The Holidays are nearly upon us, and that means it’s a busy time for everyone. If you’re a holiday shopper who likes to avoid the malls but still scrambles to get their gift orders in at the last minute, print out this list and make sure you don’t miss any important online holiday shopping deadlines this year.

We’ve included the holiday shopping deadlines for the three major U.S. shipping carriers (UPS, USPS, and FedEx), as well as for 10 of the most popular online shopping destinations for American shoppers. If you want to have your order before Christmas, take note of these dates.

Holiday Shopping Deadlines At Major Shipping Carriers

UPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines (within the U.S.)

UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 13 (Fri) – Ground shipments
  • Dec. 19 (Thu) – Deadline for UPS 3 Day Select shipments. Scheduled delivery on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Deadline for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments. Scheduled delivery on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 23 (Mon) – Deadline for UPS Next Day Air shipments, and delivery is scheduled on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 24 (Tue) – Pickup service available only for Air shipments if prearranged by Dec. 19 (Thu).
  • Dec. 25 (Wed) – No pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical services available.

For international customers, click here for more information.

USPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines (within the U.S.)

USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 14 (Sat) – Deadline for USPS Retail Ground
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Deadline for First Class Mail*
  • Dec. 21 (Sat) – Deadline for Priority Mail** shipments
  • Dec. 23 (Mon) – Deadline for Priority Mail Express*** shipments

For international and military customers, click here for more details.

* Dec. 18 (Wed) for Alaska, Dec. 19 (Thu) for Hawaii

** Dec. 19 (Thu) for Hawaii and Alaska

*** Dec 21 (Sat) for Hawaii and Alaska

FedEx Christmas Shipping Deadlines (within the U.S.)

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 9 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx SmartPost shipments (exclusions apply)
  • Dec 16 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Ground (scheduled pickup) and FedEx Home Delivery shipments
  • Dec 19 (Thu) – Deadline for FedEx Express Saver shipments
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Deadline for FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M. shipments
  • Dec 23 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight
  • Dec. 25 (Wed) – Deadline for all FedEx SameDay shipments (additional Holiday fee is applied)

These dates are for deliveries within the continental U.S. only. For deliveries from U.S. to other destinations, check here.

Holiday Shopping Deadlines At Popular Stores

Amazon Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Amazon Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 14 (Sat) – Free shipping (5-8 business days)*
  • Dec. 18 (Wed) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec. 22 (Sun) – Two-Day shipping
  • Dec. 23 (Mon) – One-day shipping
  • Dec. 24 (Tue) – Same day delivery in select areas
  • Dec. 24 (Mon) – 2-hour delivery (Prime only) in select areas

*Available for select orders over $25.

We found these Amazon shipping dates listed here. Amazon Prime members qualify for free shipping on all orders, with no minimum purchase requirement.

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Walmart Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Walmart Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 17 (Tue) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec. 20 (Fri)- Two-day shipping*
  • Dec. 23 (Sat) – Next-day shipping

*Not available for orders to Hawaii and Alaska.

We found these Walmart shipping dates listed here.

Shipping is free on orders over $35. No membership is required.

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Target Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Target Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 17 (Tue) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)*
  • Dec 20 (Fri) – 2-Day Shipping*
  • Dec. 23 (Mon) – Express shipping (extra fees apply)

*Free on orders over $35 for REDCard members.

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Best Buy Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Best Buy Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 17 (Tue) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec 20 (Fri) – Express shipping
  • Dec 23 (Mon) – Next Day shipping (orders before 3PM)
  • Dec 24 (Wed) – Store Pickup (select orders only)

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Kohls Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Kohl's Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 17 (order by 11 pm CST) – Standard delivery.
  • Dec 20 (order by 2 pm CST) – 2-day delivery.
  • Dec 23 (order by 1 pm CST) – 1-day delivery.
  • Alaska/Hawaii, APO/FPO delivery, and P.O. Box deliveries are no longer guaranteed.

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Newegg Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Newegg Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 13 (Fri)- Super Eggsaver shipping
  • Dec 19 (Thu) – Business 3-day shipping
  • Dec 20 (Fri) – Business 2-day shipping
  • Dec 23 (Mon) – Business 1-day shipping

We found these Newegg shipping deadlines listed here.

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Lululemon Christmas Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 12 – Free standard shipping (2-7 business days)
  • Dec. 19 – FedEx Express $20 shipping (2-3 business days)
  • Dec. 21 – Automatic upgrade to free shipping and returns by 7PM CST (arrives on Dec. 24)

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Apple Christmas Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 20 (5PM local time) – Free Standard two-day shipping.
  • Dec. 23 – Next Day shipping on iPhone
  • Dec. 23 – Two-hour $9 delivery (select locations only).
  • Dec. 24 – In-store pickup (approximately one hour).

We found these Apple shipping details here.

Dell Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Dell Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 9 (Mon) – Standard shipping for 70″ TVs and Monitors. Arrives on Dec. 23 (Mon)
  • Dec. 12 (Mon) – Standard shipping for 55″-69″ TVs and Monitors. Arrives on Dec. 23 (Mon)
  • Dec. 16 (Mon) – Standard shipping
  • Dec. 19 (Thu) – Expedited shipping
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Express shipping

All orders must be processed by 3:00PM EST. Expedited and Express shipping options are not available for Alaska and Hawaii.

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Macy’s Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Macy's Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 20 (5 pm ET) – Standard 2-day shipping (select orders)
  • Dec. 20 (5 pm ET) – Premium shipping
  • Dec. 23 (12 pm ET) – Express shipping.
  • Dec. 24 (10 am Local) – Same Day Delivery (select locations)
  • Dec. 24 (12 pm Local) – Online purchase, store pickup
  • Dec. 24 (1 pm ET) – E-gift cards (email delivery)

We found these Macy’s shipping deadlines listed here.

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Other Christmas Shipping Cutoff Lists

For shipping deadlines at even more popular stores, check out the lists below:


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