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Same-day delivery in Sydney: Our top picks for last-minute buys

Forgotten an anniversary or birthday? Feeling impatient and want those new boots by tonight? Luckily, you can get same-day delivery in Sydney metro from several major retailers.

We've all had that sinking feeling. You come into work and find out that one of your colleagues has a birthday; you casually check your calendar only to discover that today is your anniversary; someone reminds you that there is a party tonight and you have nothing to wear.

Well, we're here to save you!

You can get loads of gifts, clothes, food supplies (and drinks!) at the last minute with same-day delivery in Sydney.

Here are our favourite retailers offering this service.

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Chef Good

Chef Good

Chefgood offers two plans: Everyday Wellness and Weight Loss. These plans can be personalised to match your specific nutritional needs. Plus, they offer vegetarian and vegan options; you can skip gluten and dairy.

  • No lock-in contracts
  • Fresh menu every week
  • Easy to tailor to any needs
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Best for: Practically everything

Online marketplace Amazon sells just about everything from fashion and homewares to electronics and children's toys. With its wide network of drivers working 7 days your package you can get what you need, fast.

How do I get same day delivery?

  • Free same day delivery is available to Prime members on eligible orders of $49 or more. Look out for items marked "Prime Today by 9pm".
  • Delivery is to metro Sydney or Melbourne.
  • Prime members who don't meet the minimum spend can get same-day delivery for $9.99 on select items. Delivery is available to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth metro areas.
  • Non-prime members can get same-day delivery for $12.99 on eligible items. Delivery is to metro Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
  • You must choose PRIME Free Same Day or Same Day delivery at checkout.
  • Deliveries cannot be made to post offices or business addresses.
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Best for: Outfits

One of Australia’s most popular online shopping destinations, THE ICONIC is the place to go if you need an outfit ASAP.

It stocks a range of well-known brands and has departments for men and women.

How do I get same-day delivery?

  • Order before 2pm Monday–Saturday
  • 3-5 hour delivery service to the Sydney metro area
  • Free shipping on orders over $75
David Jones

David Jones

Best for: Premium gifts, food and fashion

David Jones has been a Sydney landmark since its opening in 1838.

Today its doors are still open daily until 7pm (9pm on Thursday), but if you can’t make it to the store, you can order online – and have it delivered the same day.

How do I get same-day delivery?

  • This is a complimentary service for David Jones American Express Platinum card members. Otherwise a $15 flat fee for same-day delivery applies
  • Order by 12pm noon weekdays (public holidays excepted)
  • Same-day delivery available to metro Sydney
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Hello Molly

Hello Molly

Best for: Outfits and beach wear

If you want to embrace your flirty femininity and show off your boss babe power, Hello Molly has what you need.

It’s one of the most popular fashion destinations since 2012. Hello Molly always has something to complement your unique style and let your fabulous side shine.

How do I get same-day delivery?

  • Pay $12.90 for same-day delivery within Sydney metro on weekdays
  • Order before 2pm on weekdays (excluding public holidays) for delivery between 6-10pm
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Best for: Women's fashion

Showpo strives to provide women with the latest fashion and hot styles for a reasonable price.

Showpo is an Australian website based in Sydney and all styles are designed in Australia.

How do I get same-day delivery?

  • Order before 6.45am AEDT Monday–Friday for delivery between 8am-1pm tomorrow
  • Order by 12am AEDT Monday–Friday for delivery between 6-10pm tomorrow night
  • Order before 10am AEDT on Saturday to receive your order between 1-6pm that day
  • Select your ‘Today’ or ‘Tonight’ option at checkout
  • Pay $14.95 for same-day on demand shipping services
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Platypus Shoes

Platypus Shoes

Best for: Casual footwear

Platypus stocks all major sneaker brands including Converse, adidas and Nike so you will never miss out on the latest trends in streetwear. With same-day delivery, you can have a new pair of kicks in no time.

How do I get same-day delivery?

  • 4-hour delivery is available
  • Orders must be placed before 2pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays
  • Same-day delivery is only available to metropolitan areas
  • $20 flat-rate for same-day delivery
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