Gifts with Alcohol

Both the purchaser and the recipient must be 21 years of age for gifts containing alcohol. All gifts including alcohol require a signature from an adult 21 years or older - we are unable to leave these if the recipient is not home.

Due to current state laws, baskets containing alcohol cannot be shipped to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Colorado, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, North Dakota and Utah.

Hand Delivery Area

BasketWorks/79Gifts or its designated courier hand delivers most gifts in the greater Chicago area. This encompasses most suburbs within 50 miles of downtown Chicago. Please click here for a partial listing of cities to which we hand deliver. Please call us if you are uncertain of our ability to hand deliver.

Residential Deliveries

Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 7.00pm.

Saturday Deliveries are available at an additional fee. Please call for information. Residential deliveries made when no one is available to receive the package will be left at a secure location or left with a neighbor.

Commercial deliveries

Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5pm. Our courier service guarantees delivery by the close of the business day, but is not able to guarantee a specific time.

Shipping Costs

Shipping and delivery costs average $18 for local courier delivery and are $18 (except for very heavy items) anywhere in the 48 contiguous states via UPS Ground. Heavier/larger items have a shipping cost of $25. Shipping to Hawaii or Alaska is via USPS and is based on the weight of the items shipped.

Costs for 3 Day Select, 2nd Day Air and Next Day Air will be quoted upon request. We require approval of additional charges prior to shipping.

Please verify your shipping addresses and include suite or apartment numbers. Wrong addresses will be charged a $5 re-delivery fee. We cannot deliver to PO boxes.

Shipping time

Packages outside of our hand delivery area are shipped via UPS Ground. If you prefer to use another carrier, please contact us. UPS ground deliveries can take up to 5 days, depending upon the final destination (even a bit longer during the holidays). Origination zip code is 60062.

See map below for zones and estimated shipping time, excluding weekends and holidays.

Shipping Zones and Times