USPS Military Mail Holiday Shipping Deadlines

By Rob Zaleski
Oct 12, 2018
military mail holiday shipping deadlines

Announcing the USPS military mail holiday shipping deadlines!

The USPS military mail holiday shipping deadlines have been announced, and it’s time to mark your calendars…or simply print the sheet below! If you have customers sending gifts to their loved ones serving overseas, you need to make sure you’re helping those gifts arrive on time. Plan your shipping service levels now—they’re a crucial part of ensuring that your customers’ holiday purchases arrive on time for the big day.

Whether you ship USPS, FedEx, or UPS, you’ll find the last shipping date for each carrier’s primary services to arrive at the APO/FPO/DPO destination before December 25 below. Use the dates on the graphic to set shipping deadlines on your website, decide if and when to offer free shipping, and decide which carrier to use to hit the deadlines at the lowest cost.

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military mail holiday shipping deadlines

To learn more about military mail holiday shipping, such as proper address format and customs forms, read this blog article (we wrote it around Valentine’s Day, but it still applies) and this resource article.

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Rob Zaleski

Head of Brand at ShippingEasy
I'm a digital content and social media nerd with a passion for telling stories, helping connect people, and finding joy in the details.

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