Mom does so much for everyone and deserves the very best this Mother’s Day! Thanks to Sara Skirboll, Shopping & Trends Expert at RetailMeNot we have this great guide to help you make sure you get Mom a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day and it gets delivered on time. Don’t forget Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th, 2021!
Order-by Dates for Mother’s Day Delivery
Amazon: Each individual item you shop for includes estimated delivery dates listed before and after you’ve added the product to your cart. “Delivery times may be longer than usual and our selection of items available for international shipping may be temporarily reduced,” an Amazon statement reads. “You can find updated delivery times on the product detail page for each item, and in checkout.”
Bath & Body Works: Standard shipping specifies three to nine business days right now. Expedited shipping is $14.99 and overnight shipping is $19.99.
Bed Bath & Beyond: Order by May 2 to get presents in time with standard shipping (free shipping on $39+).
Dylan’s Candy Bar: This sweet gifting favorite says to ensure treats arrive by May 9, orders should be placed by May 1. But if you’re using expedited shipping, you have until May 4. Get cash back on your candy order thanks to RetailMeNot.
FTD: Flower deliveries have lots of flexibility. In fact, you can order by 2 p.m. in the recipient’s time zone for delivery on the same day during weekdays. Saturday and Sunday deliveries are available in some areas for orders placed by 1 p.m. in the recipient’s time zone.
Hallmark: For standard ground shipping, order by May 2. For expedited, order by May 4. Rush delivery required order by May 5. Same-day pickup is also available at hundreds of Hallmark stores in most major metropolitan areas. You can pay online, and pick up your order in about three hours at Hallmark stores that offer same-day pickup.
Lush: Order early because your purchase will take approximately 10 to 15 business days to arrive: seven business days for processing and two to eight business for shipping.
Milk Bar: This popular dessert and bakery chain ships beautiful desserts to your door and is recommending to order by Thursday, May 6, to ensure arrival on Sunday, May 9. Yes, that’s a little ahead of Mother’s Day. But just in case of delays! And then she can enjoy her treats all weekend long.
Minted: See the full details behind Minted’s shipping deadlines—they vary by product. For example, you need to order stationery gifts by 3 p.m. PT May 6 for standard shipping and 3 p.m. PT on May 8 for rush shipping. Photo gifts need to be ordered earlier—by 3 p.m. PT April 28 for standard shipping and 3 p.m. PT on May 4 for rush shipping.
The Sill: Order before April 30 to get your leafy items delivered by Mother’s Day.
UPS: You need to ship by April 30 for UPS Ground or May 4–5 for UPS 3 Day Select. See more dates and expedited options for delivery by Saturday, May 8, or Saturday, May 9. Shipping time varies by locations.
USPS: The United States Postal Service says its “goal continues to be to move packages as expeditiously as possible,” but some shipping times have changed. In statement, the USPS said the Priority Mail Express service, which guarantees overnight service, will not change. Service commitments for local 1-day Priority Mail will not change. Priority Mail’s service commitments are one to three days.
UrbanStems: The cutoff for delivery is Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. for May 9 delivery, and it offers next-day shipping to all areas including New York. Get cash back on your flowers thanks to RetailMeNot.