Holiday Shipping Schedule & Deadlines
Your order is being shipped from California. Keep this in mind as you ponder your shipping options.
Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail
Service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes and small packages weighing up to 13 ounces with delivery in 3 business days or less.
Dec. 21 – Priority Mail
Domestic service in 1, 2 or 3 business days based on where the package is mailed and where it’s being sent, variety of flat-rate options.
Dec. 23 – Priority Mail Express
Fastest domestic service, guaranteed overnight scheduled delivery to most locations. Some restrictions and exceptions apply. Please note, Priority Mail Express postage refund eligibility is adjusted for shipments mailed between Dec. 22 and Dec. 25. Order must be received before 10am on Dec. 23rd as the order must be in the hands of the Post Office by noon. Please give us time to process, pack and get your package to the PO.
Here are your last days to ship with UPS Ground®, UPS 3 Day Select®, and UPS Next Day® so your shipments are scheduled to arrive on or before Wednesday, Dec. 25. Remember, your package is being shipped from California.
Please remember that UPS Ground takes 5 business days coast-to-coast under the best circumstances. Your order is shipping from California. There is no guarantee if you wait until December 17th to ship UPS Ground to the East Coast that your package will arrive in time for Christmas.
Tuesday Dec. 17 Normal UPS® service. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Thursday, Dec. 19. UPS 3 Day Select packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Friday, Dec. 20.
Wednesday, Dec. 18 Normal UPS® service. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Friday, Dec. 20. UPS 3 Day Select packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 23.
Thursday, Dec. 19 UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 24.
Friday, Dec. 20 Today is the last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24. All UPS Next Day Air® packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 23 unless processed and labeled for Saturday delivery on Dec. 21. Saturday Delivery is not available to all ZIP codes.
Monday, Dec. 23 This is the last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages for delivery on Monday, Dec. 24. UPS® Air and Ground service modifications and the suspension of the UPS Service Guarantee for Ground shipments are in effect.
Tuesday, Dec. 24 No UPS pickup or delivery service. Service available only for Air and international Air packages if pre arranged by Thursday, Dec. 19.