Christmas Holiday 2018 Shipping Deadlines

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Last Update: 11/29/2018

Back in the day, when all gifts had to be bought in stores, retailers would helpfully remind us how many “shopping days” there were left before Christmas - not counting the Sundays, and often Saturdays, when stores were closed. Now, in the age of the Internet, every day can be a shopping day, and store hours are any time we’re awake.

However, that doesn’t mean you can just put off all your shopping until the last minute. Because the snag with doing your Christmas shopping online is, you have to factor in delivery time to be sure your gift will arrive before Santa takes off for the year. So instead of counting shopping days until Christmas, you have to count shipping days.

Fortunately, BuyVia has taken the work out of counting for you. We’ve checked websites for all the major stores to see how long their expected delivery times are for regular shipping, express shipping, and free shipping. If a store doesn’t have this information on the Web, or the information is conflicting, we’ve called customer service to get the scoop or extrapolated from the previous year - so you can just relax and enjoy your eggnog.

We’ll keep updating this chart as needed throughout December, so check back frequently.

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  • Posted by: The Chief

    Father's Day and Graduation 2019 Gift Card Restaurant Dining Deals

    Graduation season is coming up. Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 16, 2019 and they definitely deserves a break that day. Mother's Day was May 12, 2019.

    • Perhaps a nice steak dinner?
    • Many restaurants have new special gift card deals for this special day.

    Father's Day is a day to honor Dad as well as dad's hard work and influence on families. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, held on the third Sunday in June, as a national holiday to honor dads.

    Mother's Day is to honor our Moms.  They work hard EVERY day and should be recognized more often.  Give mom a break.

    Gift Card Promotions for Mother's Day, Father's Day and Graduation:

      • AppleBees has a free $10 bonus card with $50 in gift cards. Expires 6/30/19
      • Bahama Breeze has $20 in bonus cards with $50 Gift Card purchase. Expires 6/30/19
      • Benihana has $10 in bonus cards with $50 Gift Card purchase. Bonus card valid May 13 - June 16, 2019. Offer Expires 5/12/19
      • BJ’s Restaurants - Free Pizookie with purchase of $50 in E-Gift Cards.  Good for gift card purchases through June 16, 2019.  The Bonus is good 6/17/19 - 7/7/19.
      • Black Angus has $10 in bonus cards with $50 Gift Card purchase. Bonus card valid June 18 - August 30, 2019. Offer Expires 6/17/19
      • Bonefish Grill - Get a $10 Bonus Gift Card with every $50 spend on eGift Cards. The Bonus Card is valid from May 13 to July 10, 2019. Expires 6/16/2019.
      • Boston Market has a free $10 Bonus Card with $50 spent on Gift Cards
      • Bravo Cucina Italiana - Get a $25 Bonus Card with the every $100 in gift cards. Good through June 16, 2019. Good only in Bravo restaurants, not online. Bonus card redeemable 6/17 to 8/31/19.
      • Brio Tuscan Grille - Get a $25 Bonus Card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards. Good only in Brio restaurants, not online. Bonus card valid 6/17-8/31/19. Expires 6/16/2019
      • Buffalo Wild Wings has a $10 bonus card with purchase of $40 in gift cards. Expires 6/16/2019
      • Capital Grille - Get a Bonus Card of 10% of your gift card purchase of $500+.
      • Caribou Coffee, has buy a $25 gift card, get a $5 bonus card now through April 23, 2019. Valid in stores or online.
      • Carrabba’s Italian Grill Has buy $50 in gift cards, get $10 in Free bonus cards. Expires 6/16/19. Bonus cards valid 5/13/2019-7/19/2019
      • Charlie Browns has a buy a $50 Gift card, get a $10 card. Expires 2019
      • Del Frisco’s Grill - Get a $20 Bonus Card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards. Expires 6/16/19. Bonus cards valid from 6/17/2019 through September 3, 2019
      • Denny's - Get a $5 Bonus Card with the purchase of $25+ in gift cards now through June 30, 2019.
      • Eddie V’s - Get a Bonus Card for 10% of your gift card purchase of $500+ for 2019.
      • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - Get a $20 Bonus Card with the every $100 in gift cards. The Bonus Card is valid from May 13- July 19, 2019. Expires 6/16/2019.
      • Fogo de Chao - Get a $25 Bonus eCard for every $125 in eGift cards purchased now through June 16, 2019. Bonus card redeemable 6/17 to 8/29/19.
      • IHOP - Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card now through May 26, 2019. Gift cards purchase only available in stores.
      • Logan's Roadhouse - $10 Bonus Card for every $50 in Gift Cards. Expires 6/16/2019.
      • Mortons Steakhouse has a $50 bonus card with $250 Gift Card purchase Expires 6/15/2019
      • O’Charley’s - Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card. Good now through May 2, 2019 for online and in-store gift card sales.
      • Olive Garden - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards. This annual special is good for gift card purchases April 10 through May 12, 2019. The Bonus Card is good June 1 – June 30, 2019.
      • Outback Steakhouse - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. This Bonus Card is valid from May 13 - July 19, 2019. Expires 6/16/2019.
      • Panera Bread - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. This Bonus Card is valid from June 1 - 30, 2019. Expires 5/31/2019
      • PF Chang’s - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards now through June 19, 2019. The Bonus Card is good 6/20/19 – 7/31/19.
      • Quaker Steak & Lube - Get a Mystery Bonus Card with the purchase of $50+ in gift cards through June 16, 2019. Mystery Bonus Card will be randomly selected as either $10, $15, or $20.
      • Ra Sushi - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards now through May 12, 2019. Bonus Cards valid from 6/1-6/30/2019
      • Red Lobster - Spend $75 on Gift Cards, Get 2 Bonus Coupons. Coupon 1 valid from 7/1/19 - 8/3/19. Coupon 2 valid from 8/4/19 - 9/7/19.
      • Red Robin -Purchase $25 gift card online and get a $5 bonus card through  June 17, 2019.  Bonus card is valid July 1 – August 31, 2019.
      • Ruby Tuesday- Free $15 Bonus Card For Every $50 in Gift Cards You Buy. Bonus Cards valid from 6/17-7/28, 2019.
      • TGI Fridays has a Free $5 Bonus Bite card with every $25 in Gift Cards. Expires 6/30/19. Bonus Card valid 7/1/19-8/31/19.
      • Tony Roma's has a $15 Bonus card with purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. Bonus card valid 7/1-9/30/19. Expires 6/30/2019

    Father's Day Promotions

    • Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar - Dads get a free meal on Father’s Day with purchase of equal or greater value at participating Arooga’s locations all day on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2019.
    • Baskin Robbins - $3 off ice cream cakes of $15+ w/ Code: SAVE3
    • Beef O Brady's - Dads eat free with purchase of equal or greater value(Up to a $10 value)
    • Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant - Purchase one sandwich or entree at regular price in Ben's dining room and Dad may select his sandwich or entree of equal or lesser value for 50% off.
    • Bob’s Burgers and Brew - Father’s Day Brunch: $26 adults, $18 seniors, $16 children age 6-12, children 5 and under free. Featuring Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Chilled Jumbo Prawns, Bérnaise Chicken, Hand Carved Ham and much more.
    • Brann’s Steakhouse & Grille - Free 8 oz. sizzling sirloin steak with the purchase of one entrée of equal or greater value.
    • Carvel has a free Fudgie Hat when you buy a Fudgie Cake on Father's Day
    • Cattlemens - Father’s Day Dinner Special: $42.99 New York Steak and Lobster. Includes all-you-can-eat salad, hot sourdough bread, ranch-style beans and choice of potato. Father’s Day Dinner Special will be server June 13th – 16th.
    • Claim Jumper - Father’s Day Brunch Buffet $29.99 per person: Carving station, custom omelets, fajita bar, peel and eat shrimp and more. $3.99 Sparkling Wine & Mimosas. $5.99 Bloody Marys and Margaritas.
    • Duffy’s Sports Grill - 3 Course Dinner for $20.95: Choice of: 1/2 Rack & Wings Platter, Center-Cut Top Sirloin or Wild Alaska Salmon; served with 2 sides, salad and dessert. Dad will also enjoy a free pint of beer (Bud Light, Coors Light or Miller Lite) and a $10 MVP Bonus with meal purchase.
    • Fire House Subs - Free medium sub with the purchase of an additional medium or large sub, chips and drink. Valid at all US locations and Canada.
    • Flemings has a special 35oz Tomahawk Steak Dinner valid June 14-16, 2019
    • Glory Days Grill - Dads get a free $10 off his next visit on Father's Day.
    • Grub Burger Bar - Get any burger or sandwich and a beer for ten bucks from June 14 – 16. Must mention promo at counter. Trade in beer for a handcrafter shake or fountain drink.
    • Humperdink’s - Dads get a hand-cut 12oz. Ribeye Steak and Loaded Baked Potato served with a complimentary pint of Humperdinks Craft Beer for $19.99.
    • Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse -  6 oz. Filet Mignon & 5 oz. Lobster Tail for $40.95. Dinner menu served all day.
    • Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que - Dads get a $10 Bonus Card on Father's Day
    • Macaroni Grill - Two course dinner, $25 per person. Entrees include Sorrento Lemon Chicken, Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Butternut Tortellacci, and Steak + Potatoes. Valid Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16.
    • Morton’s The Steakhouse - $59 per person 3-Course Meal: Starter choice: Morton’s Salad, Caesar Salad, Wedge Salad, Baked Five Onion Soup. Entree choice: 8oz Filet Mignon, 10oz Manhattan Cut, Miso Marinated Sea Bass, Chicken Piccata, and Prime Pork Chop. Dessert Choice: Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Souffle, Creme Brulee, and Double Chocolate Mousse.
    • Primanti Bros. - Free Almost Famous Primanti Bros Sandwich with purchase of meal $3.99+. Everyone who dines in that day will also receive a coupon for $5 off for a return visit through the end of July.
    • Red Lobster - For every $75 spent on Red Lobster gift cards, you will receive two bonus coupons – good for either $10 off two adult entrées or one free appetizer – valid on a future visit between July and September.
    • Rubios has a Buy 1 Get 1 Free Entree on Father's Day June 16, 2019
    • Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Two perfectly prepared cold-water lobster tails served alongside your choice of Ruth’s expertly aged USDA Prime ribeye steak or melt-in-your-mouth 6-, 8- or 11-ounce filet starting at $49.95 on Father's Day.
    • TCBY has a free 6oz yogurt on Father's Day
    • TGI Fridays - Free $5 in Bonus Bites with the purchase of any gift card of $25 or more.
    • Wienerschnitzel - Free Old-Fashioned Sundae all day on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2019
    • WingHouse Bar & Grill  - All you can eat wings for $16.99 on Father's Day

    Promotions from the past that may be repeated in 2019

    • Applebee's - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in E-Gift Cards.  Good for gift card purchases through July 1, 2018.  The Bonus Card is good August 12, 2018.
    • Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar has a Moms eat free from 11AM-9PM on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018.Must purchase entree of equal or greater value. At participating locations.
    • Brann’s Steakhouse & Sports Grille has Steak & Shrimp for just $16.99 with choice of two sides and Brann’s famous yeast rolls on Mother's Day. Make your reservations in advance!
    • Bertucci's - Dads get a free small Polpette(5 meatballs) offer card good on your next dine-in visit. One per dad or one per party, while supplies last.
    • Buffalo Wild Wings - Get a $5 Bonus Card with the purchase of $30 in gift cards. Expires 6/18/2017
    • Ginger Money - Dads Eat Free
    • McCormick & Schmick’s - $28 Steak and Lobster or King Crab special
    • Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Dads get a $25 dining card when they dine during Father's Day Weekend. At participating locations.
    • Spaghetti Warehouse - Dads eat free on Father's day. No coupon required.
    • Steak N Shake - Free double steakburger with cheese, Fries, Regular drink when you buy a $25 gift card
    • World of Beer - Free seleect draught or $5 Off on Father's day for Dads.

    Mother's Day Promotions

    • Acapulco Restaurant and Cantina - has Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet with Ham and Tri-tip Carving Station: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 8am-2pm. $29.99 Adults / $8.99 Kids. Sun Valley, Montclair, Northridge and Moreno Valley. $29.99 Adults /$8.99 Kids Glendale, Costa Mesa, Downey and Marina Pacifica locations.
    • Another Broken Egg Cafe - has $10 Brunch Buck for all Moms dining on Mother's Day 2019
    • Baskin Robbins has $3 off $15 Ice Cream Cakes. Expires 5/12/2019
    • Blue Moon Mexican Cafe has Gifts for all Moms on Mothers Day 2019
    • Bob’s Burgers and Brew has Mother's Day Brunch starting at 8AM 5/12/2019
    • Brixx Wood Fired Pizza has all bottles of wine are 1/2 priced at Brixx Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 at Brixx locations in North Carolina.
    • Charlie Browns has  a special 3 course menu starting at $22.99 on Mother's Day 2019.
    • Cheesecake Factory has a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in egift cards. Expires 5/13/2018
    • El Torito has a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet with Ham and Tri-tip Carving Station. Sunday, May 12, 2019, 8am-2pm. Pricing and offers vary.
    • First Watch has a $20 Bonus Card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards in 2019
    • Flemings Prime Steakhouse has Mother's Day Brunch 2019 from 10am to 3pm.
    • Fogo de Chao - Free dining card for Mom's on Mother's Day May 12, 2019
    • Joe's Crab Shack has a 4 course Prix fixe menu for $35.99 on Mother's Day 2019.
    • Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que - All moms dining in May 11 – 13 will receive a free $10 bonus card. Make your reservation today.
    • Macaroni Grill - Special Food Deals 5/12/2019 - Special Brunch Menu. Additionally, all restaurants will feature a special Mothers’ Day backdrop for family photos.
    • Melting Pot - Endless fondue entrees for both adults and children with prices around $48 per adult and $22 for kids 12 and under.
    • Mimi’s - Special prix fixe three-course menu for $19.99 on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2019.
    • Morton’s The Steakhouse - Steak and Lobster Special for $59 on Mother's Day 2019. $50 bonus card with $250 in gift cards through 6/15/2018. Bonus Card valid 6/1-9/30/2018.
    • Mrs. Fields - 15% off on all Mother’s Day gifts w/ Code: MDay15
    • Ninety Nine Restaurants - Entrees include Simply Seasoned Fresh Haddock ($15.49), Colossal Lobster Roll ($19.99), Baked Coastal Combo ($17.99), Grilled Filet Mignon ($18.99) and Prime Rib (12 oz. $16.99, 18 oz. $19.99) on May 12 and 13.
    • Papa Johns has 40% off regular priced items Exp 5/13/2018
    • Piccadilly - Ribeye, 2 sides, fresh baked bread, one drink, and dessert for only $16.99 on May 11-13.
    • Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Moms who dine on Mother's day, May 12, 2019, get a $25 dining card for future use.
    • Spaghetti Warehouse - Free entree, "Incredible" 15-Layer Lasagne, for every mom on May 13.
    • TCBY has a free 6oz Froyo for Moms on Mothers Day 2019
    • Wienerschnitzel - Moms eat free on May 12, 2019 with proof of mom-bership
    Posted: June 15, 2019 9:01 AM PDT


  • Posted by: The Chief

    Hot eBay $3 off $3.01+ Purchase

    Hot eBay $3 off $3.01+ Purchase Coupon Code: PROMO3 Expires any minute

    • For select accounts, try it anyway
    • Apply at Checkout screen
    • Must buy items that cost $3 or more.
    • Does not require Paypal
    • Limit 1 use
    • It is meant for new customers but currently works for all

    Does not work on stamps! Eligible items exclude warranties and protection plans, as well as items from the Stamps, Coins & Paper Money, Gift Cards & Coupons, and Real Estate categories. Coupon must be used within a single transaction (and can include multiple eligible items), while supplies last.

    Fabulous $5 Finds - eBay Deals Page

    Playstation Plus 1 Year $40.99 - Code = $37.99 Free Shipping.

    Sony MDR-AS200 Sports Earphones $8.99 - Coupon = $5.99 Free Shipping

    iPhone XR/XS/XS Max Glass Screen Protector 2pk $4.99 - Code = $1.99 Free Shipping.

    Cheap cables, screen protectors or Phone case?

    Promo Code: PROMO3
    Sales tax in: Depends on seller
    Posted: June 15, 2019 7:50 AM PDT


  • Posted by: The Chief

    Walgreens Free 8x10 Print + Free Shipping

    Father's Day is Sunday June 16. Walgreens Free 8x10 Print with Coupon code: JUNEFREE Expires: 6/16/2019 or while supplies last. Must be logged in to work. Regular price $3.99. Free in-store pickup otherwise $0.99 shipping. Tax in most states.

    • Enter Code
    • Hit Apply Coupon at the Checkout Screen
    • Not valid in the Walgreens mobile app.

    This promotion happens roughly every 2 months. Just in time for the holiday!

    • Also, New customers can get 25 Free 4"x6" Prints
    Promo Code: JUNEFREE
    Sales tax in: Most States
    Posted: June 14, 2019 8:00 AM PDT



Holiday 2018 Shipping Deadlines

Cutoff for Delivery by December 21 (Standard Shipping) Cutoff for Delivery by December 21 (Free Shipping) Cutoff for Delivery by December 21 (Express Shipping)
Abercrombie & Fitch Dec. 17 (Dec. 8 for Alaska/Hawaii) N/A  

Next-day, Dec. 20

Amazon.com Dec. 18 (Dec. 13 for Alaska/Hawaii); Orders $25 and up, Dec. 15 (Dec. 12 for Alaska/Hawaii)

For Prime customers, Dec. 19

2-day, Dec. 19 (Dec. 14 for Alaska/Hawaii)

1-day, Dec. 20 (Dec. 14 for Alaska/Hawaii)

Same-day (select areas), Dec. 21 9:30am local time

Details

Apple N/A Dec. 17, 5pm local time

For iPhones, Dec. 17, 5pm local time

Guaranteed Next Day: Dec. 19

Courier (where available): Dec. 20

Barnes and Noble Based on individual products For non-members, based on individual products

For members, Dec. 18

Dec. 18

For members, Dec. 19

Best Buy Dec. 14 at 10:30am CST (except for movies, music, and large items)

Nov. 19 for Guam. Nov. 26 for APO/FPO, Virgin Islands

Select items, Dec. 14 at 10:30am CST (except for movies, music, and large items) 2-day, Dec. 18 at 10:30am CST

1-day, Dec. 19 at 10:30am CST

Details

Costco Based on individual products
Dell.com N/A Dec. 14 at 3pm EST 2-day, Dec. 18 at 3pm EST

Next-day, Dec. 19at 3pm EST

Dick’s Sporting Goods Dec. 14 for small items; Dec. 8 for gift cards Qualifying products,

Dec. 14 for small items

Third-day, Dec. 17

2-day, Dec. 18

1-day or overnight, Dec. 19

Dillard’s Dec. 19 12pm CT N/A Next Day, Dec. 19 at 12pm CST
Foot Locker Dec. 17 at 8pm CST Orders $75 and up and eligible items, Dec. 17 at 8:59pm 2-day: Dec. 18 at 10am CST

1-day: Dec. 19 at 10am CST

Gap Dec. 14 Orders $50 and up, Dec. 14 at 11:59pm EST 2-day: Dec. 19 at 3pm EST

1-day: Dec. 19 at 3pm EST

Home Depot Dec. 13 at 12PM EST Orders $45 and up, Dec 13th at 12pm EST Expedited: Dec. 18 at 12pm EST

Express: Dec. 19 at 12pm EST

HP Store N/A Dec. 14 at 10pm EST 2-business-day, Dec. 18 at 10pm EST

1-business-day, Dec. 19 at 10pm EST

HSN.com Dec. 13 Eligible items, Dec. 13 Express: Dec. 16

Super Express: Dec. 19

Kate Spade N/A Dec 14th at 2pm EST 2-day: Dec 18 at 9pm EST

Next-day: Dec. 17 at 9PM EST

Kohl’s Dec. 14 at 11pm CST Orders $50 and up, Dec. 14 at 11pm CST 2-day: Dec 18 at 1pm CST

1-day: Dec. 19 at 1pm CST

Same-day: Dec. 19 at 1pm CST

Details

Lowe’s Dec. 14 at 12pm EST Orders $49 and up, Dec. 14 at 12pm EST 2-day: Dec 18 at 12pm EST

Next-day: Dec 19 at 12pm EST

Macys.com Dec. 14 at 5pm EST Orders $99 and up, Dec. 14 at 5pm EST Express: Dec 19, 12pm EST

Same-Day: Dec. 20, 10am local time

Details

Monoprice.com Dec. 13 (Dec. 14 for UPS Ground) N/A USPS Priority: Dec. 13

UPS Second Day Air: Dec. 18

UPS Next Day Air: Dec. 20

Newegg.com Dec. 11 (Super Eggsaver shipping) N/A 3-day; Dec. 17

2-day: Dec. 18

Next-day: Dec. 19

Nordstrom N/A Qualifying merchandise, Dec. 17 at 12pm EST

eGift cards, Dec. 25

To PO Box, Dec. 14 at 12pm EST

Two-business-day: Dec 18 at 1pm EST for gift cards, 3pm EST for merchandise

Next-business-day: Dec. 19 at 12pm EST

Details

Office Depot/Office Max Most orders, Dec. 14 at 5pm local time Orders $35 and up within local delivery area, Dec. 14 at 5pm local time Next-business-day: Dec. 19, 5pm local time
Pottery Barn Dec. 18 at 2pm PST (Dec. 15 at 9pm PST for monogramming) Gift cards only, Dec. 12 at 5pm PST Next Day: Dec. 19 at 6pm PST (9am for gift cards)

Details

REI Dec. 14 Orders $50 and up, Dec 14 2-day: Dec. 17

1-day Express: Dec. 18

Details

Sears Dec. 14 (Dec. 13 for Economy) Orders $35 and up, Dec. 14 Expedited: Dec. 18

Premium: Dec. 19

Staples Dec. 17 at 5pm Orders $49.99 and up and Rewards members, Dec. 17 at 5pm N/A during holidays
Urban Outfitters Dec. 7 Orders $50 and up, Dec. 7 3-day: Dec. 14 at 1pm EST

2-day: Dec. 17 at 1pm EST

Next day: Dec. 18 at 1pm EST

Victoria’s Secret Dec. 13 at 5pm EST N/A 3rd day: Dec. 17 at 5pm EST

2nd day: Dec. 18 at 5pm EST

Next day: Dec. 19 at 5pm EST

Walmart Dec. 18 (Dec. 9 for freight shipping) All orders on Dec. 14

Orders $50 and up, Dec. 18

Expedited: Dec. 18

Rush: Dec. 19

Williams-Sonoma Dec. 18- at 5pm EST (8pm for gift cards; Dec. 17 at 11:59 EST for monogrammed) N/A Next Day: Dec 19rd at 9pm EST

Details

Zappos.com N/A Dec. 17 at 1pm PST (Dec. 18 at 1pm PST for VIP customers) 1-day: Dec 19 at 1pm PST

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