Don't Panic: Expect Last-Minute Shipping Deals til December 23

Worried that you'll miss this year's holiday shipping deadlines? Don't panic! Based on last year's deals, we've compiled a list of merchants that should offer free or discounted last-minute shipping with guaranteed Christmas Eve delivery. We expect this year's offers to be as good or better. It's just a way to tell you that you can procrastinate and still avoid last-minute shipping fees.

Free shipping deals for Tuesday, December 23
Holding out for some last-minute holiday sales? Based on last year's offers, these stores should offer free upgrades or complete free shipping on Tuesday, December 23:

Stores marked with an asterisk (*) had completely free shipping on all items.

Free shipping deals for Monday, December 22
Based on last year's deals, these merchants should have free delivery upgrades or complete free shipping on Monday, December 22.

To our knowledge, stores not on these lists — such as, Target, and Walmart — didn't offer last-minute shipping deals last year. However, for, consider Amazon Prime. This optional service offers free unlimited two-day shipping with overnight shipping upgrades of only $3.99. Amazon Prime is currently on sale for $59/year with a free one month trial (yes, you cancel your trial before it's up).

If you're shopping for large items such as TVs or furniture, we recommend making your purchases as soon as possible. For smaller purchases like clothes, movies, most other electronics, toys, and kitchen appliances, there will be plenty of shipping deals available. Check our shipping deadlines time table for continuous updates on last-minute shipping deadlines.

Running out of gift ideas? Browse through our holiday gift guide for the best deals on gadgets, toys, and more.

DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).


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