Processing times: Orders placed before 3:00 PM CST will ship the next business day. Orders placed after 3:00 PM CST will ship the subsequent business day. Processing times may be delayed for large or bulky orders.
Shipping methods: The vast majority of orders are shipped via FedEx Ground. Expedited shipping methods are available for an additional cost. Please contact us or specify your desired expedited shipping method in the Order Note section of checkout. Large or bulky orders may be sent on pallets via LTL.
Freight charges: Free freight is automatically applied to orders of $450 or more that are shipping to a location within the continental US. Orders that qualify for free freight will be charged a fuel surcharge of $0.77 per shipping carton. For orders under $450, the estimated freight charges displayed during checkout are estimates only. Your true freight charges may differ slightly from our estimated rates. Your final freight charges will be reflected on your order confirmation and invoice.
Address correction: In the event that FedEx determines your shipping address to be invalid because the information you provided during checkout is incorrect, FedEx will do its best to determine the correct destination. In this event, Kelli's reserves the right to pass along the FedEx address correction fee of $13 per shipping carton.
Will-call deliveries: Orders placed online can be picked up at our headquarters in Carrollton, Texas. During checkout, specify that the order is a will-call shipment in the Order Note section. You will not be charged any shipping fees for a will-call order. All will-call orders will be available to pick up the next business day after you place your order, after 12:00PM CST.
As of April 19, 2019, premium chocolate icing has been turned on for all states. Premium chocolate refers to premium brands such as Lindt® Lindor® and Russell Stover®. Icing for non-premium chocolate (i.e. Hershey's®, Reese's®, etc.) is currently in effect for the states of Arizona and Florida. Icing for non-premium chocolate is currently NOT in effect for all other states.
Kelli's ships chocolates all year long. In an effort to combat the Texas heat, insulated boxes and reusable ice packs are used to guarantee the freshness of your order. During the icing season, an icing fee of $7.00 per shipping carton will be charged.
If chocolates are purchased in conjunction with a regular order and the combined order total meets or exceeds $450, we will ship the entire order FREE (as long as you are located within 3 FedEx Ground transit days from Kelli's). Customers wishing to purchase chocolates that are located in FedEx Ground 4-day and 5-day transit zones will be required to pay the additional expedited freight costs between FedEx Ground and FedEx 3-Day Select.
Hawaii and Alaska orders are shipped via FedEx Ground. Orders totaling $450 or more will be receive a 25% discount off of normal FedEx rates. Orders less than $450 will be shipped and invoiced at normal FedEx Ground rates. Expedited shipping methods are available for additional costs.
Orders are shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS) Priority Mail Orders totaling $450 or more will receive a 20% discount off of normal USPS Priority Mail rates. Orders less than $450 will be shipped and invoiced at normal USPS Priority Mail rates.
To streamline the ordering process, Kelli’s will act as the Non-Resident Importer (NRI). This eliminates the customs clearance process for you, thereby reducing the chance of costly returns, simplifying the paperwork, and reducing brokerage fees. Kelli’s will invoice you based on a total landed cost, which includes all duties, taxes, customs fees and shipping charges.
All advertised items may not be available for international shipment. In the event merchandise is backordered, all backorders will be cancelled. Seasonal merchandise must ship at the time of order or must abide by the seasonal order terms.
Duties, taxes, and custom fees will be invoiced at 13% of the total order dollar amount. This charge will be shown as a separate line item on your invoice.
Order size and value will determine shipping method. Smaller orders are shipped via FedEx Ground with larger orders shipping via FedEx Freight. Actual freight charges will be reflected on your invoice, which are based on Kelli’s discounted rates.
Items ordered online can be designated for pick-up at our headquarters in Carrollton, Texas.
Below is a map of FedEx Ground shipping times from Carrollton, Texas:
Orders shipped to PO Boxes or outside the contiguous 48 states may be delayed due to the extra processing time involved.