Deadlines approaching for holiday shipping

Posted at 9:26 AM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 09:26:00-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The holiday season is coming fast, so we rounded up shipping deadlines to help you make sure your gifts arrive on time.

December 16th is the last day to send something with FedEx Ground or FedEx Home Delivery if you want it to arrive by Christmas. You can ship overnight or priority overnight until the 21st.

With UPS you can ship until the 13th using UPS Ground. The deadline is 19th using UPS Three Day Select.

If you're ordering from Amazon, this Saturday is the cutoff if you're using free standard shipping. And next Wednesday, the 18th, for standard shipping.

For Amazon Prime members, December 22nd is the last day for Free Delivery, and the 23rd is the last day for items that qualify for One-Day Delivery.

The deadline for USPS shipping in the contiguous 48 states is December 14th for USPS Retail Ground, the 20th for First Class Mail Service, the 21st for Priority Mail Service, and the 23rd for Priority Mail Express Service.