See a list of the online businesses helping to stretch your shopping week even further.
For the majority of us, 9am-5pm on weekdays are strictly working hours where any personal errands take a backseat. Even though the digital age has made it easier for us to shop from our desks when we think our boss isn't looking, being able to easily receive our items remains a problem. Luckily, some retailers have noticed this hole in the market and are here to make your life a little easier by offering Saturday delivery options. We've compiled a list of all the stores who are here to help out by bringing you your goods on the weekend.
1. David Jones
Australian upmarket department store David Jones offers same day Saturday delivery on orders placed by 10am for delivery by 6pm. This is available for metro cities in all states for a cost of $15.
This Sydney-based online fashion retailer offers same day metro shipping for Sydney if you order before 10.30am.
Orders under $50 have a postage fee of $14.95, whilst anything over is $12.95. You can expect your goodies to be delivered to you between 1pm-6pm.
3. THE ICONIC
Popular online fashion retailer THE ICONIC offers the following options for Saturday delivery:
Sydney metro areas – if ordered anytime during the week up until 11am on Saturday. Delivery costs $7.95 for orders $50 and over, or $12.95 for orders under $50.
Melbourne metro areas – if ordered anytime in the week up until 9pm on Friday. Shipping is $14.95 for orders $50 and over, or $17.95 for orders under $50.
NOTE: Saturday delivery does not apply to items sent from THE ICONIC's partner retailers. For accurate delivery information, refer to the delivery section on the item page or at checkout.
If you need a cute weekend outfit last minute, Stelly has Sydney-siders covered. Saturday delivery is available for Sydney metro customers if your order is placed and paid for by 3pm on Friday. The flat rate will set you back $15.95.
MESHKI has just started to provide Saturday delivery for certain postcodes within New South Wales. To be eligible, orders must be placed before 2pm on Fridays and an email must be sent to email@example.com confirming that your order requires Saturday delivery.
To find a list of postcodes MESHKI will offer Saturday delivery to, check out its shipping information page.
This unique gifting service knows your loved ones aren't necessarily going to be home to receive your present on a weekday. They offer shipping between 8am-7pm for residential addresses Monday through Saturday.
Note that their "Next Day" delivery service is not applicable to Saturdays, so order in advance. Saturday delivery is also not available in Western Australia.
Melbourne shoppers can get the latest women's and childrens seasonal styles delivered to their door six days a week with Seed Heritage.
Order between 10am Friday and 9am on a Saturday (excluding public holidays) for delivery Saturday (1pm-6pm). For orders under $100, it will cost you $15. For anything over, it will only be $7.50.
Since launching its Australian site, Amazon has been a one stop shop for electronics, books, toys and, well, pretty much everything else. As an added bonus, they are part of the small group of stores that will offer delivery six days a week. These are the options to get your goodies that little bit faster:
Metro areas (including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Canberra) – shipping costs $9.99 for regular items and $59.99 for bulky and heavy items.
Metro areas (including Perth, Gold Coast and more) – shipping costs $11.99 for regular items and $59.99 for bulky and heavy items.
Metro areas (including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Canberra) – shipping costs $7.99 for regular items and $49.99 for bulky and heavy items.
Metro areas (including Perth, Gold Coast and more) – shipping costs $9.99 for regular items and $49.99 for bulky and heavy items.
All items are delivered in one business day, so order before Friday to get your purchases in time for the weekend.
IKEA is a go-to store for everything furniture and homewares related. To save you the hassle of trying to fit your flat packs into your car, they offer store to home furniture delivery 7 days a week. Any items 0-40kg will set you back $49 for delivery, whilst anything over 40kg will cost you $69.
To see all the delivery windows, along with the terms and conditions, check out their delivery service calculator page.
Other ways to get your items sooner
Even though there are a growing number of retailers jumping on the Saturday delivery wagon, not everyone is offering it just yet. So what other options are there to get your packages at a time more convenient for you? Many retailers like MYER, Bras N Things and JB Hi-Fi now offer a click and collect option, meaning that you can place your order online but pick it up in-store without the fuss of finding your items on the shop floor.
If you would still rather avoid the shops all together, you can now nominate an Australia Post parcel locker as your delivery address for a self-service parcel collection. Parcel lockers are accessible 24/7 at more than 140 Australia Post locations across Australia and can be accessed with a code sent to you via text or email. To see your closest self-service location, check out Australia Post's parcel locker information page.
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