Where to buy last minute advent calendars

Left it a bit late to buy an Advent calendar? Don't worry – you can get all of these by Monday if you order today

Aldi advent calendars
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With everything that is going on, we don't blame you if you totally forgot to get an Advent calendar for your kids or other half. They are the kind of thing you pop in your trolley on a trip to the supermarket. But if you have been ordering groceries online, or too busy focussing on maintaining distance from other shoppers in store, you may have missed them off your shopping list.

No problem though! We have found a load of places where you can buy an Advent calendar and get it delivered by Monday (or Tuesday at the latest) so nobody has to miss out. The options below have the option of next day delivery, or click and collect in some cases – just make sure you check the delivery options at checkout and note it may cost more. There might be a cut-off time for ordering, too.

We have listed a load of places to buy from, then rounded up some of our favourites – some of which are on sale. From beauty Advent calendars to Lego and even tea, take your pick of the last minute choices below, then see our round up of the best Advent calendars too for those who can bear to wait a few days (then eat/drink five days in one sitting).

Where to buy last minute advent calendars

Clipper Tea advent calendar

Clipper Tea advent calendar | £4.99 £3.99 (save £1) on Amazon
Available for delivery by Monday (choose that option at checkout) this advent calendar from Clipper includes 24 teas and infusions to see you through the festive season.

LEGO Harry Potter advent calendar

LEGO Harry Potter advent calendar | £25 £20 (save £5) on Argos
Keep your little witch or wizard busy every morning with this Lego advent calendar. They will get a small set depicting a festive scene from the stories and you can get it by Monday if you click and collect.

Ted Baker Ladies House of Bloom advent calendar

Ted Baker Ladies House of Bloom advent calendar | £45 £33.75 (save £11.25) on Boots
Enjoy a mix of spa-worthy masks, lotions, perfumes and beauty tools in this bestseller from Boots. You will need to choose next-day delivery for £4.95 to get it by Monday and order by 6pm today.

Man'Stuff Toiletry advent calendar

Man'Stuff Toiletry advent calendar | £19.99 on Amazon
There are so many beauty advent calendars that we are glad to have found one for the fellas. This includes 24 days of grooming and bathing products, plus handy bits like combs and nail scissors.

Mindfulness advent calendar

Mindfulness advent calendar | £14.95 £12.95 (save £2) on Amazon
Treat yourself mentally rather than physically this Christmas with a mindful advent calendar. This jar includes 24 days of mindful activities to restore calm and help you relax. What we all need this year surely?

Guinness chocolate advent calendar

Guinness chocolate advent calendar | £19.99 on Amazon
Can't choose between a boozy advent calendar or a chocolate one? Have both with this calendar including 24 rich little Guinness chocolates. 

Lindsey Davis
Lindsey Davis

Lindsey is Editor in Chief for Homes Ecommerce at Future meaning she spends her waking hours helping you find the best products – everything from soft furnishings to refrigerators – for your home. She started her journalism career in children's publishing before joining the Homebuilding & Renovating team in 2013. When she isn't reviewing products for our buying guides, or searching for the best bargains, she can be found rearranging her furniture in a vain attempt to make space, or cooking something new. She aspires to build her own home, but for now is busy tackling the ever-growing list of projects in her Victorian cottage.