Adafruit wants to make sure everyone is well prepared with their electronic goodies this upcoming season.
With all the ups and downs of 2020 its more important than ever to get your orders in early. The Adafruit Shipping Department works hard to get your orders out as quickly as we can, but once they’re in the hands of our carriers they’re out of our control. Across the board we have seen carriers suspend, delay and extend on-time guarantees this year. With carriers already struggling the holiday season is bound to see delays.
So all the Adafruit Shippers say: Please be sure you get your gifts early! Order as soon as you can! Once you place your order we’ll ship like the wind!
If you forgot to heed this warning and ran out of time, Gift Certificates make a great gift for the maker in your life.
DOMESTIC ORDERS – FOR DELIVERY BY WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23:
UPS Ground: Place orders by Wednesday 11 am ET Wednesday December 9, 2020*There is no guarantee that UPS Ground packages will arrive by December 23, 2020.
UPS 3 Day: Place orders by Tuesday 11 am ET December 15, 2020
UPS 2 Day: Place orders by Wednesday 11 am ET December 16, 2020
UPS Next day air: Place orders by Friday 11 am ET December 18, 2020
USPS 1st class/priority: Place orders by Wednesday December 9, 2020 *There is no guarantee that 1st class packages will arrive by December 23, 2020
INTERNATIONAL ORDERS – FOR DELIVERY BY WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23:
USPS First Class Mail International: Place orders by Wednesday November 18, 2020 *Can take up to 30 days or more with worldwide delays and customs. Not a trackable service and cannot be guaranteed to arrive by 12/23/2020. We do not recommend USPS for your holiday needs
USPS Express Mail International: Place orders by Wednesday December 2, 2020 – Should arrive by Should arrive by 12/23/2020 or sooner. Can take up to 15 days or more with worldwide delays and customs.
UPS WORLDWIDE EXPRESS, UPS WORLDWIDE EXPEDITED and UPS EXPRESS SAVER: Place orders by Wednesday December 9, 2020. There is no guarantee that international packages will arrive by December 23, 2020. Only available in select locations
DHL EXPRESS WORLDWIDE: Place orders by Wednesday December 9, 2020 *There is no guarantee that international packages will arrive by December 23, 2020.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.