On Time Packing and Shipping

Come to your local Postal Connections Store to be sure your holiday packages are delivered safe and on time this holiday season! Make sure you shop early so you can ship early to beat the holiday crunch.

To help ensure that packages are delivered in time for Christmas, here are some dates to remember:

Post Office

(mail by dates for delivery by Christmas)

  • Dec 15: Deadline for standard parcel post shipments.
  • Dec. 20: First-class and priority mail shipments.
  • Dec 23: Deadline for priority express mail shipments.


(mail by dates for delivery by Christmas)

  • Dec 11 – Deadline for FedEx SmartPost shipments.
  • Dec 15 – Deadline for FedEx Ground shipments.
  • Dec 18 – Deadline for FedEx Home Delivery shipments.
  • Dec 19 – Deadline for FedEx Express Saver shipments.
  • Dec 20 – Deadline for FedEx 2-Day and 2-Day A.M. shipments.
  • Dec 21 – Deadline for FedEx Standard Overnight, Priority Overnight, First Overnight shipments.
  • Dec 25 – Deadline for all FedEx SameDay shipments.


  • Dec 18 – Deadline for UPS 3 Day Select shipments (delivery on Dec 22).
  • Dec 20 – Deadline for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments (delivery on Dec 22).
  • Dec 22 – Deadline for UPS Next Day Air shipments. (delivery on Dec 23). Note that these packages must be processed and labeled for Saturday delivery, which is not available in all ZIP codes.

Your local Postal Connections store will help you choose the best carrier and service to ensure your packages arrive on time. We also provide expert packing service to ensure safe arrival and can ship anywhere in the world!

A Suite of Services

Postal Connections is here for all your business needs whether for a last minute office emergency or just an everyday administrative task. We are your one stop shop with expertise in packing and shipping.

However, we are much more than just a pack and ship store. Our services include mailbox rental, freight, critical document mailing, packing materials, notary services, faxing, printing and copying, office supplies, stamps, laminating, shredding and computer rental with internet access. Many stores also do passport photos, finger printing and much more.


Not all stores offer all services, but most stores offer 20+ different services and products that will make your life easier.