Still trying to round out that Christmas shopping list, huh? Need a few last minute gifts? Wondering where you can go to get them before the big day? Amazon makes it easy. For one thing, every product page has a tag that will let you know “Arrives before Christmas” or “Arrives after Christmas.” You may find different sellers and different situations for the same product if you look hard enough.
The easiest way to ensure you can get your stuff on time is to be an Amazon Prime member. Even if you’re just using the free trial, you can still take full advantage of Prime’s shipping bonuses. Amazon has 15 millions items eligible for one-day delivery, and that’s a service that is free to Prime members with no minimum purchase necessary. You can still order one-day delivery items through Dec. 23 and get them before Christmas.
While not quite as many items are eligible for Same-Day Delivery, the ones that are will be delivered before Christmas even as late as Dec. 24. You can order on Christmas Eve and get presents for Christmas Day. This service usually requires a minimum purchase of $35 if you don’t want to pay a fee. You can also get two-hour grocery delivery through Amazon Fresh on Dec. 24 in select cities, which can be helpful if Christmas dinner is missing a few key ingredients.
Need some gift ideas? Here’s a few options available on Amazon right now that are actually on sale:
Amazon’s Holiday Gift Guides
Sony noise-canceling headphones and earbuds | 41% off
Razer mice, headsets, keyboards, & more | 50% off
23andMe Ancestry and Genetic Testing service | 40% off
Amazon Kindle e-readers | $40 off
Echo Dot 4th-gen Kids Edition | $25 off
DEWALT tool kits and extras | 45% off
Tile and Tile Pro Bluetooth item trackers | 28% off
Samsung Galaxy S20 and S21 smartphones | 20% off
Are you reading this because it’s Christmas Day and you basically just forgot? No worries. Grab a gift card. You can order those any time, and the best gift a person can buy is the gift they buy themselves.
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