The Best Of 2-Day Shipping — Act Fast, Procrastinators!

The word "shopping" may literally be in our job titles, but that doesn't mean we're any more on top of our holiday purchasing than everyone else. We talk the talk in our gift guides, but we're procrastinators at heart. Even if we've had our gift lists strategically mapped out since July, we have a bad habit of waiting until the last minute to click "submit order" — which means we've got to know where it's safe to order from.
People like us are the reason two-day and express shipping exist, and there are tons of retailers sweetening the pot this time of year. Amazon, Nordstrom, and Free People, for starters, all guarantee deliveries by December 25. We compiled the shipping specifics for 21 retailers in the slideshow to follow. Read on and load your carts, you've still got plenty of time before you have to checkout.

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