NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — Haven’t had time to shop for the holidays? Or are you just simply a procrastinator? Lucky for you, Amazon has extended it’s free-shipping deadline.READ MORE: Facebook To Change Corporate Name To Meta
Amazon extended its free-shipping deadline by one day–to Dec. 19.
Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping. Last year’s deadline was Dec. 18. The e-commerce company says members of its $99 annual Prime loyalty program can order by Dec. 22 for two-day shipping.
One-day shipping for items ordered on Dec. 23 costs $2.99 and up for Amazon Prime members. And same day delivery is available in 12 cities on items ordered by 10 a.m. local time for $5.99 per shipment.READ MORE: SportsLine Week 8 NFC East Picks: 'Everybody Is Piling On The Cowboys, And You Can't Blame Them,' Says Larry Hartstein
Retailers are hoping to avoid shipping snafus that occurred last year while at the same time getting the last-minute online shoppers dollar.
Wal-Mart said last week the cutoff for orders with standard shipping to reach homes by Christmas is Dec. 19.
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