The U.S. Postal Service says these are the suggested dates for mailing items if you would like them to reach their destination by Dec. 25.
- Dec. 17: Express Mail Military AOP/FPO/DPO
- Dec. 17: Global Express Guaranteed
- Dec. 20: Domestic First-Class Mail
- Dec. 21: Domestic Priority Mail
- Dec. 22: Domestic Express Mail
U.S. Postal Service Holiday Hours, according to the website:
- Post Offices nationwide will be open on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, and New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31.
- Most Post Offices will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
- Regular mail delivery for Dec. 24 and 31 will be unaffected by the change.
- Post Offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.
- Only Express Mail will be delivered on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
- All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 2.