Deadlines you need to know for holiday shipping

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Companies are expecting more people to ship gifts this year during the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, if you want your gifts to make it before the holiday - you might consider shipping them earlier.

If you want your package to make it before Christmas, here are the different deadlines for you to ship your gifts.

  • Priority Mail International (Africa, Central & South America) - Nov. 30
  • First-Class Package International (Africa, Central & South America) - Nov. 30
  • Priority Mail Express International ( Africa, Central & South America) - Dec. 7
  • Priority Mail International (Asia/Pacific Rim, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Middle East) - Dec. 7
  • First-Class Package International Service (Asia/Pacific Rim, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Middle East) - Dec. 7
  • Priority Mail Express International (Asia/Pacific Rim, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Middle East) - Dec. 14
  • USPS Retail Ground - Dec. 15
  • First-Class Mail Service - Dec. 18
  • Priority Mail Service - Dec. 19
  • Priority Mail Express Service - Dec. 23
  • FedEx Smart Post - Dec. 9
  • FedEx Ground - Dec. 15
  • FedEx Home Delivery - Dec. 15
  • FedEx Express Saver - Dec. 21
  • FedEx International Economy (Mexico) - Dec. 21
  • FedEx 2-Day - Dec. 22
  • FedEx International Priority (Canada and Mexico) - Dec. 22
  • FedEx International Economy (Puerto Rico and Canada)- Dec. 22
  • FedEx Standard Overnight - Dec. 23
  • FedEx Priority Overnight - Dec. 23
  • FedEx International Priority (Puerto Rico) - Dec. 23

UPS

  • UPS Ground - Dec. 15
  • UPS Standard (Canada and Mexico) - Dec. 13
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited (Mexico) - Dec. 19
  • UPS Worldwide Express (Mexico) - Dec. 20
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited (Canada) - Dec. 20
  • UPS 3-Day Select - Dec. 21
  • UPS 2nd-Day Air - Dec. 22
  • UPS Next Day Air - Dec. 23
  • Worldwide Express (Canada) - Dec. 23)
  • Standard - Dec. 12
  • Prime Free 2-Day - Dec. 21
  • Prime Free 1-Day - Dec. 23
  • Prime Free Same-Day - Dec. 24
  • Prime Now 2-Hour Dec. 24

DHL

  • SmartMail Ground - Dec. 11
  • SmartMail Expedited - Dec. 15
  • Express (Africa, Central & South America) - Dec. 16
  • SmartMail Expedited Max - Dec. 17
  • Express (Canada, Mexico, Asia/Pacific Rim, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Middle East) - Dec. 18

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