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Holidays Unwrapped In Tampa Bay

Thanksgiving is done and now the biggest shopping season is upon us and to help you get those packages out the door, the United States Postal Service has released its mailing deadlines.

USPS recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines for expected delivery by Christmas to Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office and domestic addresses:

  • Dec. 9 – APO/FPO/DPO (ZIP Code 093 only) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
  • Dec. 11 – APO/FPO/DPO (all other ZIP Codes) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
  • Dec. 14 – USPS Retail Ground Service
  • Dec. 18 – APO/FPO/DPO (except ZIP Code 093) USPS Priority Mail Express service
  • Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail service (including greeting cards)
  • Dec. 21 – Priority Mail service
  • Dec. 23 – Priority Mail Express service

According to WFLA News Channel 8, starting on December 9th mailing traffic is supposed to pick up… Try to get those gifts mailed THIS WEEK… If you can… Helping you with the stress of the holidays. Just be patient…

For more information on USPS’ holiday service, click here.