The holidays are here and you don't want to miss those critical windows when it comes to shipping dates! Heaven forbid your package arrives late to the intended recipients!
Here are the shipping deadlines for 2020 for Fed Ex, UPS and the USPS:
- December 7:USPS cutoff for many international shipping options. See the list here.
- December 15:Deadline for ground shipping from USPS, FedEx and UPS. First Class and Priority Deadline for Hawaii
- December 18:USPS First Class deadline for Alaska
- December 21: USPS Priority deadline for Alaska & Hawaii. Last day for UPS 3-Day Select option
- December 23:Cutoff for UPS Next Day Air, USPS Priority Mail Express & FedEx Overnight options
Long lines at the post office are expected as Christmas inches closer. People can avoid the wait by paying for labels and printing them at home.