Best Buy rolls out free shipping for holidays, no minimum purchase
Similar to Target’s recent announcement, Best Buy has launched free shipping on all purchases for the holidays; specifically starting on October 29 and running through Christmas. As detailed in a blog post, there is no minimum purchase requirement to qualify for free shipping and no membership is required to take advantage of the deal.
In addition, Best Buy has expanded same-day delivery to more than 40 metro areas. Thew new areas of the country include Birmingham, Alabama; Cleveland; Detroit; Indianapolis; Little Rock, Arkansas; Milwaukee; New Orleans, Oklahoma City; Portland, Oregon; Raleigh, North Carolina; Salt Lake City and St. Louis.
During September, Best Buy expanded the service into Austin, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Columbus, Denver, Kansas City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego and Tampa. Prior to that, the initial roll-out was located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
While that service does cost $5.99 for same-day service, you can place an order as late as 3 p.m. local time and it will be delivered within the next six hours. Same-day delivery is available all seven says of the week, but Sunday deliveries have a cut-off time of 2 p.m. local time.