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Start Thinking About The Holidays!

Posted by Brenda Morgan on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 14:10 PM

new-year-2946698_1920It is officially time to start thinking about the holidays as it applys to USPS. USPS is offering suggested mail-by dates for the 2018 holiday mailing and shipping season.

Customers who want their domestic holiday mail and packages to arrive by Dec. 25 should follow these recommended deadlines: 
  • Dec. 14: USPS Retail Ground
  • Dec. 14: First-class packages (up to 15.99 ounces)
  • Dec. 20: First-Class Mail (including greeting cards)
  • Dec. 20: Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
  • Dec. 20: Priority Mail
  • Dec. 20: Alaska to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
  • Dec. 22: Alaska to mainland Priority Mail Express
  • Dec. 22: Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail Express
  • Dec. 22: Priority Mail Express

The Postal Service is also reminding customers they can use usps.com to order free Priority Mail boxes, print shipping labels, purchase postage and request free next-day Package Pickup from a mail carrier.

So get shopping and wrapping, because Santa is coming!

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Topics: holiday, priority, direct mail philadelphia, variable data, direct mail services, direct mail service, USPS