Cutoff dates for online holiday shopping are quickly approaching.  If you still need to purchase gifts, don’t worry, you still have some time but you must act fast!  (All times shown in Pacific Time unless otherwise noted.)

*Also check out our post Holiday Shipping Deadlines for USPS, FEDEX, and UPS cutoff dates.*

Adorama

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 17 UPS Standard (order by 5:00pm)
December 19 UPS 3-Day (order by 5:00pm)
December 20 UPS 2-Day (order by 11:00am)
December 23 UPS Next Day (order by 11:00am)

 

Amazon

For the cutoff dates below, the items purchased must be shipped or fulfilled by Amazon.

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 17 Free Shipping (non-Prime)
December 18 Standard Shipping
December 21 2-Day Shipping
December 23 1-Day Shipping
December 24 Local Express Delivery (where available)

 

Apple

IPad Mini with Retina Display and iPad Air require earlier deadlines than other Apple products.  Orders need to be in by midnight on the cutoff date to guarantee delivery by December 24.  These dates are for “non-engraved” and “non-customized” products.

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 16 Standard Shipping (iPad Mini w/Retina and iPad Air)
December 18 Standard Shipping (All Macs, iPhones, iPods, iPad Mini, iPad 2, and Apple TV )
December 18 Next day shipping (iPad Mini w/Retina and iPad Air)
December 22 Next day shipping (All Macs, iPhones, iPods, iPad Mini, iPad 2, and Apple TV)

 

Barnes & Noble

If ordering a Nook from Barnes & Noble, select these shipping options to receive it by December 24.

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 16 Free Standard Shipping (by 8:00am)
December 19 Free Express Shipping (by 8:00am)
December 23 Free Expedited Shipping (by 8:00am)

 

Best Buy

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 20 Standard Shipping (before 12:00pm)
December 21 Expedited Shipping (before 10:00am)
December 22 Express Shipping (before 10:00am)
December 24 Store Pickup Orders (before 4:00pm local time)

 

B&H Photo and Video

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 18 Priority Mail (by 4:00am)
December 19 All Other Non-Expedited Shipping (Check site for times)
December 20 2-Day Shipping (by 1:00pm)
December 23 Next Day Shipping (by 1:00pm)

 

Newegg

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 16 Super Egg Saver (ordered/verified by 12:00pm local time)
December 19 3 Business Day (ordered/verified by 12:00pm local time)
December 21 2 Business Day (ordered/verified by 9:00am local time)
December 23 Next Business Day (ordered/verified by 12:00pm local time)

 

Target

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 19 Seasonal Shipping (ordered by 8:59pm)

 

Walmart

Cutoff Date Shipping option to receive by December 24
December 19 Free Shipping
December 20 Expedited Shipping
December 22 Rush Shipping

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