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2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

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December 17, 2019 · 2.4k Views

The holidays are fast approaching -- do you have all your gifts ordered?

 

If not, then we've compiled a list of shipping deadlines for the major retailers below!

 

Major Retailer Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Order your gifts by the following dates in order to get them in time for the holidays:

Amazon (see coupons)

  • Dec. 18: last day for free standard shipping (most items ship within 3-5 business days)
  • Dec. 22: last day for free delivery with Prime
  • Dec. 23: last day for one-day shipping
  • Dec. 24: last day for same-day delivery

Best Buy (see coupons)

  • Dec. 23: order as late as 8pm for shipping by 12/24 (Note: limited to select products at select locations)
  • Dec. 23: order by 3pm for same-day delivery by 9pm (Note: limited to select products at select locations)
  • Dec. 24: order on the 24th for in-store pickup ready in one hour

JCPenney (see coupons)

  • Dec. 19: last day for standard delivery in time for 12/24
  • Dec. 20: last day for express 2-day delivery in time for 12/24 (order before 12am CST)
  • Dec. 22: last day for express 1-day delivery in time for 12/24 (order before 12am CST)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (order before 3pm local time)

Kohl's (see coupons)

  • Dec. 18: last day for free standard shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 11:59pm CST)
  • Dec. 19: last day for 2-day shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 1pm CST)
  • Dec. 20: last day for 1-day shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 1pm CST)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (place order before 5pm local time)

Macy's (see coupons)

  • Dec. 21: last day for standard shipping in time for 12/25 (order by 11:59am ET)
  • Dec. 22: last day for express shipping in time for 12/25 (order by 12pm ET)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (order by 3pm local time)

Sears and Kmart (see coupons)

  • Dec. 18: last day for standard shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 4pm CST)
  • Dec. 20: last day for Premium Shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 4pm CST)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (order before 3pm local time)

Target (see coupons)

  • Dec. 20: last day for free standard shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 12pm CT)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free same-day delivery (on orders $35+) through Shipt
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (store hours vary by location)

Victoria's Secret (see coupons)

  • Dec. 19: last day for 3-day air by 12/25 (order before 5pm EST)
  • Dec. 20: last day for 2-day air by 12/25 (order before 5pm EST)
  • Dec. 22: last day for free domestic standard shipping in time for 12/25 (order before 5pm EST)
  • Dec. 23: last day for overnight delivery by 12/25 (order before 5pm EST)

Walmart (see coupons)

  • Dec. 22: last day for free 2-day shipping in time for 12/24 (order before 11am PT)
  • Dec. 23: last day for free NextDay delivery (available for select markets only)
  • Dec. 24: last day for free in-store pickup (store hours vary by location)

 

Postal Service Shipping Deadlines

Ship your gifts by the following dates to send in time for the holidays:

FedEx

  • Dec. 19: last day for shipping via FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery
  • Dec. 20: last day for shipping via FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M.
  • Dec 21: last day for shipping via FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight
  • Dec. 25: last day for shipping via FedEx SameDay City Direct, FedEx SameDay City Priority, and FedEx SameDay

UPS

  • Dec. 19: last day for shipping via UPS 3 Day Select in time for 12/24
  • Dec. 20: last day for shipping via UPS 2nd Day Air in time for 12/24
  • Dec. 23: last day for shipping via UPS Next Day Air in time for 12/24