2020 Holiday Shipping Dates for Contiguous U.S. (Lower 48 States)

Recommended send-by dates for expected delivery before December 25

Domestic Mail Class/ProductDate (excluding Alaska & Hawaii)
USPS Retail Ground® ServiceDec. 15
First-Class Mail® ServiceDec. 18
Priority Mail® Service Dec. 19
Priority Mail Express® ServiceDec. 19
DestinationFirst-Class Mail® ServicePriority Mail® ServicePriority Mail Express® Service
AlaskaDec. 18Dec. 19Dec. 21
HawaiiDec. 15Dec. 15Dec. 21

2020 Holiday Shipping Dates for International Mail

Recommended send-by dates for expected delivery before December 25

DestinationFirst-Class Package International Service®Priority Mail International® ServicePriority Mail Express International® Service
AfricaNov. 30Nov. 30Dec. 7
Asia/Pacific RimDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
Australia/New ZealandDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
CanadaDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
CaribbeanDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
Central & South AmericaNov. 30Nov. 30Dec. 7
EuropeDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
MexicoDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
Middle EastDec. 7Dec. 7Dec. 14
Not a guarantee, unless otherwise noted.
Dates are for estimated delivery before December 25.
Actual delivery date may vary depending on origin, destination, Post Office acceptance date and time and other conditions, including customs delays.
Some restrictions apply.