You’ve picked out the cutest things for your favorite friends and family members, but you’re going to want to make sure they arrive on time. Here are the current holiday shipping deadlines for this year from FedEx, USPS and UPS.

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USPS Retail Ground Service: Dec. 15

First-Class Mail, including greeting cards: Dec. 18

First-Class Packages (up to 15.99 oz.): Dec. 18

Priority Mail Service: Dec. 19

Priority Mail Express Service: Dec. 23

For more details on shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and deadlines for shipping to any Army Post Office, Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office addresses*, click here.

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FedEx SmartPost®4: Wed. Dec. 9

FedEx Home Delivery®3: Tues., Dec. 15

FedEx Ground®1,3: Tues., Dec. 15

FedEx Express Saver®: Mon. Dec. 21 

FedEx 2Day.: Tues. Dec. 22

FedEx First Overnight®: Wed., Dec. 23 

FedEx Priority Overnight®: Wed., Dec. 23 

FedEx Standard Overnight®: Wed., Dec. 23 

FedEx SameDay®  City Direct: Fri. Dec. 25

FedEx SameDay® City Priority2: Fri. Dec. 25

Click here for all FedEx deadlines including freight.

UPS Shipping Deadlines

UPS® Ground: Dec.15

UPS 3 Day Select®:  Dec. 21

UPS 2nd Day Air®:  Dec. 22

UPS Next Day Air®: Dec. 23

For more about UPS holiday shipping this year, click here.


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