Postal deadlines for the holidays

December 4, 2008 12:22:04 PM PST
If you're sending something through the mail, here are some important dates.

Here is a list of deadlines for sending packages through the U.S. Postal Service in time for holiday delivery.

  • 12/4 - Military mail headed for Iraq or Afghanistan
  • 12/11 - Military mail headed to other international locations
  • 12/16 - Parcel Post
  • 12/20 - First Class Mail and Priority Mail
  • 12/23 - Express Mail

The busiest mailing day at post offices is December 15th, and the busiest delivery day is December 17th.

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