2021 FedEx, UPS, and USPS Holiday Hours

By Baillee Perkins
Nov 8, 2021
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The holiday shipping season can be extremely stressful. Not only do you have to worry about getting your products to your customers but your carrier’s hours of operation as well. That’s why we have you covered! Now, you can trim your tree and the time spent worrying by checking out FedEx, UPS, and USPS’s holiday shipping hours below.

FedEx

DateFedEx ExpressFedEx GroundFedEx Home DeliveryFedEx SmartPost
Wednesday, November 24Modified ServiceOpen Open Open
Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving)ClosedClosed ClosedClosed
Friday, November 26
(Black Friday)
Modified ServiceOpen Open Open
Saturday, November 27Modified Service ClosedOpen Open
Sunday, November 28ClosedClosed Modified Service Closed
Saturday, December 18OpenClosed Open Modified Service
Sunday, December 19ClosedClosedModified Service Closed
Monday, December 20OpenOpenOpenOpen
Tuesday, December 21OpenOpenOpenOpen
Wednesday, December 22OpenOpenOpenOpen
Thursday, December 23OpenOpenOpenOpen
Friday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)Modified ServiceOpen OpenOpen
Saturday,
December 25
(Christmas Day)
Closed ClosedClosedClosed
Sunday, December 26Modified Service Closed OpenClosed
Monday, December 27OpenOpenOpenOpen
Tuesday, December 28OpenOpenOpenOpen
Wednesday, December 29OpenOpenOpenOpen
Thursday, December 30OpenOpenOpenOpen
Friday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve)Modified Service OpenOpenClosed
Saturday, January 1 (New Year’s Day)ClosedClosedClosedClosed
Sunday, January 2ClosedClosedModified Service Closed

You can find more information and more service hours on FedEx’s website.

UPS

  • Thursday, November 25, 2021: Thanksgiving – UPS Holiday

      • No UPS® pickup or delivery service.
      • The UPS Store® locations are closed.
      • UPS Express Critical® service is available 7/24/365. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.
  • Friday, November 26, 2021: Day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday)

      • UPS® pickup and delivery services are available.
      • The UPS Store® locations are open. 
  • Friday, December 24, 2021: Christmas Eve

      • UPS® pickup for Air and international Air services only if prearranged by December 21, 2021. No Ground service pickup.
      • UPS® delivery for all services is available.
      • Some UPS Store® locations may have modified business hours. Check with your local store for specific hours of operation.
      •  UPS Express Critical® service is available 7/24/365. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.
  • Saturday, Dec 25: Christmas Day  – UPS Holiday

    • No UPS® pickup or delivery service.
    • The UPS Store® locations are closed.

UPS Express Critical® service is available 7/24/365. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.

You can find more information on UPS’s website

USPS

  • Thursday, November 25, 2021: Thanksgiving – USPS Holiday
  • Saturday, November 25, 2021: Christmas Day – USPS Holiday**
    **December 25, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day) falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 24, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.

You can find more information on USPS’s website

Knowing your carrier’s hours of operation are only one piece of the puzzle. For more information on how to light up your holiday shipping, check out The SMB Holiday Checklist eBook.

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