2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 50+ Major Retailers

By on December 6, 2016

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If you are working on your holiday shopping or plan on knocking out everything a week before Christmas, we have compiled your go-to list of 50 shipping deadlines from major retailers as well as the top three shipping companies.

Just an additional tip, over 1,000 retailers are participating in Free Shipping Day on Friday, December 16th. Shipments will be guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. You can see the full list here. Also, be aware that many retailers will launch free one or two day shipping promotions as we get closer to Christmas.

Retailer shipping deadlines from A to Z

6pm:

Free / Value Saver: December 18, 4 p.m. ET
Standard: December 18, 4 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 4 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 4 p.m. ET

Abercrombie & Fitch:

Standard: December 18, 12 p.m. ET
Nest-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Amazon:

Free / Value Saver: December 16
Standard: December 19
Two-Day: December 22
Next-Day: December 23
Same-Day: December 24, 9:30 AM (local)

Apple:

Two-Day: December 21, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 5 p.m. ET

Banana Republic:

Free / Value Saver: December 14
Standard: December 18
Two-Day: December 20,
Next-Day: December 22

Barnes & Noble: (non-members)

Standard: December 15

Bed Bath & Beyond:

Free / Value Saver: December 14
Standard: December 14
Expedited: December 20
Two-Day: December 21

Best Buy:

Standard: December 15, 10:30 a.m. CT
Two-Day: December 21, 10:30 a.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 10:30 a.m. CT

Bloomingdales:

Standard: December 15, 5 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 20, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 21, 5 p.m. ET

Dell:

Standard: December 16, 2 p.m. CT
Two-Day: December 21, 2 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 2 p.m. CT

Dick’s Sporting Goods:

Standard: December 15
Two-Day: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Disney Store:

Standard: December 18
Three-Day: December 20
Two-Day: December 21

eBay:

Depends on Seller: Please refer to holiday shipping deadlines for USPS, UPS and Fedex at end of article.

Eddie Bauer:

Standard: December 15, 12 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Next-day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Foot Locker:

Standard: December 15, 12:00 p.m. CT
Three-Day: December 19, 12:00 p.m. CT
Two-Day: December 21, 12:00 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 12:00 p.m. CT

GameStop:

Free / Value Saver: December 15
Standard: December 19
Two-Day: December 20
Next-Day: December 21

Gap:

Free / Value Saver: December 14
Standard: December 18
Three-Day: December 20
Next-Day: December 22

Hollister:

Standard: December 14
Three-day: December 18
Two-Day: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Home Depot:

Free / Value Saver: December 15
Standard: December 15
Three-day: December 20
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

HP Store:

Standard: December 15
Two-Day: December 21, 10 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 10 p.m. ET

JCPenney:

Standard: December 19
Two-Day: December 21, 12 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. CT

KMart:

Standard: December 22, 4 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 23, 4 p.m. CT

Kohl’s:

Standard: December 15, 1 p.m. CT
Two-Day: December 21, 1 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 1 p.m. CT

L.L. Bean:

Free / Value Saver: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Standard: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Lowe’s:

Standard: December 20, 12 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Macy’s:

Free / Value Saver: December 9, 11:59 p.m. ET
Standard: December 15, 5 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 20, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 21, 5 p.m. ET

Microsoft Store:

Standard: December 14
Three-Day: December 20
Two-Day: December 21

Newegg:

Free / Value Saver: December 12
Standard: December 14
Three-Day: December 18
Two-Day: December 19
Next-Day: December 20

Nike:

Standard: December 19
Two-Day: December 20
Next-Day: December 21

Nordstrom:

Standard: December 15, 12 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 3 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 3 p.m. ET

OfficeMax / Office Depot:

Standard: December 14
Next-Day: December 22

Old Navy:

Free / Value Saver: December 14
Standard: December 18
Three-Day: December 20
Next-Day: December 22

Overstock.com:

Standard: December 19
Three-Day: December 20
Two-Day: December 20

Petco:

Standard: December 18
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

PetSmart:

Standard: December 15
Three-Day: December 20
Two-Day: December 21

QVC.com:

Standard: December 21, 11:59am ET
Two-Day: December 22, 11:59am ET
Next-Day: December 23, 11:59am ET

Sam’s Club:

Free / Value Saver: December 13
Standard: December 17
Three-Day: December 19
Two-day: December 21

Sears:

Standard: December 22, 4 p.m. CT
Next-Day: December 23, 4 p.m. CT

Sephora:

Standard: December 19, 4:30 p.m. ET
Three-Day: December 19, 4:30 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 19, 4:30 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 20, 4:30 p.m. ET

Sharper Image:

Standard: December 18, 4:30 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 4:30 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 4:30 p.m. ET

Starbucks Store:

Standard: December 14
Two-Day: December 21, 11:00 a.m. PT
Next-Day: December 22, 11:00 a.m. PT

Target:

Standard: December 18
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

ThinkGeek:

Standard: December 15
Three-Day: December 20
Nest-Day: December 21

TigerDirect:

Free / Value Saver: December 12
Standard: December 15
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

Toys R Us:

Free / Value Saver: December 13, 5 p.m. ET
Standard: December 18, 5 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 20, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 21, 5 p.m. ET

True Value:

Standard: December 12
Three-Day: December 16
Next-Day: December 19

Urban Outfitters:

Standard: December 14
Two-Day: December 20
Next-Day: December 21

Victoria Secret:

Standard: December 15, 5 p.m. ET
Three-Day: December 20, 5 p.m. ET
Two-Day: December 21, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 5 p.m. ET

Walmart:

Free / Value Saver: December 13
Standard: December 18
Three-Day: December 20
Two-Day: December 21

Williams-Sonoma:

Standard: December 20, 5 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 9 p.m. ET

Zappos:

Standard: December 19
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

Gift Shipping Deadlines

USPS:

Standard Post: December 15
First Class Mail: December 20
Priority Mail: December 21
Priority Mail Express: December 23

FedEx:

Fedex Ground: December 16
Fedex Express Saver: December 20
Fedex 2-Day: December 21
Fedex Overnight: December 22
Fedex SameDay (Standard): December 23
Fedex SameDay (Priority): December 25

UPS:

UPS 3 Day Select: December 19
UPS Second Day Air: December 21
UPS Next Day Air: December 23

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

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