5 Best-Kept Secrets to Getting Last-Minute Holiday Deals

Tricks like shopping early online and avoiding impulse buys lead to a successful holiday haul.
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get, the question is where to get it and how to get it in time for christmas. Retailers are working overtime to get your last-minute holiday dollar. Becky worley knows all the tricks about how you can make the most of it. Check it out. Reporter: Yep, christmas is -- yikes -- wednesday. But not the fear. I've got secret tips. My research reveals good news. This is the year for you procrastinators. 37 chains offer radically extended hours from today through 6:00 p.M. On christmas eve. Toys "r" us are nuts. They're open until 9:00 p.M. Christmas eve. The east crazy time? Early morning before work. You'll make better buying decisions. Maybe you're wishing you could buy online. Why didn't I fire up the old browser earlier. You missed the shipping deadline. Not to worry. I have ideas. First, lots of online retailers offer expedited shipping guaranteed for christmas. Amazon's one-day delivery dead CENTER LINE THE 23rd. But it will cost you. They have same-day delivery christmas eve in some cities. Lots of online retailers offer ship to store. You buy it on the internet, pick it up in the store. You avoid the crowd ifs the aisles and all the impulse buys. Get in and get out. What about the gifts that need to go to folks in another city? Yeah, you should have ordered those awhile ago. YOU CAN BUY AN eGIFT CARD. You could use pass grab it. What is hat? It's a service that lets you hire errand runners all across the country. People ready to shop, wrap, deliver the gift to mom that you should have bought awhile ago. For "good morning america," becky worry, abc news, san francisco. Thank you, becky. All of you are sending ideas. Gift cards mailed in huge boxes filled with packing peanuts. My family hates me. But it's cool. Megan said I go in the last hour before stores close up for the night. No one's out. Sounds like a relaxing option. Thank you, george. Now to a story that has really touched all of us.

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