2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

It’s time for merchants to start planning for the holiday shipping rush. Everything between Black Friday and December 23rd is a mad dash to get all of your orders out the door in time for the holidays. The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to start preparing.

Here is a calendar you can quickly reference to see the shipping deadlines for your carriers:

December 2021 Shipping Deadlines

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USPS

  • Retail Ground™: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

  • First-Class Mail®: Friday, December 17, 2021

  • Priority Mail®: Saturday, December 18, 2021

  • Priority Mail Express®: Thursday, December 23, 2021

FedEx

  • FedEx SmartPost®: Thursday, December 9, 2021

  • FedEx Ground®: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

  • Home Delivery®: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

  • Express Saver®: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

  • 2Day Services®: Wednesday. December 22, 2021

  • Overnight® Services: Thursday, December 23, 2021

UPS

  • Ground®: Check UPS Calculated Time and Cost

  • 3 Day Select®: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

  • 2nd Day Air® Services: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

  • Next Day Air® Services: Thursday, December 23, 2021

Learn More at the ShipStation Blog

Check out the ShipStation FedEx, UPS, and USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines for 2021 blog post for more detailed information and additional resources related to the 2021 holiday shipping deadlines.