Christmas delivery dates: don't miss your chance to shop

Still need to do some last-minute Christmas shopping? Be quick, as a lot of last delivery dates are fast approaching. We've got all of the info...


Christmas has come around fast, hasn't it? If, like us, you've nearly finished your shopping but still have a few things to buy, don't stress – shop online. As you'd expect though, all retailers have Christmas delivery cut off dates you need to bear in mind when shopping. To take the stress out of the run-up, we've got the low-down on all of the important ones right here.

Use our Christmas Countdown for more helpful dates, deadlines and must-dos. Need a little help with your Christmas shopping? Check out our dedicated Christmas page for all of the gift ideas you'll ever need. 


  • Amara: Order by 3pm 21 December
  • Amazon: For standard delivery, buy on or before the 21 December. Those who use one-day delivery need to purchase on or before 23 December, and if you're feeling risky, on Christmas Eve there's same-day evening delivery and Prime now promise two hour delivery in some areas.
  • Anthropologie: Express delivery, order by 12pm 21 December
  • Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • Appliances Direct: Order by 23 December.
  • Argos: No date released yet, but they do same day delivery, or in-store collection – perfect for last-minute toy shopping!
  • ASOS: For click & collect next-day on or before 21 December. For standard delivery you need to buy before 21 December at 5pm. Those with premier or paying for next-day delivery, place your purchases before 23 December at 10pm if you like in the UK; for those who live in Northern Ireland you need to order by 21 December at 9pm.
  • Cox & Cox: For Saturday and Sunday delivery you need to purchase before midday 21 December; and for large items by 18 December at midday.
  • Cuckooland: For express delivery, order by 21 December for Saturday delivery. All cut off times are 2pm.
  • Currys: For large items, order by 7pm on 23 December. For small items order by 8pm on 23 December. For reserve & collect, you can order until 2pm on Christmas Eve.
  • Debenhams: For next and nominated day, before 21 December at 9pm; nominated evening before midnight. For click & collect order before 22 December 9pm if you're in the UK; if you're in the Republic of Ireland, before 21 December at midday.
  • Dunelm: Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • eBay: Varies depending on seller.
  • Furniture Village: Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • Groupon: Varies depending on seller.
  • Habitat: Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • House of Fraser:  Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • John Lewis: For next day delivery, order by 8pm on 22 December. If you want to click & collect, place your orders before 22 December.
  • Laura Ashley:  Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  •  Too late for Christmas deliveries now.
  • Next: 23 December for those last-minute orders.
  • Not on the High Street: Varies depending on seller.
  • Oliver Bonas: For next day delivery by midday 23 December.
  • Soak & Sleep: 21 December for next day delivery.
  • The Range: Order by 21 December.
  • The White Company: For click & collect, 4pm on the 20 December.
  • Very: For last-minute orders, 23 December
  • Wayfair: Varies depending on seller.
  • Wilko:  Too late for Christmas deliveries now.