Free Shipping Day and Retail Holiday Shipping Deadlines



national-free-shipping-dayClearly shopping “click” instead of “brick” has taken over this year. Online shopping went through the roof from Thanksgiving through Cyber week, and it looks like only holiday shipping deadlines will slow things down.

Naturally, consumers can always depend on Free Shipping Day, the one-day event on Dec. 16 when they can shop from more than 2,000 merchants with delivery by Christmas Eve. Other stores offer extended deadlines, however. put together a comprehensive list of 170 merchant holiday deadlines, including dates for standard and express shipping as well as the date offering the fastest shipping with delivery by Christmas.

Best Buy
Standard: Dec. 20, 11 a.m. EST
Express: Dec. 21, 11 a.m. EST
Fastest: Dec. 22, 11 a.m. EST

Standard: Dec. 16
Express: Dec. 20, 9 p.m. CST
Fastest: Dec. 22, 11:30 a.m. CST

Lands’ End
Standard: Dec. 14
Express: Dec. 19
Fastest: Dec. 21

Standard: Dec. 17, midnight EST
Express: Dec. 21, midnight EST
Fastest: Dec. 22, midnight EST

Ship-to-store: Dec. 19
Standard: Dec. 20
Fastest: Dec. 22, noon CST

Standard: Dec. 16
Express: Dec. 21
Fastest: Dec. 22

Standard: Dec. 13, 11 a.m.
Express: Dec. 15, 11 a.m.
Express Plus: Dec. 20, 11 a.m.

Standard: Dec. 18 11 p.m. CST
Fastest: Dec. 21, 11 p.m. CST

Express: Dec. 6, 3 p.m. EST
Fastest: Dec. 7, 3 p.m. EST

Sierra Trading Post
Standard: Dec. 15
Express: Dec. 21, 3 p.m. MST
Fastest: Dec. 22, 3 p.m. MST

Standard: Dec. 16
Express: Dec. 21
Fastest: Dec. 22

Standard: Dec. 16