Florist Express Complaint - Florist Express - Minus the "Express" and actual delivery
OLD SAYBROOK, CONNECTICUT -- I ordered online and paid $7.99 for same day delivery and $4.99 for expedited delivery; the order total was $66.21. Approximately one hour later (11:00 AM) a customer service representative called to inform me that the beautiful plant I had ordered was not available and could be replaced with a rose plant. Well, frankly, I could purchase a rose plant down the street and walk it home to my husband, so I declined the offer. The CSR then put me on hold and returned nearly five minutes later to tell me that another florist in our area could deliver the original order. I then verified that it would receive "expedited" delivery, but the CSR essentially said it would not happen and that the $4.99 would be refunded. So, I wait all day for my husband to contact me about the surprise delivery, but no call. At 4:50 PM, Florist Express (ha) calls to tell me that the plant could not be delivered today, but that it would be delivered tomorrow. Generally, okay, but my husband is boarding an international flight tomorrow and will not be there!
This was my first and LAST experience with Florist Express. I have never had this experience with any other flower service and it will hopefully be my last. And the best part - I now get to wait 1-3 days for my money to be refunded.
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