Blue Nile Shipping
If you’re looking to buy an engagement ring, it’s understandable that you’re keen to understand Blue Nile’s shipping time.
After all, you need to be able to plan your proposal around when the ring is going to arrive.
Thankfully, Blue Nile offers free shipping with fast delivery services. Just how fast will depend on what you order, and where you live.
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Blue Nile shipping time
When you purchase any item on Blue Nile, if will show you the date that you can expect to receive it, so you can see if that works with your timings.
This is displayed on the item description screen, and will depend on what you are ordering. If you are ordering a standard piece of jewelry e.g. a tennis bracelet, the shipping can be as soon as the next day.
However, if you are ordering an engagement ring that includes loose diamond, the shipping time can be anywhere from 7-14 days:
This time allows for the diamond to be sourced from a supplier and matched to your ring setting, plus the ring setting to be sized to fit the wearer perfectly.
As well as on the product selection page, the date you should receive the item is also shown on the checkout page:
One thing to note is that this can depend on where you are located – the estimate may change, if you are overseas, for example.
Blue Nile international shipping times
|Country / Region||Shipping Times|
|Australia||3 – 10 days|
|Canada||1 – 8 days, depending on province|
|China||2 – 6 weeks|
|Europe||1 – 3 business days|
|Guam||3 – 6 days|
|Hong Kong (SAR)||3 – 6 days|
|Japan||2 – 8 days|
|Macau (SAR)||4 – 7 days|
|Mexico||2 – 8 days|
|New Zealand||3 – 10 days|
|Northern Mariana Islands||3 – 8 days|
|Puerto Rico||2 – 5 days|
|Singapore||3 – 7 days|
|Taiwan||3 – 7 days|
|UAE (Dubai only)||7 – 14 days|
|Virgin Islands||1 – 3 days|
|APO/FPO/DPO||7 – 13 days|
Where does Blue Nile ship from?
Blue Nile has several locations around US, but it’s the their Seattle office which is responsible for operation and fulfilment.
European orders are sent from a manufacturing and distribution center in Ireland.
Blue Nile shipping costs
As mentioned above, Blue Nile offers free shipping for any purchase you’ve made to anywhere in the world. Not only is shipping free, but insurance is also included.
The type of shipping that is offered free, however, will depend on the price of the item being shipped:
|Ground shipping||Free for orders under $500|
|Two day shipping||Free for orders $500 – $1,500|
|Overnight shipping||Free for orders over $1,500|
|Overnight shipping with Saturday delivery.||Available to choose at checkout for an additional charge|
If you need to speed up your order, Blue Nile do offer shipping upgrades in the checkout process for an additional charge.
And, if you are considering buying from Blue Nile and want to make sure that it will work with your timings, it’s a good idea to click through to see the shipping time for the item you’re interested in, to make sure that it works for you.