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Free Shipping Day Deals Now Live + Holiday Shipping Deadlines Announced

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December 16, 2016 · 6k Views

What is Free Shipping Day?

Never heard of free shipping day? If you’re a dedicated online shopper, you should keep this date in mind! Free Shipping Day usually happens on December 18th every year and hundreds of top participating merchants offer free shipping no minimum to all online shopper for 1-day only. Top stores like Target and Best Buy are among the many retailers with free shipping no minimum promotion already live and running through the end of December or early January 2016. However, this year, Free Shipping Day falls on December 16 so set a reminder, mark your calendar, and don't miss out on free shipping deals from all your favorite stores!

All retailers will likely offer alternate shipping options as we approach Christmas Day so aside from Free Shipping Day (your orders are guaranteed to arrive before 12/24), be sure to keep track of all top stores holiday deadline listed below. Better yet, shop early and ensure all your gift purchases arrive before the big day!

More on Holiday Shipping, Returns & Services

Holiday Shipping Cut Off Dates for Delivery Companies

All ship by dates listed below is for standard ground shipping only. To see cut-off dates for priority shipping, express shipping options, international shipping and etc, click on each company's name for full holiday shipping details.


  • December 15: USPS retail ground shipping


  • December 19: 3-day shipping to receive order on 12/23


  • Find ground shipping rates and transit times for specific locations at fedex.com
  • FedEx offers $5 off $15 on ground shipping valid from now thru January 31, 2017


Top Holiday Retailers' Shipping Deadlines

Take a further look down below for top retailers' holiday shipping deadline and see which retailer will be offering free shipping no minimum on Free Shipping Day! We’ll keep this post updated with specific Free Shipping Day 2016 details so check back or follow BlackFriday.fm on Facebook or Twitter for update details.


  • December 16: free shipping
  • December 19: standard shipping
  • December 22: free 2-day shipping (Prime)
  • December 23: 1-day shipping (select cities with Prime)
  • December 24 9AM local time: same-day shipping (select cities with Prime)
  • December 24 9:45AM local time: 2-hour delivery (select cities with Prime)



  • Get unlimited free 2-day shipping via Walmart ShippingPass free 30-day trial
  • December 19: standard shipping
  • December 22: 3-day shipping
  • December 23: 2-day shipping/ShippingPass



  • Target offers free shipping no minimum on all orders from now through January 1, 2017.
  • December 19: standard shipping
  • December 22: premium shipping
  • December: 23: express shipping
  • December 24 1:30PM local time: rush delivery


best buy

  • Best Buy offers free shipping no minimum on all orders from now through December 24, 2016.
  • My Best Buy: shoppers also has the option of registering for a free my Best Buy reward membership and once you reach elite or elite plus status, you can get free shipping on any order with no minimum PLUS 10-25% bonus points and extended return period.
  • December 15: standard shipping
  • December 22: 2-day shipping
  • December 23: 1-day shipping
  • December 24: same day shipping (select areas)



Kohl's has lowered their free shipping threshold to $50 for a limited time. They recently launched same-day delivery for select locations.

  • Extra 15% off with code SPARKLE15  or extra 20% off $100 with code CANDYCANE 
  • December 19: standard ground shipping
  • December 22: 2-day shipping
  • December 23: 1-day shipping
  • December 24 before 1PM local time: 1-day shipping (select areas only)



Macy’s normally offers free shipping on your order of $99 and over but we’ve seen them roll out special free shipping on $25 type of promotions lately. They’re also currently offering an extra 15-20% off coupon if you buy online at Macys.com and pick up at your local store.

  • Free shipping on $25 
  • Free Shipping on All Beauty Orders: Macy’s offer free shipping on any beauty purchase and here’s a free shipping hack for you--you’ll get free shipping on ANY order just by having one small beauty item in your cart at checkout
  • December 15: standard shipping
  • December 20: premium shipping
  • December 21 before 5PM EST: express shipping
  • December 24 by 1PM local time: same-day


toys r us & 

  • Free shipping no minimum from now through 12/15 or 12/16
  • Free shipping on orders of $19 or more
  • December 19: standard shipping
  • December 21: expedited shipping (by 3PM ET) or express shipping (by 11:59PM ET)
  • December 24 by 6PM local time: free store pickup


best places to find free shipping discounts   best factory outlet stores


For more international shipping information or alternate shipping methods, click on the store name and you’ll be taken to the retailer’s shipping page. They will have all holiday shipping details listed so mark your calendars if you plan to shop at these select stores.

department stores

Barneys New York 

  • December 17: ground shipping


  • December 15: standard shipping by Christmas


  • Free shipping for everyone through 12/21


  • Free shipping sitewide with code FREESHIP (12/16 only) + up to 25% off with code BDAYDEC1216


  • December 16: standard shipping


  • December 22 by 12PM CT: standard delivery on or before 12/24


  • Free same day pickup - item must be ordered by 3pm local time (1pm local time Sunday)
  • December 16: standard delivery

Lord & Taylor

  • Free standard shipping on all orders on 12/15 - 12/16
  • December 21: free next day air upgrade on all orders over $99

Neiman Marcus

  • December 21 by noon CT: rush shipping with code NMRUSH and extra 20% off regular-priced purchase with code FRIENDME


  • Free standard shipping every day
  • December 15: standard shipping

Sam's Club

  • December 13: value shipping
  • December 17: standard shipping

Saks Fifth Avenue

  • Free shipping no minimum with code HOLIDAY (ends 12/31)
  • December 23 at 12pm ET: standard shipping


  • December 15: standard shipping

Stage Stores

  • Free shipping on all orders
  • December 19: standard shipping


clothes shoes and beauty


  • December 16: standard shipping 

Aldo Shoes

  • Free shipping no minimum thru 12/18 & 50% off sale
  • December 18: standard shipping

Abercrombie & Fitch

  • Free shipping on all orders and 50% off entire site
  • December 18 midnight EST: standard shipping
  • December 22: next day shipping


  • 75% off everything in-store closing sale
  • December 20 by 11:59pm EST: standard shipping

American Eagle Outfitters 

  • Free shipping no minimum on holiday collection
  • December 15: standard shipping


  • December 21: standard delivery on or before 12/24

Ashley Stewart

  • Free shipping no minimum from 12/15 - 12/17
  • December 15: standard shipping


  • December 21: standard shipping


  • December 15 by 1PM CT: for standard delivery on or before Christmas

Banana Republic

  • December 14: everyday free shipping
  • December 18: standard shipping

Barnes & Noble

  • December 15: standard shipping 

Bath and Body Works

  • December 14: standard shipping

Bed Bath & Beyond

  • December 19: standard shipping

Eddie Bauer

  • Free shipping on all orders
  • December 21 by midnight PST: free standard shipping

The Body Shop

  • December 14: ground shipping 

Brook’s Brother

  • December 15 midnight: standard delivery before Christmas


  • Free shipping no minimum with code 6FREESHIP
  • December 20 by 5pm EST: standard express


  • December 18 by 2PM EST: standard delivery by 12/24


  • December 15 by 10PM PST: UPS ground shipping 

Disney Store

  • Free shipping on $75 with code SHIPMAGIC
  • December 18: standard shipping 


  • Free shipping on all order and extra 50% off everything
  • December 18 by 11:59pm standard time: standard shipping

Foot Locker

  • December 16: standard shipping

Forever 21

  • Free shipping no minimum on 12/16 only and extra $20 off $100 with code FALALA20
  • December 19: standard shipping


  • Free shipping on all orders with code FREESHIP
  • December 17: standard shipping


  • December 16: standard shipping


  • Free shipping on $40 with code 0040
  • December 22 by 3AM EST: standard delivery

Tommy Hilfiger

  • December 13: standard shipping


  • December 15: standard shipping

Lands' End

  • Free 2-day shipping and extra 10-15% off when you pay with Visa Checkout
  • Extra 40% off your order with free shipping using code JOYFUL and pin 7895
  • December 20 : standard shipping

Lane Bryant

  • Free shipping no minimum and extra 40% off everything with code HOLIDAY
  • December 15: standard shipping


  • Free shipping no minimum
  • December 19: standard shipping


  • Free shipping and extra 40% off everything with code HAULIDAY
  • December  16 : ground shipping 


  • Free shipping on all orders for everyone thru 12/21 5pm EST
  • Free shipping with Nike+ account (free to join)
  • December 19: standard shipping

New York & Co.

  • Free shipping on all orders and 20% off $100 with code 5730
  • December 20 by 9pm EST : standard shipping

The North Face

  • Free 2-day shipping from 12/16 - 12/19
  • December 15: free 3-day shipping 
  • December 19: free 2-day shipping

Old Navy

  • December 18: standard shipping


  • December 16: free standard shipping


  • Free express shipping no minimum
  • December 16: express delivery on or before Christmas


  • Free shipping no minimum (ends 12/17) & 40% off full-priced styles or extra 25% off sale with code PUMAFRIEND
  • December 16: standard shipping

Ralph Lauren

  • Free shipping and gift boxing with code FREESHIP
  • December 21 : standard shipping


  • December 16: standard shipping


  • December 19: free 3-day shipping (Amazon Prime members only)

Sierra Trading Post

  • December 19 midnight MST: standard ground shipping


  • December 20: standard 3-day shipping 

Sunglass Hut

  • Free next day shipping with code SHIP1216
  • December 21: free 2-day shipping


  • Free 2-day shipping no minimum on 12/16
  • December 13 by 12PM PST: economy shipping
  • December 15 by 12PM PST: standard shipping

Victoria's Secret

  • December 7 (estimate): standard shipping

White House Black Market

  • December 18 by 2PM EST: for standard shipping on or before 12/24 (orders placed Mon - Fri)


  • December 13: standard shipping


  • December 15: for standard delivery on or before Christmas

Urban Outfitters

  • December 12: standard shipping


  • December 12: standard shipping




  • Free ground shipping on $99 with code SHIP99
  • December 14: standard shipping (may vary for larger products)


  • December 16: standard shipping

Office Depot OfficeMax

  • Free shipping no minimum on all orders thru 12/17 with extra $20 off $100 or more


  • December 14: Super Eggsaver shipping


home and kitchen

Crate & Barrel

  • December 19 by 2PM CT: standard shipping on or before Christmas


  • December 13 by noon EST: standard delivery on or before 12/24


  • Free shipping no minimum with code HOLIDAY
  • December 21 : standard shipping

Pottery Barn

  • December 20 by 2PM PT: standard delivery on or before 12/23

West Elm

  • December 16 by 9PM PT: standard delivery on or before 12/23


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