Apple’s Holiday Order Shipping Times & Deadlines
Nobody wants their gifts to arrive after the holidays have passed, and to alleviate that potential Apple has posted a list of holiday shipping times and deadlines. In order to get Apple items shipped free to your door by Christmas Eve (December 24), you’ll need to stop procrastinating:
- iPad: December 19th
- iPod: December 19th
- iPhone 4S: Passed, Dec 5th – visit an Apple Store!
- iPhone 4 and 3GS: December 19th
- Mac, customized: December 14th
- Mac, stock: December 19th
- Mac, popular configuration: December 19th
- Apple TV: December 19th
If you don’t mind paying for next-day shipping, the deadlines move up to December 21st.
For many Apple items, you can also try third party retailers like Amazon or Best Buy, and you can always visit a physical Apple Store if you’re down to the wire or really want to get someone the extremely popular iPhone 4S.
Helpful find by Macgasm for those of us who haven’t even started shopping for gifts yet.