(KTAL / KMSS) – If you want to send your holiday gifts through USPS ground service, you’ve missed the boat, but it’s not too late to get your gifts there in time for Christmas Day. It’s the last minute lead times for shipping providers to get your gifts under the tree on time.
If you’re sending mail through the US Postal Service inside the US, you can always pay a little extra to get it there on D-Day.
International packages sent through the USPS should be sent by:
|Destination||Global Express guaranteed|
|Asia / Pacific border||December 20|
|Australia / New Zealand||December 20|
|Central and South America||December 20|
|Middle East||December 20|
You can use the Find USPS Locations tool to see addresses and times for each location in your area.
FedEx lead times for a Christmas delivery begin Tuesday. The faster, more expensive option is available until Christmas Eve, but the earlier you send your gifts, the more likely they are to arrive on time.
|Same day FedEx||December 24|
|FedEx Freight in One Day||23 december|
|FO, PO, SO, Overtime||23 december|
|Two days||22 december|
|FedEx Express Economy||December 21|
|FedEx freight in two days||22 december|
|FedEx freight in three days||December 21|
Find FedEx branches will show you the addresses and times of places you can ship nearby.
UPS deadlines also begin Tuesday for their Three-Day Select service. The last possible day to ship via UPS for Christmas Day delivery is Thursday.
|UPS Three Days Select||December 21|
|UPS on the second day of flights||22 december|
|UPS Next Day Air Service||23 december|
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