2016 USPS Holiday Deadlines

The U.S. Postal Service today announced the 2016 holiday mailing and shipping deadines for domestic and international destinations as customers begin to prepare for the busy shopping and shipping season. Customers are encouraged to ship early.
To ensure tinely delivery of cards. letters and packages within the United States by Dec. 25. the Postal Service recommends that customers ship their items by the following dates:
Mail-by Dates — Domestic Services
• Dec. 15 – USPS Retail Ground Ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages. • Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail Service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes and small packages weighing up to 13 ounces nth delivery in 3 business days or less • Dec. 21 – Priority Mail Domestic service in 1. 2 or 3 business days based on where the package is mailed and where ifs being sent, variety of fiat-rate options. • Dec. 23 – Priority Mail Express Fastest domestic service, guaranteed overnight scheduled delivery to most locations. Some restrictions and exceptions apply Please note, Priorty Mail Express postage refund eligibility is adjusted for shipments mailed between Dec 22 and Dec 25.
Complete details on Mailing and Shipping services can be found on usps com
Mail-by Dates — International Services
Customers mailing internationally during the holidays are advised to review the chart below for specific deadlines based on the locations they are maing to and the service they are using. When mailing and shipping internationally. customers must also follow necessary customs guidelines. Visit the International Shipping page on usps.com for more information.