Lil Packaging Delivery Terms

So you've either placed your order for packaging from lilpackaging.com, or you're considering it. Naturally you want to know what happens in terms of our packaging delivery terms to you. If you order online with us at lilpackaging.com, then there are several options you can choose from with our carrier UPS.


All of our Lil Family premium range of stock products are normally despatched within 1 business day from our manufacturing plant in Huntingdon.

Please note – same day despatch is not applicable to our Lil Essentials range of on-demand postal packaging which has a 3-5 day lead time. Despatch times may vary during peak period – please contact us if you need your order next day.


All of our products are mailed via UPS unless palletised. You will be sent an email when the goods have been despatched. Please allow 1-3 days delivery for UK and 3-5 days for Europe.

  • Description:

    • Next day delivery by 9.00am to most business addresses in the UK and the rest of Europe.
    • Next day delivery as early as 8.00am, and typically by 9.00am, to most business addresses in the US and major business areas in Canada.
    • Second business day delivery by 9.00am to key business areas in Asia. (For early next day service to North America please check that you are located in an early collection area.)

    Features:

    • Ideal when your shipment must be there by the start of the business day.
    • Priority handling every step of the way for added peace of mind.
    • Import services available. For detailed information, please use the 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on www.ups.com.
  • Description:

    • Delivery to most business areas within the UK by 10.30am the next day.
    • Next day delivery as early as 10.30am, and typically by 12.00 noon to most business addresses in Europe.
    • Second business day delivery by 10.30am, and typically by 12.00 noon to most business addresses in the US and major business areas in Canada.
    • Time-definite delivery in 2 to 3 business days by 12.00 noon to most business areas in Asia.

    Features:

    • An ideal choice for urgent shipments that must arrive during the morning.
    • Import services available. For detailed information, please use the 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on www.ups.com.
  • Description:

      • Delivery to most business areas within the UK by 12.00 noon the next day.
      • Next business day delivery during the day to virtually all other European business areas.
      • End of second business day delivery to most business addresses in the US and all major business areas in Canada.
      • Delivery during the day within 2 to 3 business days to Asia.
      • UPS Express Saver is sometimes referred to as UPS Saver.

      Features:

          • Available to more than 200 countries and territories.
          • Import services available. For detailed information, please use the 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on www.ups.com.
    • Description:

      • Scheduled day-definite delivery throughout Europe.
      • An economical, day-definite service for less urgent shipments to destinations within the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The time in transit depends on the origin and destination country.
      • For easy reference to domestic and international UPS Standard service transit times or to determine the scheduled date of delivery, please visit 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on the UK homepage at www.ups.com.

      Features:

      • An ideal choice when speed needs to be balanced with economy.
      • Day-specific delivery estimates let you plan delivery dates.
      • Convenient door-to-door service.
      • The UPS Standard service between two EU member states is limited to goods in free circulation in the EU.
      • Customs clearance services are included when appropriate.
      • Import services available. For detailed information, please use the 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on www.ups.com.
    • Description:

      • Scheduled day-definite delivery to destinations outside Europe.
      • An economical, day-definite service for less urgent shipments to destinations outside the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
      • For easy reference to UPS Expedited service transit times, visit 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on the UK homepage at www.ups.com.

      Features:

      • Available to more than 200 countries and territories.
      • An ideal option for less urgent shipments.
      • Day-definite delivery lets you plan ahead.
      • Door-to-door service with in-house customs clearance.
      • Import services available. For detailed information, please use the 'Calculate Time and Cost' tool on www.ups.com.
      • Not available for domestic shipments.
    • Description:

      • Scheduled day-definite delivery throughout Europe.
      • A FREE day-definite service for shipments to destinations within the UK.
      • Will arrive for the next working day, if your order is placed and fully paid for before 1pm.

      Features:

      • Available to any domestic UK location.
      • Only available when you spend £25 or more on lilpackaging.com.
      • Day-definite delivery lets you plan ahead.
      • Door-to-door service with in-house customs clearance.
    • Description:

      • Comprehensive delivery throughout Europe.
      • A FREE service for shipments to destinations within the EU.
      • Will arrive within five to seven working days from when your order has been placed and fully paid for.

      Features:

      • Only available when you spend 50€ or more on lilpackaging.com.
      • Convenient door-to-door service.
      • The UPS Standard service between two EU member states is limited to goods in free circulation in the EU.
      • Customs clearance services are included when appropriate.

    At Lil Packaging we are working on making FREE SHIPPING an option for locations beyond those already available in the UK, EU and Australia.  But like all good things, it's going to take a little time.  Until then, simply use the UPS delivery cost calculator in your shopping basket to help you figure out the delivery charges that will apply to your location, and your prospective order.