Not only has free shipping been readily available to online shoppers this holiday season, the deadlines for placing an order shipped for free in time for Christmas have never been closer to the holiday itself. While most stores cut off such free shipping offers earlier this week, several e-retailers are still floating promotions featuring overnight or two-day delivery that’s free—and, most importantly, is guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve.
There is still time for online shoppers to score free shipping on gifts that can be handed over on Christmas Day, but even the worst procrastinators must know that time is seriously running out. In most cases, the late-late deadline for such free shipping deals is Thursday, December 22, but cutoffs vary from site to site. So do the requirements that must be met in order to get free shipping—in many cases, free expedited shipping is only granted to customers who hit a minimum-purchase threshold.
Here are some retailers that still have free shipping deals, guaranteed to arrive by Christmas:
Adorama: All sorts of digital cameras and camcorders from manufacturers such as Canon, Olympus, and Pentax come with free overnight shipping, so long as orders are placed by December 22.
Amazon: Free overnight shipping is available on dozens of electronics, video games, jewelry, and other select gift items, but only if orders are placed by midnight on December 21. Also, all Amazon Kindles come with free two-day shipping—also guaranteed to arrive by December 24—if purchased by 8 p.m. on December 21.
Aveda: Lotions, skin care products, and many gift items come with free overnight shipping if purchased by 11 a.m. on December 22.
Blue Nile: The jewelry specialist offers free FedEx shipping guaranteed to arrive by Saturday, December 24, for all orders placed as late as 7 p.m. the day before (Friday, December 23).
Garnet Hill: All orders placed by 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, get an upgrade for free shipping guaranteed to arrive by December 24.
MacMall: Orders of Apple products and other electronics come with free overnight shipping, provided two stipulations are met: The purchase has to be over $299, and the cutoff time is 9 p.m. EST (6 p.m. Pacific) on Thursday, December 22.
Macy’s: Spend at least $99, and place your order by midnight on December 21 for free delivery that’ll arrive by Christmas Eve.
NorthFace: Overnight shipping is free for orders of $100 or more, if purchases are made by noon on December 22.
6pm.com: Free shipping for orders of $50 or more placed by noon on Thursday, December 22.
Zappos: Standard shipping is always free from Zappos, as are returns. Thanks to a holiday season special offer, place an order by 1 p.m. on Friday, December 23, and overnight shipping is free—and guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas morning.