Online Shopping Can Relieve Last-Minute Holiday Panic

Procrastinating Shoppers Can Still Find Great Gifts to Ship Before Christmas

Dec 19, 2013, 04:30 ET from

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the busy world we live in, gift-buying procrastination is unavoidable for many. If you've been too busy to buy your holiday presents yet, you still have options beyond elbowing through a crowded store to get the gifts you need in time. has the resources to guide you through the deadlines of the holiday shopping season.


Deal Expert Julia Stewart and her team sort through tens of thousands of deals each day to find the best prices for online consumers. She said that shipping deadlines are one of the most important factors for late Christmas shoppers to consider.

"There are a lot of great retailers that still offer shipping mere days before Christmas," Stewart said. "It's great to be able to shop at the last minute without dealing with crowded malls. All you have to do is check our Shipping Deadlines Guide to see where you can buy your last-minute gifts. And the best part is that once you find a retailer who ships as late as you need; dishes up all the deals and coupon codes available for that store."

 Life-Saving Tips for Last-Minute Shoppers

Shopping online provides lots of new ways to get gifts from the store directly to the recipient in time for Christmas.

  1. eGifts: Sending a gift through email is the perfect option for those who don't live near you. eGift cards let the gift receiver choose what they want or need themselves. Just make sure it's a card from a store they like.
  2. Ship to the Store: You can purchase gifts from the comfort of your home and pick them up at a store near you. Many retailers will Ship to Store for free. To make it even more convenient, you can pick a time of day that works best for you to pick up your gifts.
  3. Last-Minute Shipping: There are still many stores that will ship your online holiday order until December 23. Check out the Shipping Deadlines guide for some of the top online retailers, and purchase your gifts before time runs out.

"We are checking the deals daily so you don't have to," said Stewart. "All you have to do is find the appropriate shipping option when you check out. Don't worry about fighting the crowds for picked-through merchandise. We've got your back at"

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