Know These Dates When Mailing Holiday Gifts


We know you have loved ones all over the country – or even the world. If you have to mail your gifts, here’s a list of dates to reference to ensure all of your gifts arrive by Christmas Eve.

For UPS Mailing

USPS Retail Ground: December 14

UPS Three-Day Select: December 18

First Class Mail: December 20

UPS Second-Day Air: December 20

Priority Mail: December 20

UPS Next-Day Air: December 21

Priority Mail Express: December 22

For FedEx Shipping

FedEx SmartPost: December 10

FedEx Home Delivery: December 17

FedEx Ground: December 17

FedEx Express Saver: December 19

FedEx Two-Day AM: December 20

FedEx Two-Day: December 20

FedEx First Overnight: December 21

FedEx Priority Overnight: December 21

FedEx Standard Overnight: December 21

FedEx SameDay: December 25

FedEx SameDay City Priority: December 25

FedEx SameDay City Standard: December 25

All FedEx dates above are for U.S. to U.S. shipping. For other destinations, go online to


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