2022 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 2022 Shipping Deadlines

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USPS

  • Retail Ground™: Saturday, December 17, 2022

  • First-Class Mail®: Saturday, December 17, 2022

  • Priority Mail®: Monday, December 19, 2022

  • Priority Mail Express®: Friday, December 23, 2022

FedEx

  • FedEx Ground Economy®: Thursday, December 8, 2022

  • FedEx Ground®: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

  • Home Delivery®: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

  • Express Saver®: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

  • 2Day Services®: Wednesday. December 21, 2022

  • Overnight® Services: Thursday, December 22, 2022

UPS

  • Ground®: Check UPS Calculated Time and Cost

  • 3 Day Select®: Monday, December 19, 2022

  • 2nd Day Air® Services: Wednesday, December 21, 2022

  • Next Day Air® Services: Thursday, December 22, 2022

Learn More at the ShipStation Blog

Check out the 2022 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post for more detailed information and additional resources related to the 2022 holiday shipping deadlines.