2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 80+ Major Retailers

By on December 14, 2020
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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 Monday, December 14th. Shipments will be guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. Also, be aware that many retailers will launch free one or two day shipping promotions as we get closer to Christmas.

Gift Shipping Deadlines

USPS:

First Class Mail: December 18
Priority Mail: December 19
Priority Mail Express: December 23

FedEx:

Fedex Ground: December 15
Fedex Express Saver: December 21
Fedex 2-Day: December 22
Fedex Overnight: December 23

UPS:

UPS 3 Day Select: December 21
UPS Second Day Air: December 22
UPS Next Day Air: December 23

Retailer shipping deadlines from A to Z

6pm:

Standard: December 17, 4 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 21, 2 p.m. ET

Abercrombie & Fitch:

Standard: December 14, 12 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. ET

Academy Sports:

Standard: December 15, 2pm CT

Acer:

FedEx Ground: December 15
FedEx Two-Day: December 22
FedEx Priority: December 23

adidas:

Standard: December 15, 12 p.m. ET

Adorama:

Standard: December 16, 6 p.m. ET
UPS 3-Day: December 21, 6 p.m. ET
UPS 2-Day: December 22, 6 p.m. ET
UPS Next Day: December 23, 6 p.m. ET

Amazon:

Standard: December 14
Two-Day: December 22
One-Day, select cities: December 23
Same-Day, select cities: December 24, 9:30 a.m. local time
Two-Hour Delivery, select cities: 9:45 p.m. local time

Apple:

Two-Day: December 15, 3 p.m. ET
Next-Day: December 18, 3 p.m. ET

AT&T:

Standard: December 15

Backcountry.com:

Economy: December 14, 5 p.m. ET
Standard: December 16, 7 p.m. ET
2-Day: December 21, 7 p.m. ET
Next Day: December 22, 5 p.m. ET

Banana Republic:

Standard/Free on $50: December 20, 9 p.m. PT
1-Day: December 22, 12 p.m. PT

Barnes & Noble: (non-members)

Standard: December 16, 11:59 a.m. ET
Expedited: December 22, 11:59 a.m. ET

Bed Bath & Beyond:

Standard: December 14
Expedited: December 21
Express: December 23

Best Buy:

Standard: December 21, 10:30 a.m. CT
Same-Day Delivery (in select areas): December 24, noon local time

Bloomingdales:

Standard: December 18, 11:59 p.m. ET
Express: December 24, 1 p.m. ET

Bowflex:

Standard: December 15, 11:59 p.m. PT

Brookstone:

Ground: December 15: 1 p.m. ET

BuyDig:

Free: December 17, 6 p.m. ET
2 Day: December 22, 6 p.m. ET
Overnight: December 23, 6 p.m. ET

Cabela’s

Standard: December 16, 4 pm ET
Overnight: December 22, 4 pm ET

Canon:

Standard: December 15
Expedited (2-Day): December 22
Express (1-Day): December 23

Cole Haan:

UPS Ground: December 13, 1 pm
UPS Overnight: December 23

Columbia:

UPS Ground: December 14, 10 p.m. PT
UPS 2 Day Air: December 18, 10 p.m. PT
UPS Overnight: December 21, 10 p.m. PT

Cost Plus World Market:

Ground: December 13
2nd Day: December 18
Overnight: December 21

Dell:

Standard: December 22, 2pm ET
Express: December 23, 3pm ET

Dick’s Sporting Goods:

Standard: December 16
Expedited: December 20
Express: December 21

Disney Store:

Standard: December 12
2-Day Express: December 21

eBay:

Depends on Seller: Please refer to holiday shipping deadlines for USPS, UPS and Fedex above.

Eddie Bauer:

Standard: December 15
Next-day: December 23, 12 pm ET

Finish Line:

Economy: December 17, 11:59 p.m. ET
Ground: December 18, 11:59 p.m. ET
Rush: December 22, 11:59 p.m. ET
Express: December 23, 11:59 p.m. ET

Foot Locker:

Standard: December 17, 11:59 p.m. CT
Two-Day: December 21, 10:59 a.m. CT
Next-Day: December 22, 10:59 a.m. CT

Fry’s Electronics:

Ground: December 15, 6 p.m. ET
2nd Day: December 21, 6 p.m. ET
Overnight: December 22, 6 p.m. ET

GameStop:

Free / Value Saver: December 11
Express: December 24

Gap:

Standard/Free on $50: December 20
1-Day: December 22

Google Store:

Standard: December 14
Priority: December 21
Expedited: December 23

Guitar Center:

Standard Ground: December 18, 12 pm ET
2-Day Air: December 22
Next-Day Air: December 23

High Sierra:

Standard: December 17
Expedited: December 21
Priority: December 22

Hollister:

Standard: December 14
Two-day: December 21, 12pm ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 pm ET

Home Depot:

Standard: December 16
Next-Day: December 23

HP Store:

Standard: December 16
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

JCPenney:

Standard: December 17
Next-Day: December 23

J.Crew:

Standard: December 12
Overnight: December 22

Kmart:

Free: December 16, 4p CT
Standard: December 18, 4pm CT
Premium: December 20, 4p CT

Kohl’s:

Standard: December 14
Two-Day: December 20, 1pm CT
Next-Day: December 21, 1pm CT

Lands’ End:

Standard: December 15
Express Delivery: December 18

LEGO:

Express Saver: December 22, noon ET

Levi’s:

Ground: December 15, 1 pm PT
2-Day: December 21, 10 am PT
Overnight: December 22, 10 am PT

L.L. Bean:

Free / Value Saver: December 19, midnight ET

Lowe’s:

Standard: December 18, 12pm ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 pm ET

Macy’s:

Standard: December 18, 11:59 p.m. ET
Express: December 21, 12 p.m. ET
Same-Day: December 24, 10 a.m. ET

Microsoft Store:

Expedited: December 18
Express: December 21

Michael’s

Standard: December 13
Priority 2-Day: December 18
Same-Day: December 24

Mountain Hardwear:

Ground: December 14, 10 p.m. PT
Expedited: December 20, 10 p.m. PT
Rush: December 21, 10 p.m. PT

Musician’s Friend:

Ground: December 18

Newegg:

3 Business Day: December 18
2 Business Day: December 21
1 Business Day: December 22

Nike:

Standard: December 15, 2pm PT
Two-Day: December 21, 9 pm PT
Nest-Day: December 22, 1 pm PT

Nordstrom:

Standard: (qualifying items): December 16

Nordstrom Rack:

Standard: December 16
Two-Business Day: December 20
Next Business Day: December 21

OfficeMax / Office Depot:

Ground: December 18
Next-Day: December 23, 5pm ET

Old Navy:

Standard: December 20
Expedited: December 22, 12 pm PT

Overstock.com:

Standard: December 15, 10 am MT
Two-Day: December 22, 9 am MT

Patagonia:

Standard: December 16
2-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 23, 3am ET

Petco:

Standard: December 18, 12 pm PT
Two-Day: December 21, 12 pm PT

PetSmart:

Standard: December 18
Two-Day: December 21, 12 pm ET
Next-Day: December 22, 12 pm ET

Pottery Barn:

Standard: December 18
Next Day: December 23, 6 pm PT

QVC.com:

No Extra Charge (some items excluded): December 20
Express (some items excluded): December 21, midnight ET

REI:

Standard: December 17, 11:59 pm PT

Roku:

USPS Priority: December 19

Sam’s Club:

Standard: December 16
Express: December 21

Samsung:

Standard: December 18
Expedited: December 23

Sephora:

Standard: December 21
Next-Day: December 23

Sharper Image:

Standard: December 17
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

Sierra Trading Post:

Standard/UPS Ground: December 11, 11:59 MT

Target:

Standard: December 21

TigerDirect:

Standard: December 17
Two-Day: December 21
Next-Day: December 22

Timberland:

Standard: December 18

T.J.Maxx:

Standard: December 9
Express: December 18
Expedited: December 21

True Value:

Standard: December 16

Urban Outfitters:

Standard: December 18, 8 am ET
Express: December 20, 8 am ET

Victoria’s Secret:

Standard Delivery: December 18
2nd Business Day Express: December 22, 5 pm ET
Next Business Day Express: December 23

Walmart:

Standard: December 21

Williams-Sonoma:

Standard: December 18
Next-Day: December 22

Zales:

UPS 2nd Day Air: December 18, 12 pm ET

Zappos:

Standard: December 23, 4pm PT

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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