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Shipping Tips and Green Monday Deals from Now Live!


While Black Friday and Cyber Monday get most of the attention, Green Monday is an important shopping day in its own right.

Green Monday is the second Monday in December and it’s typically the final Monday that you can have a package sent via standard or ground shipping and be confident that you will have it by Christmas. (And click here to see how is “green” everyday).

If you are one of those punctual shoppers, offers free delivery on orders $45 and up. And if you’re known for your procrastination “skills”, you can always take advantage of our Priority Overnight shipping options.

Tips to Get Your Order in Time
In order to make sure that you receive your orders in time, we’ve outlined shipping dates:

  • Final day for USA ground shipping options for delivery by Christmas: Monday, Dec.19
  • Final day for USA 2-day shipping options for delivery by Christmas: Wednesday, Dec. 21
  • Final day for USA 1-day shipping options for delivery by Christmas: Thursday, Dec. 22

Tip #1: Aim for Friday, Dec. 23rd as your absolute last date for receipt. – Saturday, Dec. 24th is a delivery day for some carriers so if for some reason your shipment is delayed; you have an extra day, just in case. 

Tip #2: Watch where your package is shipping from and that company’s daily shipping deadlines. For our customers, most of our orders ship from our Woodstock, Ill. location, so shipping is only a day for anywhere in Illinois, a good chunk of Wisconsin and Iowa, and some of Michigan, Indiana and Missouri. We also have a shipping facility in Nevada for enhanced order processing and fulfillment. We recommend always planning for the item to ship from Woodstock, Ill. and if it ships from NV, it will be early! Why spend more on faster shipping if you don’t have to? Our daily shipping deadlines vary by carrier and service, so you’ll want to make sure you check our Shipping Options page to make sure you order is in on time.

Tip #3: Watch the weather. Winter is coming and, typically, that means winter storms aren’t too far behind. A good storm can easily ground cargo planes or cause accidents for the trucks on the road, and that can cause delays both big and small. If there’s a storm coming, select a faster method than you need, just in case. Cutting your time in half, if possible, will help make sure that if something does go wrong, you still walk away happy.

Tip #4:  Ship to yourself as often as possible. Responsible merchants will be confirming credit card information to help prevent credit card fraud to their customers during the holiday season. Shipping to the same address your card-issuing bank has on file for you will ensure speedy processing and fewer delays.

Green Monday Deals now live!
aplmhnx2ama_heroFor a sample of our Green Monday specials that save you some green, check out the list below. And be sure to check out our holiday specials page for more great gifts for anyone on your list!

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