Let’s face it, most people wait until the last minute to start holiday shopping. Remember, timing is so important when shopping for holiday gifts. Most will discover it is not a good idea to wait. This often leads to a number of issues. For starters, since so many people wait it will usually mean you will face over crowded stores and high tempers. As a general rule, prices do not get better the longer you wait. In fact, may stores count on those willing to pay a premium price because they are now in urgent need of a specific item and are willing to pay more to get what they want.