Instead, take a peek at some awesome shipping perks Amazon offers its Prime members, including free two- day shipping through Dec. 22, meaning you can order on that day and receive your package in time for Christmas Eve. The perk is a benefit of Prime Now and you can search your zip code to see if your city is eligible.
Select areas include : Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Berkeley, Brooklyn, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orange County, Miami, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Nashville, New York City, Northern Virginia, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle and Eastside, and Virginia Beach. Prime Now includes groceries, gifts, and goodies from your favorite local stores, which means even if you are done with your holiday shopping (we're not talking), you can get started on prep for your New Year's Eve celebrations.
In Portland, that means snagging provisions from New Seasons Market, World Foods, Uwajimaya, and Cupcake Jones. If you are in New York City, then you can have favorites from Westside Market, Early, Gourmet Garage, Union Square Wine & Spirits, Vintage Grape Wine & Spirits, and Billy's Bakery delivered straight to your door.
If you’re waiting on a package from Amazon and want to know if it will be delivered in time to be wrapped and ready as a Christmas day gift, here’s what you need to know: On Amazon ’s website, they advertise that, for “tens of millions of items,” Sunday, December 22 is the last day you can take advantage of free delivery in order to have your Amazon purchase delivered on time for Christmas Day.
That’s not to say that if you order on December 23, your shipment won’t get where it’s going ahead of the holiday: Amazon says that for “over 10 million items” free one- day delivery is available as late as the Monday before Christmas. As a last-minute gift option that doesn’t require shipment or delivery, Amazon offers e-gift cards that can be purchased online and emailed to the recipient in time for the holiday.
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Amrita Jayapura December 26, 2013, Amazon .com and United Parcel Service said Thursday that they would offer refunds to customers who did not receive their Christmas orders on time, after a larger-than-expected surge in last-minute online shopping caught the shipping giant off guard. Customers who failed to get their deliveries by Christmas Day will get $20 gift cards and refunds on shipping charges, Amazon said.
A combination of bad weather, shoppers waiting until the last minute and the overwhelming surge in online buying resulted in some packages not getting under the Christmas tree in time. Walmart and Kohl’s, which also have large online operations and reportedly experienced delays, did not respond to requests for comment.
Online sales were a bright spot in otherwise gloomy forecasts for the holiday shopping season, according to analysts. Kent Herzog, 34, said he bought his family gifts last week on Amazon .com, expecting them to arrive in time for Christmas.
Herzog, who lives in Reading, Pa., said he tracked his shipment on the UPS Website, which showed that the items were delivered at 5 p.m. Wednesday. UPS, which had expected to ship more than 132 million packages last week, said that holiday demand was higher than forecast.
On its Website Thursday, the company said it was still “making every effort to get packages to their destination as quickly as possible.” We are reviewing the performance of the delivery carriers,” Amazon spokeswoman Mary Osaka wrote in an e-mail.
Make the purchase only if the item meets two criteria: It’s discounted by at least 20 percent, and you were planning to buy it anyway. Both weekends, you can find information about these sales by scanning ads in the Sunday newspapers or by checking your favorite retailers’ websites.
Be vigilant about sussing out these sales (which typically appear on the home page): Discounted items are often available for only a few hours or until they’re sold out. December 1 Cyber Monday is hyped for good reason: This is the day to go online to score any type of product from the brands you like.
You could find site wide specials of 30 or even 40 percent off, says Dan de Grandpre, the CEO of the deal-roundup site DealNews.com. And remember: Even if you land an amazing deal, you might have to pay for overnight or two- day shipping, which could wipe out some of your savings.
You’ve gifted everyone on your list, survived choppy family Zoom calls, and have one last thing to do before the ball drops : shop the best after-Christmas sales of 2020. With so many retailers across home, fashion, and beauty slashing prices on this December day, we rounded up 43 of the absolute best deals of 2020 worth shopping.
We don’t think it’ll be too hard to unlock Ultra’s after-Christmas deal: Get a free 23-piece beauty bag with any $70 online purchase. You have until December 31 to score pre-approved beauty at a fraction of the price, so head to Restore for up to 30% off brands like Slip, Mural, Naturopathic, and more.
The brand that brought you the Creamy Avocado Eye Treatment is having a major after-Christmas sale: Take 25% off everything, including adorable sets you can gift in the new year. Dyson isn't exactly slashing prices on its coveted hair tools, but the brand is offering gifts up to $120 with your purchase.
If you've been eyeing Herbivore Botanical' jade rollers and pastel-hued face oils on Instagram forever, now's your chance to line them up on your bathroom shelf. Nordstrom’s highly anticipated Half-Yearly Sale is on right now, with thousands of pieces up to 60% off (that includes clothing, shoes, and accessories).
Save up to 50% off statement pieces, including plaid blazers, cute dresses, mohair knits, and more. We couldn’t get enough of Version during the holiday gifting rush for its one- day shipping, and now, you can shop its curated selection of goods for yourself at a discount.
The retailer is offering 20% off women's dresses and jumpsuits with the code Happy, and an extra 10% off sale items with a minimum spend of $100. The reigning champ of quality, affordable denim is offering an extra 30% off hundreds of sale styles with the code GIGANTIC at checkout.
(P.S., Amazon Prime members: Don’t sleep on this sale because you can use your membership perks to score free two- day shipping.) For Zoom-ready tops, dresses, and ribbed knit sets, shop Reformation's huge sale section, with discounts up to 70% off.
The activewear giant is offering up to 50% off with its end-of-year sale, meaning now's the time to stock up on sneakers, statement-making sweatpants, cropped hoodies, and more while sizes are available. The retailer is offering 40% off leggings, cute sweatshirts, and sneakers from the likes of Nike and Vega with the code BYE40 at checkout.
The celeb-approved affordable jewelry brand is slashing prices by 50% on select styles, meaning there's no time like the present to add to your stack of chains and rings. Save big on matching sweatsuits, Nike sneakers, ribbed tank tops, and more from Bandier’s site wide sale.
Amazon deals happen year-round, but right now, the online giant is slashing prices on everything from TVs and computers to kitchen appliances and gym equipment, like a dumbbell set or this foldable treadmill that's going for only $375 (! If you were planning to sign up for Masterclass during quarantine (or already have), the streaming platform is running two separate deals for a limited time.
Through December 26, the brand is offering $100 off select models, including the Cyclone V10 Absolute and Pure Hot+Cool HP01 Purifying Heater + Fan. SUR la Table is the place to hit up if you're looking to snag up to 50% on hardworking kitchen essentials from Stab, Nespresso, and more.
Score up to 60% off bedding, office furniture, wall art, rugs, kitchen decor, and more while supplies last in its end-of-year sale. The brand has a few promotions you can take advantage of, including a $300 in credit with any mattress purchase (and the code 300FREE at checkout) and $99 for two Cloud Pillows.