The internet is a window to the rest of the world. It lets us connect with people across the globe, the country, or just across town, often in real time. There are so many things we can do online from joining groups, signing up for newsletters, and sending and receiving email, to shopping online. Did you know that you can even send flowers online?
This is a great option for anyone who has forgotten a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. You can still get a gift to the other person on time, and he or she will never know you forgot. By ordering from your location and choosing a florist in the other person’s location to make the delivery, you don’t have to worry about delays caused by mail or package delivery services. If you have a valid credit card, or in some case a debit card, you can send flowers online.
FTD has affiliates worldwide that offer same day delivery for many orders. You do need to order early enough in the day that the florist has time to prepare the arrangement and have it delivered during office hours, but you will usually have no problem securing same day or next day delivery when you send flowers online. Keep in mind however, that timing may vary and delays may occur during especially busy times of year such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Sweetest Day, and other holidays.
Many florist sites and FTD affiliate sites also offer photos so you can view your options before you send flowers online. You can usually find a nice selection of flower arrangements, plants, and specialty containers or bouquets. Most online florists will also include a card bearing your personal message.
You can send flowers online for any occasion, not just when a date sneaks up on you. You can send flowers online to a distant family or friend who is under the weather or in the hospital, if you are unable to visit. You can send flowers online just because. You can also use this handy service even if the recipient isn’t far from you, so that you can order from home or from work without having to make a trip to the florist. This is a valuable service for anyone who wishes to send flowers, no matter the occasion.