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Deadlines Approaching to Ship Christmas Packages

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WESLACO – There’s still time to ship Christmas gifts to loved ones, but you need to act fast.

A postmaster in McAllen recommends shipping gifts using priority mail.

Workers at the post office can help figure which shipping service is best for you. People also have access to a self-serving kiosk available 24/7.

The following is a list of deadlines shipping companies have for the holiday season.

FedEx

  • • Dec. 13 - FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Ground to Alaska and Hawaii.
  • • Dec. 16 - FedEx Home Delivery in the contiguous U.S. and last day to ship via FedEx Ground
  • • Dec. 20 - FedEx 2Day® A.M. and FedEx 2Day.
  • • Dec. 23 - FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight and FedEx 1Day Freight.
  • • Dec. 25 - FedEx SameDay City Direct, FedEx SameDay City Priority and FedEx SameDay.

UPS

  • • Dec. 13 - Some UPS Ground packages scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
  • • Dec. 19 - UPS 3 Day Select packages scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
  • • Dec. 20 - UPS 2nd Day Air packages scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
  • • Dec. 23 - UPS Next Day Air packages scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, December 24 with a UPS On-Call, or scheduled, Pickup, or by visiting a The UPS Store location or a UPS Authorized Service Location.

U.S. Postal Service

  • • Dec. 14 - USPS Retail Ground (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).
  • • Dec. 18 - First-Class Mail Service to Alaska.
  • • Dec. 19 - Priority Mail Service to Alaska and Hawaii and last day for First-Class Mail Service to Hawaii.
  • • Dec. 20 - First-Class Mail Service (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).
  • • Dec. 21 - Priority Mail Service for U.S (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) and Priority Mail Express Service to Alaska and Hawaii.
  • • Dec. 23 - Last day for Priority Mail Express Service (excluding Alaska and Hawaii)

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