December 18, 2014
Best BuyStaff Writer
Shopper Trak estimates that Saturday, Dec. 20 – also known as “Super Saturday” – will ring in sales of $10 billion across all U.S. retail, surpassing Black Friday as the busiest shopping day of the year.
Get it in time for Christmas
Best Buy is here to help customers finish shopping lists, whether they are buying gifts online or visiting one of our 1,400 stores across the U.S.
Here is what shoppers need to know:
- Free expedited shipping offer: Thousands of products on BestBuy.com are eligible for a free shipping upgrade. Purchases of $35 or more will receive a free automatic upgrade from standard shipping to two-day shipping.
- Shipping deadlines: Customers who buy products on BestBuy.com by 10:30 a.m. CST on Monday, Dec. 22 can get them delivered by Christmas. BestBuy.com will also offer overnight shipping options, at a cost, for those shopping on Wednesday, Dec. 23.
- In-store pick up: Customers have until 4 p.m. local time on Christmas Eve to order on BestBuy.com and pick up in-store before the doors close at 6 p.m. BestBuy.com is always open for e-gift cards – even on Christmas Day.
- Extended store hours: Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., local timeSunday, Dec. 21: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.Monday, Dec. 22 and Tuesday, Dec. 23: 7 a.m. until midnightWednesday, Dec. 24: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Brands and deals people want
Some of the best last-minute gifts and deals include:
- iPads including iPad Air and iPad mini 2 – $50 off through Saturday, Dec. 20
- MacBooks – at least $100 off MacBook Pros through Saturday, Dec. 20; $150 off select MacBooks through Christmas Eve
- Smart home products including Nest thermostat ($249.99), Danalock Bluetooth smart lock ($159.99) and Philips hue Lux Starter Kit (on sale for $79.99 through Saturday, Dec. 20)
- Designer Tech Accessories from Isaac Mizrahi, Anna Sui and Nanette Lepore starting at $24.99
- 2-in-1 laptops that can be used as a laptop or a tablet – save up to $300 on top devices now through Christmas Eve
- iPhone 6 from $199.99 with plan, $0 down with monthly installment billing; and iPhone 6 Plus, from $299.99 with plan, $0 down with monthly installment billing
- Keyboard cases for tablets including ZaggFolio (on sale for $69.99) and Logitech Keyboard Folio ($99.99)
- Bluetooth speakers including the Bose SoundLink Color ($129.99)
- GoPro HERO4 Silver video camera ($399.99)
- Video game software including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Xbox One ($59.99) and NBA 2K15 – PlayStation 4 ($59.99)
- Gaming console offers – starting Friday and available online only, get a $50 gift card when you purchase any new Xbox One. Get a $30 gift card on a 4GB Xbox 360, too. In addition, the Destiny PlayStation 4 bundle is currently $50 off both in-store and online, making it just $399.99.
- Small appliances including Keurig 2.0, Ninja Blenders, Norelco shavers and Philips Sonicare toothbrush
- Wearable devices like the Fitbit Charge ($129.99), and starting Sunday, Dec. 21, deals on Misfit Flash ($24.99), and JawboneUP24 ($79.99)