The Procrastinator's Buying Guide

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Everyone knows someone who loves to procrastinate on his or her holiday shopping every year. Don’t let them forget to get the perfect gift just in time for the holidays! Here are the dates you need to mail your packages by in order to receive your gift on time:

FedEx Deadlines:

Dec. 19: Express Saver

Dec. 20: FedEx 2-Day and 2-Day AM (will deliver on Saturday for a $16 per package fee)

Dec. 21: FedEx Standard Overnight, Priority Overnight, and First Overnight (will deliver on Saturday for a $16 per package fee)

Dec. 25: FedEx SameDay and SameDay City (Priority & Standard)

UPS Deadlines:

Dec. 20: UPS 3-Day Select

Dec. 21: UPS Next Day Air and UPS 2nd Day Air (Saturday Option)

Dec. 22: UPS Next Day Air (Saturday Option)

Dec. 25: No mail delivered

USPS Deadlines:

Dec. 19: First-Class Mail Service

Dec. 20: Priority Mail Service

Dec. 22: Priority Mail Express Service

Dec. 25: No mail delivered

We also put together some major retailer deadlines for you so you can skip the middleman of the mailing service and order straight from the source!

The Dunk Collection:

Dec. 20: Last day to place all orders











Amazon Deadlines:

Dec. 22: 2-Day shipping (free with Prime, no minimum required)

Dec. 23: 1-Day shipping (free with Prime, in select areas, $35 minimum required)

Dec. 24: Same-day shipping (free with Prime, in select areas, $35 minimum required, ends at 9:30am)

Dec. 24: Last day for free two hour delivery with Prime Now (exclusive to Prime members, ends at 9:45pm, varied minimum order values

Target Deadlines:

Dec. 19: 2 business day shipping on gift cards and merchandise (order by noon ET)

Dec. 22: $10 Saturday delivery and specific merchandise (order by noon ET)

Walmart Deadlines:

Dec. 19: Standard Shipping

Dec. 21: Rush Shipping

Best Buy Deadlines:

Dec. 19: Free standard shipping for large home delivery items

Dec. 20: Free standard shipping for most items ordered by 10:30am CT

Dec. 24: Same day delivery (in select areas, order by noon local time)

Apple Deadlines:

Dec. 21: Free 2 day shipping on in-stock Apple products (by 5pm local time)

Dec. 22: Free 1 day shipping of in-stock iPhones or Next Day shipping on other products (by 3pm local time)

Dec. 24: In-store pickup

Toys R Us Deadlines:

Dec. 20: Expedited shipping (order by 3pm ET) OR Express shipping ( order by 11:59pm ET)

Dec. 24: Free store pickup (by 6pm local time)

Make sure you order on time so no one misses out on the holiday fun! Questions, comment, or concerns? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

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