Amazon Releases It’s Christmas Ordering Deadlines: If you’re planning on shopping Amazon for last minute Christmas gifts, you may be in luck. the online retail giant just released its Christmas shopping deadlines. Some items aren’t shipped by Amazon so don’t hold to these deadlines. They are: Dec. 23: Last day to order items eligible for one-day delivery, free for Prime members with no minimum purchase. Christmas Eve: Last day to order items eligible for same-day delivery, free for Prime members in eligible areas on orders over $35. Christmas Day: Amazon eGift cards and Prime memberships are available.