The Christmas is around the corner and we are sure that you are still left with shopping including the celebrations and gifts. Where many people are hitting the stores for Black Friday shopping, there are others hunting down the web for their desired deals. But here is the thing, the holiday shopping is quite thronged even on the web. If you are planning to order the gifts they might not arrive you or the desired address on time. So, if you want to your package delivery on time check out the order deadlines given by your favorite Christmas shopping apps.
In case you prefer Amazon for your shopping so it's time to gear up with your cart and start placing the orders. If you don't have the prime membership of Amazon and expect the free delivery than the last date is 15 December to place an order and get it by Christmas. If you are willing to pay for standard delivery charges then the last day for order is 18 December and the prime member can order as last as 22 December. In order to make the Christmas day special for a large number of people, the company has also expanded the number cities under its same-day delivery service. Amazon added 3,000 new cities for same day delivery, so check the same day eligibility for your order first.
USPS has also given its deadlines for delivering your letters by the Christmas. The last date given by the postal service is 14 December, that's today and all the orders made till today will be delivered on time. And the first class mail has the time until 19 December to get delivered on time, whereas as the priority mails can be ordered by 20 December. However, all the special services will cost you more but you will get enough time to think in return for your order.
The package delivery service also provided the last dates for ordering to make sure your package gets delivered by Christmas to your loved ones. The three-day delivery packages can be ordered as late as 18 December and the service will cost extra $16 per package. You can also order by 21 December but under the two-day air service of UPS and the package should be labeled with Saturday delivery. However, not all the ZIP codes are eligible for the two-day air to deliver so kindly check before 18 December.
The FedEx also cleared its delivering service and you need to play safe if you are going to choose it as your delivery partner. FedEx wants you to order by 15 December if wants to get it delivered on time as FedEx normal shipping service isn't delivering on Saturday i.e. 23 December. If you wish to deliver your package by Saturday then you can avail First Overnight, Priority Overnight, and 2Day service FedEx services by paying extra $16 for each package.
According to the Washington Post, FedEx is expected to deliver 400 million packages this holiday season, whereas UPS will deliver over 750 million packages.