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Shipping Deadlines: Here’s When to Send Via USPS, FedEx, & UPS For the Holidays

With just a few days left before the year ends, many people still don’t have their packages or cards sent. This is why I recommend you send them now!

The post office is not the only place that packages need to be delivered by December 25th. The U-S Postal Service, FedEx and UPS all have deadlines for sending their mailings as well; make sure you send in your package early or face significant delays!

The postal service is deliberately delaying shipping times this year to reduce the burden on its own employees. This means that shoppers may face longer wait periods for packages, especially during peak holiday season shopping hours when demand often exceeds supply and causes problems in themselves as well due delays from both shippers and post offices alike.

The postal service is implementing new plans to cut costs, and it may cause complications with your holiday shopping.

The Important Deadlines of Above services are as follows :

USPS Deadlines

Domestic Mail Class/Product Date (excluding Alaska & Hawaii)
USPS Retail Ground® Service Dec. 15 2021
First-class packages Dec. 17 2021
First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 17 2021
Priority Mail® Service Dec. 18 2021
Priority Mail Express® Service2 Dec. 23 2021

Check complete list here USPS Deadlines 2021

FedEx Deadlines

FedEx Ground® Economy Dec. 9 2021
FedEx Freight® Economy Dec. 9 2021
U.S. to Canada Ground (Domestic) Dec. 15 2021
FedEx Ground® Alaska and Hawaii Dec. 15 2021
FedEx Ground® Contiguous US Dec. 15 2021
FedEx Freight® Priority Dec. 15 2021
FedEx Freight® Direct Dec. 15 2021
FedEx 1Day® Freight Dec. 23 2021
FedEx Same Day® Dec. 24 2021

Check complete list here: FedEx Deadlines 2021

UPS Deadlines

UPS® Ground
for details
UPS 3 Day Select Dec. 21 2021
UPS 2nd Day Air® Services Dec. 22 2021
UPS Next Day Air® Service Dec. 21 2021
UPS Worldwide Expedited Dec. 21 2021
UPS Worldwide Express® Service Dec. 23 2021

Check complete list here: UPS Deadlines 2021

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