Best Online Shopping Sites for Toys with Free Shipping

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Many people choose to buy their toys online rather then drive from one toy store to another. Buying toys online can save gift givers not only money, but time and gas, by not having to drive to a store and spend time looking for something that might not even be on the shelf. However, most consumers do not want to pay additional fees for shipping. Check out the best online shopping site for toys with free shipping!

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    Amazon is a very popular online shopping website. Consumers can buy almost anything and everything, new or used. Many Amazon shoppers pay for Amazon Prime, a yearly subscription fee that offers buyers many perks, the most well known is free 2 day shipping on many of their items. For those who do not pay for Amazon Prime, expect to pay shipping for every item purchased. Most people would agree there are many benefits to the subscription, even if you are not a frequent shopper.

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    Toys R Us and Babies R Us are popular nationwide stores that sell kid's clothing, baby gear, and toys. Buyers will need to spend more than $29 in order to receive free shipping on their orders. For orders less than $29, the amount of shipping charged depends upon the cost of the item and length of delivery time requested. These stores also have a ship to store feature, and in some cases items can be picked up within the hour.

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    Target offers free shipping on orders over $35. For those who have a Target Red Card, this card allows the purchaser to receive free shipping to their home. Love Target, but do not want to pay shipping? Buy an item online at Target.com, then have it shipped free to the store for pick-up. 

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    Walmart offers free 2 day shipping on orders $35 or more. For goods that cost less than $35, a flat rate shipping charge of $5.99 will apply. Walmart also has ship to store options as well. Beware of 3rd party retailers who also sell toys and other household goods through Walmart.com. There may be additional costs and shipping fees associated with these items that are not bought and sold through Walmart directly.

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    Zulily is a fun website to look at, even just for browsing. Buyers will need to create a Zulily account, by sharing their email. The website offers unique collections of items that include toys, games, gifts, clothes, bedding, and kitchen accessories from well known retailers, at a discounted price. Items may have limited quantities and can sell out quickly. Items are shipped to Zulily from the brand, before being shipped to the consumer, so it can take weeks to receive a purchased item. After a...MORE consumer pays for 1 item with standard shipping, all other items bought prior to 11:59 p.m. PST on the 2nd calendar day after the date of initial eligible purchase, may qualify for free standard shipping in the continental US.

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    Kmart is another popular retail store nationwide. Kmart offers free shipping on orders over $49. Some items can be shipped to the store for pick-up. Buyers should check the fine details, as some items are excluded from free shipping. Kmart also has a marketplace with 3rd party sellers, some of which include well known brands such as Toys R Us, Babies R Us and Sears.

     

     

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    Overstock strives to provide consumers with new toys at reasonable prices. They offer coupons to apply a certain percentage off of the total, which can be applied at checkout. Overstock offers standard free shipping everyday on U.S. orders over $45 when shipping to the continental 48 states. Orders under $45 ship for only $4.95 to most destinations within the contiguous United States (excluding Hawaii and Alaska).

     

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    Fat Brain Toys has a unique collection of specialty educational learning toys and games for kids of all ages. Fat Brain Toys offers $3.99 flat rate shipping on inventoried items via UPS Ground in the United States, with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii. A member of the military? Benefit from half price shipping with all military APO/FPO Orders. 

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    Looking for a vintage toy?  Can't find the hot toy the kids are begging for during the holiday season? Know a child trying to find all the toys that are part of a collection? Have extra toys, new or used, that the children no longer play with? Ebay is an online auction site, where individuals sell new and used toys. Shipping is paid as part of every won transaction, but be mindful of the cost, it will vary depending upon where the item is being shipped from and the services the seller...MORE utilizes.

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    Lots of toys can be bought in stores, but historically, American Girl Dolls have only been sold online or in one of their nationwide retail stores. Some doll collections can now be bought at retailers like Toys R Us or Kohls. Shipping is a scaled fee, depending upon the total purchase price. Under $40 is $5.95 and 40.01-$80 is $8.95. A new doll costs between $80-$120 and shipping for that price range is $12.95. Shipping prices vary, up to $300. Then, orders over $300 are a flat rate of shipping...MORE at $28.95. 

     

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    Kohls is a department store with a fun toy aisle. Around the holidays, gift givers often race to Kohls to buy clothing, housewares and toys, because of their great sales, where they can spend Kohl's Cash, coupon dollars they have received from prior transactions. Online, Kohl's has a great selection of outdoor toys, bikes, games, pools and wagons. Kohl's has free standard shipping on purchases over $75 and a free ship to store feature, too.

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    Buying gifts during the holidays, for family members who live far away, or for relatives who might be overseas internationally is a challenge. FishPond provides buyers access to over 1 million toys, books, homeware, baby items, jewelry and beauty products with free shipping worldwide.  

     

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    Know a child who loves new, collectible toys like Funko Pop figures, fidget spinners, Shopkins, baseball cards and special action figures? Are they aware of a release date and want to be one of the first to own an item through a pre-order sale? Toy Wiz is a great website for collectors and super-fans. Pokemon fans can even use this site to buy rare individual cards. Toy Wiz also has a buy program for collectors to sell vintage, collectible toys. Shipping depends upon location, standard shipping...MORE may be $5.99 to receive it in 7-10 days, while rush shipping is $29 to receive within 3-5 days. All orders within the United States ship UPS or USPS. International delivery is also available.

     

     

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    Looking for educational toys for a child of a certain age? Want to pick a great gift but unsure of what to choose? eBeanstalk has a nice shopping tool that categorizes toys for age and gender, with help from child experts. It may take between 2-5 days to receive the product. There is free shipping on orders over $49.