Prime members can find millions of gifts available to order as late
as Dec. 22 – delivered by Dec. 24
Customers in 12 major metro areas can order as late as 10:00 a.m. on
Dec. 24 and receive gifts the same day
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2014--
(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it extended holiday shipping
deadlines, allowing customers to order with Free Shipping by Dec. 19 and
receive items before the Christmas holiday. Prime members can order by
Dec. 22 and, for the truly last-minute shoppers, customers in 12 major
metro areas can choose from as many as a million eligible items for
same-day delivery, order as late as 10:00 a.m. on Dec. 24 and have items
delivered before Santa arrives. Customers will continue to find
incredible holiday deals on the widest selection of gifts at amazon.com/todaysdeals.
Holiday Ordering Deadlines
For delivery by Christmas, visit amazon.com/amazonholidayshipping
for details. The following ordering deadlines apply:
Dec. 19: Free Shipping (order as late as 11:59 p.m. EST)
Dec. 22: Two-Day Shipping (Free with Amazon Prime)
Dec. 23: One-Day Shipping (As low as $2.99 per item with Amazon Prime)
Dec. 24: Same-Day Delivery (order as late as 10:00 a.m. local time;
$5.99 per shipment with Amazon Prime)
Dec. 25: Give the gift of Prime or send an Amazon.com Gift Card
Prime Member on your Shopping List?
With tens of millions of them around the world, gift givers are likely
to have a Prime member on their list this holiday. If so, Amazon has
some suggestions. Find great ideas using the Amazon
gift finder based on what other customers are buying now, or shop
some of the most wished-for items by Prime members, including:
Give the Gift of Prime
In addition to fast, free shipping on more than 20 million items, when
the gift of Prime, they are also giving a year’s worth of
entertainment. Membership includes unlimited streaming of tens of
thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Instant Video, including
the Golden Globe nominated Amazon Original Series Transparent.
Plus, members can enjoy more than one million songs and hundreds of
playlists with Prime Music, including the exclusive All
Is Bright playlist, which features more than 40 newly-recorded
holiday songs. But that’s not all, members will find that Prime also
includes 600,000 books to borrow with the Kindle Owners Lending Library
(as frequently as a book a month), unlimited photo storage with Prime
Photos, early access to select lightning deals and much more.
Order on Christmas Eve
Amazon Same-Day Delivery, including the “Get it Today” search feature,
is available in 12 major metro areas, including Atlanta, Baltimore,
Boston, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia,
Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, DC. Shoppers who need
that perfect last-minute gift – from books to movies, toys and
electronics or something to complete the holiday celebration - can
choose from an expansive selection of same-day eligible items. For most
same-day items, customers in those cities can order as late as 10:00
a.m. local time on Dec. 24 and have orders delivered to their home the
very same day. Visit amazon.com/sameday
to learn more.
Gift Cards that Say Surprise!
Amazon.com Gift Cards amazon.com/giftcards
are the best way to get your friends and family what they've always
wanted, even if you don't know what it is. Available in any amount from
$0.50 to $2,000, Amazon.com Gift Cards are redeemable for millions of
items, shipped or emailed for free, and never expire. New this holiday
season is the Surprise! by Amazon App, a new e-card mobile app for
tablets and smartphones that makes it easy to send a personalized e-card
for the holidays. With Surprise! by Amazon, customers can quickly send a
thoughtful note with an optional Amazon.com Gift Card to friends and
family for all types of occasions, right from a mobile device. Visit amazon.com/surprise
to download the free app and learn more.
Stocking Stuffers with a Story
To help make gift giving easier this holiday season, Amazon has gathered
heart-warming stories – these stocking
stuffers with a story help customers learn more about the creators
behind some beautiful gifts. Learn more and find the perfect gift for
everyone on the list, from gardeners to wine aficionados, bookworms, and
Bringing Smiles to Customers’ Favorite Causes
When customers shop AmazonSmile
to deck the home or buy gifts this holiday, they can support their
favorite charitable organization. Customers will find the exact same
Amazon they know and love, with the added bonus that Amazon donates a
portion of the purchase price to their favorite charitable organization.
In its first year, Amazon has donated millions of dollars to AmazonSmile
customers’ favorite causes.
Free Shipping on Millions of Items
Amazon offers Free Shipping on millions of items every day, year-round,
on eligible orders $35 and over.
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is
guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor
focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and
long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized
recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct
Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of
the products and services pioneered by Amazon.
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