If you would like to purchase an item as a holiday gift and need it by the 25th, please allow ample time for shipping. I send things from Kyoto, Japan and the standard method in my listings is regular airmail. It does not come with a tracking number but has a very good reliability record and usually takes about ten days internationally. However, packages can be delayed. Delays can be more common during the holiday season. So please order well in advance of your holiday deadline, and if the timing concerns you at all, please consider upgrading to EMS express, which should get the package to you within a week and requires a signature on delivery and includes a tracking number.
If you have any questions, please email me before your purchase. If you would like EMS, please email me for a shipping quote and if you then decide to purchase, I will send an invoice to you after your purchase ... read more