Domestic Shipping Information
We at Christmas Lights Etc appreciate the business we receive from each customer and wants our customers to feel secure through every step of the order process. Shipping and delivery is extremely important to online shoppers, especially as holidays and special events get closer, so we are working to get each order shipped as quickly as possible.
UPS Ground Transit Map from Alpharetta, GA
If I place my order today, when will it ship out?
Each product on our website offers an estimated ship time beneath the product description which details how long it will take before the product ships from the warehouse. Products shipping from our Alpharetta, GA location ship the same business day - shipping cutoff times are displayed on each product page. Orders placed over the weekend will ship the following Monday. The image map above can be used to estimate when delivery can be expected for items shipping from our Alpharetta, GA location using UPS ground shipping. Shipping time does not include weekends or holidays. For example, shipping to GA or AL will take 1 business day, while shipping to most of Northern CA may take 4 business days.
Items that ship from locations other than our Alpharetta, GA warehouse offer various lead times which are specified on the product pages. Truck shipments from our Alpharetta, GA location may also take up to 7 business days or longer to deliver, depending on ship-to location.
How do I know if an item will ship from Alpharetta, GA?
Every item that ships out from our Alpharetta, GA location is indicated in the product detail page. Just look for the following:
If the product does not state that it ships from Alpharetta, GA, then it is shipping from a different location.
What are my UPS Expedited Shipping options?
Expedited shipping options are available for items that ship via UPS. We can not expedite truck shipments. Cut-off times listed below are regarding orders placed for items shipping from our Alpharetta, GA location.
UPS Delivery Options:
- Next Day Air: Shipments from Alpharetta, GA will arrive the next BUSINESS day if order is placed before 4pm EST.
- 2nd Day Air: Shipments from Alpharetta, GA will arrive in two BUSINESS days if order is placed before 4pm EST.
- 3 Day Select: Shipments from Alpharetta, GA will arrive in three BUSINESS days if order is placed before 4pm EST.
- Standard Ground Shipping: Shipments from Alpharetta, GA will ship out the same day if placed before 12:30pm EST Monday - Friday . Delivery typically takes between 2-7 days. View the transit map above for delivery of products from our Alpharetta, GA location only.
Please keep in mind that UPS only expedites delivery. If you purchase an item that is out of stock or does not state that it ships out the same day, the item will still take the standard amount of days specified to leave the warehouse. Please call Customer Service at 866-962-7382 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting866-962-7382end_of_the_skype_highlighting for additional assistance with rush orders.
If an item is marked as Temporarily Out of Stock, we list the projected restock date. Sometimes the shipments are received earlier or later than expected, but orders are shipped as soon as inventory is added back into our warehouse. Occasionally a product will be marked as In Stock but will sell out throughout the day, and an order is placed after the product has reached a zero inventory. We will contact you immediately should this occur, and make every effort to find a similar product.
Can I still expedite an order if it does not ship from Alpharetta, GA?
Yes. You will need to add the number of business days it takes to ship the item to the ship method to determine the expected delivery date. Orders that ship from our Alpharetta, GA location will ship same day if placed before 12:30pm EST for ground, or 4pm EST for expedited shipping.
If an order is placed for items shipping from multiple locations, each item will ship by the date specified on the product detail page on the day the order is placed.
For detailed Shipping and Delivery, as well as our Return Policies, please visit our Customer Service page.