These recommendations were provided by each company and are subject to change.
NEW YORK -- Looking to mail packages before Santa comes to town? Holiday shipping deadlines are quickly approaching, and the closer you ship to Christmas, the more expensive the delivery!
The United States Postal Service and private shippers UPS and FedEx project to have enough capacity after struggling for the past two years, when many people hunkered down at home and turned to online shopping.
Here are recommended holiday 2022 shipping deadlines for major shipping companies to help you get your packages in the mail on time.
For delivery before Dec. 25
Click here for USPS shipping deadlines for mail sent to international and military addresses. USPS also offers a list on its website with tips about how to avoid common holiday shipping mishaps to ensure your packages arrive on time.
For Dec. 24 delivery
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Recommended last days to ship for delivery by Dec. 25
*With optional Saturday Delivery (a $16 per package surcharge), your last day to ship can be extended by an additional day to 12/23 for FedEx First Overnight and FedEx Priority Overnight and to 12/22 for FedEx 2Day.
These recommendations were provided by each company and are subject to change. Please contact shipping companies directly with any questions.