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Today Is Free Shipping Day At Many Online Retailers

It’s one week until Christmas, meaning there are only six more days to shop. We already told you about Apple’s deadlines for orders to arrive before Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Now, we'd like to tell you about Free Shipping Day, and what deadlines are at other locations.

Free Shipping Day

Today, Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day for hundreds of online retailers. Orders placed today are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. Best of all, these retailers are waving shipping costs. Be sure to visit for a list of retailers participating in Free Shipping Day 2013.


Today, Dec. 18, is the final day to place orders using standard shipping. Saturday, Dec. 21 is the final day for expedited shipping.

The U.S. Post Office

Friday, Dec. 20 is the final day for the Post Office’s standard, first-class mail. Saturday, Dec. 21 is the final day for priority shipping.


FedEx’s 2-day shipping ends on Saturday, Dec. 21. Overnight shipping ends on Monday, Dec. 23. Same-day shipping, where applicable, is obviously Wednesday, Dec. 25.


The last day UPS will guarantee delivery by Christmas Eve is on Saturday, Dec. 21. See also: Apple Finally Enables Gifting Option In iBooks Store Just In Time For The HolidaysHow To Choose The Right Logitech iPad Air Case This Holiday Season, and Let These Jolly iPhone Apps Help Get You Into The Christmas Spirit.
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