Christmas Shipping Cutoff Dates: FedEx, UPS, USPS
With online shopping and shipping going into high gear for the holiday season, retailers want to make sure they don’t disappoint their customers by having packages arrive after the important day. So here’s a handy reference list of the three major carriers’ cutoff dates.
December 10: FedEx Smart Post
December 14: FedEx Ground
December 17: FedEx Home Delivery
December 20: Fed Ex 2 Day
December 25: FedEx Same Day
December 14: UPS Ground
December 18: 3-Day Select
December 20: UPS 2nd Day Air
December 21: UPS Next Day Air
December 14: USPS Retail Ground
December 20: First-Class Mail (including greeting cards) and Packages
December 20: Priority Mail
December 22: Priority Mail Express
Take note: None of these deadlines is a guarantee, so if you have something that absolutely must arrive by December 25, plan on shipping it a few days earlier than the dates listed here.