All the Stores with Free Shipping During the 2016 Holiday Season

By on November 21, 2016

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Want to find out which stores are offering free shipping for the holiday shopping season? We can help. We’ve compiled a master list of free shipping stores that will be updated constantly through November, Black Friday and beyond.

Stores Offering Free Shipping, No Minimum Purchase Required

These retailers will be offering free shipping for a temporary promotional period this holiday season or simply offer free shipping all the time.

We have detailed the promotion times below as well as the policy on online returns and the average shipping speed.

[table caption=”Best Free Shipping Deals” width=”620″ colwidth=”25|25|25|25″ colalign=”center|center|center|center”]
Store,Promotion Dates, Free Returns?,Shipping Speed

 

Apple.com,All Year Round,Yes,2 business days
Ashford.com,All Year Round,No,3 to 6 business days
Barney’s,All Year Round,Yes,3 to 6 business days
Best Buy,October 23 to December 24,In-Store Only,3 to 7 business days
Blue Nile,All Year Round,No – $9.00,Fedex Ground

Dell.com,All Year Round,No,3 to 5 business days
Dick’s Sporting Goods,All Year Round,No,3 to 6 business days
Kate Spade,All Year Round,Yes, 3 to 6 business days
L.L. Bean,All Year Round,No – $6.50,2 to 5 business days
Linens & Things,All Year Round,No,3 to 6 business days
Microsoft Store,All Year Round,No,3 to 7 business days
Musician’s Friend,All Year Round,No,3 to 5 business days
Neiman Marcus,All Year Round,Yes,3 to 6 business days
Nordstrom,All Year Round,Yes,3 to 6 business days
ShopBop,All Year Round,Yes,3 business days
Target,October 25 to January 1,Yes,3 to 5 business days
Zappos.com,All Year Round,Yes,4 to 5 business days

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Stores Offering Free Shipping (Minimum Purchase Required)

These retailers will be offering free shipping during the 2016 holiday season, but will require a minimum purchase amount to qualify.

We have detailed the minimum purchase amount below as well as the cost for shipping under the minimum and the average free shipping speed.

[table caption=”Best Minimum Purchase Options” width=”620″ colwidth=”25|25|25|25″ colalign=”center|center|center|center”]
Store,Minimum Purchase?, Cost When Under Minimum?,Shipping Speed

 

6pm.com,$50 or more,Starts at $4.95,4 to 5 business days

Advance Auto Parts,$75 or more,Depends on Item(s),3 to 4 business days
Amazon,$49 or more,Depends on Item(s),4 to 5 business days

American Eagle,$50 or more,Starts at $7,3 to 7 business days

Banana Republic,$50 or more,Starts at $7,7 to 9 business days
Barnes & Noble,$25 or more,Depends on Item(s),5 to 7 business days
Bed Bath & Beyond,$49 or more,Starts at $7.99,3 to 7 business days

Belk,$99 or more,Starts at $9.50,4 to 7 business days
Container Store,$75 or more,Starts at $8.95,5 to 6 business days
Finish Line,$100 or more,Starts at $6.99,6 to 9 business days

Forever 21,$50 or more,Starts at $5.95,4 to 9 business days
Frys.com,$34 or more,Starts at $1.99,3 to 5 business days
Gap,$50 or more,Starts at $7,7 to 9 business days
Groupon Goods,$35 or more,Depends on Item(s),3 to 9 business days
Guitar Center,$25 or more,Depends on Item(s),4 to 5 business days

Hallmark,$50 or more,Starts at $6.99,4 to 7 business days
Home Depot,$45 or more,Depends on Item(s),3 to 5 business days

J.Crew,$150 or more,Starts at $5,6 to 8 business days
JCPenney,$99 or more,Starts at $8.95,4 to 7 business days
Kohls,$75 or More,Starts at $8.95,3 to 6 business days

LEGO.com,$75 or more,Starts at $4.95,3 to 8 business days
Lowes,$49 or more,Depends on Item(s),1 to 3 business days

LuLu’s,$50 or more,Starts at $5,7 to 10 business days
Macy’s,$99 or more,Starts at $9.95,3 to 6 business days
Nike.com,$150 or more,Starts at $8,2 to 4 business days
Office Depot / OfficeMax,$35 or more,Starts at $9.95,1 to 5 business days
Old Navy,$50 or more,Starts at $7,7 to 9 business days
Overstock.com,$50 or more,Starts at $2.95,3 to 5 business days
PetSmart,$49 or more,Depends on Item(s),3 to 6 business days

REI,$50 or more,Starts at $5.99,5 to 8 business days
Sears,$49 or more,Starts at $6.80,5 to 7 business days
Staples,$49.99 or more,Depends on Item(s),1 to 5 business days
Toys R Us,$19 or more,Starts at $5.99,6 to 9 days

Walgreens,$35 or more,Starts at 5.99,1 to 3 business days
Walmart,$50 or more,Starts at $4.97,6 to 9 business days

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Stores That Offer Free In-Store Pickup

These retailers will be offering free in-store pickup during the 2016 holiday season, no minimum purchase amount.

We have detailed the stores below as well as the length of time the order takes to prep (if in stock) and how long the store will hold it.

[table caption=”In-Store Pickup Details” width=”620″ colwidth=”33|33|34″ colalign=”center|center|center”]
Store,Order Wait Time,Length of Hold Time

Ace Hardware,Same day,5 days
Advance Auto,Within 30 minutes,7 days
Apple Store,Within 1 hour,5 days
AT&T,Same Day,3 Days
AutoZone,Within 2 hours,n/a
Barnes & Noble,Same day,3 days
Bed Bath & Beyond,Within 3 hours,2 days
Best Buy,Same day,8 days
Bloomingdale’s,Same Day by 3 p.m.,7 days
Cabela’s,5 to 8 business days,21 days
CVS,Within 1 hour,2 days
Dick’s Sporting Goods,Within 4 hours,2 days
Dollar Tree,Same day,6 days
Finish Line,Within 2 hours, 7 Days
Fry’s Electronics,Same day,3 days
GameStop,Within 2 hours,End of business day
Gap,Within 1 hour,One business day

Hallmark,Within 3 hours,7 days
Home Depot,Within 2 hours,n/a
JCPenney,Same day,10 days
KMart,Same day,2 days
Kohls,Within 4 hours,7 days
Lowes,Same day,4 days
Macy’s,Same Day by 3 p.m.,7 days
New York & Company,Same day,5 days
Nordstrom,Within 1 hour,n/a
Office Depot,Within 1 hour,2 Days
Old Navy,Within 1 hour,One business day
PetSmart,Within 2 hours,5 Days
Sears,Same day,2 days
Staples,Within 2 hours,5 Days
Target,Within 4 hours,2 days
Things Remembered,Within 4 hours,n/a
Toys R Us,Within 1 hour,5 days
Verizon,Within 30 minutes,4 days
Walgreens,Within 1 hour,2 days
Walmart,Within 4 hours,7 days

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Stores That Offer Free Shipping with Membership

These retailers offer free shipping, usually expedited for the premium programs, as well as other perks.

We have detailed the cashback / rewards as well as other perks and the cost to join.

[table caption=”Best Membership Deals” width=”620″ colwidth=”25|25|25|25″ colalign=”center|center|center|center”]
Store,Cashback / Rewards?,Other Perks?,Cost?

Amazon Prime,5% with Amazon Store Card,Prime Instant Video – Prime Music,$99 / year
Bloomingdale’s Loyallist,$25 Card for every 5000 points,Double / Triple / Power points,Free to join
Columbia Sportswear,10 Points for every $1 spent,Exclusive discounts,Free to join
Men’s Wearhouse,$50 for every $500 spent,$30 off tuxedo rentals,Free to join
Newegg Premier,None,Family Sharing – Rush Processing,$50 / year
Nike.com Nike+,n/a,n/a,Free to join
OverStock.com (Club O),5% in Rewards,Exclusive discounts,$20 / year
Shoprunner (100+ retailers),Coupon Discounts,Free return shipping – exclusive deals,$80 / year
Staples Rewards,Up to 5% back,$2 back per recycled ink cart,Free to join
Target (Redcard),5% off,30 extra days for returns,Free to join
WalMart ShippingPass,None,None,$49 / year

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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!

5 Comments

  1. rheapjoy

    November 30, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Ok this was very helpful! I need some items from Dollar tree and if its possible to order online first and go pick it up well thats awesome!

  2. Chase

    November 25, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Great list, wish I had seen this before. Thanks.

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  5. Eileen Deliz

    November 22, 2015 at 9:11 am

    This could be the most helpful ($) list you have printed.

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