Any suggestions for flower delivery for Thu?

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  1. slowgoat

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    I have had mixed experiences with ordering flowers for Valentine's Day with FTD and 1800flowers. I can't remember who burned me. How have all you fellas delivered flowers to your ladies with success? And have any of you been burned with no delivery? Thanks for the input!
     
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    Not much you can do other than use a local florist, and since you didn't fill out your location, we can't be of much help.
     

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    I placed an order on ProFlowers and got a 20% discount and guaranteed delivery on 2/14. I used them last year and the wife loved the roses and vase. They lasted a long time.
     
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    She's not local, it's long distance for now, but she is worth it. She's in Charlotte, NC.

    Thanks for helping clarify the post. Good stuff.


    I figured I could use a national company worst case scenario.
     
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    Thanks for the input!!!
     
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    I believe 1800flowers uses a local florist. Looks like Proflowers might ship their own.
     
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    Go local. Go in person. You will get between 1 1/2 - 2x the quality over what you get with an online service.

    The last time I bought flowers (a live arrangement) for my wife the girl gave me a dozen roses because "These are a little past their prime and it is a slow day, take these home so they don't go to waste." They lasted several days at full bloom. Stuff like that happens when you do business with people and form a relationship other than, "Sign in to turn on one click ordering."
     
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    I've always assumed better (and likely cheaper) service from local florists. For various occasions, I have just used Google Maps to search for florists nearby. Call 'em up and talk to a real live person at the actual neighborhood shop. Seems more reliable to eliminate the middle man.
     
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    Pro Flowers, and use the Promo code "RUSH."
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  10. slowgoat

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    Can't go in person. I like the idea of calling a local shop. It's in the city though so I can't guarantee honesty.