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Amazon Extends Free Super Saver Shipping Through Last Weekend before Christmas
Customers can now place orders up until 11:59 p.m. PST on Dec. 19 for delivery by Dec. 24 using FREE Super Saver Shipping available on millions of items
Holiday deals continue on popular gift items

SEATTLE, Dec 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it has extended the ordering deadline for free shipping with delivery in time for Christmas through the last full shopping weekend before the holiday. This is the latest date Amazon has ever offered for free shipping on orders in time for Christmas. Customers can place orders now through 11:59 p.m. PST Dec. 19 with delivery by Dec. 24, using FREE Super Saver Shipping*, available on millions of items across Electronics, Toys, Sporting Goods, Books, Music, Movies, Apparel, Home and other stores at Amazon. Amazon Prime** members can place orders up until 7 p.m. PST on Dec. 22 with delivery by Dec. 24 using FREE Two-Day Shipping (cut-off time varies by item).

In addition to extended free shipping, customers will find special deals throughout the weekend. Here are a few of the deals that will be available at various times starting today:

  • Save 60% on select toys and games
  • Save 75% on select outerwear for women, men and kids
  • Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera with Built-in Projector: $129.00 (list price: $349.95)
  • Kodak Zi8 High-Definition Pocket Video Camera: $99 (list price: $179)
  • DROID phones from Verizon starting at $0.01 at AmazonWireless
  • Save an additional $130 on select Samsung laptops
  • Get a $25 Amazon.com Gift Card when you buy a 4th Generation 8 GB iPod touch
  • Save 70% on Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Deluxe Boxed Set: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "The Girl Who Played With Fire," "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest," plus "On Stieg Larsson" [hardcover]
  • 14k Yellow and White Gold Crossover Hoop Earrings: $199 (list price: $680)
  • Invicta Men's Russian Diver Collections Carbon Fiber Black Rubber Watch: $79.99 (list price: $895)
  • Get a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card when you buy the Bosch TAS 1000UC Tassimo Single-Serve Coffee Brewer
  • Inception (Three-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy): $17.99 (list price: $35.99)
  • Save up to 50% on select men's electric shavers
  • Get $25 off a $100 DeWalt order (offer applies to items sold and shipped by Amazon.com)
  • Up to 60% off select designer shoes and handbags

For delivery by Dec. 24, the following ordering deadlines apply:

Dec. 19: FREE Super Saver Shipping
Dec. 20: Standard Shipping
Dec. 21: Two-Day Shipping (last full day to order; free with Amazon Prime)
Dec. 22: Two-Day Shipping (order as late as 7 p.m. PST; varies by item; free with Amazon Prime); last full day to order for One-Day Shipping
Dec. 23: One-Day Shipping (order as late as 3:30 p.m. PST; varies by item; just $3.99 per item with Amazon Prime)
Dec. 24: Local Express Delivery ($3.99 with Amazon Prime); available in select cities, varies by item
Dec. 25: E-mail and printable gift cards, as well as gifting Kindle books, can be sent at any time

Some restrictions apply. Visit www.amazon.com/supersavershipping for additional details.

*FREE Super Saver Shipping is available on eligible orders $25 and over.

**Amazon Prime is an annual membership program that gives customers fast shipping on millions of items for only $79 a year. Members receive FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items sold by Amazon.com and upgrades to One-Day Shipping are only $3.99 per item. To become a member of Amazon Prime, or to learn more about the membership program, customers can visit www.amazon.com/prime.

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, Kindle 3G and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, and www.amazon.it. As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.

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