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. 15 (Tue) – Ground shipments
  • Dec. 21 (Mon) – Deadline for UPS 3 Day Select shipments
  • Dec. 22 (Tue) – Deadline for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments Scheduled delivery on Dec. 24 (Tue)
  • Dec. 23 (Wed) – Deadline for UPS Next Day Air shipments
  • Dec. 25 (Fri) – 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. 15 (Wed) – Deadline for USPS Retail Ground*
  • Dec. 17 (Fri) – Deadline for First Class Mail**
  • Dec. 18 (Sat) – Deadline for Priority Mail**
  • Dec. 23 (Thu) – Deadline for Priority Mail Express***

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

* Dec. 2 (Fri) for Alaska, N/A for Hawaii

** Dec 18 (Sat) for Alaska and Dec 17 (Fri) for Hawaii

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

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

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 9 (Thu) – Deadline for FedEx SmartPost shipments (exclusions apply)
  • Dec. 15 (Wed) – Deadline for FedEx Ground (scheduled pickup) and FedEx Home Delivery shipments
  • Dec. 21 (Tue) – Deadline for FedEx Express Saver shipments
  • Dec. 22 (Wed) – Deadline for FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M. shipments
  • Dec. 23 (Thu) – Deadline for FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight
  • Dec. 24 (Fri) – Deadline for all FedEx SameDay shipments (additional Holiday fee is applied)

These dates are for deliveries within the continental U.S. only. For shipments to U.S. territories and international destinations, view the complete list here.

Holiday Shopping Deadlines At Popular Stores

Amazon Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Amazon Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 17 (Fri) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec. 22 (Wed) – Two-Day shipping
  • Dec. 23 (Thu) – One-day shipping
  • Dec. 24 (Fri) – Same day delivery in select areas
  • Dec. 24 (Fri) – 2-hour delivery (Prime only) in select areas

Walmart Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Walmart Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 15 (Wed) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec. 21 (Tue) – Next-day shipping
  • Dec. 22 (Wed)- Two-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. 15 (Wed) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)*
  • Dec 21 (Tue) – 2-Day Shipping*
  • Dec. 23 (Thu) – Express shipping (extra fees apply)

*Free on orders over $35 for Target Circle members or REDCard holders.

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Best Buy Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Best Buy Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 16 (Thu) – Standard shipping (3-5 business days)
  • Dec 21 (Tue) – Express shipping
  • Dec 23 (Thu) – Next Day shipping (orders before 3PM)
  • Dec 24 (Fri) – Store Pickup (select orders only)

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Kohls Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Kohl's Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 19 (Sun) – 2-day delivery (order by 1:00PM CST).
  • Dec 20  (Mon) – 1-day delivery (order by 1:00PM CST).

Your items will arrive by December 24 if your order on these dates.

The following no longer have guaranteed holiday shipping cutoff dates:

  • Standard delivery for all orders
  • Shipments to Alaska or Hawaii
  • APO/FPO deliveries
  • P.O. Box deliveries

Your orders must be placed by these dates so you can arrive by December 24.

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Newegg Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Newegg Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 14 (Mon): Standard ground shipping
  • Dec 21 (Fri): 3-day shipping (select orders)
  • Dec 22 (Mon): 2-day air shipping
  • Dec 23 (Wed): Next-day air shipping

We found these shipping deadlines here.

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Lululemon Christmas Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec 14 (Tue) – All orders containing aerosol products
  • Dec. 19 (Sun) – Free standard shipping via Fedex (3-8 business days)

Products will be shipped 1-2 days after the order has been placed. We found these Lululemon shipping deadlines here.

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Apple Christmas Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 18 (Fri) – Free standard shipping (2-3 business days)*
  • Dec. 22 (Wed) – Next Day shipping for select iPhones
  • Dec. 24 (Fri) – Two-hour $9 delivery (select locations)
  • Dec. 24 (Thu) – In-store pickup (approximately one hour)

We found these Apple shipping details here.

*Orders placed before the cutoff time 5:00PM on Monday-Friday will be shipped in 2 business days. Orders placed after the cutoff time will be delivered in 3 business days.

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Dell Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Dell Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 15 (Tue) – Standard shipping
  • Dec. 18 (Fri) – Expedited shipping
  • Dec. 22 (Tue) – Express shipping

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

We found these Dell shipping deadlines listed here.

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Macy’s Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Macy's Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Dec. 9 (11:59 ET) – Custom rings (standard shipping)
  • Dec. 15 (11:59 PM ET) – Custom rings (express shipping)
  • Dec. 16 (11:59 PM ET) – Gift cards (mail delivery)
  • Dec. 22 (11:59 PM ET) – Standard 2-day shipping (select orders)
  • Dec. 22 (5:00 PM ET) – Premium shipping
  • Dec. 23 (3:00 PM ET) – Express shipping*
  • Dec. 24 (10:00 AM Local) – Same Day Delivery*
  • Dec. 24 (3:00 PM Local) – Buy online for in-store or curbside pickup
  • Dec. 24 (1:00 PM ET) – E-gift cards (email delivery)

* available for select addresses only

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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