Americans are now with the last few days left on the holiday, meaning people will soon be the last resort to go to a local retailer to buy gifts,media outlet The Verge reported. To avoid this, the media advised people to buy online as soon as possible. Thanks to the free, fast delivery service offered by some retailers, online programming gifts can become cheap and easy.
Here’s the online shopping platform where the media takes stock for consumers to get free shipping services:
Wal – mart
Going to the store to pick up a gift is the best way to make sure consumers receive it in a timely manner, it’s not the only option they can make.
Consumers can still choose the “3-5 days” delivery option until December 17;
Free two-day service for orders over $35 will end at 2pm EST on December 22;
The closing time for Wal-Mart’s free next-day service is December 23 (EST) at 12 p.m.
The deadline for same-day pick-up is 4 p.m. local time on December 23.
As usual, if a consumer subscribes to Amazon Prime, he will soon receive a gift. But even so, there will be some restrictions as the holidays approach.
On December 16th, the free shipping window with orders over $25 was closed;
18 December is the last day of payment of standard freight and receipt before Christmas;
If you have an Amazon Prime member, December 22 is the last deadline to place your order;
December 23rd will definitely be the last day of one-day delivery via Prime.
Please complete your order by 1pm on December 20 and receive your gift by December 24.
December 20 at 11.30am (EST) will be the last chance to place an order, which will be available by December 24th;
If you live in Los Angeles, Chicago or New York, you can complete your order by 8 p.m. local time on December 23, so the goods can be delivered before Christmas;
In some areas, the deadline for delivery on the same day is 12 p.m. local time on 24 December;
Finally, the final pick-up deadline will be 5 p.m. local time on December 24.
To mail your own gifts?
If you want to pick your own gifts and mail them out then there are a few important days to remember:
Mail via FedEx: December 16 is the deadline for delivery of Ground and Home Delivery packages, December 19 is Express Saver’s deadline, December 20 is the deadline for two days of delivery, and December 23 is the deadline for overnight delivery ;
Mail edgy via UPS: December 19 is the deadline for three days to select shipments, 20 December is the deadline for two days of air delivery service, and December 23 is the deadline for air delivery service the next day;
By USPS Mail: December 20 is the deadline for First-Class packages, 21 December is the deadline for Priority Mail, and 23 December is the deadline for Priority Mail Express