Time is running out for the last day to mail and ship packages for Christmas 2020 and holiday shipping volume is expected to be record-breaking this year as consumers turn to online shopping more than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Below are the USPS, FedEx, and UPS holiday mail and shipping deadlines for packages to arrive by Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, but holiday shoppers should ship packages earlier than those dates to help guarantee delivery.
U.S. Postal Service Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2020
Tuesday, December 15 USPS Retail Ground
Friday, December 18 First Class
Saturday, December 19 Priority Mail
Wednesday, December 23 Priority Mail Express
For USPS holiday shipping rates visit www.usps.com.
FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2020
Tuesday, December 15 FedEx Ground and Home Delivery
Monday, December 21 FedEx Express Saver
Tuesday, December 22 FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M.
Wednesday, December 23 FedEx First Overnight, Priority Overnight, Standard Overnight
Friday, December 25 FedEx City Direct, SameDay City Priority, SameDay
For FedEx holiday shipping dates and rates visit www.fedex.com.
UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2020
Tuesday, December 15 UPS Ground
Monday, December 21 Last day to send UPS 3-Day Select packages scheduled for delivery on Dec. 24.
Tuesday, December 22 Last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages scheduled for delivery on Dec. 24.
Wednesday, December 23 Last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages scheduled for delivery on December 24 with a UPS On-Call, or scheduled, Pickup, or by visiting a The UPS Store location or a UPS Authorized Service Location.
For UPS holiday shipping rates visit www.ups.com.