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Don't Get Caught Waiting - Here's Your Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The way the holiday falls this season, you should make sure that your shipping game is on point.

Luckily, a lot of the services out there that are delivering packages are updating us on their cut off dates.

 

USPS

First Class Mail (Not Including Alaska & Hawaii): December 19
Priority Mail (Not Including Alaska & Hawaii): December 20
Priority Express (Not Including Alaska & Hawaii): December 22
USPS Retail Ground (Not Including Alaska & Hawaii): December 14
Alaska First Class: December 20
Alaska Priority Mail: December 20
Alaska Priority Express: December 20
Hawaii First Class: December 15
Hawaii Priority Mail: December 15
Hawaii Priority Express: December 20

 

FedEx

Express Saver: Dec. 19
Two-day: Dec. 20
Overnight shipping deadline: Dec. 21

 

UPS

Monday, Dec. 18

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS 3 Day Select®service for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Friday, Dec. 22).

Tuesday, Dec. 19

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 3 Day Select shipments picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Friday, Dec. 22).

Thursday, Dec. 21

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 2nd Day Air service is available for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Saturday, Dec. 23). Please note that these packages must be processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. Saturday Delivery is not available to all ZIP codes. All UPS Next Day Air packages picked up today will be delivered on Friday, Dec. 22.

Friday, Dec. 22

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages to be delivered before Christmas Day (delivery on Saturday, Dec. 23). Please note that these packages must be processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. Saturday Delivery is not available to all ZIP codes.

Saturday, Dec. 23

  • Delivery of UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Next Day Air and UPS 2nd Day Air packages processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery.
  • Pickup service available for UPS Air and international Air packages* for regular Saturday pickup customers. UPS On-Call Pickup service is available to all customers for UPS Air and international Air packages. Pickup and delivery of UPS Ground on Saturday** packages will be available in many metro area ZIP codes.

 

Amazon

Dec. 18: Standard shipping
Dec. 22: Two-day shipping (free with Prime)
Dec. 23: One-day shipping (select cities, free with Prime)
Dec. 24, 9:30 a.m. local time: Same-day delivery (select cities, free with Prime
Dec. 24, 9:45 p.m. local time: Two-hour delivery (select cities, free and exclusive with Prime via Prime Now)

 

To find out more shipping places, including Apple and Best Buy, visit CNET and check their listings.

 

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