|Estimated delivery date|
The estimated delivery date gives you an indication of how long it will take to receive the item. It's based on the seller's dispatch time, the postage service selected and when the seller receives cleared payment. In certain cases, the estimated delivery date will vary.
The estimated delivery is given in working days (normal weekdays). Dispatch times don't include Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays. Transit times don't include major holidays and Sundays, but may include Saturdays, depending on the delivery service provider. For example, transit times for Royal Mail services include Monday to Saturday (exception: Royal Mail Special Delivery services include Monday to Friday with an additional charge for Saturday delivery).
Sellers are required to specify how long they will take to package and post the item after receiving cleared payment. Sellers may select a dispatch time between same-day and 30 working days.
Some delivery services provide an estimate for the number of working days that it will take to deliver the item to the buyer. This transit time does not include the seller's dispatch time.
A payment is considered 'cleared' after your payment has been deposited into the seller's account. If you pay using PayPal, the payment may clear immediately. However, if you pay by cheque or money order, your payment may take several days to clear.