Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Cutoff Dates for December 25
If you’re shipping holiday cards and gifts, for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, or other holiday traditions, find the USPS® recommended domestic, international, and military deadlines in these tables.
2018 Holiday Shipping Dates for Contiguous U.S.
Recommended send-by dates for expected delivery before December 251
1 Not a guarantee, unless otherwise noted. Dates are for estimated delivery before December 25. Actual delivery date may vary depending on origin, destination, Post Office acceptance date and time and other conditions, including customs delays. Some restrictions apply.
2 For Priority Mail Express shipments mailed December 22 through December 25, the money-back guarantee applies only if the shipment was not delivered or delivery was not attempted with 2 business days.