Christmas shipping deadlines 2023: When's the last day to send packages?

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
When you need to ship your packages to get there by Christmas
Christmas shipping deadlines are approaching fast. Here's what to know about USPS and UPS shipping this holiday season.

CHICAGO -- Did you get that little postcard in the mail with reminders about shipping deadlines for Christmas?

Here are recommended holiday 2023 shipping deadlines for major shipping companies to help you get your packages in the mail on time.

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UPS holiday 2023 shipping deadlines

For Dec. 23 delivery

Tuesday, Dec. 19 via UPS 3 Day Select

Wednesday, Dec. 20 via UPS 2nd Day Air

Thursday, Dec. 21 via UPS Next Day Air

For more details on shipping to Canada, Mexico and other destinations, see the year-end holiday shipping schedule click here.

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USPS holiday 2023 shipping deadlines

For delivery by Dec. 25

USPS Ground Advantage - Dec. 16

First-Class Mail (including greeting cards) - Dec. 16

Priority Mail - Dec. 18

Priority Mail Express - Dec. 20

Click here for USPS shipping deadlines for mail sent to international and military addresses.