USPS Delivery Deadlines

If you are planning to use the Postal Service to handle your holiday shipping this year – today is an important date to be sure that your gifts reach their intended recipients by Christmas Day.

Today is the deadline for standard shipping. That’s ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages. This Saturday, Dec. 19th – is the deadline for FIrst-Class Mail Service, which includes service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes and small packages.

Dec 21st – is the deadline for Priority Mail Service, and Dec 23rd – for Priority Mail Express Service.The postal service expects to deliver more than 15.5 billion cards, letters, flats, and packages during the 2015 holiday season…an increase of 10.5 percent over last year’s volume.