1:06pm

Sat December 15, 2012
Business

Shipping Deadlines For Holiday Packages

Expect longer lines at mail centers Monday, Dec. 17 on what is expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year.  The deadline is also quickly approaching to mail your holiday cards and packages to ensure they make it to their destination by Christmas.

The U.S. Postal Service shipping deadlines:

  • Monday, Dec 17 for Express Mail Military Service
  • Thursday, Dec. 20 for First-Class Mail letters
  • Friday, Dec 21 for Priority Mail packages
  • Saturday, Dec 22 for Express Mail

FedEx shipping deadlines:

  • Wednesday, Dec 19 for Express Saver
  • Thursday, Dec 20 for 2Day
  • Saturday, Dec 22 for Priority Overnight, Standard Overnight and First Overnight

UPS shipping deadlines:

  • Thursday, Dec. 20 for 2nd Day Air
  • Friday, Dec 21 for Next Day Air

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