In a delivery dilemma this Christmas? John Lewis share their last minute tips to grab gifts in time | The Sun

CHRISTMAS shopping can quickly become stressful, especially as we edge closer to the big day – and this year is no exception.

Luckily for us, John Lewis is here to take the stress out of the final dash with numerous delivery options before the big day.

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Available in store and online at, there's plenty of last minute options for Christmas shopping that can still be done ahead of the big day.

But rail and train strikes I hear you cry? I haven't got time to get to the shops, we hear you shout? Don't worry, John Lewis has it covered.

Their fabulous click and collect service means you'll be able to order your gifts, decorations, and more online; then make your way to your nearest click and collect point; such as John Lewis, Waitrose and hundreds of other locations, to grab your gifts. 

Which I don't know about you but that sounds a lot less stressful?

So recline on your sofa, grab that hot chocolate, or pour yourself a festive mulled wine and let us help you tick off those last few names on your naughty and nice list without breaking a sweat.

Here's everything you need to know, from last minute deals and promotions, checks on final decorations and last minute gifts.

The best deals on last minute gifts

Waiting until the last minute can mean discounts on Christmas stock, but then you're at the mercy of delivery times or spending Christmas Eve in the shops.

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Luckily John Lewis have already shared a number of last minute deals running this week and next.

Looking for a luxe gift? Don’t miss deals on diffusers and candles too, the perfect way to help your home feel, and smell extra festive, and even a great last minute gift. We love this Spiced Clementine and Pomegranate Diffuser, reduced by 20% to £9.60. 

Finally, add to the festive feelings with 30% off lit decorations and 20% off Christmas cards,

You'll need to be quick though, these offers won't be around forever.

The decorations to snap up for that finishing touch

The tree may already be up, but if you need to snap up some gifts for your impending guests then don't worry you have time.

Table decorations such as napkins, table lights and centrepieces, are a quick and festive way to mix up your table for the big day.

John Lewis has a chic range of decorations that won't break the bank.

Many tree decorations are on offer, such as this super cute LED Lights Christmas Star Frame, down to £11.20. 

The kids are sure to love Train Bauble too, down to £11.20.

Don't miss the discounts on John Lewis' garlands too, we love this festive Nkuku Talini Wreath, Antique Brass, down to £28.

Looking for more decorations for the table? We've got you.

It's not just the food for the big day, you'll need to make sure you've got the right table decor for that festive vibe, and John Lewis' chic tableware is perfect whatever your theme – and they’re on offer.

From an icy snowflake vibe, to a traditional red, it's all there and available last minute.

Why not finish things off with this Christmas Light Up Necklace – sure to give a real impact.

The last minute gifts they'll never know you bought yesterday

Look, we won't tell if you don't.

Last minute gifts are a right of passage, and John Lewis has your back if you're needing to find some presents in a rush.

Firstly their click and collect will give you precious extra days to shop, but they've also got a number of great gifting options for all your family and friends, including those who are hard to buy for. 

Not sure where to start? Here’s what we’re currently loving if you’re looking for some inspiration. 

Need to keep the kids busy? There’s currently a handy, 20% off games and puzzles, as well as 20% off Christmas baking. 

Booze is a great gift, especially ahead of party season; we're picking up Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Brut Champagne in a Box for £31.

Want something a bit fruitier? This Sipsmith Zesty Orange Gin is down to £22.50, also with 20% off.

Buying for kids, games are a great place to start and this Frantic Frogs game is just £9.60.

And for the older kids, adults or even a Secret Santa you can't go wrong with Dobble, down to £11.19.

Just make sure you check delivery times, and if in doubt collect in store.

Speaking of which.

Delivery cut off times

The all important delivery information, make sure you make a note of these.

If you want to get your Christmas shopping done in time, here's what you need to know.

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There’s still time for standard delivery. Order by December 20 at 9am to get your gifts ahead of Christmas – and there’s free delivery on orders over £50.

Shoppers can also take advantage of click and collect in time for Christmas, you can find out more here – and it’s free on orders over £30.

Want to find more savings on your online shopping? Then head to Sun Vouchers where you can get discounts and voucher codes on hundreds of top retailers including B&Q, Boots, Iceland, Lookfantastic, Dunelm, adidas and more.

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