Here are the deadlines for shipping holiday packages

The time’s here to plan for holiday shipping. 

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The United States Postal Service has announced its deadlines for having your gifts arrive by Dec. 24:

  • Dec. 20 with First-Class Mail service 
  • Dec. 21 with Priority Mail service 
  • Dec. 23 with Priority Mail Express service 

Mail carriers will be making deliveries every day, including Sunday and Christmas Day for additional fees. 

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USPS’ special website,, allows you to buy holiday stamps, order free boxes for delivery, and schedule package pickups. 

The United States Postal Service offers several options for holiday delivery.

There’s also a handy Free USPS AR app you can download for information as well as sending holiday messages.