Shipping deadlines for the 2017 holiday season

The clock is ticking for anyone who is sending holiday gifts to out-of-town friends and family. We’ve got you covered with the holiday shipping deadlines to make sure your packages arrive on time!

Posted: Dec. 12, 2017 9:23 AM

As we approach the busiest stretch of the holiday season, the clock is ticking for anyone who is sending gifts to out-of-town friends and family.

To make sure your packages arrive safely and on time, shipping companies are making sure you know their deadlines for holiday shipping.

We’ve compiled the deadlines for some of the big companies below:

USPS:
Using USPS Retail Ground, ship by Thursday, December 14.
Using First-Class Mail Service, ship by Tuesday, December 19.
Using Priority Mail Service, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using Priority Mail Express Service, ship by Friday, December 22.
For more information, click here. https://www.usps.com/holiday/holiday-shipping-dates.htm

FedEx:
Using FedEx Ground, ship by Friday, December 15.
Using FedEx Home Delivery, ship by Monday, December 18.
Using FedEx Express Saver, ship by Tuesday, December 19.
Using FedEx 2Day, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using FedEx Overnight, ship by Thursday, December 21.
For more information, click here. http://www.fedex.com/us/holiday/last-days-to-ship.html

UPS:
Using UPS 3-Day Select, ship by Monday, December 18.
Using UPS 2nd Day Air, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using UPS Next Day Air, ship by Friday, December 22.
For more information, click here. https://www.ups.com/us/en/help-center/shipping-support/days-of-operation-us/holiday-shipping.page

Amazon:
Using Free Shipping, order by Friday, December 15.
Using Standard Shipping, order by Monday, December 18.
Using Two-Day Shipping, order by Friday, December 22.
Using One-Day Shipping, order by Saturday, December 23. (in select cities)
Using Same-Day Delivery, order by 9:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, December 24. (in select cities)
Using Two-Hour Delivery, order by 9:45 p.m. local time on Sunday, December 24. (in select cities)
For more information, click here. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=4114671

Target:
Using premium 2-day shipping, place order by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19.
Using express 1-day shipping, place order by 12 p.m. on Friday, December 22.
For more information, click here: http://help.target.com/help/subcategoryarticle?childcat=Ship+to+Home&parentcat=Delivery+Options&searchQuery=search+help&lnk=ShippingFAQ

Kohl’s:
Using standard shipping, place order by 11 p.m. CST on Monday, December 18.
Using 2-day shipping, place order by 1 p.m. CST on Tuesday, December 19
Using 1-day shipping, place order by 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, December 20
For more information, click here. https://www.kohls.com/ecom/shipping/holiday_ship_cutoff1.html

ToysRUs:
Using free economy shipping, place order by 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, December 18.
Using expedited shipping, place order by 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 20.
Using express shipping, place order by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 20.
For more information, click here. https://www.toysrus.com/cobrand/services/shipping-rates-delivery

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