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    26 Of The Best Places To Buy Last Minute Gifts

    Where to go for fast, cheap shipping... because belated doesn't cut it.

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    1. Amazon,

    Why it's so great: Pretty much anything you can imagine is available on Amazon: fashion, makeup, pet toys, tech, fancy popcorn, you name it, are just a click away.

    How fast is it? Amazon Prime is the way to go if you need a speedy delivery. Members can always depend on free two-day shipping. Certain Prime items are also eligible for free same-day delivery, and all are available for same-day with a $5.99 charge. Or, you can pay $2.99 for a one-day delivery. Some zip codes even offer a two-hour delivery if you subscribe to Prime Now.

    Get the corgi planter for $7.88 and measuring cups for $18.98.

    2. ShopBop

    Why it's so great: The fast-fashion retail site offers free one-to-three day shipping and $10 two-day shipping. Even better? If you have Amazon Prime, you get free two-day shipping here, too.

    How fast is it? Free standard shipping is guaranteed to deliver in three business days or less. Amazon Prime customers can use free two-day shipping, and others can pay $10. Next business day costs $25 (for Prime members, $3.99/item).

    Get the hat for $88, iPhone 7 case for $30.15, and earrings for $65.66.

    3. Revolve,

    Why it's so great: Whether your checkout total is a $10 necklace or a $100 dress for this trendy retail site, you'll automatically get free two-day shipping. Otherwise, you can pay $24 for UPS Next Day Saver, or $30 for UPS Next Day.

    How fast is it? You'll receive your package in a maximum of two days, unless you pay extra for next-day.

    Get the necklace for $20 and makeup kit for $38.

    4. Sephora

    Why it's so great: When you subscribe to Sephora Flash, you get unlimited free two-day shipping on all purchases from this beauty site. Without a membership, there is a flat rate of $5.95 for three-day shipping for purchases under $50 (over is free), $10.95 for two-day shipping, and $16.95 for next-day shipping.

    How fast is it? Only FLASH two-day shipping doesn't include processing time and is truly two days. All other options have one-to-two added days for purchase processing. eGift cards obviously have no shipping charge and are immediate.

    Get BECCA glow gloss for $22 and BECCA highlighter for $34.

    5. Best Buy,

    Why it's so great: Thousands of tech items on Best Buy's website have a "Free Two-Day Shipping" message on the product page. Same-day delivery is also available in certain areas, which will be specified on the checkout page. You can also choose to gift wrap. Two-day and same-day deliveries are always options, but pricing varies on the product.

    How fast is it? You can check your area for same-day delivery. Tracking is in real time, so you can basically wait by your car at the ready if you're super tight for time. The checkout page will specify if your product is available for Saturday delivery, otherwise shipping is business day, only.

    Get the Dr. Dre Beats headphones for $199.99 (available in five colors) and a self-balancing scooter for $249.99.

    6. Ray-Ban

    Why it's so great: All glasses sales on Ray-Ban include free one- to two-day shipping. You'll see an estimated delivery date during checkout before you confirm purchase.

    How fast is it? If the free one-to-two day shipping isn't fast enough, you can select Express Next Business day for $8.

    Get the round colored glasses for $175.

    7. Barnes & Noble,

    Why it's so great: Barnes and Noble members get free expedited shipping when purchasing anything from this bookstore. Certain items are also marked as "same-day delivery" and can be delivered that day in all of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn and the Bronx.

    How fast is it? Express shipping is one-to-three business days. You'll receive an estimated delivery date upon purchase.

    Get The Alchemist for $13.59, To Kill A Mockingbird for $7.19, and 1984 for $7.99. Get Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails for $17.50, the Peak extra-large ice cube tray for $11.95, the Mason Jar Shaker Barware Set for $49.95.

    8. From You Flowers,

    Why it's so great: If you place your oder before 3 p.m. in the Same Day Flower Delivery section, the bouquet is guaranteed to be delivered by end of day. Same goes for the Same Day Gift Sets.

    How fast is it? There are also fruit baskets and balloons that have "Same-Day Delivery" logos marked on their product photos. If you order before 3 p.m. these can also arrive to your doorstep in a few hours. Other deliveries are Next Day by the latest. If you're in Manhattan, shop from the Flower Delivery NYC section for same-day delivery. You can also track your order.

    Get the gift set for $41.99 and flowers for $39+.

    9. Task Rabbit

    Why it's so great: Hire someone to shop for you, pick up and deliver, or even just wait in line.

    How fast is it? Describe the task you need to get done, and the site will let you know how many people are currently available to help. Wait time is usually immediate.

    10. Neiman Marcus,

    Why it's so great: This luxury department store has a Gift Now option, meaning your recipient gets an immediate notification that they've received a gift from you. They can see the present in an email, and select to ship it to their home.

    How fast is it? Standard shipping is free but you can expedite on a varying cost. Items with a clock icon on their product page are eligible for free same-day delivery if purchased before noon Monday through Friday. Certain items are also eligible to be picked up in store if you order by 4 p.m. (they'll email you when it's ready).

    Get the earrings for $80 and silverware set for $175.

    11. Nordstrom


    Why it's so great: The famous department store offers free standard shipping on any purchase, or same-day delivery for $15. Two-day shipping has a flat rate of $9, and next business day is $15. If you need it even sooner, you can pick it up in-store, free of charge. They'll even walk it out to your car.

    How fast is it? As long as the item is marked as in-stock, you can pick it up in the store that day for an extra $15. Saturday delivery is possible if ordered before 3 p.m. for an extra charge of $35. You can follow a chart to map out which option delivers closest to your desired date.

    Get the phone case for $25 (available for iPhone 6/7 & 6/7 Plus) and pool float for $60.

    12. My BBQ Box

    Why it's so great: A set of lip-smacking barbecue ingredients delivered every month benefits both your recipient and your belly.

    How fast is it? Boxes are shipped out the third Monday of every month.

    Promising Review: "I purchased this for my Dad for Christmas this past year. He loves it. Without fail I always get a call shortly after his box arrives to tell me what he got. He said it really 'upped his game.'" —Tina

    Get it from My BBQ Box on Cratejoy for $18+ per month.

    13. Free People,

    Why it's so great: The boho store for peasant blouses and artistic purses has a flat rate of $10 for two to three business day shipping. Or, you can pay $20 for an overnight delivery.

    How fast is it? Keep in mind that orders placed after 1 p.m. won't ship until the next business day. You'll receive a tracker upon purchase.

    Get the bag for $128 and hair clip for $18.

    14. Worldly Box

    Why it's so great: A subscription to handmade jewelry from independent artisans from around the world to spoil your favorite traveler every month.

    How fast is it? Choose the gift giving option for an immediate subscription.

    Get it from WorldlyBox on CrateJoy for $24.99+ per month

    15. Bloomingdale's,

    Why it's so great: This upscale department store offers everything from women's fashion to the latest home trends to kid's clothing. They even have a section dedicated to gifting. Same-day delivery is available in California and Illinois if the purchase is made before 1 p.m. In-store pickup is also an option, with no additional fee.

    How fast is it? You'll receive an email as soon as your purchase is ready for in-store pickup, which is usually within 24 hours. Two-day delivery is available nationwide for an additional $7, and express next-day for an additional $13.

    Get the blouse for $238 (available in sizes S-XL) and men's striped shirt for $42.50 (available in sizes S-XL).

    16. Amazon Floral Delivery

    Why it's so great: A bouquet with free overnight shipping when purchased under an Amazon Prime membership, plus an optional personal note.

    How fast is it? Flowers are shipped in bud form — blooms will open in two-to-three days. There are no Saturday, Sunday, or Monday deliveries.

    Promising Review: "Exceeded my expectations, and the arrangement lasted for two weeks!" —tyoung

    Get this bouquet for $31.28.

    17. Quirky-Crate

    Why it's so great: A monthly delivery of an enamel pin from a featured artist, a felt pendant, eccentric handbags and accessories, stationery and stickers, and more quirky trinkets.

    How fast is it? Packages ship on the 15th of every month.

    Get it from Quirky-Crate on Cratejoy for $34.99+ per month.

    18. Zara,

    Why it's so great: The contemporary clothing chain makes delivery as fast as their product turnover. Free store delivery or free shipping starting at $50. Express delivery for $9.95.

    How fast is it? Purchases made for in-store pickup are usually three-to-five days, and you have 15 days to collect. Standard deliveries take two-to-four business days, and express takes between one-to-two business days. E-Gift cards are immediate.

    Get the T-shirt for $9.90 (available S-L) and hat for $25.90.

    19. Say It With A Sock

    Why it's so great: This monthly subscription box has you and your fashionable friend's feet covered.

    How fast is it? "Orders shipped within 24 hours. After your first shipment, you can expect your socks to be shipped around the same day that you placed your order."

    Promises Review: "The socks are great quality, and we loved getting a new fun pair of socks in the mail once a month! Highly recommend to anyone looking for an unusual gift for someone special!!" —Polly

    Get it from Say It With A Sock on Cratejoy for $11.99 + per month.

    20. H&M

    Why it's so great: The trendy fast-fashion chain offers free shipping for purchases over $40, or a flat rate next-day delivery for $24.99.

    How fast is it? Standard shipping takes three-to-five business days. If a next-day order is placed before 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, your item will be delivered in one business day. If purchased after 4 p.m., it will take two. Saturday and Sunday are always two business days.

    From upper left, counterclockwise: Sandalettes for $29.99 (available in sizes 4.5-10), sandals for $17.99 (available in sizes 4.5-10), and platform sandals for $34.99 (available in sizes 4.5-10).

    21. Bloom That

    Why it's so great: If you waited until the morning of, order a flower or gift set for same-day delivery.

    How fast is it? A timer in the bottom right of each product photo tells you the cutoff time for same-day delivery. Most are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Get this gift set for $68.

    22. Macy's

    Why it's so great: The major department store offers free shipping on all beauty orders, plus a one- to two-day flat shipping rate of $10.95. Same-day delivery is available for select zip codes, as well as store pick-up.

    How fast is it? Check your zip code to see if you area is eligible for same-day delivery. Certain items can be ordered to picked up in store that same day. Expedited shipping is two-day, while express is next-day (prices vary).

    Get the crop top for $59 (available in sizes XS-L), skirt for $69 (available in sizes XS-L), bag for $44.62, Lancôme matte shaker for $22, sandals for $89 (available in sizes 5.5-8.5), and sunglasses for $185.

    23. Zappos,

    Why it's so great: Zappos members to this discount retail site get free expedited shipping on all orders.

    How fast is it? For all orders, member or not, standard shipping is free (delivery is three-to-five business days). Expedited two-day shipping is free for members, or $15 for non-members. One-business day is $25 per order for non-members, and free for Zappos members. Order before 1 p.m. on all orders to avoid extra processing time.

    Get the Quay sunglasses for $42.99+ and Sperry Wahoo sneakers for $75 (available in sizes 7-13).

    24. Boomtown Box

    Why it's so great: A monthly hand-picked curation of fun, "manly" products, such as T-shirts, BBQ ingredients, and quirky socks.

    How fast is it? Boxes ship on the 20th of each month.

    Promising Review: "My husband absolutely loves these boxes! He's always liked when I surprise him by bringing home something random and fun, so these are great. He's gotten fun socks and T-shirts, cool bottle openers, and some AWESOME seasoning." —Sarah

    Get it from Boomtown Box on Cratejoy for $22.99+ per month.

    25. BloomsyBox

    Why it's so great: A monthly bouquet is delivered to your door straight from the farms with free shipping.

    How fast is it? Boxes are shipped between the fifth and the eleventh of each month.

    Promising Review: "Every box we receive from BloomsyBox is beautiful, unique, and full of wonderful color!" —Elizabeth

    Get it from on Cratejoy for $39.99+ per month.

    26. Apple

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    Why it's so great: Get your tech with free two-day shipping on any purchase, or purchase an iPhone with free next-day shipping.

    How fast is it? All products can be delivered in two business days, and iPhones within the next business day. For varying prices, you can also choose guaranteed next-day shipping (fastest if ordered before noon). Certain zip codes are eligible for courier service, which means your purchase can be at your door within two hours.

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