Plush and other non-fragile items are shipped in a sturdy, high quality poly bubble mailer if first-class is selected. With Priority most items will ship in a box. Please select shipping method accordingly. All items usually ship within 24 hours of receiving cleared payment, often the same day as payment is received. Any additional charges which may occur such as customs and duty charges for international orders are the responsibility of the buyer. If you have any questions about your order please contact me and I will be happy to work with you..