Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
We offer two options for shipping your order: "Standard Shipping” & “On Exact Date”. With the “On Exact Date", we guarantee arrival on the date selected. Shipments with this method will be delivered using 2nd Day or Next Day service for weekdays, and Saturday Next Day Service for Saturday deliveries. Our daily order cut-off is 1 PM EST. Please note, due to the perishability of our products we do not accept delivery for Mondays.
- Standard Shipping will arrive within 5-7 business days, during the week selected at checkout.
- 2nd Day - If you place your order before 1 PM EST on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, your order will ship the same day that it is received to arrive within 2 business days. If you place your order after 1 PM EST, your order will ship the next possible business day. Orders placed after 1pm EST on Wednesday may ship out the following Monday for arrival on the following Wednesday.
- Next Day - If you place your order before 1 PM EST on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, your order will be shipped the same day for arrival the next day. If you place your order after 1 PM EST, your order will ship the next possible business day. Orders placed after 1pm EST on Thursday will ship out the following Monday for arrival on Tuesday. NOTE: Due to the perishability of our product, we do not ship over the weekends for arrival on Mondays.
- Saturday Delivery – we are pleased to offer guaranteed Saturday delivery. Orders must be received by 1 PM EST on Friday in order to arrive the following Saturday.
Due to the perishability of our product, we do not ship outside the United States. To shop at one of our International locations, please find the "Change Region" drop down at the bottom right of this web page.
Can you ship chocolate during warm weather or to warmer parts of the country like Florida and California?
Yes, we absolutely can ship Godiva during warm weather and to warm climates in the U.S. all year long. Our shipping system monitors the temperatures where your package is being delivered and selects the appropriate packing material such as cooler boxes and frozen gel packs to ensure that your gift arrives in perfect condition and at no additional cost to you.
You can ship up to 49 addresses on one single order on Godiva.com. We allow you to include a personalized message and a unique delivery date for each recipient.
For more than 49 addresses, please consider using our Fax or Email Corporate orders forms or call our VIP customer service number at 1-877-CORPVIP (1-877-267-7847).
Yes, you can schedule a delivery for up to one year in the future. You can have 49 different delivery dates in one order.
While we do not offer this service online, our Godiva Boutiques are able to assist you in creating and customizing your own assortments. Locate your nearest GODIVA Boutique
Yes, we accept orders to P.O. Box and to APO/FPO addresses. Orders shipped to a P.O. Box are shipped via USPS via Priority Mail. We regret that we cannot offer our express shipping options for these types of addresses.
At this time, we do not offer same-day shipping.
Yes, we can hold your order for a future delivery date. During Checkout, after you select the method of shipping, you may choose the "Future Week Ending" option, and specify a future arrival date.
We use USPS for all P.O. Box and APO/FPO orders. We use select Ground and Air Carriers to deliver all other packages. It is up to the discretion of GODIVA which carrier will be selected.
We are not currently able to charge shipments to other Federal Express or UPS account numbers.
Yes, you can ship to up to 49 different addresses in a single order.
State and local jurisdictions require that Godiva collect applicable sales tax based on the product and shipping destination.
Godiva does not currently provide our customers the option to make a purchase on Godiva.com and pick up the order in one of our boutiques. We recommend visiting one of our boutiques to make your purchase. Please visit our Boutiques Locations page to find the boutique nearest you.
An order receipt will be sent immediately to your email address after placing your order. You will receive an order confirmation email with your order number, order total, and optional gift message within two hours of placing your order. Please review this information as soon as possible to ensure all addresses, items and arrival dates are correct. If you need to make any changes to your order, contact Customer Care at email@example.com or 1-800-946-3482.
When your order has shipped, you will receive a shipment confirmation including the tracking number for each shipment. Please note that this confirmation is typically emailed at 11pm EST on the day it is shipped. You may also Track Your Order at our Customer Assistance page. If your order has more than 10 recipients, you will only receive one shipment confirmation email. You may contact Customer Care at 1-800-946-3482 to request tracking information for all your recipients.
Yes. After your order is completed, you will be asked if you would like to create an account, which will allow you to track your orders and will also make ordering easier for you in the future.
For purchases made on Godiva.com, your order is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition, no matter the weather, to delight you and those that receive your gifts! If you are not completely satisfied with your order upon arrival, please contact Customer Care within thirty (30) days of receipt for a prompt and courteous replacement or exchange of your merchandise. Please review our full Returns Policy for more details.
If you have made a purchase in a Godiva Boutique and you are dissatisfied with the quality of our product, simply return the item to a Godiva Boutique and we will offer you a replacement or, if you have a gift receipt or an original receipt, a refund.
For purchases made on Godiva.com, your order is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition, no matter the weather, to delight you and those that receive your gifts! If you are not completely satisfied with your order upon arrival, please contact Customer Care within thirty (30) days of receipt for a prompt and courteous replacement or exchange of your merchandise. If a Godiva Boutique is current selling the item and you have an original receipt, you may return it to a boutique for a replacement, exchange or refund.
Godiva Chocolates will maintain freshness after opening if stored at temperatures that do not exceed 65°F (18°C). Avoid heat, humidity, and direct sunlight. For freshness of unopened products refer to the Best By Dating printed on many of our products.
To store chocolate for up to two months, place package in two plastic bags, close tightly and refrigerate. To store chocolate for up to six months, place package in two plastic bags, close tightly and freeze.
Keep chocolates in plastic bags until the entire package comes to room temperature. This will take approximately two hours if it was stored in the refrigerator, six hours if it was stored in the freezer.
ALL of our dark, milk, and white chocolate may contain dairy or milk products. Any person with a dairy allergy should NOT consume ANY of our products.
ALL of our products including solid chocolate pieces may contain nuts and/or peanuts. Any person with a nut allergy should NOT consume ANY of our products .
ALL of our products including solid chocolate pieces may contain gluten. Any person with a gluten allergy should NOT consume ANY of our products.
We recommend that you place your order about 8 to 10 weeks before the event and select a delivery date of one week prior to the event. Store the favors in a cool, dark place - 70 degrees or cooler. Do not store them in the climate-controlled packaging that they are shipped in as the chocolates are fragile and may absorb an odor from the packing material.
Yes - the more you shop, the more you save. Place an order of $200 or more and get a discount of 15%. Discounts are calculated on merchandise total, before shipping and/or tax, and excluding charges for custom-printed ribbons.
We offer custom ribbon printing on select products for up to 5 units per order. Learn More about our Personalied Ribbon options Online. Additionally Customer Service associates can place bulk custom ribbon order that inlcude logo plate printing. Please contact customer service at 1-800-946-3482 to order, and learn more about our custom ribbon options at the Personalized Gifts page
Although we would like to honor all requests, GODIVA Chocolatier receives hundreds of solicitations for donations and promotions annually and unfortunately, we cannot accommodate everyone. As a result, we prioritize and make donations to select organization that we often partner with, as well as make donations to organizations that are supported directly by a GODIVA employee.
Although we cannot ship samples to you, our company-owned Godiva Boutiques frequently offer samples of our products.
From time to time, Godiva.com will offer special promotions and discounts. Many offers require a minimum spend in order to qualify for the promotional offer. This amount does not include tax or shipping and cannot be split between multiple shipments. Offers are valid in the US only on orders placed on Godiva.com, and are not valid in Godiva Boutiques, department/specialty stores, or through 1-800-9GODIVA. Promotional offers are not valid on previous purchases or orders over $599, and cannot be combined with volume discounts or other promotions or offers. Godiva promotions are not redeemable for cash.
For a listing of all current job openings at Godiva visit our Careers page. This area of the site includes a review of corporate benefits, current job openings, and the ability to submit your resume online.
Godiva is not currently opening any unsolicited accounts. For more information on wholesale accounts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact the Cheesecake Factory support team by calling 1-800-330-2253. Using our chocolate and our specifications, Cheesecake Factory prepares the cheesecakes and distributes them for Godiva.
For more information and recipe ideas, please visit: https://www.godivaliqueurs.com.
Pour 1 cup (8 oz.) of milk into a sauce pan. Heat over low heat until milk is hot (do not boil). Pour hot milk into a cup or mug. Stir in the entire contents of one Godiva Hot Cocoa packet, or three tablespoons from a canister (use more or less to taste). Microwave instructions: Pour 1 cup (8 oz.) of milk into a microwave safe mug or cup. Microwave on high for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in the entire contents of one Godiva Hot Cocoa packet, or three tablespoons from a canister (use more or less to taste).
The sweetener used in our sugar free line is Maltitol, the only sugar replacement that consistently produces high-quality chocolate that meets Godiva's taste standards while minimizing the negative aftertaste commonly found in other sugar replacements.