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2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

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December 09, 2020 · 2.4k Views

The 2020 holiday season is in full swing. While this year may feel different, due to the coronavirus pandemic, some things still won't change -- like giving gifts to the ones you love, for example. Now more than ever is it important to know the deadlines for shipping or purchasing items to receive them in time for the holidays. You can find those deadlines below!

(Last updated on 12/21 at 7am)

 

2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

USPS

  • First day of Hanukkah shipping deadlines:
    • December 8: Priority Mail Express Service
  • Christmas Day shipping deadlines:
    • December 15: USPS Retail Ground Service
    • December 18: First-Class Mail Service
    • December 19: Priority Mail Service
    • December 23: Priority Mail Express Service
  • Last day of Kwanzaa shipping deadlines:
    • December 22: USPS Retail Ground Serice
    • December 24: Priority Mail Service, First-Class Mail Service
    • December 30: Priority Mail Express Service

FedEx

  • First day of Hanukkah shipping deadlines:
    • December 8: FedEx Extra Hours, FedEx 1Day Freight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Class Overnight
    • December 10: FedEx SameDay, FedEx SameDay City Priority, FedEx SameDay City Direct
  • Christmas Day shipping deadlines:
    • December 9: FedEx SmartPost
    • December 15: FedEx Home Delivery, FedEx Ground
    • December 21: FedEx Express Saver, FedEx 3Day Freight
    • December 22: FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx 2Day Freight
    • December 23: FedEx 1Day Freight, FedEx Extra Hours, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Overnight
    • December 25: FedEx SameDay, FedEx SameDay City Priority, FedEx SameDay City Direct
  • Last day of Kwanzaa shipping deadlines:
    • December 16: FedEx SmartPost
    • December 22: FedEx Home Delivery, FedEx Ground
    • December 28: FedEx Express Saver, FedEx 3Day Freight
    • December 29: FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx 2Day Freight
    • December 30: FedEx 1Day Freight, FedEx Extra Hours, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Overnight
    • December 31: FedEx SameDay, FedEx SameDay City Priority, FedEx SameDay City Direct

UPS

  • First day of Hanukkah shipping deadlines:
    • December 8: UPS Next Day Air
  • Christmas Day shipping deadlines:
    • December 15: UPS Ground
    • December 21: UPS 3 Day Select
    • December 22: UPS 2nd Day Air
    • December 23: UPS Next Day Air
  • Last day of Kwanzaa shipping deadlines:
    • December 22: UPS Ground
    • December 28: UPS 3 Day Select
    • December 29: UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS Next Day Air

 

2020 Retail Christmas Shipping Deadlines

6PM

  • December 17: Standard shipping ($50 minimum)
  • December 21: Next-day shipping for $22

Amazon

  • December 14: Free standard shipping on all orders of $25+ (not Prime)
  • December 24: Free shipping for Prime members (orders over $35), or one-day shipping for $12.99

American Eagle

  • December 18: Free standard shipping on all orders of $50+ (by 6am ET)

Aerie

  • December 18: Free standard shipping on all orders of $50+ (by 6am ET)

Aeropostale

  • December 17: Free standard shipping on all orders of $50+ (by 11:59pm ET)
  • December 22: 2-Day Shipping (by 1:30pm ET)
  • December 23: Overnight Shipping (by 1:30pm ET)

Apple

  • Vary widely from Dec. 8 to Dec. 22 depending on the product. Consult their website here for details.

Banana Republic Factory

  • December 20: Free shipping on $50+ (receive by 12/24)

Barnes & Noble

  • December 16: Free shipping for members
  • December 22: Expedited shipping

Belk

  • December 19: Free standard shipping (orders over $99)
  • December 21: Free overnight shipping for $29.95 (by 12 pm ET)

Best Buy

  • Varies by item. Consult their website here.

The Body Shop

  • December 20: Free 2-Day Shipping on $70+

Clinique

  • December 20: $10-$15 2-Day Shipping (by 3pm ET) 
  • December 22: $15-$20 Overnight Shipping (by 12pm ET)

Dick's Sporting Goods

  • December 16: Free standard shipping on orders over $49
  • December 20: Expedited shipping for a fee

shopDisney

  • December 9: Free standard shipping on orders over $75

GameStop

  • December 11: Free standard shipping on orders over $35
  • December 24: One day shipping (fees apply)

GAP

  • December 21: Next-day shipping

H&M

  • December 9: Free standard shipping on orders over $40

Hot Topic

  • December 18: $10 Express Shipping on $75+ (by 9am PST) or Extra 15% Off w/ Free Store Pickup

JCPenney

  • December 17: Free standard shipping on orders over $75
  • December 23: Expedited shipping (fees apply)

Kohl's

  • December 16: Free standard shipping on orders over $75
  • December 21: 2-day shipping with fees (by 1pm CT)

Lowe's

  • December 18: Free standard shipping for myLowe's members (by 12pm ET)
  • December 22: Next-day delivery with fees (by noon)

Lucky Brand

  • December 20: Free expedited shipping on $150+ or $5 expedited shipping on $100+ (by 1pm ET)

Macy's

  • December 18: Standard and premium shipping
  • December 21: Express shipping with fees (by 12pm ET)
  • December 24: Same-day shipping and store pickup where available

Microsoft

  • December 18: Free 2-3 day standard shipping
  • December 21: Express delivery (fees apply)

Nike

  • December 15: Free standard shipping for members (by 2pm PT)
  • December 21: Expedited shipping with fees (by 8pm PT)

Nordstrom

  • December 16: Standard shipping (by 12pm ET)
  • December 23: Next-business-day shipping ($20 fee)

Old Navy

  • December 20: Free standard shipping on orders $50+

Overstock

  • December 15: Free standard shipping (by 10am MST)
  • December 22: Rush delivery for $39.99 (by 9am MST)

Pacsun

  • December 18: Free Express Shipping on $50+ (by 6am PT)

Petco

  • December 18: Standard shipping
  • December 21: Free expedited shipping

REI

  • December 17: Free shipping on orders $45+

Saks Fifth Avenue

  • December 17: Free upgraded shipping on all orders w/ code FREESHIP (by 1pm ET)

Sam's Club

  • December 9: Large standard shipping orders
  • December 16: Normal standard shipping orders
  • December 21: Express shipping (fees apply)

Samsung

  • December 18: Standard shipping
  • December 21: Expedited shipping (fees apply)

Sephora

  • December 21: Free 1-3 day delivery
  • December 23: Expedited shipping for $16.95

Shutterfly

  • December 15: Standard shipping (by 11:59pm PT)
  • December 21: Expedited shipping with fees (by 4pm PT)

Target

  • December 21: Free 2-day shipping on orders $35+

Tommy Hilfiger

  • December 21: Free 2-day shipping (by 12pm ET)

ULTA

  • December 16: Free standard shipping on orders $100+
  • December 23: Next-day shipping (fees apply)

Victoria's Secret

  • December 18: Free standard shipping on orders $100+
  • December 22: Expedited shipping with fees (by 5pm)

Walmart

  • December 21: Free standard shipping on orders $35+
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