Christmas is right around the corner and if you're hoping your presents make it under the tree before the big day you might want to take a peek at these shipping cutoff dates.

According to WAFB, the United States Postal Service alone expects to deliver more than 900 million packages and nearly 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. That's a lot of work for USPS, FedEx and UPS in the coming week!

To make sure your package makes it to it's destination you're going to want to be aware of shipping deadlines to ensure Christmas delivery. Here are the latest cutoff dates:


  • First Class Mail - Thursday, Dec. 20
  • Priority Mail - Thursday, Dec. 20
  • Priority Mail - Express Saturday, Dec. 22


  • Home Delivery - Monday, Dec. 17
  • Express Saver - Wednesday, Dec. 19
  • 2Day Services Thursday, Dec. 20
  • Overnight Services Friday, Dec. 21


  • 3 Day Select - Tuesday, Dec. 18
  • 2nd Day Air Services - Thursday, Dec. 20
  • Next Day Air Services - Saturday, Dec. 22

For more information on specific shipping deadlines and cutoff dates visit the USPSFedExand UPS websites.

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