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Christmas Shipping Deadlines for 2015: Make Sure it Arrives in Time!

From Abercrombie & Fitch to Zappos, make your purchases before these cut-off dates to ensure delivery on or before the 25th.
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The holidays are upon us, and if you want to avoid any last-minute, frenzied trips to the mall, the time to shop is now. To help you spend as little as possible on shipping fees, we've collected cut-off dates for Christmas delivery at some of today's most popular retailers. A few stores will even upgrade your shipping to 2-day or next-day if you meet certain requirements. Just remember to pad your order by a few days to ensure your packages don't get tangled by winter storms or other unforeseen delays.

Please note: Some retailers have yet to post details about their holiday deadlines. We'll update our list as new deadlines become available. All times listed below are ET.

Not sure what to buy? Check out this list of gift ideas that seem expensive, but are actually pretty affordable. Or you might wait until after Christmas for some things. But if you're really at a loss, you can always go the gift card route — and score a sweet freebie for yourself in the process.

Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Store Standard Delivery Expedited Delivery
Abercrombie & Fitch 12/20 at 12 pm 12/23 at 12 pm
adidas 12/18 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Adorama 12/16 at 7 pm (Western US)
12/21 at 7 pm (Eastern US)
12/23 at 4 pm
Aeropostale 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 11:59 pm
Allen Edmonds 12/16 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Amazon 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 11:59 pm
American Eagle Outfitters 12/21 at 6 am 12/22 at 1 pm
Athleta 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
Backcountry 12/16 at 7 pm 12/22 at 7 pm
Banana Republic 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 2 pm
Barneys 12/14 at 11:59 am 12/20 at 11:59 am
Bath & Body Works 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 5:59 pm
BCBGMAXAZRIA 12/15 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Bed Bath & Beyond 12/19 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Best Buy 12/15 at 11:30 am
(music and movies)
12/17 at 11:30 am
(other items)
12/22 at 11:30 am
(large home delivery items)
12/22 at 11:30 am
12/24 at 4 pm (same-day pickup)
Bloomingdales 12/22 at 12 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
The Body Shop 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Brooks Brothers 12/18 at 12 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
Cabela's 12/19 at 2:30 pm 12/20 at 10 pm
The Children's Place 12/18 at 11:59 pm
Coach 12/23 at 12 pm
Cole Haan 12/15 at 1 pm 12/22 at 1 pm
Columbia 12/16 at 1 am 12/21 at 1 am
Converse 12/18 at 12 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
Crate & Barrel 12/19 at 1 pm 12/22 at 1 pm
Disney Store 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Dockers 12/21 at 10 pm 12/22 at 10 am
Duluth Trading Co. 12/19 at 12:59 am 12/22 at 12:59 am
Eddie Bauer 12/22 at 2:59 am 12/23 at 2:59 am
Express 12/21 at 10 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
Fanatics 12/18 at 6 pm 12/21 at 3 pm
Figis 12/17 at 9 pm 12/18 at 9 pm
Finish Line 12/17 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Foot Locker 12/19 at 9 pm 12/22 at 11 am
Fry's Electronics 12/17 at 6 pm 12/22 at 6 pm
GameStop 12/17 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Gap 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
Guess 12/14 at 3 pm 12/22 at 5 pm
Hollister 12/20 at 12 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
Home Depot 12/16 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
J.Crew 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/23 at 11 am
Kohl's 12/20 at 12 pm 12/21 at 2 pm
Lands' End 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 11:59 pm
LEGO Shop 12/15 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Levi's 12/21 at 10 pm 12/22 at 10 am
The Limited 12/20 at 11:59 pm 12/23 at 11:59 pm
L.L.Bean 12/22 at 12 pm 12/23 at 12 pm
Lowe's 12/20 at 12 pm 12/24 at 6 pm (same-day pickup)
MacMall 12/17 at 5 pm (varies by ZIP code) 12/22 at 5 pm
Macy's 12/22 at 5 pm 12/22 at 5 pm
Madewell 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/23 at 11 am
Mikasa 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
ModCloth 12/17 at 2:59 pm 12/21 at 2:59 pm
Moosejaw 12/22 at 9 pm
Mwave 12/16 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Nautica 12/21 at 2 pm
Neiman Marcus 12/23 at 1pm
Nordstrom 12/23 at 12 pm 12/23 at 12 pm
The North Face 12/15 at 3 am 12/21 at 3 am
Oakley 12/15 at 3 pm 12/21 at 1 pm
Old Navy 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
Origins 12/21 at 3 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
PacSun 12/15 at 4:30 pm 12/22 at 12:30 pm
Patagonia 12/10 at 3 pm 12/21 at 3 pm
Petco 12/17 at 3 pm 12/21 at 3 pm
Pier 1 Imports 12/18 at 1 am 12/21 at 1 pm
PUMA 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 11:59 pm
Ralph Lauren 12/21 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
REI 12/15 at 12 pm 12/21 at 12 pm
Rue21 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Sierra Trading Post 12/20 at 1:59 am 12/22 at 8 pm
Soma 12/21 at 2 pm 12/22 at 2 pm
Sonic Electronix 12/17 at 12 pm 12/22 at 12 pm
Sports Authority 12/19 at 11:59 pm 12/20 at 11:59 pm
Sur La Table 12/18 at 12 pm
Target 12/21 at 11:59 pm
ThinkGeek 12/18 at 12 pm 12/20 at 12 pm
Toys"R"Us 12/19 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 3 pm
ThinkGeek 12/18 at 12 pm 12/20 at 12 pm
Under Armour 12/21 at 2 pm
Vera Bradley 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 2 pm
Victoria's Secret 12/16 at 5 pm 12/22 at 5 pm
Vera Bradley 12/18 at 11:59 pm 12/22 at 2 pm
Walmart 12/20 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
West Elm 12/21 at 5 pm
Williams-Sonoma 12/21 at 5 pm 12/23 at 9 pm
Yankee Candle 12/20 at 11:59 pm 12/21 at 11:59 pm
Zales 12/23 at 4 pm
Zappos 12/22 at 1 pm 12/22 at 1 pm

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Senior Features Writer

Stephen Slaybaugh is a Brooklyn-based writer with more than 20 years experience. In addition to his work for DealNews, he publishes The Agit Reader music webzine and has written for The Village Voice, Paste, The Big Takeover, and many other publications.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Unless marked as a "Sponsored Deal," the opinions expressed here are those of the author and have not been reviewed or endorsed by the companies mentioned. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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ski522
You should color code the ones that are past in red, others in green.
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