Surcharges may apply. Excludes in-store used and vintage gear, special orders and oversize/overweight products. Limited to the continental U.S.
Standard Ground Shipping – Monday Dec. 18 noon ET – Shipped by 7pm Tuesday for delivery by Dec. 22
2-Day Air – Wednesday Dec. 20 noon ET – Delivery by Dec. 22
2-Day Air Saturday Delivery - Thursday Dec. 21 noon ET – Delivery by Dec. 23*
Next-Day Air – Thursday Dec. 21 noon ET – Delivery by Dec. 22
Next-Day Air Saturday Delivery – Friday Dec. 22 noon ET – Delivery by Dec. 23*
*Saturday delivery only available for Next Day or 2-Day Express where your order would have arrived on a Monday without this service.
Thousands of items qualify for free ground shipping.No minimum purchase when you ship to one of our stores.
$25 minimum purchase when you ship anywhere within the contiguous United States.
While we'd love to ship everything free, there are some exclusions. Free shipping does not apply to special orders, oversized/overweight products, in-store used, vintage and clearance products. Separate handling fees may apply to items that qualify for free shipping.
Items purchased online can be returned to any Guitar Center store. Just bring a copy of your order confirmation email or the packing slip you received with your order. Credit will be issued immediately.
Your order will ship based on the time it is placed and the shipping option you choose. Some orders may be held for verification, which may impact shipping times.
Use the table below to determine when your order will ship.
Applies to domestic orders only
Estimated delivery times apply from the time your order is placed.Shipping may take longer than expected on items coming from a Guitar Center store.
Next-Day Afternoon Delivery
3–5 business days
2 business days
1 business day
international shipping rates and delivery times vary by country. Please visit our international page for a list of available shipping rates, countries and shopping currencies.
In this Guitar Center Shipping, Taxes and Title Policy, the terms “Guitar Center,” “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Guitar Center Stores, Inc.
All items purchased from Guitar Center are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
For more information on shipping call us at 866-498-7882.
Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.