Few Americans equate a bouquet of fruit to the love of their life. Yet, for some reason when it comes to gift ideas for Valentine’s Day, there seems to be an abundance of fruit basket gift ideas online. Perhaps, it has something to do with The National Retailer Federation’s report on the most popularized days to send floral arrangements, bouquets of fruit, and other online gift orders. Nonetheless, we compiled a few things NOT to do when sending a fruit bouquet.
Sending the fruit basket to the wrong address.
Whether one is sending a bouquet of fruit or flowers to several love interests, sending a Valentine’s Day gift to the wrong recipient poses several unwarranted outcomes. Primarily, fruit basket companies do not refund or attempt to re-fulfill inaccurate addresses. And for those juggling a variation of a lovers, a Valentine’s Day order can turn into exposure if the gift makes it to an unintended recipient.
Valentines’s Day reigns among Mother’s Day, the Christmas holiday peak seasons for sending a bouquet of fruit, floral arrangement and other online gift orders.
Although certain fruit bouquet stores such as Edible Arrangements are offering same day delivery, Valentine’s Day is not a day to expect a last minute order to go with out a hitch. Place orders at least two week’s in advance.
Don’t skip the extras.
Since Valentine’s Day fruit baskets are almost suggest a platonic relationship, be sure to add the Mylar Valentine’s Day balloon, chocolate candy and stuffed animal to enhance the bouquet of fruit.
Don’t send a bouquet of fruit if you’ve been trying to push weight loss.
Valentine’s Day is not an ideal time to send a fruit bouquet to a loved one who is struggling with to send a weight loss (particularly recipients of the female persuasion). The bouquet of fruit could trigger a sour note. (Unless sparking an argument or ending the relationship is the objective, avoid sending a bouquet of fruit on Valentine’s Day).
Don’t miss the deals and discounts.
An abundance of online retailers offer discounts and special deals for Valentine’s Day. These special offers are meant for redemption, so be sure to visit, EdibleArrangementsCoupons.com, RetailMeNot.com, HarryandDavid’s discount page. (For instance, Edible Arrangements is offering a coupon with a $4 discount good through January 31, 2014.