The starters pistol of holiday shopping season, Black Friday, has fired and now, how much turn around time do you have to ship packages in order to get there by Christmas?

The United States Post Office sent mailers out this month and has also posted information on their website regarding deadlines for shipping before Christmas.  Below is a reproduction of domestic deadlines followed by a link to the USPS website where you can also find Military and International shipping deadlines.

  • First-Class Mail® Service: Dec. 20
  • Priority Mail® Service:  Dec. 21
  • Express Mail® Service*:  Dec. 22 (* Some Express Mail destinations may have extended service commitments.)
  • Parcel Post® Service:  Dec. 14
  • Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship:  Dec. 19
  • Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) Drop Ship:  Dec. 21