2019 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

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September 18, 2019

The USPS has released their 2019 holiday shipping deadlines! Below are the final dates to send envelopes and packages domestically and internationally. For more carrier deadlines, click here.

USPS Domestic Shipping Deadlines

Service  Shipping Deadline
Retail Ground™  Dec. 14th
First Class Mail®  Dec.  20th
Priority Mail®  Dec. 21st
Priority Mail Express®  Dec. 23rd

 


Other Domestic USPS Options

Shipping to military addresses and to/from Alaska and Hawaii have slightly different wait times despite still being classified as domestic addresses. You can find more information on them below.

APO/FPO/DPO Shipping Deadlines

To/From 
APO/FPO/DPo 


First Class
Mail

Priority Mail Priority Mail Express
AE ZIPs 090-092 Dec. 11th Dec. 11th Nov. 6th
AE ZIP 093  Dec. 9th Dec.  9th Nov. 6th
AE ZIPs 094-098  Dec. 11th Dec. 11th Nov. 6th
AA ZIP 340  Dec. 11th Dec. 11th Nov. 6th
AP ZIPs 962-966 Dec. 11th Dec. 11th Nov. 6th

Shipping to Alaska

Service  Shipping Deadline
Retail Ground™  Dec. 2nd
First Class Mail®  Dec.  18th
Priority Mail®  Dec. 19th
Priority Mail Express®  Dec. 21st

From Hawaii

From Hawaii To First Class/Priority Priority Mail Express
US Mainland  Dec. 19th Dec. 21st
Hawaii  Dec.  20th Dec. 21st
Guam & Saipan  Dec. 13th Dec. 19th
American Samoa  Dec. 06th Dec. 14th
APO/DPO/FPO  Dec. 06th Dec. 13th
International Dec. 06th Dec. 13th


International Shipping Deadlines

Shipping to international locations takes a little longer. Below are the final dates you can expect to be able to ship out packages to international recipients in the following locations.

Ship To Region First Class Mail
International
Priority Mail
Int.
Priority
Mail

Express
Int.

Canada

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Mexico

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Europe

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Australia/New Zealand

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Asia/Pacific Rim

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Central & South America

Nov. 30th

Nov. 30th

Dec. 7th

Caribbean

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

Africa

Dec. 7th

Nov. 30th

Dec. 7th

Middle East

Dec. 7th

Dec. 7th

Dec. 14th

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