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Flora Queen vs Avas Flowers

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To help you find the Best Flower Delivery, TopConsumerReviews.com provides you with an in-depth comparison of Flora Queen and Avas Flowers.

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Who offers the best Flower Delivery service? If you're trying to put a smile on someone's face, few things work as effectively - and beautifully - as fresh flowers. Research done by LaSalle University and Rutgers University show that when people receive flowers, they're happier in the short-term, their mood is boosted over the long-term, and they feel more connected to the sender.

There really is something to the idea of "flower power"! Even the practice of feng shui associates fresh-cut flowers with increasing abundance and positive energy. Is it any wonder that so many people choose Flower Delivery to celebrate important moments like the birth of a child, to share the grief in times of bereavement, and even as a "just because" pick-me-up for a friend or loved one?

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3 stars
Flora Queen

FLORA QUEEN

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$49.90 to $219.90

FloraQueen got its start in 2004 in Barcelona. They currently offer flower delivery in more than 100 nations worldwide, including the US. Be sure to select the delivery country towards the top right-hand side of the page, to see only those items that can be sent to your desired destination.

Because FloraQueen is a European company, you should be aware that while bouquets and arrangements are shown on the site in dollars, the amount is only an approximation: your order will actually be charged in Euros, and so what you'll pay will depend on the going exchange rate at the time. That left us wondering why someone would go with FloraQueen instead of using a US-based florist, since they likely use the same network of florists.

Once you've selected the bouquet or arrangement you'd like to send, you'll see all of the possible options. Sizes range from Classic to Deluxe, but FloraQueen doesn't spell out what you get for the upcharge. For most of the flowers we looked at, vases came at an extra cost of $14 to $25. Greeting cards are an additional $7+, and there are also boxed chocolates and stuffed animals you can add to your order. Helpful hint: if you want one of the extras, try leaving it off your order until the next screen: we got a pop-up of a "last chance" discount on the add-on items, saving as much as 20%.

When we went to leave the site, we got a funny pop-up with the image of a disgruntled woman and a message saying, "Don't you want to make her happy? We make it easy for you!" along with a 10% discount offer for a "buy now" order.

FloraQueen winds up as "just average" in many ways. Their delivery fees are much less than US-based companies, at an approximate $8 (remember that it'll be charged as the equivalent in Euros), but their average cost tends to be higher on comparable items. Check out their prices on a dozen red roses to see for yourself. (We'd list them for you but given that arrangement can vary widely from one season to the next, you'll want to see the most up-to-date cost at the time of your order.)

Even their customer reviews are middle-of-the-road. With over 11,000 on Trustpilot alone, just over 50% ranked FloraQueen as excellent, while another 23% gave them a "poor" or "bad" rating. The business responds to most customer complaints there, which is a good sign, but because they're not based in the US, they don't have a BBB listing for further proof of their reputability (or lack thereof).

In short, if you find a great deal through an online coupon code or other source, FloraQueen will probably do a "good enough" job on your flower delivery. But, if you're looking for a more straightforward way of sending a bouquet - especially without having to deal with currency conversions - this probably won't be the first company you'll choose.

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Avas Flowers

AVAS FLOWERS

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Cost:

$29.99 to $349.99

Avas Flowers has a 30-year history as a family owned-and-operated business. They offer "better flowers at lower prices".

The site feels a little dated - definitely not as polished as many of their competitors' online stores. You can use the navigation at the top to browse by the occasion for which you're sending flowers. Once you choose an arrangement that interests you, you'll find options for upgrading to Deluxe, Premium, or Luxury-Grade options. Unfortunately, you'll have no idea what you're getting for that extra money: the photos for all four categories are exactly the same, and there's no description to let you know what's included.

At the time of our review, there was a pop-up offering a 15% discount on our first order if we signed up for Avas' VIP email list, and a banner at the top of the site offering free delivery on all orders.

Despite promises of "satisfaction guaranteed", Avas Flowers has a horrible reputation for delivering flowers that look worse than what you might get at your local supermarket. We found numerous "what I ordered vs. what I got" photos that made us feel like we could make a better arrangement ourselves. Customers chose bouquets that were lush, full of flowers and greenery, and tightly arranged - but often what their recipients got were arrangements with just a few flowers, loosely packed to the point of having broken stems, and wilting or dead blooms.

And, forget about on-time delivery: many people said that their guaranteed delivery windows were completely ignored, and that they were told that no one was there to accept the flowers when they came. We read hundreds of customers who said that Avas Flowers gave them the runaround when they asked the company to give them a refund; often, it took disputing the charges with their bank or credit card issuer to get their money back.

The final nail in the floral coffin is Avas Flowers' BBB rating: "F". Between that and so many past clients saying, "If I could choose a lower rating [than 1 star], I would", we can't recommend that you entrust Avas Flowers with your flower delivery. We encourage you to consider one of the many reputable, higher-ranked services in our review.

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Also, when paired with an additional surprise like chocolates or a beautiful crystal vase, flowers can leave a lasting impression when delivered to the home or office.

How can you tell which Flower Delivery service to use? Naturally, you want to select a business that will make sure that your selected arrangement is delivered to the right person, the right address, and in fresh, pristine condition. As you consider the various businesses that offer Flower Delivery, keep in mind these basic criteria:

  • Cost. How much will you spend to get the bouquets and blooms you want to send? Is delivery included, or will you pay an extra fee?
  • Selection. Does the florist offer a good variety of arrangements? Can you add extra items like candies or stuffed animals?
  • Reputation. What do previous customers say about the Flower Delivery service? Were their flowers delivered on time and in good condition? Does the florist have a satisfaction guarantee, in case your delivery doesn't go to the right address or there are other issues?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Flower Delivery services available today. We hope this information helps you select the florist that can help put a smile on someone's face today!

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