We've done our research and here is what we have found
In today's online shopping age, shipping is one of the major concerns for our customers.
At African-Weddings.com we offer different services and different carriers to meet your shipping needs. Whether you are looking for reliability, speed or economy, we cover all the grounds.
Here's a list of services and their pros and cons as we have concluded.
FedX Ground - Reliable.
Best choice if you are shipping 2 lbs and up. Delivery can take up to one week depending on your address. it's just a few dollars more expensive then priority mail.
FedX Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air & 3 Day Select. - Very reliable.
Best choice if you have to have your order absolutely by certain date. They're very costly. Choose these services only if you absolutely need them. Remember the fact that order processing can take up to 2 business days before the order is shipped out of our warehouse.These methods are considerably more expensive with wedding brooms because of the shape of the box (6X6X36 approx. 2 lbs)
USPS Priority Mail - Reliable most times. Delivery confirmation no tracking
Best choice if your order is under1 lb. Best choice if your order is under 2 lbs and you live in East Coast. Best choice if you live in Hawaii, Alaska, Guam or Puerto Rico. This service is not guaranteed
Only choice if you are in APO/FPO or PO Box address.
USPS Express Mail- reliable tracking available next day service to most areas (some areas require two days)
First Class Mail - Reliable but slow
Very economical if you are ordering one or two items weighing 12 oz or less. Package is not traceable nor insured, however, we had very minimal problems with First Class Mail.
You can get actual shipping quotes for all these services before confirming your order. Actual shipping cost can sometimes be slightly different from online quote. We don't charge handling fees and you pay what we pay to UPS, Fedex or USPS.