Christmas Shipping Deadlines for 2018: Get Gifts Under the Tree in Time!

Order by these cutoff dates, so you can ensure your presents arrive by the holiday and avoid last-minute shipping fees.
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Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Whether you've wrapped all your holiday gifts or haven't even started shopping yet, you'll want to avoid the stress of a last-minute mall stop. But remember to save your wallet from last-minute shipping fees, too! Check out our list of cutoff dates for Christmas delivery, so you can be sure your present arrives by the holiday without costing a fortune.

SEE ALSO: Is 'Green Monday' REALLY the Last Day You Can Order Online for Christmas?

Below, we've gathered Christmas shipping deadlines for the season's most popular retailers. Please keep in mind that all the times listed are in Eastern time. Additionally, in most cases stores will use "business days" when calculating holiday arrival times.

NOTE: Store names marked with an asterisk (*) feature estimated dates that are not yet confirmed.

Carrier Shipping Deadlines

Store Standard Shipping
FedEx 12/17 (FedEx Ground)
12/19 (FedEx Express Saver)
UPS 12/18 (UPS 3 Day Select)
12/20 (UPS 2nd Day Air)
12/21 (UPS Next Day Air)
USPS 12/14 (USPS Retail Ground)

Retailer Shipping Deadlines

Store Standard Shipping
Abercrombie & Fitch 12/12 at 11:59 pm
Adorama 12/13 at 4 pm (Super Saver)
Aeropostale 12/19 at 11:59 pm
Allen Edmonds 12/20 at noon (free 2-day shipping on $150)
*Amazon 12/14 at 11:59 pm
American Eagle Outfitters 12/20 at 6 am
*Athleta 12/12 (free shipping on $50)
Backcountry 12/16 at 7 pm (free 2-day shipping on $50)
*Banana Republic 12/12 (free shipping on $50)
*Barneys 12/16 at 11:59 pm
*Bath & Body Works 12/15 ($5.99 standard shipping)
BCBG 12/14
*Bed Bath & Beyond 12/18 at 11:59 pm (free shipping on $39)
*Best Buy 12/20 at 11:30 am
*Bloomingdale's 12/20 at 5 pm
The Body Shop Ground shipping cutoffs:
12/11
12/12
12/15
12/16
See state specifics here
Brooks Brothers 12/17 at noon
*The Children's Place 12/15 at 11:59 pm
Coach 12/21 at noon
Cole Haan 12/17 (free ground shipping)
Columbia 12/15 at 1 am
Converse 12/16 at 5 pm
Crate & Barrel 12/19 at 5 pm
*Duluth Trading 12/18 at 12:59 am
*Eddie Bauer 12/21 at 2:59 am
*Express 12/17 at 11:59 pm
*Fanatics 12/15 at 2:59 am
Figi's 12/16 at 9 pm
*Finish Line 12/14 at 11:59 pm (economy)
12/17 at 11:59 pm (ground)
*Foot Locker 12/17
GameStop 12/13 (Value, Saver)
12/16 (ground)
*Gap 12/12 (free shipping on $50)
*Guess 12/14 at 5 pm
Hollister 12/12 at 11:59 pm
*JCPenney 12/17
*Kohl's 12/18 at 11:59 pm
L.L.Bean 12/21 at noon
*Lands' End 12/19 at 11:59 pm
*LEGO Shop 12/10 at noon
*Levi's 12/18 at 10 pm
Macy's 12/20 at 5 pm (free shipping on $99)
Madewell 12/16 at 9 pm (Alaska and Hawaii)
12/19 at 11:59 pm (continental U.S.)
*Mikasa 12/17 at 11:59 pm
ModCloth 12/13 (Savvy Saver)
12/16 (ground)
*Neiman Marcus 12/18 at 1 pm
Nordstrom 12/19 at noon (free standard shipping)
*The North Face 12/15 at 2:59 am (3-day)
*Old Navy 12/12 (free shipping on $50)
Origins 12/19 at 3 pm (free standard shipping)
Patagonia 12/6 at 3 pm (free shipping)
12/10 at 3 pm
*Petco 12/17 at 11:59 pm
PUMA 12/14
Ralph Lauren 12/13 at 11:59 pm (economy)
*REI 12/16
shopDisney 12/18 at 2:59 am
Sierra Trading Post 12/19 at 1:59 am
Soma 12/16 at noon
*Target 12/16 (free standard shipping)
*ThinkGeek 12/14 at 5 pm
*Under Armour 12/18 at 5 pm (free standard shipping on $60)
Vera Bradley 12/10 at 11:59 pm (economy)
12/16 at 11:59 pm (standard)
*Victoria's Secret 12/16 at 5 pm
Vistaprint 12/12 at 8 pm (economy)
12/17 at 8 pm (standard)
*Walmart 12/19
West Elm 12/20 at 2:59 am (standard UPS)
Williams-Sonoma 12/20 at 3 am
*Yankee Candle 12/12 (economy, free shipping on $100)
12/14 (standard)
*Zales 12/18 at 11:59 pm

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