working days
maximum 25 working days
FREE when you spend £40 or more
Worldwide Tracked Delivery 12+ working days
maximum 25 working days
From £4.99, depending on weight and location
ROW Express Courier approx. 2 - 7 working days From £17.99, depending on weight and location

General Shipping Information

  • Weekends, Bank Holidays & Public Holidays (both UK and local) are not included as working days.
  • All orders placed after 12pm GMT are regarded as being received by us on the next working day (Monday - Friday).
  • All delivery estimates are guidelines and inclement weather, public holidays, and seasonal delays may affect your parcel.
  • For all shipments, please give an accessible daytime delivery address.

UK Service Information

UK Tracked Delivery
  • Delivery within approximately 2 - 3 working days.
  • Parcels are dispatched by Royal Mail Tracked 48.
  • Provide a mobile telephone number for SMS delivery updates.
UK Express Delivery
  • Delivery within approximately 1 - 2 working days.
  • Parcels are dispatched by Royal Mail Tracked 24.
  • Provide a mobile telephone number for SMS delivery updates.
UK Express Courier Delivery
  • Delivery within approximately 1 - 2 working days.
  • Parcels are dispatched by DPD Local.
  • All parcels need to be signed for.
  • Provide a mobile telephone number for SMS delivery updates.
UK Express Courier Delivery (Two Day)
  • Delivery within approximately 2 - 3 working days for Northern Ireland, Highlands and Islands.
  • Parcels are dispatched by DPD.
  • Full list of postcodes applicable here.
  • All parcels need to be signed for.
  • Provide a mobile telephone number for SMS delivery updates.

Europe & Rest of World Service Information

Europe/Worldwide Tracked Delivery
  • Delivery in 6+ working days for Europe, and 12+ working days for the Rest of World, depending on customs clearance.
  • Maximum delivery time can take up to 20 working days to Europe and 25 working days to the Rest of the World.
  • Parcels are dispatched by Deutsche Post.
  • Orders outside of the United Kingdom may be subject to additional custom charges in certain countries. Please be aware that Rare Tea company is not liable for these charges. This is in accordance with our Terms & Conditions.
Europe/ROW Express Courier
  • Delivery in approximately 2 to 3 working days for Europe, and 2 to 7 working days for the Rest of World.
  • Express Europe/ROW courier service, carried to 99% of countries worldwide.
  • Parcels are dispatched by DHL Express.
  • Orders outside of the United Kingdom may be subject to additional custom charges in certain countries. Please be aware that Rare Tea company is not liable for these charges. This is in accordance with our Terms & Conditions.