Holiday Shipping Deadlines: The Complete Guide

Holiday shopping online has long been the saving grace of agoraphobes and procrastinators alike. But unfortunately for the latter, even the internet comes with a ticking clock. So please, if you must wait until the last minute, at least know when the last minute is.

Here's a handy list of holiday shipping deadlines to ensure you don't go ruining everyone's Christmas.

The following stores are listed alphabetically, but be warned; some of those deadlines are coming up quick. Or—if you're in the market for an iPhone 5—today. Happy shopping!

Amazon
Free Super Saver: Tuesday, December 18
Standard: Wednesday, December 19
2-Day: Friday, December 21 by 7pm EST (some items vary)
Next Day: Saturday, December 22 by 3pm EST (some items vary)
Local Express (Select Cities): Monday, December 24

Apple
Standard: Tuesday, December 18
Next Day: Friday, December 21
Exceptions: iPhone 5 deadline is Tuesday, December 11; iPad Mini deadline is Wednesday, December 12; customized Mac deadlines are Friday, December 14; engraved items deadlines are Monday, December 17

Best Buy
Oversized Items: Monday, December 17 by 11:59pm EST
Standard: Wednesday, December 19 by 1pm EST
3-Day: Thursday, December 20 by 1pm EST
2-Day: Friday, December 21 by 1pm EST

Costco
Standard: Wednesday, December 19
Second Day Air: Thursday, December 20
Next Day Air: Friday, December 21
(Based on year-round shipping guidelines)

Fry's
Ground: Sunday, December 16
2-Day: Thursday, December 20
Next Day: Friday, December 21
(Based on year-round shipping guidelines)

Newegg
Standard and Large Item Delivery (Front Door/White Glove): Monday, December 17 by 3:30pm PST
3-Day (Rush): Wednesday, December 19 by 3:30pm PST
2-Day: Thursday, December 20 by 3:30pm PST
Next Day: Friday, December 21 by 3:30pm PST
Local Same-Day: Monday, December 24 by 11am Local Time (select cities)

RadioShack
Standard: Sunday, December 16th
2-Day: Thursday, December 20
Next Day: Friday, December 21
(Based on year-round shipping guidelines)

Target
Standard: Friday, December 14
Premium: Wednesday, December 19
Express: Thursday, December 20

Toys "R" Us
Standard: Wednesday, December 19 by 3pm EST
Expedited: Thursday, December 20 by 3pm EST
Express: Friday, December 21 by 3pm EST

Walmart
Standard/Site to Store/Home Free: Tuesday, December 18
Expedited: Wednesday, December 19
Rush: Friday, December 21
Store Pick Up: Monday, December 24 by 6pm local time
(Based on year-round shipping guidelines)


FedEx
Ground: Monday, December 17
Express Saver: Wednesday, December 19
2-Day: Thursday, December 20
Overnight: Saturday, December 22
Same Day: Tuesday, December 25

UPS
2-Day:Thursday, December 20
Next Day: Friday, December 21

USPS
Parcel Post: Friday, December 14
First-Class Mail: Thursday, December 20
Priority Mal: Friday, December 21
Express: Saturday, December 22