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Send Gifts to the UK

Whether you’re at home or away

Whether you live in the UK and are on holiday, or you have moved abroad and are looking for the perfect gift to send to your loved ones, finding the right way to send a gift is important. There are lots of reasons why you might want to send a gift to someone, and there are plenty of celebrations we have to miss out on for various reasons, and that’s why gift giving is such a special thing.

Societies across the world use the method of giving gifts, and human beings have been doing this for a long time. It’s hard to pin down exactly when gift-giving first began. However, there is evidence of gift-giving as far back as ancient civilisations such are ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt. Often gifts were exchanged as a way to build relationships with alliances, show favour, or mark special occasions (like we do today).

If you’re giving someone a gift in the UK, and you also live here, life is simple, there are plenty of options available for you. Whether you want to give I to them in person, or need to have a gift delivered straight to them, there are lots of options to choose from. Whether you are looking for something that will last a life-time or just to send them something you know they’ll love.

It's a bit more difficult when you live abroad to send a gift, if you’re thinking about sending something from the country you live in, there’s a few things that you need to consider. The first thing is the time it’ll take to send your gifts, depending on where you live it could take several weeks for your gifts to arrive, as it will have to go through border security going out, then travel and come through UK customs. All of these things can cause delays, so you’ll need to be really organised for it to get to your loved one in time. The second most important thing to think about is the cost of postage. The further away you are the more it is likely to cost, and also, the bigger the gift is, the more it will cost too.

There are ways to get around this, and that is to order your gift online from a UK company, it makes it easier whether you’re living in the UK or another country, this could be the most convenient way to send them a gift. Don’t worry if you’re worried about how to pay in you do live abroad, many companies will accept payments from most major credit cards, and some may even give you the option of to pay in the currency of the country you’re in.

You can order online from Sponge cakes no matter where you are in the world, if you are looking for the perfect gift to send to your loved one, why not send them a cake? Cakes are ideal for all occasions, and most people love cake. So, you can’t really go wrong. We have cakes to suit all budgets, from our letterbox Cake Card gifts, to baby sponge boxes, all the way to our big cakes.

If you are looking for a cake to send to someone with a dietary requirement, we can help there too. We know how hard it can be for cake lovers with dietary restrictions to find a good cake, so we’ve created several ranges that are just as good as our standard cakes. Our dietary ranges include gluten free cakes, vegan cakes, dairy free cakes, gluten and dairy free cakes, and no refined sugar cakes. So, we have most requirements covered.