By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
Sending flowers to someone this Valentine's Day? Chances are you've been tempted by coupons and daily deal vouchers for online flower retailers. Even with a Groupon, a bouquet can easily cost $80 or more, so you want to make sure you get what you pay for. At Cheapism we set out to find the best cheap flower delivery site and were surprised to find that not one major online provider lived up to our expectations. Consumer reviews abound with reports of late and unfulfilled orders, unhelpful customer service, and less-than-appealing arrangements that bear only the vaguest resemblance to online photos. Shoppers can very likely avoid these pitfalls and even save money by turning to a local florist instead.Buying from a local florist is your best bet.
Valentine's Day prices vary, but when Cheapism priced out standard, non-holiday delivery of a dozen red roses from local florists and four major online flower retailers, we found that consumersRead More »from Where to Find the Best Value on Flowers for Valentine's Day