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Mark your calendar with our shipping deadlines

Follow our recommended ship-by dates to make sure your holiday packages arrive before December 25.1

Additional Delivery Information

  1. 1Not 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.
  1. 1Not 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. 2SAM parcels are paid at Standard Post prices with maximum weight and size limits of 15 pounds and 60 inches in length and girth combined. SAM parcels are first transported domestically by surface and then to overseas destinations by air on a space-available basis.
  3. 3PAL is a service that provides air transportation for parcels on a space-available basis. PAL is available for Standard Post® items not exceeding 30 pounds in weight or 60 inches in length and girth combined. The applicable PAL fee must be paid in addition to the regular surface price for each addressed piece sent by PAL service.
  4. 4PMEMS is available to selected military/diplomatic Post Offices™. Check with your local Post Office to determine if this service is available to an APO/FPO/DPO address.
  1. 1Not 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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
  1. 1Not 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. Dates above are also applicable for delivery within the state of Hawaii.
  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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
  1. 1Not 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. Dates above are also applicable for delivery within the state of Alaska.
  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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
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USPS Retail Ground®
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Space Available Mail2
DEC 4
Parcel Airlift Mail3
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Priority Mail®
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First-Class Mail® Letters and Cards
DEC 18
Priority Mail Express Military Service4
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USPS Retail Ground®
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Space Available Mail2
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Parcel Airlift Mail3
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Priority Mail®
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First-Class Mail® Letters and Cards
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USPS Retail Ground®
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Space Available Mail2
DEC 4
Parcel Airlift Mail3
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Priority Mail®
DEC 11
First-Class Mail® Letters and Cards
DEC 18
Priority Mail Express Military Service4
NOV 6
USPS Retail Ground®
NOV 27
Space Available Mail2
DEC 4
Parcel Airlift Mail3
DEC 11
Priority Mail®
DEC 11
First-Class Mail® Letters and Cards
DEC 18
Priority Mail Express Military Service4
NOV 6
USPS Retail Ground®
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Space Available Mail2
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Parcel Airlift Mail3
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Priority Mail®
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First-Class Mail® Letters and Cards
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Additional Delivery Information

  1. 1Not 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. Cutoff date does not take into account time needed for customs clearance. Should allocate extra transit day(s) for delivery outside major cities.
  1. 1Not 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. 2SAM parcels are paid at Standard Post prices with maximum weight and size limits of 15 pounds and 60 inches in length and girth combined. SAM parcels are first transported domestically by surface and then to overseas destinations by air on a space-available basis.
  3. 3PAL is a service that provides air transportation for parcels on a space-available basis. PAL is available for Standard Post® items not exceeding 30 pounds in weight or 60 inches in length and girth combined. The applicable PAL fee must be paid in addition to the regular surface price for each addressed piece sent by PAL service.
  4. 4PMEMS is available to selected military/diplomatic Post Offices™. Check with your local Post Office to determine if this service is available to an APO/FPO/DPO address.
  1. 1Not 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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
  1. 1Not 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. Dates above are also applicable for delivery within the state of Hawaii.
  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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
  1. 1Not 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. Dates above are also applicable for delivery within the state of Alaska.
  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, within two (2) business days. See DMM® Section 604. Privacy Notice: For more information regarding our privacy policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.

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The perfect holiday card deserves a stamp to match. Shop our collection of 2018 holiday stamps, from festive scenes to a classic Santa.

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Get seasonal supplies delivered

Make the season merry, bright, and easy. Order supplies5—tape, packing material, greeting cards, and more—and get FREE Priority Mail® boxes6 or prepaid Priority Mail Flat Rate® boxes right to your door.7

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Stay up to date with Informed Delivery® Notifications

Preview images of incoming holiday cards before they arrive and keep track of packages with Informed Delivery daily emails.8

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Ship from home with Click-n-ship® service

There’s more on your plate than cookies. Save time with Click-N-Ship9 service. Pay for postage, print shipping labels, and schedule a free Package Pickup,10 all from home.

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  1. 5 Product availability subject to change.
  2. 6 Boxes are delivered within the U.S. with your regular mail usually within 7 to 10 business days. Exclusions apply. For details and to order, visit https://store.usps.com/store.
  3. 7 For mailable items up to 70 lbs.
  4. 8 Images of the exterior of incoming letter-size mail are available through Informed Delivery email notifications, the dashboard and mobile app. Color images from participating mailers are also included. Package tracking information on Priority Mail Express®, Priority Mail® and other USPS-trackable parcels is available through the Informed Delivery dashboard and mobile app. See informeddelivery.usps.com for additional information and limitations.
  5. 9 Requires a device with a compatible printer. For details, visit https://www.usps.com/ship/online-shipping.htm.
  6. 10 For details on availability, visit usps.com/pickup.