holiday delivery



To help ensure delivery of those special presents this Christmas, we suggest that you use the following dates when placing your order online.


within the continental United States


This Christmas, have your order conveniently shipped to your home or have your order sent to one of our  jcpenney stores. Some items are shipped in original manufacturer boxes and the product may be displayed on the carton.  JCPenney offers gift boxes for most of our products.


standard delivery: Order by December 20, 2014 and use our Standard Delivery service for in-stock items delivered within the Continental United States.


express delivery: For the last-minute shopper, Christmas* delivery is still possible on most orders placed prior to 12:00pm CST on December 23rd, when you select Expedited Delivery 1-day delivery and on or before 12 Midnight CST December 22nd when you select Express Delivery 2-day delivery.


*JCPenney will not be responsible for delivery delays due to unforeseen circumstances outside our reasonable control, such as delays due to severe weather, natural disasters or strikes. In order to offer you the greatest selection, certain items are shipped directly to you from our vendors. Because we do not control these shipments, we cannot guarantee Christmas Day delivery. Vendor shipped items are identified on the Product Pages and in Checkout.


ship to store: Order by December 17th, 2014 for in-stock items delivered to a jcp store. The store will contact you by email and/or phone when your order arrives.


manufacturer ship merchandise: Order Order by December 20th, 2014for items shipped directly from the manufacturer to you with the following exceptions:

When shopping our Sports Fan Shop, the 'order by date' will be displayed with each product browse.
Bali and Martha Stewart blinds and shades can be ordered by December 5th, 2014.

Levolor blinds and shades can be ordered by November 30th, 2014.

Personalized jewelry order by December 7th, 2014. 

Additional items that ship direct from the manufacturer will display estimated delivery dates on the product page and during checkout.


truck delivered items:

In Stock Truck delivered items require scheduled delivery. Truck delivered items can be ordered by December 5th, 2014 to ensure delivery window by Christmas.


gift cards:


standard delivery: Thursday, December 11th :  Last day to order a plastic gift card with free standard delivery to arrive by Christmas, 2014


$6 express delivery: Monday, December 22nd : Last day to order plastic gift card to arrive by Christmas, 2014

 Need a last minute gift? egift cards have no delivery cutoff!



Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Pacific Territories


standard delivery
 December 12
 December 12
 Puerto Rico
 December 12
 Virgin Islands
 December 12
 Pacific Territories    
 December 12

military APO/FPO/DPO:

Order by December 6th, 2014 for delivery of mailable in-stock items (Most available items under 70 lbs. can be shipped via Priority Mail).

international deliveries


last day to place order 2PM CST

 Central America

 December 12

 South America

 December 11


 December 12


 December 18

 The Caribbean

 December 11


 December 10

 United Kingdom

 December 10

 United Kingdom-express   

 December 19

 Russian Federation

 December 3


 December 10

Australia-Standard  December 8
Australia-Express  December 17

 Asia Pacific

 December 10







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