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These Stores Upgrade Your Shipping for Free for Christmas

If you still have a few gift purchases to make before Christmas, then these stores will upgrade your shipping in time to make it under the tree.
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It's hard to believe, but Christmas is only days away. If that thought sends you into a frenzied panic, have no fear! While you're wrapping gifts, these retailers are spreading the holiday spirit in the form of expedited shipping, ensuring that your last-minute buys make it under the tree.

SEE ALSO: Christmas Shipping Deadlines for 2017: Make Sure It Arrives in Time!

While some retailers are going all out and offering faster shipping that's totally free, others will require a minimum purchase amount. Check out all the details you need to know below.

Not worried about bagging free shipping? Be sure to check out the list of absolute cutoff dates in our complete guide to Christmas delivery deadlines.

Stores That Upgrade Your Shipping for Christmas

  • Allen Edmonds: Gift dapper looks in time for Christmas from this men's shoemaker. Place your order by noon ET on December 19 to receive free 2-day shipping on orders over $50.

  • Amazon: Prime members are accustomed to receiving free 2-day shipping, even if there have been a few hiccups lately. The absolute last day to order in time for Christmas is December 22. Amazon is also once again offering free 1-day shipping in select cities for Prime members, but orders must be placed by December 23. Same-day delivery is also offered in select cities, but shoppers must order by 9:30 am local time on December 24 to receive it by Christmas.

  • Backcountry: Outdoor enthusiasts (or just those shopping for them) can score free 2-day shipping on orders of $50 or more. Ensure your gift arrives on time by ordering no later than 7 pm ET on December 20.

  • Best Buy: Bag free shipping on tons of items and receive them by December 22. Be sure to order by 11:30 am ET on December 20.

  • Coach: Purchase designer goods from this retailer that specializes in leather items. Order by noon ET on December 21 to receive your gifts by Christmas Eve in the continental US.

  • Harman Audio: Audiophiles can order new gear and bag free second-day air shipping on all orders, regardless of the amount spent. Be sure to order by 6:30 pm ET on December 20, and select "free 2nd day air" as the shipping method to take advantage of this offer.

  • Neiman Marcus: Once again, this designer retailer is offering free rush shipping. Order by 1 pm ET on December 20 and apply the coupon code "NMRUSH".

  • The North Face: Bag free overnight shipping on orders over $99 and have them under your tree in time for Christmas. Place your order by December 21 at 11:00 am ET.

  • Patagonia: Although it recommends choosing slower shipping methods to reduce the environmental impact, this retailer still offers the option for you to receive your purchases by Christmas Eve. Place your order by 3 pm ET on December 20 for free 2-day shipping on orders over $75.

  • Target: There's still time to stock up on cheery items from this major retailer. Order by 12:59 am ET on December 21 to receive free delivery by December 23. (Choose "free holiday shipping" at checkout.)

  • Victoria's Secret: Whether you prefer comfy cotton or luxe lace, you can bag free 2-day shipping on orders of $125 or more via the coupon code "SHIP2DAY". Orders must be placed by 5 pm ET on December 20.

  • Zales: Purchase $49 or more of sparkly gifts, and receive a free upgrade to UPS Next Day Air Saver shipping when you order by 6 pm ET on December 21. You can also receive a free upgrade to Saturday Delivery where available when you order by 6 pm ET on December 22.

Readers, are you done with your holiday shopping? Have you scored any awesome shipping upgrades? Let us know in the comments below.


Staff Writer

Julie joined DealNews in 2015, after many years of becoming well-versed in technology issues as a communications professional for a software company. She first entered journalism in college, reporting on issues facing frugal students for CollegeCandy.com. Julie lives in DealNews' hometown of Huntsville, AL.
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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