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Final Countdown: Best Buy Starts Free Two-Day Shipping for Last-Minute Shoppers

  • No minimum purchase required; customers get free two-day shipping starting tomorrow on the best deals and brands of the season


MINNEAPOLIS – Wednesday, Dec. 14 – With only 11 days left until Christmas, Best Buy is doing its part to take the stress out of finishing those shopping lists – especially for those who don’t want to leave the house and brave the freezing weather.

Starting tomorrow and running through 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, Dec. 21, customers shopping on BestBuy.com will automatically have their shipping upgraded to two-day shipping on almost everything[1] – just in time to get gifts under the tree.

No minimum purchase is required for the free upgrade. It’s simply another way Best Buy is making the holidays easy for our customers. And while the offer is good on laptops and tablets and that sweet pair of wireless headphones that someone wants, it’s also good on stocking stuffers like movies, music and games.

Shoppers need to place their orders by 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, Dec. 21, in order to get their tech by Christmas.

Get it yourself

Customers who want their gifts even faster can order on BestBuy.com and pick up from their local Best Buy store same-day, usually within a couple of hours. In-store pickup will be available through Saturday, Dec. 24 on orders placed by 4 p.m. local time, as most stores will close at 6 p.m. local time. In-store pickup is great for people traveling over the holidays too – just buy online at home and choose to pick up items at a store near the destination.

Yes, these prices are accurate

Eliminating shipping costs isn’t the only way Best Buy is making holiday shopping easier – we also have also rolled out new, Black Friday-like deals and gift recommendations to help last-minute shoppers, including:

  • iPhone 7 Plus: for those who have had a tough time finding iPhone 7 Plus, this weekend and next week is the time to pick one up
  • Get a $250 Best Buy gift card when you trade in an iPhone 6 or newer and buy and activate any iPhone with an installment billing plan on Sprint, Verizon or AT&T (in-store only)
  • Samsung 58-inch LED Smart HDTV for $449.99 (Save $200)
  • Insignia 39-inch LED Smart HDTV with Roku for $199.99 (Save $40)
  • Save $250 on Surface Pro 4 Core i5 128GB tablet
  • 10 percent to 30 percent off Floor Care
  • Save $70 on Microsoft Xbox One S 500GB Minecraft console bundle (starting Friday, Dec. 16)
  • GoPro:
    • Get a $60 Best Buy gift card with GoPro Hero5 Black purchase
    • Get a $45 Best Buy gift card with GoPro Hero5 Session purchase
    • Get a $20 Best Buy gift card with GoPro Hero Session purchase
  • Save $200 on DJI Phantom 4 drone
  • Save $300 on Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth speaker
  • Save $20 on Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Rely on Geek Squad

Whatever items you choose, consider help from the Geek Squad for making it work the way you want it. Agents are available in-store, in-home and online to assist with anything that plugs into your wall or car. Visit www.bestbuy.com/geeksquad for details and to schedule an appointment.

[1] Qualifying items display a “Free 2-day Shipping” message. Not all items are available for all shipping methods in all locations. Special Order delivery items, some scheduled delivery items, backordered items and items displaying In Store Only or Check Stores are not available for free 2-Day shipping.