If you're mailing out Christmas for your family members this year, you'll have to make sure to get them out soon. The deadlines are approaching for gifts to be received by December 25th.
If you're using any one of the three major retailers, here's their suggested dates to send by:
Dec. 14: USPS Retail Ground shipments
Dec. 18: Alaska to mainland First-Class Mail
Dec. 19:Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
Dec. 20: First Class
Dec. 21: Priority Mail; Also deadline for Alaska and Hawaii to the mainland through Priority Mail Express
Dec. 23: Priority Mail Express
International shipping and military mail deadlines are earlier. Learn more at www.usps.com.
Dec. 16: Ground and home delivery
Dec. 19: Express Saver
Dec. 20: Two-day options
Dec. 23: Overnight options
Dec. 25: FedEx SameDay, FedEx SameDay City Direct and City Priority
Find rates and transit times at www.fedex.com.
Dec. 13:Last day to ship some UPS Ground packages
Dec. 19:UPS 3 Day Select
Dec. 20:2nd Day Air
Dec. 23: Next Day Air
Learn more at www.ups.com
Amazon shopping deadlines
Amazon has announced the dates for Prime members to place orders for delivery by Dec. 25, no minimum purchase. However, dates can vary by item and delivery speed.
Dec. 22:Last day for free delivery on tens of millions of items
Dec. 23:Last day for free one-day delivery on more than 10 million items