UK Delivery Options Summary

FREE Standard Delivery ( 3-5 Days )       – orders over £49                              FREE

Standard Delivery ( 3-5 Days )                                                                                          £4.99

Express Delivery by 7 pm (1-2 Days )                                                                           £7.99

Next Day Delivery* Order by 1 pm                                                                                £8.99

Next Day Delivery by 1 pm* Order by 1pm                                                            £14.99

Express UK Delivery by 1 pm (1-2 Days)                                                                  £14.99

Saturday UK Delivery  (7am-5pm)                                                                              £14.99

Order & Collect from Brentwood, Essex (48 hours)                                               FREE

Our checkout will show you dates for delivery – you can choose the best option for your event or party.


Delivery Information

FREE UK Standard Shipping

Standard UK Shipping is FREE when you spend £49 – automatically applied, no coupon necessary.

Delivery Information

As a secure website you can trust we need to continue the security of your parcel as it leaves our warehouse and journeys to your delivery address, all our parcels are sent through secure delivery networks with the Royal Mail or a courier service depending on the delivery option you choose in checkout, the size and weight of the parcel and the date of your party. Our delivery options will also give you an indication of the date the parcel should be with you by, to help you choose the right delivery option for your party or event. Guidelines are shown below, but feel free to call customer services on 01277 224622 with any questions.  We Are Open Mon-Fri 9am – 7pm to help you

Standard Delivery – Normally sent using the Royal Mail 1st class recorded delivery or with our couriers – you can change the shipping address in checkout if that helps because it will need a signature, the dates will be shown in checkout of delivery by, normally around 3-5 days.  We will email you with the tracking information.

Express & Next Day Delivery – Normally sent using our couriers or special delivery with the Royal Mail – you can change the shipping address in checkout if that helps because it will need a signature, the dates will be shown in checkout of delivery by, normally around 2-3 days. Our couriers use a 1 hour predictive slot service, so you can track your parcel and not necessarily have to stay home all day waiting for it!  We will email you with the tracking information.

Free Delivery – UK mainland delivery – see details in checkout – normally a minimum spend or coupon code.  We will email you with the tracking information.

Click & Collect – Live or work near us? Then this might be an option for you – your parcel will be packed and we will call you when it’s ready for collection, and arrange a suitable day and time with you. Unfortunately we are unable to welcome callers to our premises to browse, all collections must be pre-ordered. Easy parking, long opening hours, only a mile from Brentwood High Street. Click & Collect can normally be ready within 48hours depending on which one of our warehouses your items are located in.

Saturday delivery -Courier Service, UK Mainland Only, includes email of tracking information sent on dispatch, our courier service has an excellent system whereby you can log into their website on the morning of your delivery and they will be able to give you a timed 1 hour delivery slot – you don’t have to stay home all morning!

Bank Holidays – Please note we do not process orders on Bank Holidays

Deliveries made between 8am and 1pm – only available in certain areas – please call to check prices and availability if you know there are sometime restrictions on your address.  We will email you with the tracking information.

Sameday Delivery – By arrangement – please call for details.

Overseas, UK Islands and highlands, shipping rates are calculated based upon the volumetric size of your parcel. Once in checkout the website will give you an estimated shipping charge. This charge is based on average order size and in most cases will remain the same.  However if the cost is less or more than you have paid we will email you accordingly.

Please call customer services on 01277 224622 for delivery schedules – we recommend to always leave at least 2/3 weeks for delivery as delays in customs can happen and these are beyond our control.

On the rare occasion you are not happy with your order you must contact us either in writing to Fun in a box, 8 Hurstwood Avenue, Brentwood, Essex. CM15 9HT or via email at [email protected] in the 1st instance for further information.

We do not offer refunds on any P & P costs incurred and any return costs including UK customs charges must be covered by you.

More Delivery Information

My Parcel Hasn’t Arrived?

Please check with neighbours, in case they have kindly taken in your delivery, occasionally parcels can be damaged or lost in transit – please inform us as soon as possible so we have the opportunity to investigate and if necessary arrange another order to be sent so there’s no tears at your party!  Our delivery networks use GPS tracking and can pinpoint the location of the driver at your postcode to assist us.

What happens If I’m Not Home For My Delivery?

You will receive a card through your door explaining what to do next. Please make sure you contact the carrier within 5 days, or your parcel will be returned to us, this will incur a returns fee, restocking fees and a further delivery charge if you still require the item. Remember you can change the shipping address in checkout to a works address or friend or neighbours if that helps. The driver will then pop a card through your door showing you where your parcel is, if you use your mobile number in the order you’ll receive texts too to keep you upto date.


Our parcels are very well wrapped and damages rarely occur.  If your parcel arrives damaged you MUST indicate this on the carriers paperwork to make any claim.  You MUST email us [email protected] within 7 days of receipt reporting any damages.  You will be asked to provided photographic evidence and we will make arrangements to either replace the items or request they are sent back before any refunds are processed.

There’s something missing in my parcel?

If there are any discrepancies or missing items on your delivery we must be notified within 3 working days from the date received by calling 01277 224622 or emailing us [email protected]  – We Are Open Mon-Fri 9am – 7pm to help you


You must return the Products to us within 14 working days in their original packaging in a resalable condition, and at your own cost. We recommend you use a trackable delivery system such as the Royal Mail Recorded Delivery service as we are unable to refund any items not received. You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the Products while they are in your possession. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.

We do not accept returns on lifesize cutouts, jewellery, cosmetics, confectionery, personalised products, fancy dress, jewellery, made to order products or special orders.

Please return your items to

Fun in a box Ltd (Returns), 8 Hurstwood Avenue, Brentwood, Essex Cm15 9HT

Please include your order number inside the box with the reason for return

What happens if I change my mind and my parcel has been shipped?

You are welcome to change your mind about your purchase, and as long as the items are resale able, unopened or unused (there are some restrictions though – Please see our returns policy on our website for full details – we will gladly refund their value to your method of payment. However is your parcel has been shipped and refused you will be charged for the shipping and return costs due on the parcel.

If you wish to return your items yourself we recommend you use a trackable system such as the Post Office Recorded Services so you can trace your parcel. We cannot be held responsible for goods which do not arrive back safely with us. Returns must be made within 7 days of receipt.