Don’t Panic! A Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Guide For Really Busy People3 min read
With just a few days away left before Christmas day, last minute holiday shopping—with the traffic and the crowds and the depleted shelves—is a nightmare to dread. But hey, don’t fret, for we have got you covered!
One of the best ways to score bargains and avoid the stress of holiday traffic is to shop online, just make sure, however, that you check their delivery methods. Some can and promise delivery in two to three days—some not so much.
We’re introducing you to six online stores (and one bazaar) that are perfect for your last-minute Christmas shopping needs. And yes, we made sure the online store offers same day or next day deliveries.
If you need gadgets, shoes, bags, food, and many more, one of these can provide them. Tick off everything in your gift lists and skip the scramble to secure your holiday buys.
1. Beauty MNL (makeup)
If you’re looking for a gift for your kikay friend who is always on the hunt for the latest beauty and skincare products, BeautyMNL may be the best place for you to shop online.
They offer a wide variety of cosmetics and skincare products from leading local and international brands, as well as haircare, health, apparel, and fitness products—all at low prices.
- Cash on delivery (COD) for Metro Manila and select provinces
- Credit card
- Over-the-counter bank transfer and online banking (BDO, BPI, Metrobank)
- Next day delivery directly at your doorstep
- Pick-up at partner hubs
Free for now (P50 per cart order usual pricing)
2. Bikini Buffet (everything bikinis)
Got a bikinimergency? Or are you still lacking a gift for your beach lover friend? Bikini buffet will not disappoint. With their Choose-Pay-Book Pick-up method for the holiday season, you will surely get your gifts on time.
Check out their official Instagram page (bikinibuffet_ph) and grab your beach-friendly gift items now.
3. AboutHerPH (all about bags)
Still lacking a gift for your sister or your tita? Well, it’s time to make magic happen with Aboutherph. It’s an online shop where you can find tons of bag designs and styles, and you will surely not leave their shop empty-handed. The most important part is, they’ve got you covered for the holidays.
Their shipping options include a same-day pickup and delivery through Grab express or Lalamove so you still have time to place your gifts under your Christmas trees.
Visit aboutherph on Instagram and find one on your gift list, or even for yourself.
4. Kimstore.ph (gadgets)
For your certified techie friend, Kimstore will be a haven for you. They offer awesome deals for cameras, gadget accessories, laptops, mobile phones, music players, and many more! Check-out Kimstore to tick -off everything that says gadget in your gift lists.
- Bank deposit
- Cash on delivery (COD)
- Credit card
- Debit card
- Money remittance centers (Cebuana Lhuillier, M Lhuillier)
- Delivers directly at your doorstep
- Varies depending on the seller and courier
5. Murang Gulay Shop (fruits and vegetables)
Your go-to fruit and vegetable store delivering at your doorstep. The Murang Gulay Shop is an online shop that delivers the freshest spuds of foods and vegetable for your everyday needs.
If you are on the rush to complete your Noche Buena meal and you are just to busy to go out and stroll through the market, this online fruit and vegetable market will be at your convenience. Just check out their Facebook page for their available and on-hand items, or you can also do pre-orders available for next day delivery.
Visit The Murang Gulay Shop on Facebook and get your fruit and vegetable delivery service started.
6. Olivia Manila (shoes galore)
Just in time for the holidays, Olivia Manila is having their holiday operation schedule to cater to your Christmas shopping needs. If you are on the lookout for the perfect shoes to gift and to wear, go and visit their website and get overwhelmed with hundreds of shoe designs and colors.
They have a limited-time 15% discount on all items, plus a Buy 2 Get a Free Pair deal! You still have a couple of days to plan your shoe shopping ahead so take advantage of it now.