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Last-minute shipping dates for Christmas gifts from top online retailers 2018

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Order in time for the big day.

Panicking over missing the last Christmas delivery date? It’s okay. You’ve got this. Here are the stores you can still order from in time for Christmas morning.

List of last shipping dates for top retailers 2018

Shipping costDays to arriveLast day to order for delivery by December 25th
1-800-Flowers$14.991–2 business daysDecember 23, 2018
Amazon$3.99 for Prime membersNext business dayDecember 21, 2018
American Eagle Outfitters$20Next business dayDecember 21, 2018
AppleVaries order-by-orderNext business dayDecember 21, 2018
Ashley Stewart$24.952–3 business daysDecember 18, 2018
ASOS$7.99 or free with orders $120+2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Barneys$20.00Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
Bed, Bath & Beyond$21.99–$72.991–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Best BuyVaries order-by-orderNext business dayDecember 20, 2018
Boohoo$15.992–3 business daysDecember 18, 2018
Forever 21$24.95 or $18.95 with an order of $75+1–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Free Country$29.991–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Free People$201–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Glossier$251–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Gymshark$54–7 business daysDecember 14, 2018
JCPenney$25–$45Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
Kate Spade$25Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
Kohl's$14.95–$29.95Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
Macys$19.953 business daysDecember 18, 2018
Modcloth$13.993–5 business daysDecember 17, 2018
Nashbar$34.99Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
Nordstrom$20Next business dayDecember 22, 2018 before noon E.T.
Sephora$16.95Next business dayDecember 20, 2018
TargetVaries order-by-orderNext business dayDecember 20, 2018
Urban Outfitters$21.951–2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
WalmartFree2 business daysDecember 19, 2018
Wayfair$4.991–6 business daysDecember 14, 2018
Zappos$251 business dayDecember 20, 2018

How to return a Christmas gift

If you bought or received the wrong thing, don’t worry: Most retailers are happy to offer refunds or exchanges on unwanted Christmas gifts. The standard return period for most retailers is 30 days, but many sites extend it during the holiday season to allow greater flexibility. Make sure to bring your receipt or gift receipt when making a return, or have it on-hand if you’re calling online customer service. You may also need the item’s original tags and packaging to make a return.

When is the last day to ship a gift for delivery by Christmas?

If things are getting down to the wire, it’s worth verifying when the last day to send your gift is. Here are the deadlines for each major shipping carrier.

CarrierShipping typeDeadline for delivery by December 25
USPSPriority Mail ExpressSaturday December 22, 2018
UPSNext Day AirFriday December 21, 2018
FedExOvernightFriday December 21, 2018

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Amanda Swan

Amanda Swan is a shopping writer for finder.com. She loves face masks, rain, cheese and traveling. Her favorite places are London, Disneyland, Portland and anywhere near the ocean. She loves finding great deals on cute dresses and makeup palettes, and she's kind of addicted to two-day delivery and her iPhone.

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