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 £100


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


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

How do I return my order?

If you no longer wish to keep your items you will have 14 days from the date of receiving your items to return your items back to us for a refund.

To return an item, please fill in the form below to authorise the return.

You can return your item subject to the following:

  1. The item being returned must be unused, not damaged and in a saleable condition
  2. The item must be returned in original packaging
  3. The item must be returned to us within 14 working days of purchase
  4. Due to hygiene reasons, wigs, SFX makeup, face paint, teeth, fangs, eye accessories, tights, mankinis and underwear must be returned unopened and unused with the tamper seals in place (if tamper seals are provided).
  5. Clearance and Sales products are not allowed to return as they are discounted to clear.

We recommend using a traceable service offering proof of delivery such as Royal MailSigned For 1st Class. We cannot be held responsible if anything is lost, stolen or damaged in transit when returning your item. 

Costumes R Us does not pay for return delivery, we also we deduct the postage cost we paid to send the product.

Refunds will be made to the card that was used for the original purchase and are processed as soon as possible (usually within 3-5 days of receipt). Please note your bank/credit card provider can take up to five working days to credit your account after we have notified them of a refund.

None of the above affects your statutory rights.

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