Crested geckos, and other New Caledonian gecko species, are considered some of the most hardy reptiles in the hobby and can be shipped overnight for next day delivery in the right conditions rather safely. When shipping these geckos, their health and safety should always be the top priority. There are several factors to consider before shipping a crested gecko, which include: outside temperatures on both the shipper’s and the recipient's end, delivery time, total time in transit, and potential for delays. This article will cover what we believe to be the best practices when shipping live geckos.