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2012 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Kitchenware Stores

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There’s still time to shop online for cooking equipment Christmas gifts. For quick and easy reference, we’ve rounded up the shipping deadlines for the most popular kitchenware stores. Take a look at when you need to place your order, in order for it to be at its destination in time for the holiday. It’s always best to double check the website to make sure deadlines haven’t changed, and if you’re cutting it close, or shipping to a remote location, you might wish to call the store’s customer service line to double check on when you need to complete your order.

There are definitely advantages to ordering early, besides the peace of mind that your gift will arrive on time. Many kitchenware retailers offer free or discounted shipping for their regular (ground) shipping. Promo codes, where needed, are listed below.

Store: Williams-Sonoma

Deadlines: 12 p.m. PT, Thursday, Dec. 20 (Standard shipping); 6 p.m. PT, Friday, December 21 (Rush shipping, $15 additional charge); 5 p.m. PT, Friday, December 14 (Monogramming); 5 p.m. PT, Wednesday, December 19 (Direct-Ship Food, arrives on Friday, December 21).

Shipping Promos: Free shipping on your entire order. Promo code FREESHIP (Ends December 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Certain items excluded.

Store: Sur La Table

Deadlines: According to the website, standard shipping takes 7 to 10 business days, but the site indicates that orders placed by December 18 or 19 should still arrive by December 24 via standard shipping. Express shipping takes 2 business days for orders placed before 3 p.m. ET, and overnight delivery arrives on the next business day for orders placed before 3 p.m. ET. Shipping fees vary according to cost of merchandise.

Shipping Promos: The store is offering free shipping on all orders over $59. Promo Code: 594923

Store: Crate and Barrel

Deadlines: Noon CT, Thursday, December 20 (Standard Shipping); Noon CD, Thursday, December 20 (2-Day Express Shipping); Noon CT, Friday, December 21 (Next Day Express). If you’ve missed an order deadline, the website offers in-store pickup

Shipping Promos: Many items have a $4.95 flat fee shipping offer.

Store: Cooking.com

Deadlines: Thursday, December 13 (Super Saver Shipping); Tuesday, December 18 (Standard Shipping); 11 a.m. PT Thursday, December 20 (Express Shipping); 11 a.m. PT Friday, December 21 (Next Day Shipping)

Shipping Promos: Free super saver shipping on orders over $79 (Promo Code C97344). Some products excluded.

Store: Amazon.com

Deadlines: Thursday, December 13 (Free No Rush Delivery); Thursday, December 20 (last full day to order Two-Day Shipping); 7 p.m. ET Friday, December 21 (Two-Day Shipping and last full day to order One-Day Shipping); 3 p.m. ET Saturday, December 22 (One-Day Shipping); Monday, December 24 (Local Express Delivery, in select cities)

Shipping Promos: With an Amazon Prime subscription, get free 2-day shipping or $3.99 per item one-day shipping.

Store: Pfaltzgraff.com

Deadlines: Monday, December 17 (Standard Delivery); Wednesday, December 19 (2nd Day Air); Thursday, December 20 (Next Day Air)

Shipping Promos: Free shipping on orders over $49. Flat rate of $7.95 on orders up to $49. Expires Sunday, December 16.

Store: Chef’s Catalog

Deadlines: Tuesday, December 18 (Economy/Standard Shipping); Thursday, December 20 (2nd Day Air); Saturday, December 22 (Next Day Air)

Shipping Promos: Free standard shipping on orders of $25 or more, and free return shipping.

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