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 19, 2013 and use our standard 4-7 days 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 2:00pm CST on December 23rd, when you select 2-day delivery and on or before December 21st when you select 3-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, 2013 for in-stock items delivered to a jcp store. The store will contact you when your order arrives.

manufacturer ship merchandise: Order by December 19th, 2013 for 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 8th, 2013.

Levolor blinds and shades can be ordered by December 5th, 2013.

Personalized jewelry order by December 5th, 2013. 

Please make special note of the supplier ship weeks when placing your order, where weeks of 1 or less should arrive in time for the holiday. 


truck delivered items:

Truck delivered items can be ordered by December 10th,  2013


gift cards:


standard delivery: Monday, December 12:  Last day to order a plastic gift card with free standard delivery to arrive by Christmas, 2013


express delivery: Sunday, December 22nd : Last day to order plastic gift card to arrive by Christmas, 2013


egift cards: Tuesday, December 24th at 5pm CST: Last day to order an egift card



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


standard delivery
 December 11
 December 11
 Puerto Rico
 December 11
 Virgin Islands
 December 11
 Pacific Territories    
 December 11

military APO/FPO/DPO:

Order by December 3rd, 2012 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 13

 South America

 December 12


 December 5


 December 13

 The Caribbean

 December 9


 December 12

 United Kingdom

 December 5

 United Kingdom-express   

 December 13

 Russian Federation

 December 6


 December 12

 Asia Pacific

 December 9







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