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. 18 (Tue) – Deadline for UPS 3 Day Select shipments (delivery on Dec. 24).
  • Dec. 20 (Thu) – Deadline for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments (delivery on Dec. 24)
  • Dec. 21 (Fri) – Deadline for UPS Next Day Air shipments (delivery on Dec. 24). Packages scheduled for Dec. 22 must be processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery, which is not available to all ZIP codes.
  • Dec. 24 (Mon) – Pickup service available only for Air shipments if prearranged by Dec. 20 (Thu)
  • Dec. 25 (Tue) – 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 (Fri) – Deadline for USPS Retail Ground
  • Dec. 20 (Thu) – Deadline for First Class Mail and Priority Mail shipments. Includes greeting cards
  • Dec. 22 (Sat) – Deadline for Priority Express Mail shipments

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

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

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 10 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx SmartPost shipments (exclusions apply)
  • Dec. 17 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Ground (scheduled pickup) and FedEx Home Delivery shipments
  • Dec. 19 (Wed) – Deadline for FedEx Express Saver shipments
  • Dec. 20 (Thu) – Deadline for FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M. shipments
  • Dec. 21 (Fri) – Deadline for FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight
  • Dec. 24 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Express and select FedEx Ground (depends on location) shipments
  • Dec. 25 (Tue) – 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. 18 (Fri) – Free shipping (5-8 business days)
  • Dec. 18 (Mon) – Standard shipping* (4-5 business days)
  • Dec. 22 (Sat) – Two-Day shipping*
  • Dec. 23 (Sun) – One-day shipping*
  • Dec. 24 (Mon) – Same day delivery* in select areas
  • Dec. 24 (Mon) – 2-hour delivery (Prime only) in select areas

*Free for Amazon Prime members

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Walmart Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Walmart Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 17  – Standard shipping option.
  • Dec. 20 – Two-day eligible shipping option.
  • Dec. 21 – Expedited shipping option.

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Target Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Target Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 20 – Standard shipping option
  • Dec. 21 – Express shipping option (extra fees apply)

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Best Buy Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Best Buy Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 18 – Standard shipping
  • Dec 21 – Express shipping.
  • Dec 24 – Store Pickup
  • Dec 25 – E-Gift Cards purchased at

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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 21 (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 (Thu)- Super Eggsaver shipping.
  • Dec. 14 (Fri) – Large items.
  • Dec 18 (Tue) – Business 3-day shipping.
  • Dec 19 (Wed) – Business 2-day shipping.
  • Dec 20 (Thu) – Business 1-day shipping.

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Lululemon Christmas Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 12 – Free standard shipping (2-7 days)
  • Dec. 19 – FedEx Express $20 shipping (2-3 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 (5 pm local time) – Free Standard two-day shipping.
  • Dec. 21 – Next Day shipping on iPhone (delivered on Dec. 24)
  • Dec. 23 – Two-hour delivery (select locations only).
  • Dec. 24 – In-store pickup (approximately one hour).

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Dell Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Dell Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 17 (3 pm EST) – Standard shipping.
  • Dec. 19 (3 pm EST) – Expedited shipping.
  • Dec. 20 (3 pm EST) – Express shipping.

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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. 21 (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)

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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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