Ordering printed bags for Christmas? Here’s your timeline

Ordering bags for Christmas

With less than six months to go until Christmas, now is the time to get ahead of the game and make sure you have plenty of reusable bags, printed totes and eco friendly Christmas shoppers branded with your logo – in stock and ready to go.

By ordering now from our INDIA ECONOMY SERVICE, you’ll SAVE up to 25% off our trade prices on fully bespoke reusable bags. That means your specific pantone colours, sizing, zips, straps, buckles, you name it; you can really go to town. And it will all be delivered in time for the build-up to Christmas.

But do plan ahead, Indian festival Durga Puja is coming up and it can slow down bag production while the country takes time to celebrate. If you take note of the dates below, it will give you ample warning of when to order by, so you’ll be able to put your feet up and celebrate with them!

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* A word on India bag lead-times: please remember your bags are being eco–friendly shipped all the way from Kolkata and lead-times are only ever approximate pending weather conditions, customs and excise and other unforseen circumstances – read our blog about the common pitfalls of container shipping from India.

Once you’ve ordered your bags, keep an eye on your inbox for regular updates from our bags team, or email us at bags@bagsforlife.com for an update.

Are you at panic stations already?

Don’t be! We always have a plan B up our sleeves – our UK EXPRESS SERVICE gives you printed wholesale tote bags in just 7 DAYS! So you’ll never be caught with your bags down. With that kind of service you could even Mix & Match – some bags now, some later, and still SAVE.

Airfreight – airfreight reduces the Indian lead time by about four weeks, but it comes at a price both to the environment and your wallet. Contact us and we’ll advise on prices for airfreight.

Mix & Match – Some bags now, some bags later. Place a smaller order for fast turnaround UK printed bags, with the balance produced in India. You’ll get the flexibility and price advantage of India with the convenience of local production.

Stock & Drop – Order more than 2000 bags and we’ll hold them in stock for call off as and when you need them. We’ll even let you know when you’re getting low.


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