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2011 Holiday Shipping Schedule

2011 Holiday Shipping Schedule

Use this handy guide to help figure out which shipping method you need to choose to ensure your TOM BIHN order will arrive by or on December 24th. Note that our shipping cut-off time is 12:30pm PST. Need help? Wondering if an out of stock bag can get to you or your loved one in time? Email, call us at 1-800-729-9607, ask us on Twitter, or on Facebook. We would be glad to help. (Want to learn more about shipping rates and practices? Visit our FAQ.)

December 16th: Last day for folks on the East Coast to place an order with UPS Ground ($8) as their shipping method with guaranteed delivery by
or on Friday, December 23rd. Don't worry: you can still place an order and choose expedited shipping ($17-$55) for December 24th delivery up until the 23rd!

December 17th: We're shipping UPS 2nd Day Air, Next Day Air, and International shipments, even though it's a Saturday -- UPS is working and that means we do too. For example: an order placed with Next Day Air shipping by 12:30pm on Saturday, December 17th will shipped on Saturday and received on Monday, December 19th, while an order placed with 2nd Day Air shipping will be received on Tuesday, December 20th. UPS Ground and 3 Day Select orders will ship on December 19th.

December 19th: Last day for folks in the Mid-West to place an order with UPS Ground as their shipping method with guaranteed delivery by or on December 23rd.

December 20th: Last day for those on the West Coast and in Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, and Southern California to place an order with UPS Ground as their shipping method with guaranteed delivery by or on December 23rd. Note to East Coast folks: this is the last day to select UPS 3 Day Select shipping for guaranteed December 23rd delivery.

December 21st: In Northern Oregon or Washington State? This is your last day to order via UPS Ground for delivery on or by December 23rd. Everyone else can place orders with UPS 2nd Day Air as their shipping method and have guaranteed December 23rd delivery.

December 22nd: Everyone can place orders with UPS 2nd Day Air (make sure to ask for Saturday Delivery ($10 additional charge) in the comments box during checkout!) for December 24th delivery or Next Day Air for December 23rd delivery.

December 23rd: Last day to ship anywhere within the U.S. for December 24th delivery: you must select Next Day Air and Saturday Delivery ($10 additional charge for Saturday Delivery)

December 24th, 25th, and 26th: We will be closed. Have fun -- that's what we'll be doing! All orders received over the holiday will ship Tuesday, December 27th.

P.S. This UPS Time in Transit map might also help you plan your order:
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