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Amazon Extends Super Saving Shipping Deadline While UPS & FedEx Prepare for Christmas Shipping

Amazon Super Saving ShippingAmazon announced on Tuesday that they will extend their Super Saving Shipping through December 19 to give those last minute shoppers extra time to order.

The deadline will allow customers to place orders through December 19 and still allow the package to make it to the recipient by Christmas Eve. Super Saver Shipping is for orders of $25 or more and some restrictions may apply.

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) also offers local Express Delivery for orders placed on December 24 in Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Indianapolis; Las Vegas; New York City; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and parts of New Jersey.

For delivery by Christmas, Amazon said the following ordering deadlines apply:

Dec. 19: FREE Super Saver Shipping

Dec. 19: Standard Shipping

Dec. 21: Two-Day Shipping (order as late as 8 p.m. PST; varies by item; free with Amazon Prime)

Dec. 22: One-Day Shipping (order as late as 4:30 p.m. PST; varies by item; $3.99/item with Amazon Prime)

Dec. 23: Last-Minute Christmas Delivery (for Amazon Prime members only; while available; select cities; varies by item; $9.99/item)

Amazon Shipping Time

UPS (NYSE:UPS) hired 55,000 temporary workers for this holiday season which is an increase of 5,000 from last year. They expect to deliver around 26 million packages on the peak day, December 22.

UPS Shipping Time

Important Dates for UPS shipping:

3 Day SelectSM – ship by Tuesday, Dec. 20 (NOT eligible for Saturday delivery)

2nd Day Air – ship by Thursday, Dec. 22
($15 Saturday surcharge for each package)

Next Day Air – ship by Friday, Dec. 23
($15 Saturday surcharge for each package)

 

Fed Ex is expecting around 17 millions shipments. Fed Ex says the deadline to ship packages by ground is this Friday, December 16th.

FedEx Shipping Time

FedEx (NYSE:FDX) Ground – ship by Friday, December 16

FedEx Home Delivery – ship by Monday, December 19

FedEx Express Saver – ship by Tuesday, December 20

FedEx 2Day – ship by Wednesday, December 21 or Thursday, December 22 (FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight shipments tendered on Friday, Dec. 23, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. FedEx 2Day shipments tendered on Thursday, Dec. 22, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. Last day to ship via FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Thursday, Dec. 22. Last day to ship via FedEx 2Day without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Wednesday, Dec.21.)

FedEx 2Day A.M. – ship by Wednesday, December 21

FedEx Priority Overnight – ship by Thursday, December 22 or Friday, December 23 (FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight shipments tendered on Friday, Dec. 23, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. FedEx 2Day shipments tendered on Thursday, Dec. 22, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. Last day to ship via FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Thursday, Dec. 22. Last day to ship via FedEx 2Day without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Wednesday, Dec.21.)FedEx Standard Overnight – ship by Thursday, December 22

FedEx First Overnight – ship by Thursday, December 22 or Friday, December 23 (FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight shipments tendered on Friday, Dec. 23, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. FedEx 2Day shipments tendered on Thursday, Dec. 22, will be assessed a Saturday Delivery surcharge. Last day to ship via FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Thursday, Dec. 22. Last day to ship via FedEx 2Day without Saturday Delivery surcharge is Wednesday, Dec.21.)

FedEx SameDay – ship by Sunday, December 25

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