Shipping deadlines to know for the holidays

Holiday shipping deadlines can quickly become a points of stress during the holidays. Make sure you’re staying on top of the most important ones!

Imagine this: You’ve been shopping for weeks and have finally found the perfect gift for your Grandma. The only problem? It’s just days before Christmas and the last delivery method available is twice the price of the gift you want to send!

Many of us may not even have to imagine this––we’ve experienced it first hand!

60% of shoppers last year reported that they still had shopping left to do on December 21st. Whether you’re a retailer offering shipping, or a responsible grandchild sending a gift, it’s crucial to know the deadlines to get your package delivered on time!

Here’s a handy table for the need-to-know shipping dates this holiday season:

      Dec. 24  — Deliv same day delivery

      Dec. 24 —  FedEx SameDay and FedEx SameDay City

      Dec. 23 —  USPS Priority Mail Express

      Dec. 22 —  FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx First Overnight.

      Dec. 22 — UPS Next Day Air and UPS 2nd Day Air (must use the Sat. delivery option)

      Dec. 21 — FedEx 2Day A.M and FedEx 2Day

      Dec. 21 — UPS 2nd Day Air packages

      Dec. 21 — USPS Priority Mail

      Dec. 19 — UPS 3 Day Select

      Dec. 19 — FedEx Express Saver

      Dec. 16 — FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery

      Dec. 16 — UPS Ground

      Dec. 15 — USPS Standard Post


Managing the different dates, shipping methods, and varying prices is a complicated task, but when it comes to local delivery, Deliv is the best option––simple, affordable, and convenient. If you need an extra set of hands during the holidays or want to grow your business with the convenience of same day delivery, we’re here for you. You can schedule a Deliv anytime at

We work well into the twilight of the holidays, making sure any last minute gifts arrive on time.

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