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Service to Alaska is available from Taylor Shellfish. Service to Texas, Hawaii and outside the U.S. is currently not available.
Orders are shipped Monday through Thursday, except holidays. Orders placed by 1PM (ET) can be shipped the next day, for delivery the following day. The max allowable transit time for all products is 1 day. Perishable items cannot be shipped over a weekend and cannot be delivered on Sunday or Monday.
Weather and unforeseen circumstances can delay your shipment. We strongly recommend that you schedule your order to arrive at least 1 business day before your desired usage date to allow for any delays.
The following shipping options are available depending upon the delivery date selected and reflect the max allowable transit time of one day:
Ground Shipping (1 Days) - If a customer’s shipping address is reachable via UPS Ground service within 1 day, they will be presented with $9.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. Orders will be delivered via UPS Ground service on or before the selected arrival date, between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM to residences, and between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to businesses.
UPS Next Day Air (1 Day AM Delivery for most addresses) - Your package will be delivered the next morning after it has shipped, by 12 Noon to most addresses. The flat rate for Next Day Air is $39.95.
For complete shipping details we encourage you to visit our General Shipping and Packaging Information page.
All seafood from Taylor Shellfish Farms is shipped in extra thick recyclable foam containers with sufficient coolant to assure it arrives in excellent condition within the max allowable transit time of 1 day.
All orders are shipped signature release. This means UPS will leave the package at the doorstep, front desk or gate associated with the shipping address without requiring a signature upon delivery. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that the contents of the package are stored in a freezer or refrigerator promptly after delivery. FoodyDirect cannot be responsible for orders with incomplete or invalid addresses, or that are sent to recipients who are not available to store the contents of the order on the day of arrival. Fedex cannot deliver to a P.O. box.
Consuming: Eat them fresh! It’s recommended to eat oysters 1 - 2 days after purchase. Discard any open oysters.
Note: For added safety, we recommend folding a dish towel or bar towel in your hand that is holding the oyster.
Care: Keep oysters moist with a damp towel. Do not submerge oysters in water.
Store: Keep live oysters on ice or refrigerate (35 - 45°F).