The “official” Christmas shopping season in the US starts on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. But many organized folks start weeks or months before this date. If you’re one of those who likes to shop early, you can take advantage of free shipping promotions offered throughout the year. Here are three online “super” stores with free shipping every day. You’ll need to make a minimum purchase and/or purchase selected items to get the deals, but these stores sell such a wide range of products you’re sure to find plenty of choices.

stores with free shipping - – No list of super stores with free shipping would be complete with Amazon. The megastore offers Free Super Saver Shipping with a minimum purchase of $25 or free two-day shipping with a Prime membership, and there are millions of eligible items. Whether you’re shopping for toys, books, clothes, housewares, electronics or just about anything else, you should have no problem finding great gifts on Amazon for everyone on your list.

Target is the nations’s second-largest discount retailer (right behind Wal-Mart), and they’re also an online retailer. Anyone who spends $50 or more in a single transaction can get free standard shipping in the contiguous US on any of more than 500k eligible items, but Target REDcard users can get an even better deal. REDcard users can get free shipping without a minimum, and they’ll save 5% when you use your REDcard, just like in the store. doesn’t have one specific minimum threshold for eligible items like Amazon and Target, but they do have free shipping on millions of different products. Just search for the product you want to buy and look for the words FREE SHIPPING under the product description (next to the price). And don’t forget that offers a low price guarantee. They’ll match prices from competitors such as Amazon and Walmart. Check the site for complete details.

Bonus: eBay isn’t just one store, but many. It’s a worldwide marketplace with sellers from all around the globe, and many of them offer free shipping. You can easily find items with free shipping by typing in the product name and then scrolling down the left column and clicking “Free Shipping” under the Heading “Show Only…”

This article on Squidoo lists more stores with free shipping, or you can find free shipping offers at Christmas Coupons