Amazon and Argos offer late festive deliveries
Delivery drivers will be working late on Christmas Eve as retailers allow shoppers to place last orders well into the evening.
Amazon and Argos are both offering home delivery for those who have left their shopping to the very final hours.
Argos customers can order items eligible for its Fast Track delivery until 1pm on Christmas Eve for delivery in time for Christmas Day, although its usual 7pm to 10pm evening delivery slot will not be available.
Amazon is offering same-day evening deliveries on December 24 in Greater London and 13 other cities on orders made as late as noon, although it warns availability is limited. Belfast and Londonderry are not covered.
But members of Amazon's Prime subscription service can order selected items as late as 9.45pm on Christmas Eve for a two-hour delivery in Greater London and eight other cities. But it warns that dates and times are subject to availability and "may change due to circumstances".