Fancy Dress Estimated Delivery Times

VAT is not charged for delivery of Childrens Costumes and all pricing shown is without VAT.

We will usually post your fancy dress items on the same working day if paid before 12:00 GMT (excludes weekend and holidays). If paid after 12:00 we will post the next working day.

Within the UK, Royal Mail standard 2nd class delivery takes 3-5 working days to deliver, 1st class usually takes 1-3 and Special Delivery is, as Royal Mail claims, guaranteed next day delivery.

For international delivery, Royal Mail international small packet takes 1 – 2 weeks to most EU countries and 2-4 weeks to the rest of the world.

Please choose the option you think is the best for you. Please remember these are only estimate delivery dates (during busy periods of the year (i.e. Halloween and Christmas) Royal Mail sometimes encounter delays in getting orders to customers on time. Once we dispatch an item, the delivery time depends solely on the delivering company chosen.

Delivery Costs

UK Delivery

Standard Delivery (estimated delivery in 3 days) – £3.50 Larger items or £2.50 Smaller items.
1st Class Delivery ( estimated delivery in 2 days) – £4.50
Next Day Delivery ( Next day, buy before 1pm) – £6.50
Saturday Delivery (order before 1pm Friday) –  £15.00
Free Standard Delivery on orders over £50


Flat rate – £7.00 (+£1 per additional item)
Free delivery on orders over £350


Standard delivery – £9.00 (+£1 per additional item)

Returns Policy

If you wish to return an item you must inform us that you wish to do so within 7 days of receipt. We must receive the item back to us no later than 30 days from when you received it. Please note that whilst the item(s) is within your possession the condition, including the packaging, must be kept in good order as per the original shipping condition. Please ensure that the original packaging accompanies the items being returned, to qualify for a refund.

Please note that under no circumstances can the shipping, packing and insurance costs be refunded, as this is all done by third party service providers and vendors. For items with free shipping that are returned, the cost of the shipping will be deducted from the refund.

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