Make Sure Your Christmas Gifts Arrive on Time!
Don’t wait too long to get those gifts in the mail this holiday season. The United States Postal Service is predicting Dec. 16th to be the busiest mailing day of the season anticipating around 6 million customers to be shipping and mailing in post offices nationwide. Package volume is expected to rise about 12 percent this holiday season likely due to gifts being sent for the holidays. A little preparation now can help you avoid those long lines later.
In order to make sure your package arrives in time, review these recommended final shipping dates below to gauge when your package should be shipped by.
12/17- mail to military post offices via Priority Mail Express Military Service (PMEMS)
12/17- mail to Africa via Global Express Guaranteed Service
12/18- mail to Mexico via Global Express Guaranteed Service
12/18- mail to Europe via Global Express Guaranteed Service
12/18- mail to Central & South America via Global Express Guaranteed Service
Also good to remember-
12/19- mail to Canada via Global Express Guaranteed Service
12/20- mail to Puerto Rico via FedEx International Next Flight, First and Priority
12/23- mail domestically via Priority Mail Express Service
12/23- mail to Canada via FedEx International Next Flight
12/23-mail to Mexico via FedEx International Next Flight
12/25- Mail domestically via FedEx SameDay
This holiday season post office lines are sure to be long. Make sure to grab your stamps, shipping labels, and arrive before shipping cutoffs and your packages will be on the way and arrive just in time for the holiday.
Source: Lincoln Park Patch