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Proximity isn’t the only catch here, either. According to Apple, you can only order two deliveries for “eligible items in stock.” And you cannot make adjustments, such as engraving a MacBook.
If you don’t need your gift today, Apple still has next-day, two-day delivery for many items. That includes iPhones, Macs, Apple Watches, and more. Not exactly white elephant gifts, but options that will make for a Merry Christmas indeed.
For anyone trying to be safe in today’s climate, Apple promises a contactless delivery service. That means skipping a signature and giving a verbal confirmation instead (presumably through a door or video doorbell).
But if you’ve been delaying the Christmas shipping for too long and you were going to gift an Apple product anyway, it’s good to know that you can get your gifts for delivery quickly and without an arm and a leg.
via The Verge