2019 Holiday Shipping Dates for Contiguous U.S.

Recommended send-by dates for expected delivery before December 25th.

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Domestic Mail Class/Product
Date (excluding Alaska & Hawaii)
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UPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines (within the U.S.)

UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines
  • Dec. 13 (Fri) – Ground shipments
  • Dec. 19 (Thu) – Deadline for UPS 3 Day Select shipments. Scheduled delivery on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Deadline for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments. Scheduled delivery on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 23 (Mon) – Deadline for UPS Next Day Air shipments, and delivery is scheduled on Dec. 24 (Tue).
  • Dec. 24 (Tue) – Pickup service available only for Air shipments if prearranged by Dec. 19 (Thu).
  • Dec. 25 (Wed) – No pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical services available.

For international customers, click here for more information.

FedEx Christmas Shipping Deadlines (within the U.S.)

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines
  • Dec 9 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx SmartPost shipments (exclusions apply)
  • Dec 16 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Ground (scheduled pickup) and FedEx Home Delivery shipments
  • Dec 19 (Thu) – Deadline for FedEx Express Saver shipments
  • Dec. 20 (Fri) – Deadline for FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M. shipments
  • Dec 23 (Mon) – Deadline for FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight
  • Dec. 25 (Wed) – Deadline for all FedEx SameDay shipments (additional Holiday fee is applied)

These dates are for deliveries within the continental U.S. only. For deliveries from U.S. to other destinations, check here.

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