Conquer Your Last-minute Holiday Shopping with These Quick Tips & Awesome Deals

December 18, 2017 - Article reads in
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Whether you’re wrapping up a few final details or haven’t even started holiday shopping yet, no need to fret. With a little help from Target, you’ll have everything you need for a super-joyful holiday—from matching jammies and great gifts to stocking stuffers and more—in the bag. And just in time. Read on for tips—and amazing deals—that’ll help you beat the holiday hustle.
Guests picks up an order at Target's Order Pickup counterShop right down to the wire
Procrastinators, rejoice! You can shop right up to the last minute at Target.

Come on in to your fave Target store! Target stores will open at 7 a.m. and close at 10 or 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. (Check with your local store for specific hours.)

Shopping Here are the must-know details:

  • To get free holiday shipping: Place your order by 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Dec. 20, and choose “Free Holiday Shipping” at checkout to receive purchases by Christmas.
  • To use express 1-day shipping: Place your order by 12 p.m. local time on Friday, Dec. 22, choose “Express Shipping” at checkout and pay a fee to receive purchases by Christmas.
  • To pick up your order in store: Place online order for free same-day Order Pickup nationwide until 6 p.m. local time on Christmas Eve, and pick them up by closing time.

Need a super, super-last-minute option (or can’t quite figure out what that fussy teen would love)? Our new “GiftNow” feature on lets you choose from thousands of gifts and with a simple click of the “GiftNow” button, send your friend an e-gift. They’ll get an email that lets them accept the gift, change the color or size, or pick out something entirely different—all before the item ships. And more good news: You can send the e-gift instantly (even on Christmas Day!) or a future date.

A family wears matching red and white striped pajamasSave some dough
And we’re not talking the cookie variety (though we’ve got that too!). Now through Sunday, Dec. 24, save big with these and many more Weekly Ad deals. (They’ll never know you got that great gift for a steal).

  • Up to 50 percent off select family sleep
  • Up to 30 percent off sweaters for the family
  • 20 percent off select LEGO toys
  • Save $70 on Apple Watch Series 1, starting at $179.99 (Reg. $249.99)
  • Save $150 on iPad Pro 10.5”, starting at $499.99 (Reg. $649.99)
  • Save $40 and get a free $25 Target GiftCard with purchase of Powerbeats Wireless 3, $159.99 (Reg. $199.99)
  • Kitchen appliance deals across top brands, including Ninja, KitchenAid, Instant Pot, Calphalon and more
  • $2.50 gift wrap
  • Beauty stocking stuffers $5 and under
  • 5 for $5 Holiday candy stocking stuffers

A teen girl along side a gifting collectionFind the perfect present
Gift-giving can be tricky. Not sure where to start? We’re serving up new and affordable gifting collections throughout Target stores and on our gifting hub (seriously, most of the 1,700 gifts are available only at Target and $15 or less).

And of course, pull out that trusty Target REDcard for 5 percent savings and check out Cartwheel in the Target app for other great offers. Plus get free shipping through Dec. 23.

Cheers to finishing those to-dos and impressing everyone on your list!

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