I do, I do! And if you do too, you’re going to love this!
Still shopping for that perfect holiday gift? Don’t have time to get to the mall, but worried that an online order might not make it in time for Christmas Day, unless you pay exorbitant shipping fees? Have no fear – Free Shipping Day is almost here!
So all you procrastinators, time to celebrate! Monday, December 17th, 2012 has been declared Free Shipping Day. It’s so official, it even has it’s own website.
What Is Free Shipping Day?
It’s a holiday shopping procrastinator’s dream come true. Free Shipping Day means over 2000 retailers have granted you a free pass – literally! Orders placed across the United States on Monday will ship for FREE! Yep, you read that right – free shipping. And Free Shipping Day goes one step further. It lets you know if a participating retailer also has any special offers or discounts. How awesome is that! Online holiday shopping deals and free shipping, all in one convenient location!
Best of all, orders placed on Monday get free shipping and delivery by Christmas Eve to destinations throughout the United States. Procrastinators rejoice! Your gifts will make it.
Don’t want to miss this big day? Want a reminder? Just add your email and Free Shipping Day will send you a reminder first thing Monday morning.
Got That Shopping List Ready?
Big and small, they got ’em all! Well, maybe not all, but with 1,488 different retailers to date and more still being added, you’re sure to find a retailer you want to shop with. So if you find yourself this weekend in need of a last minute Holiday gift, pop on over to FreeShippingDay.com for the current list of participating retailers, and shop away. Save your basket, or take note of your intended purchases. Then, on Monday, December 17th, check FreeShipping.com for possible additional discounts, place your order, get free shipping, and be confident that gift will arrive in time.
Gotta check that list twice! Don’t forget to check the Free Shipping Day website on Monday, ’cause there’s sure to be even more retailers. Last year more than 2600 retailers participated with Free Shipping Day. At midnight, EST, Monday, Free Shipping Day will reveal the complete list of free shipping day offers.
So don’t worry! Be happy! Those remaining gifts can still arrive before Santa does.
Don’t miss it – Free Shipping Day is almost here!
Bonus Shopper’s Tips!
Shopper’s Tip #1 – Save valuable time on Monday and prepare this weekend. Start with a shopping list. Know what you want to purchase, and from whom. If your retailer is already on the Free Shipping Day list, save items to your online shopping basket. Then Monday morning, simply place your orders with the qualifying retailer. Shopping done!
Shopper’t Tip #3 – Need inspiration? Check out my prior posts on holiday gift ideas: Great Gifts for The Intrepid Traveler, Tea-Rific Gift Ideas for Tea Lovers, and Great Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts.
Shopper’s Tip #4 – Don’t forget to check Mr. Rebates for possible cash back offers too.
Are you a last minute shopper? Do you hate shopping in crowded malls? Want to be confident those online purchases will arrive on time? Have you used Free Shipping Day before? Let me know in the Comments section below.
For more information about Mr. Rebates, read Save More With Mr. Rebates.
Images from FreeShippingDay.com and Mr. Rebates.