Apple Online christmas delivery cut off dates

Buying from the Apple Online Store? If you want your order in for Christmas you need to order by the following dates.

Extended Returns

Items purchased at the Apple Online Store that are received between October 27, 2012 and December 25, 2012, may be returned through January 7, 2013.

Please note that all other terms and conditions provided in the Apple Online Store are still applicable. This holiday return policy does not apply to iPhone.

All purchases made after December 25, 2012 are subject to the standard Apple Online Store return policy, which requires returns to be made within 14 calendar days of the date of receipt. For more information, refer to the Apple Online Store.

Apple iPad – Christmas Shipping

When do I need to order my iPad 4 or iPad Mini to get it before Christmas?

iPad Model Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
iPad mini engraved Check your cart for expected delivery dates. Buy Now >>
iPad mini non-engraved Check your cart for expected delivery dates. Buy Now >>
iPad with Retina display engraved 13/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPad with Retina display non-engraved 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPad 2 engraved 13/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPad 2 non-engraved 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>

Apple iPod – Christmas Shipping

When do I need to order my iPod such as iPod Touch, iPod Nano etc to get it before Christmas?

iPod Model Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
iPod touch (4th gen), iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod classic engraved 13/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPod touch (4th gen), iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod classic non-engraved 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPod touch (5th gen) engraved 14/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPod touch (5th gen) non-engraved 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>

Apple iPhone – Christmas Shipping

When do I need to order my iPhone such as the iPhone 5 Outright to get it before Christmas?

iPhone Model Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
iPhone 5 10/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPhone 4S 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPhone 4 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>

Apple Mac – Christmas Shipping

When do I need to order my Mac such as MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac etc to get it before Christmas?

Mac (Standard) Model Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
iMac mini 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
MacBook Air 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
MacBook Pro 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iMac Check your cart for expected delivery dates. Buy Now >>
Mac (Customised) Model Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
iMac mini 12/12/2012 Buy Now >>
MacBook Air 12/12/2012 Buy Now >>
MacBook Pro 12/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iMac Check your cart for expected delivery dates. Buy Now >>

Other Apple Products – Christmas Shipping

When do I need to order my iPod such as iPod Touch, iPod Nano etc to get it before Christmas?

Other Products Cut off (order by 11:59 pm on)*: Buy now
Apple TV 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPhoto print products (photo books, cards, calendars)** 6/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iTunes Gift Cards 20/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPad Smart Case engraved 14/12/2012 Buy Now >>
iPad Smart Case non-engraved 18/12/2012 Buy Now >>

*Conditions apply. See below for details.

**Excludes letterpress cards, prints and orders made through the Apple Cards app.

  1. Unless otherwise specified, ordering deadlines are for in-stock products that ship within 24 hours. Ordering deadlines for customised Mac are only valid for Mac that ship within 1-3 business days.
  2. For iPhone, ordering deadlines are for qualifying customers only.
  3. For locations outside of major metropolitan and regional centre areas, please allow 2 additional days from our delivery date.
  4. Combined shipment with a single delivery date beyond 24 December is not eligible for this promotion.
  5. Customer signatory is required at point of delivery. If no one is available to take delivery of your products, our carrier will leave a card requesting you to telephone and arrange a suitable time and date for re-delivery to home or business address.
  6. Apple reserves the right to change the terms or end this program at anytime without notice.
  7. Apple is not responsible for any late deliveries.
  8. All “order by” dates are based on orders entered and credit approved during the promotion period before cut-off time.

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