It’s already December and time has flown by quickly! As the holidays approach, knowing the deadline for online orders – or the busiest shopping days – can help you when buying gifts for people in your life. Preparation is key and we’re here to help you plan for a stress-free December by getting your cards and gifts to your loved ones on time. If you are planning on sending parcels or holiday cards to loved ones overseas there isn’t much time. Here is our guide for online and in-store shopping this Christmas:
The busiest days online have shown to be December 1st.
The busiest days in stores have been shown to be the two Saturdays before Christmas. To ensure you get your shopping done, get the gifts you are looking for and avoid long lines,, make sure you are shopping in store before December 12th.
In general, the busiest days are the weekends! If possible, getting your shopping done during the weekdays will save you a lot of time in the long run this holiday!
If you check the website for your local postal service, you will often be able to find the deadlines for sending out Christmas parcels or cards.
For online orders with standard shipping the deadline is commonly December 14th, about two weeks before Christmas. If you are looking to get your gifts in a timely manner, December 14th would be a great time to get your online shopping completed!
This helpful guide from Cnet contains all the different store online shopping deadlines for the holidays.
Shoo-Foo Holiday Shipping deadlines:
Are you buying Shoo-foo bamboo products for a loved one this holiday season? Here are our online shopping deadlines:
For regular mail: December 16
For express mail (at an extra cost): December 21
If you have any inquiries, please contact us!
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