Guarantee your gifts arrive before the Christmas holiday

Nationwide—Christmas is just around the corner, and there are some important shipping deadlines if you plan to either send or receive presents before the holiday.  Below is a list of common shipping methods and the last day to ship to guarantee items by Christmas.  


  • Ground: Friday, December 13
  • 2-Day Air: Friday, December 20


  • Ground: Monday, December 16
  • 2-Day Air: Friday, December 20

US Postal Service

  • Retail Ground: Saturday, December 14
  • Priority Mail: Friday, December 21


Amazon will guarantee free shipping is Saturday, December 14. Amazon standard 3- to 5-day shipping is Wednesday, December 18. Prime members, however, may qualify for same-day shipping in some areas until December 24.