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Last minute shopper? Don't miss these shipping deadlines for your holiday packages

Posted: 9:06 AM, Dec 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-09 14:07:21Z

As the December holiday shopping days fly by, the deadlines to get those gifts shipped to friends and family on time are quickly approaching.

Here is a list of published deadlines from the US Postal Service and many of the most popular online retailers, including free shipping deals.

2016 Shipping Deadlines for U.S. Carriers

Carrier U.S. Shipping Deadline
FedEx: Dec. 25
UPS: Dec. 23
USPS: Dec. 23

2016 Free Shipping & Shipping Deadlines for Major Online Retailers

6 p.m.: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 22
Ace Hardware:  Shipping varies by weight — Dec. 21
Advance Auto Parts:  Free shipping over $75 —  Dec. 21
Amazon: Free shipping over $35 (no minimum for Prime members) — Dec. 23
American Girl:  Free shipping TBA — Dec. 21
American Eagle Outfitters: Free shipping on select items — Dec. 21
Apple Store: Free two-day shipping —  Dec. 23
Ashley Stewart: Free shipping over $125 — Dec. 19
AT&T Wireless : Free express shipping — Dec. 22
Babies R Us: Free shipping over $19 — Dec. 21
Backcountry: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 23
Banana Republic: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 22
Barneys New York: Free ground shipping — Dec. 22
Bealls: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 16
Bed Bath & Beyond: Free shipping over $29 — Dec. 22
Belk:  Free standard shipping — Dec. 22
Best Buy:  Free standard shipping — Dec. 21
Bloomingdale’s: Free shipping until Dec 21—  Dec. 22
Blue Nile: Free FedEx shipping — Dec. 23
Bose: Free shipping during promotions — Dec. 22
Bowflex Home Gyms:  Select products, varies by product
Cabela’s: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 22
Calendars.com: Free shipping over $30 — Dec. 22
Collections Etc.: Free shipping on select orders — Dec. 20
Costco: Free shipping on select items Check locally
Dell: Free standard shipping — Dec. 23
Dillard’s: Free shipping TBA — Dec. 22
Disney Store: Free shipping TBA — Dec 21
eBay: Free shipping Varies by seller — shipping deadline varies by seller
Eddie Bauer: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 23
Express Over: Free shipping over $50 — December 22
Finish Line: Free shipping over $50 and select items — Dec. 22
Foot Locker: Free shipping over $75 and select items — Dec. 23
Free People: Free standard shipping — Dec. 22
Fry’s: Free next-day local shopping — Dec. 22
GameStop: Free shipping over $35 — Dec. 22
Gander Mountain: Free standard shipping — Dec. 22
Gap: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 22
Guess: Free shipping over $99 — Dec. 21
GiftsForYouNow: Free shipping over $50 — Deadline varies by product
GiftTree: Free shipping on select items — Deadline varies by product
A Gift Inside: Free shipping select items — Deadline varies by product
Gourmet Gift Baskets: Free shipping on select items — Deadline varies by product
Guitar Center: Free shipping over $25 — Dec. 22
H&M: Free shipping over $40 — Dec. 22
Haband: Free shipping until Dec. 10 — Dec 19
Harbor Freight Tools: $6.99 flat rate for most orders — Dec. 20
Home Depot: Free shipping over $45 Dec. 22 — Deadline varies by product
IKEA: Free shipping TBA — Deadline varies by product and area code
JCPenney: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 22
Jimmy Jazz: Free shipping over $125 — Dec. 21
Kmart: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 22
Kohl’s: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 22
Lids: Free ground shipping —  Dec. 20
Lowe’s: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 22
Macy’s: Free shipping varies by promotion — Dec. 23
Microsoft Store: Free standard  shipping — Dec 22
Neiman Marcus: Free standard shipping — Dec. 21
Newegg: Free shipping on select items — Dec. 22
Nordstrom: Free standard shipping — Dec. 23
Office Depot & OfficeMax: Free shipping over $35 — Dec. 22
Old Navy: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 22
Omaha Steaks: Free shipping select items — Varies by location
OtterBox: Free standard shipping — Dec. 19
Overstock.com: Free standard shipping — Dec. 23
Personal Creations: Free shipping over $49 (varies by promotion) — Deadline varies by product
Petco: Free standard shipping — Dec. 21
PetSmart: Free standard shipping — Dec 21
Pottery Barn: Free shipping select items — Dec. 22
Radio Shack: Free shipping over $19 — Dec. 22
REEDS Jewelers: Free standard shipping — Dec. 22 if in-stock and no sizing needed
REI: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 21
Sam’s Club: Free shipping on select items — Dec. 21
Samsung Free: Free shipping varies by promotion — Dec. 21
Sears: Free shipping over $49 — Dec. 22
Shutterfly: Free shipping over $39 — Dec. 18 (varies by product)
Stein Mart: Free shipping over $75 — Dec. 22
Target: Free standard shipping — Dec. 23
Toys R Us: Free shipping over $19 — Dec. 21
UGG Australia: Free standard shipping — Deadline varies by area code
Ulta: Free shipping over $35 — Dec. 20
Verizon: Free overnight shipping on devices, free ground on accessories — Dec. 23
Walmart: Free shipping over $50 — Dec. 21
World Market: Free shipping over $100 — Dec. 22 (excludes furniture and rugs)
Zappos: Free standard —  Dec. 22