2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

November 10th, 2021
photo album tied with red ribbon

It’s that time of the year again! We’ve put together a list of shipping deadlines from our integrated lab partners to help you prepare for this holiday season. Planning ahead and observing the shipping deadlines will help you and your clients receive photos and gifts on time, ultimately saving you time, money and headaches over the holidays. Check out the dates organized by lab partner and products below; happy holiday selling!

US Labs

US Labs subhead

Millers, MPixPro Powered by Millers, and MPix

Mpix, a division of Miller’s Professional Imaging, delivers professional quality prints using only the best materials and packaging. The Miller’s family of labs offer a variety of high-end products such as photo books, canvas gallery wraps, metal prints, and calendars. 

Products

Processing times

Shipping Method

Shipping Deadline

Prints, Mounted Prints, Retouched Prints

Wall Clings

Standouts

Sports Products

Flat and Folded Cards

Hardcover & Softcover Photo Books

Accordion Minis, Magnets, Growth Charts

1-2 business days

Economy

Nov 29

Standard

Dec 10

Express

Dec 19

Framed Prints

Gallery Wraps

Photo Calendars, Dry Erase, and Wall Calendars

2-3 business days

Economy

Nov 29

Standard

Dec 10

Express

Dec 19

 

Photo Album Design Service

Zenfolio’s Photo Album Service offers high-quality, custom designed albums for your clients without the hard work. We work directly with your clients on your behalf and you receive a commission on each order.

Revisions

Submit by Nov 16

Album Order

Submit by Nov 30 for delivery by 12/22/21

 

Zenfolio US

Zenfolio Photo Products US delivers the highest-quality photo merchandising in partnership with vendors in the US who deliver the latest imaging and transfer technologies on a variety of surfaces such as T-shirts, mugs, and key chains.

Product Type 

Processing Times

Shipping Method

Order Deadline

Mousepads, Puzzles

 

Apparel

Coasters, Cutting Boards, Mugs

Note Cube, Bookmarks, Posters

Keychains and Luggage Tags

Magnets

Jewelry Box

Canvas Wrap

3-5 business days

International, Canada and Puerto Rico

Nov 29  

Ground Service (Includes USPS)

Dec 8 

Two-Day Delivery

Dec 16

Next Day Delivery

Dec 17

Aluminum Art

5-7 business days

International, Canada and Puerto Rico

Nov 29  

Ground Service (Includes USPS)

Dec 8 

Two-Day Delivery

Dec 16

Next Day Delivery

Dec 17

**Please note, all orders must be received before 11:59 pm PST on December 8, 2021 to ensure there is enough time for production and delivery by the carrier.  Any orders placed after December 8, 2021 are not guaranteed for Christmas delivery.

 

Bay Photo

Bay Photo has been a provider of exceptional quality print and photog products for over 40 years. They offer a wide selection of paper types for standard prints, as well as Canvas, Metal, and Framed print options. 

 

At this time, Bay Photo lab products are exclusive to US ProSuite subscribers.

 

Product Type 

Processing Times

Shipping Method

Order Deadline

Prints

2-4 business days

Standard

Dec 14

2 Day

Dec 16

Overnight

Dec 17

Canvas and Metal prints

2-5 business days

Standard

Dec 10

2 Day

Dec 14

Overnight

Dec 15

Framed Prints

2-6 business days

Standard

Dec 10

2 Day

Dec 14

Overnight

Dec 15

Zenfolio Phone Cases

All case products are made using the highest quality materials, inks, coatings and decoration processes that are utilized by luxury case brands worldwide. Bright, sharp colors and high-resolution imagery deliver an unforgettable case product that is guaranteed to last.

Shipping Method

Deadline

DHL US International

Dec 9

DHL US Standard

Dec 14

DHL US Express

Dec 17

 

Fotoflōt

Fotoflōt products are an elegant way to display photos without frames. Your clients are sure to be impressed by the innovative magnetic mounting system, which allows you to avoid glare and enables you to swap photos in seconds.

Product Type

USA Order Deadline

International Order Deadline

Fotoflot

Orders must be placed by the end of Tuesday Nov 16 in order to arrive before Nov 29

 

Orders must be placed by the end of Monday Dec 13 in order to arrive before Dec 25

Orders should be placed before the end of Sunday Dec 5 in order to arrive before Dec 25.  

 

 

Please note: ‘end of’ day for Fotoflōt is 8pm Central Time.

**Alert: Due to Covid19, significant shipping delays may occur for some countries. 

Orders shipped using USPS Priority Mail method.

Canadian Labs

Canadian Labs subhead

Pikto 

Pikto is the premier Canadian lab. It sources the best papers, inks, and printers to meet every photographer’s high expectations. Pikto offers a wide variety of products, including photo prints, Giclée prints, canvas wraps, and plexi face mounts.

Product Type

Processing Times

CA Order Deadline 

Prints

1 business day

Dec 9

Canvas Wrap, Framed Canvas Wrap

5 business days

Dec 6

Other Wall Displays

5 business days

Dec 1

**Please note: All dates are for orders shipped using Expedited Parcel method.

For orders shipped to a USA address, Pikto and Zenfolio have no control over delays at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as packages are pulled at random for further inspection.

European Labs

European Labs subhead

OVI (One Vision Imaging)

One Vision Imaging, one of the largest professional labs in the UK, provides professional photographers with the highest standards of processing and finishing.

Product Type

Processing Times

Shipping Method

Order Deadline

Prints, Collages

2-3 working days

Standard Post (1st class)

Dec 20

Courier (to UK)

Dec 23

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 21

Fine ArtPrints

3 working days

Standard Post (1st class)

Dec 17

Courier (to UK)

Dec 21

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 17

Framed Prints, Box Frames, Coloured Edge Blocks, Metallica, Framed Prints, Chunky Canvas Wraps

Inkjet, 2″, 3″ Canvas Wraps & Canvas Wrap Round

Cards, Postcards, Invitations, Bragging Books

Calendars

5 working days

Courier (to UK)

Dec 17

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 15

Photobooks, Albums

10 working days

Courier (to UK)

Dec 10

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 7

Mouse mats, Jigsaws, Keyrings, Mugs, Place Mats,

Personalized Photo Gifts

4 working days

Standard Post (1st class)

Dec 17

Courier (to UK)

Dec 17

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 15

Acrylics

14 working days

Standard Post (1st class)

N/A

Courier (to UK)

Dec 6

Courier (to Europe)

Dec 1

Australian Labs

Australian Labs subhead

HC Pro (Nulab/Nushots)

HC Pro offers Australia and New Zealand customers high-quality prints, canvas wraps, wall clings, and acrylic prints.

Product Type

Processing Times

Order Deadline

Metal, Acrylic, Canvas, Mounting & Framing

10-15 working days

Nov 19

Prints  

1-2 working days

Nov 26

Lab Closed from Dec 23rd (1pm) – January 10th, 2022. Depending on volume of orders received, orders placed after the deadlines may not be produced until the lab re-opens. 

Orders shipped using TOLL Regular Post method.

 

*Please note that not all labs are available in all markets and at all plan levels.*

Amanda is a member of Zenfolio’s Support Team and the Owner/Photographer of Wild Orchard Studios photography in Southern Maine. A professional Lifestyle Family and Branding photographer for over 10 years, she’s also been a contributing writer and photographer for Maine Women Magazine since 2018. Amanda lives in the wilds of Maine with her husband, two daughters, and grumpy cat. If there’s such a thing as too much dark chocolate, she hasn’t heard about it.

*Promotion valid until December 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Promotional discount off the subscription price of a new ProSuite annual plan will be automatically applied at checkout with code PROSUITE50. Discount applies to the first year only. Cannot be combined with any other promotion. Portfolio, Portfolio Plus and ProSuite plans are currently available to customers in the United States and United Kingdom only.