Amazon Prime members can order gifts as late as midnight EST on Sunday, Dec. 22, for free delivery before Christmas. In 2012, tens of millions of last-minute gifts were sent with Prime, and Amazon is making it even easier for shoppers to get those last few packages under the tree this year. Customers can choose from millions of items including great gift ideas in electronics, toys, tools, kitchen gadgets, clothing, jewelry and more. Customers will still find incredible deals at www.amazon.com/holidaydeals. Become a member of Amazon Prime to take advantage of this fast, free shipping offer by visiting www.amazon.com/prime. “This is a unique holiday season. With so few shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this weekend can be hectic for many holiday shoppers - fighting crowds while struggling to find just the right gift,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President Amazon Prime. “We would like to make your weekend just a little easier. Prime members can order anytime this weekend, as late as midnight on Sunday, Dec. 22, and still receive unlimited free two-day shipping in time for Christmas. This allows members to enjoy the same fast, free shipping and convenient online shopping experience they have come to expect from Amazon.” In addition, Prime members always receive discounted one-day shipping for as low as $2.99 per item. Those truly last-minute shoppers can choose from millions of gifts, and order as late as midnight on Monday, Dec. 23, using Prime one-day shipping and still receive their package before Christmas. Holiday Ordering Deadlines For delivery by Christmas, visit amazon.com/holiday-shipping for details. The following ordering deadlines apply:
- Dec. 18: Free Shipping and Standard Shipping
- Dec. 22: Two-Day Shipping (order as late as midnight EST; varies by item; free with Amazon Prime)
- Dec. 23: One-Day Shipping (order as late as midnight EST; varies by item; as low as $2.99/item with Amazon Prime)
- Dec. 24: Local Express Delivery (while available; select cities; $3.99/item with Amazon Prime)
- Dec. 25: Email and printable Amazon Gift Cards can be sent immediately, at any time
- A day of deals every day this week, dedicated to some of our customers’ favorite gift categories:
- Tuesday, Dec. 17: Sports & Entertainment Collectibles – Great deals on select sports collectibles from Prize Authentics and 2013 Topps.
- Wednesday, Dec. 18: Toys – Find deals up to 70% off every day on top brands such as Fisher Price, Leapfrog and Barbie.
- Thursday, Dec. 19: Movies & TV – Save up to 70% on more than 35 movies and TV shows including The Bourne Trilogy, Star Trek: The Complete Original Series (Seasons 1-3), and Skyfall/Quantum of Solace two-pack.
- Friday, Dec. 20: Sports & Outdoors – Find select bike helmets and protective gear up to 55% off, New Balance and ASICS running clothes up to 70% off, and up to 37% off top gold GPS Units by GolfBuddy.
- A week of music deals:
- Monday, Dec. 16: Johnny Cash Albums starting at $5.99
- Tuesday, Dec. 17: Simon & Garfunkel Albums starting at $6.99
- Wednesday, Dec. 18: Soundtracks starting at $5.49
- Thursday, Dec. 19: The Who, Styx, Steve Miller Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd Classic Rock Albums starting at $5.99
- More deals include:
- Exciting electronics deals through Saturday, Dec. 21, including $50 Amazon Gift Card with the purchase of Beats products, 50% off select Samsung 4K Ultra TVs and up to 60% off Yamaha all-in-one desktop audio speakers.
- Up to 35% off BOB Joggers
Give the Gift of Amazon PrimeFor the first time, customers can give the gift of Amazon Prime this holiday. In addition to unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items, a Prime gift includes a year’s worth of entertainment with Prime Instant Video and the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Find Gift Ideas Shoppers can visit Amazon’s curated and easy-to-navigate toy and electronic gift lists to discover some of the hottest items of the season. For more details visit http://www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist and www.amazon.com/electronicsgiftguide. About Amazon.com Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.
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