Christmas supermarket deliveries 2023: when you can book slots at Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda & more

Updated on 25 October 2023 | 0 Comments

If you want to book a UK supermarket delivery in the run-up to Christmas, here’s when festive slots are released by Sainsbury's, Tesco, Asda and more.

It might feel a little too early to be thinking about Christmas, but it always pays to be prepared when it comes to the festive period.

And that includes booking in your Christmas supermarket delivery slot.

The big names have mostly confirmed when their slots will be available, with some even opening booking up shortly, so it’s a good idea to mark your calendars since we know that slots go quickly.

Now let's take a look at your options at each major supermarket, which we've listed alphabetically so you can scroll straight to your favourite.

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Asda Christmas delivery slots 2023

Asda opened up its Christmas delivery slots for delivery pass customers from back on 3 October and for the general public on 10 October.

There are also one million click and collect slots available for the week leading up to Christmas.

You can get a grocery delivery pass if you regularly shop at Asda. You can find out more about Asda’s delivery costs and passes here.

Morrisons Christmas delivery slots 2023

Morrisons Christmas delivery slots opened on 18 October for those who have a delivery pass.

The minimum order for delivery is just £25 and you can choose any date between 20 and 24 December.

Slots for non-pass holders will be made available from 25 October.

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Ocado Christmas delivery slots 2023

Ocado has already opened up access to its Christmas delivery slots for both ‘smart pass’ customers and the general public.

Be aware the minimum order is a hefty £90.

Sainsbury's hasn't announced its Christmas delivery slots (Image: Shutterstock/Peter_Fleming)

Sainsbury’s Christmas delivery slots 2023

Sainsbury’s opened its Christmas slots for delivery pass customers on 16 October, but non-pass customers will need to wait until 23 October.

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Tesco Christmas delivery slots 2023

If you’re booking a Christmas delivery slot at Tesco, then you can book a slot from 6am on 7 November so long as you have the anytime delivery saver. 

If you have the pay-as-you-go or off-peak delivery saver then you will have to wait until 21 November.

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Waitrose Christmas delivery slots 2023

You can now book your Waitrose Christmas delivery slots.

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Save money and get access to delivery slots with delivery passes

A common theme among the main supermarkets is Christmas delivery slots being made available exclusively to shoppers who hold their delivery passes first.

A host of big supermarkets offer these passes, which may be available for monthly or annual fees and can mean that you end up spending less on booking slots in the long run.

Check out our deep dive into the delivery costs of the main supermarkets, as well as what delivery passes they offer, to help you work out which is the best option for you.

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