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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted at 11:07 PM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 23:35:01-05

It's December, which means holiday shopping is in full swing. The ease of online shopping means no crowded malls and no waiting in line, but be careful about waiting until the last minute to submit those gift orders.

Dealhack.com put together a list of deadlines for UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service as well as the 10 most popular online shopping destinations.

UPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 18 - Deadline for 3 Day Select shipments
  • Dec. 22 - Deadline for 2nd Day Air shipments
  • Dec. 23 - Deadline for Next Day Air shipments

USPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 15 - Deadline for Standard Parcel Post (mail)
  • Dec. 20 - Deadline for First Class Mail & Priority Mail shipments
  • Dec. 23 - Deadline for Priority Express Mail shipments

FedEx Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 12 - Deadline for SmartPost shipments
  • Dec. 17 - Deadline for Home Delivery & Ground Delivery shipments
  • Dec. 20 - Deadline for Express Save shipments
  • Dec. 22 - Deadline for 2-Day & 2-Day A.M. shipments
  • Dec. 23 - Deadline for Standard Overnight, Priority Overnight & First Overnight shipments
  • Dec. 25 Deadline for Same day shipments

Amazon Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 18 - Standard shipping option
  • Dec. 22 - Express shipping option
  • Dec. 23 - Fastest shipping option

Walmart Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 19 - Guaranteed Christmas Eve delivery with Standard shipping option
  • Dec. 22- 3-Day shipping option
  • Dec. 23 - 2-Day shipping option

Target Christmas Shipping Deadlines:

  • Dec. 17 - Standard shipping option
  • Dec. 22 - Premium shipping option
  • Dec. 23 - Express shipping option

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