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Shipping & Services

Most orders are processed through our warehouse within 24 business hours of receipt and may be shipped via Standard, 3 business day, 2 business day or 1 business day delivery.

2018 Holiday Shipping Dates

For all items marked "Available for Immediate Shipment" or "In Stock", please follow the ordering dates below to ensure your gifts arrive on or before December 24.

Contiguous U.S. Last day to order Order by
Standard See Map Below* 6:00 p.m. EST
3 Business Days Wednesday, 12/19 1:00 p.m. EST
2 Business Days Thursday, 12/20 1:00 p.m. EST
1 Business Day Friday, 12/21 1:00 p.m. EST
Truck Shipments (noted by   on product page) Monday, 12/10 6:00 p.m. EST

AK, HI and US Territories Last day to order Order by
3 Business Day Wednesday, 12/19 1:00 p.m. EST

APO/FPO Addresses Last day to order Order by
Standard Wednesday, 11/14 6:00 p.m. EST
Expedited Shipping Thursday, 12/06 6:00 p.m. EST

Canada Last day to order Order by
BC, NL, NT, NU, YT Tuesday, 12/11 6:00 p.m. EST
AB, MB, NB, NS, PE, SK Thursday , 12/13 6:00 p.m. EST
ON, QC Sunday, 12/16 6:00 p.m. EST

2018 FedEx Holiday Shipping Cut Off Dates


Items shipped via Standard delivery usually take 4 to 6 business days once they've been shipped. Shipping and Service Charges include apportioned shipping, order processing, packaging, credit services, customer service and other costs related to serving you.

Merchandise Total Standard 4-6 Day Delivery 3 Day Delivery 2 Day Delivery 1 Day Delivery
$Up to $45.00 $7.95 $14.95 $19.95 $29.95
$45.01 - $75.00 $11.95 $19.95 $29.95 $39.95
$75.01 - $145.00 $16.95 $29.95 $39.95 $49.95
$145.01 - $245.00 $22.95 $34.95 $49.95 $59.95
$245.01 - $345.00 $28.95 $39.95 $59.95 $79.95
$345.01 - $445.00 $34.95 $49.95 $69.95 $89.95
$445.01 - $900.00 $46.95 $59.95 $79.95 $99.95
Over $900.00 6% 8% 10% 12%

Please note that Free Shipping offers are only valid for qualifying orders shipped within the contiguous 48 states and via standard shipping method. These offers cannot be applied to 3, 2 or 1 business day delivery services.

3, 2 and 1 Business Day Delivery Services

Orders selecting expedited delivery options (3, 2 or 1 business day delivery services) will delivery in 3, 2 or 1 business days (M-F) from the time of shipment. Most orders ship from our warehouse within 1 business day (M-F). Orders received after 1:30 PM EST or on weekends or holidays will ship on the next business day. Expedited services are not available to P.O. Boxes and may be limited to select locations as noted below.

Item Availability

Some items are not available for shipment within the standard 1 business day processing. Please see the statement on the product page that would note if an item may take longer to ship due to delivery direct from manufacturer or being out of stock temporarily.

Alaska, Hawaii and U.S. Territories

Orders shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and U.S. Territories will ship via 3 business day delivery service.


Deliveries for our customers in the armed services will be shipped parcel post. Due to the transit time required to APO/FPO destinations, we strongly recommend an upgrade to 3 business day delivery option. Even so, please expect slightly longer delivery times.

For our Canadian Customers

Convenient delivery to Canada is available for only $15.95 per order in addition to our Standard Shipping (all charges in U.S. currency). Most orders to Canada are delivered through our expedited ground service and arrive at your door within 7 to 10 days from time of shipment. 3, 2 and 1 business day delivery are not available for Canadian shipments.

The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee

Should any product purchased from Hammacher Schlemmer fail to meet your expectations for any reason, simply return it with proof of purchase. We will replace it or refund the cost of the item (less shipping and service fees) to your original form of payment. Orders over one year old will be credited in the form of a gift certificate.

For Further Assistance

As always, please feel free to call our customer service representatives at 1-800-321-1484 Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 11 PM EST and Saturday - Sunday 7:30 AM - 8 PM EST.