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Sending flowers abroad? Here’s everything you need to know

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  • Interflora

You might be wondering what’s the best way to send flowers overseas, so we’ve put together this handy little guide to give you some tips to ensure your flowers are delivered on time, at a reasonable price and with minimal fuss.

Where can I send flowers overseas?

With Interflora, you can send flowers to 140 countries outside of the UK. There aren’t many countries that we don’t deliver to, so it’s very likely that the place you need is on the list. Check here to see if we can deliver to your country of choice.

How does international flower delivery work?

Here at Interflora sending flowers overseas is incredibly easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Go to the international delivery section of our website.
  2. Select the country that you want to send flowers to.
  3. Select your favorite bouquet.
  4. Choose a delivery date.
  5. Click ‘order now’ and enter your delivery information and payment details.
  6. We contact your chosen country’s local flower expert, who creates a beautiful bunch of fresh flowers to be delivered straight to your friends or family.

What’s the cheapest way to send flowers abroad?

When sending flowers abroad you need to check a few things; the price of the bouquet, the price of extras (greetings cards etc) and delivery charges.

We keep charges down for our customers by making sure we offer a great selection of flowers at a reasonable price, free gift messages on an attractive card and a standard £10 international delivery charge – including next day delivery.

Plus, if you know you’re going to be sending more than one bunch of flowers over the next year you can save even more by signing up for an Interflora delivery pass where you’ll only be charged £10 or £20 for unlimited delivery for a whole year.

International holidays at a glance

Every country has its own holidays, customs and traditions. To give you an idea of special dates that you might want to send flowers to your loved ones, we’ve listed some international holidays for the countries most popular with our customers.

Australia

  • 26th January – Australia Day
  • 12th March – Canberra Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 4th June – Western Australia Day
  • 6th June – Queensland Day
  • 2nd September – Father’s Day

 Canada

  • 2nd February – Groundhog Day
  • 12th February – Family Day (British Columbia only)
  • 15th February – National Flag of Canada Day
  • 12th March – Commonwealth Day
  • 6th April – National Tartan Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 21st May – Victoria Day
  • 17th June – Father’s Day
  • 1st July – Canada Day
  • 3rd September – Labor Day
  • 8th October – Thanksgiving

 France

  • 1st May – Labor Day / May Day
  • 8th May – WW11 Victory Day
  • 21st May – Whit Monday
  • 27th May – Mother’s Day
  • 17th June – Father’s Day
  • 14th July – Bastille Day

 Germany

  • 8th March – International Women’s Day
  • 23rd April – German Beer Day
  • 10th May – Father’s Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 21st May – Whit Monday

 Holland

  • 27th April – King’s Birthday
  • 21st May – Whit Monday
  • 5th December – St Nicholas’ Eve / Sinterklaas
  • 6th December – St Nicholas’ Day

Ireland

  • 17th March – St Patrick’s Day

 Italy

  • 25th April – Liberation Day
  • 1st May – Labor Day / May Day
  • 2nd June – Republic Day
  • 1st November – All Saints’ Day

 New Zealand

  • 6th February – Waitangi Day
  • 25th April – ANZAC Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 4th June – Queen’s Birthday
  • 2nd September – Father’s Day
  • 22nd October – Labor Day

 Norway

  • 11th February – Mother’s Day
  • 1st May – Labor Day
  • 17th May – Constitution Day (1814)
  • 11th November – Father’s Day

 Portugal

  • 25th April – Liberty Day
  • 1st May – Labor Day / May Day
  • 10th June – Portugal Day
  • 5th October – Republic Implantation
  • 1st December – Restoration of Independence

 South Africa

  • 21st March – Human Rights Day
  • 2nd April – Family Day
  • 27th April – Freedom Day
  • 1st May – Workers’ Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 16th June – Youth Day
  • 17th June – Father’s Day
  • 9th August – National Women’s Day
  • 24th September – Heritage Day
  • 16th December – Day of Reconciliation

 Spain

  • 6th January – Epiphany
  • 1st May – Labor Day / May Day
  • 12th October – Hispanic Day
  • 6th December – Constitution Day

 Sweden

  • 20th May – Whit Sunday
  • 27th May – Mother’s Day
  • 6th June – National Day
  • 11th November – Father’s Day

 Switzerland

  • 2nd January – Berchtold Day
  • 1st August – Swiss National Day

USA

  • 15th January – Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • 19th February – President’s Day
  • 13th May – Mother’s Day
  • 28th May – Memorial Day
  • 17th June – Father’s Day
  • 4th July – Independence Day
  • 21st August – Senior Citizens Day
  • 3rd September – Labor Day
  • 9th September – National Grandparents Day
  • 8th October – Columbus Day
  • 11th November – Veterans Day
  • 22nd November – Thanksgiving

 

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