Every order is sent to you directly by the talented food (or drink) maker - who often make their foods freshly to order for you. If you order items from more than one food maker you will receive more than one delivery (yay to multiple surprises in the post!).
You can order ahead of time on Yumbles - if you would like a later delivery date than the food maker's usual timescales (for example to reach a gift recipient around a particular date, or to receive the foods as fresh as possible for Christmas) simply request the later date in the delivery section at checkout
To make sure that you get your items in time for Christmas we recommend that you order by the dates below.
Note that the cut off dates for Christmas deliveries may vary by seller, particularly for made to order items so check the delivery information for the specific product you are ordering - you will see their estimated delivery dates confirmed at checkout.
Orders received after these dates may be delivered in time for Christmas but it is not guaranteed.
|Delivery option||Recommended last order date|
|Economy||Monday 17th December|
|Standard||Wednesday 19th December|
|Next Day||Friday 21st December (by midday)|
How it works
The food makers specify their own delivery options, and follow the guide below to make sure their delivery prices are fair and reasonable. Their delivery options and charges can be seen on their product details pages, in your basket and also confirmed before you checkout.
As soon as your items have been dispatched you will receive confirmation that your delivery is on its way. You can track the status of your orders in your Yumbles account, where you can also get in touch with the maker directly if you have any questions (look for "Contact Seller"). If you’d still like more help, get in touch with us – we’ll be very happy to help.
|Delivery Option*||How long it takes||How much it costs**|
|Economy||Up to 5 working days.||Up to £5.50 per delivery, often much less. Many are free.|
|Standard||Up to 3 working days||Up to £8.00 per delivery, often much less. Many are free.|
|Next day||Guaranteed next working day delivery for orders made before 12pm.||Up to £12.00 per delivery, often less.|
|Saturday||Guaranteed Saturday delivery for orders made before 12pm on a Friday.||Up to £15.00 per delivery, often less.|
* All delivery options are for UK deliveries only. International delivery is not currently available on Yumbles. Food makers confirm on their product pages and also on checkout which of these delivery options are available for their products.
** These guide prices indicate the maximum charges for orders of standard food items on Yumbles. Food makers will confirm their actual delivery charges on their product pages and also when you checkout. Orders including non-standard items (for example: drinks, accessories, or chilled foods), or orders exceeding 2kg in total weight, may have higher delivery costs associated due to their size, weight or unique shipping requirements. All Yumbles food makers are committed to keeping these charges to a minimum.
Tip: the more items you order from any one food maker often the more economical the delivery charges will be, particularly with most makers offering free standard delivery above certain order values.
Very occasionally, unavoidable factors can delay a delivery (bad weather or postal strikes, for example). We do ask for your patience if this happens – the maker will be doing their very best to sort it out for you.
If your items haven't arrived within the delivery timescales and you haven't heard from the food maker, something may have gone wrong. Get in touch with your maker to let them know. Once you’ve done this, if you’d still like some more help, get in touch with us – we’ll be very happy to help.
See the Returns & Refunds policy for more info on refunds for late or non delivery.