Last day to post for Christmas delivery

21 December, 2017, 01:36 | Author: Lora Ball
  • Christmas package deliveries facing extra obstacle this year

Post offices nationwide are working tirelessly to make sure those packages make it to their destinations before December 25. Anything sent after this date will arrive after Christmas. Get yourself to the post office. "It's for New Year's", said David Hamilton, customer.

Do you rely on the mail to get your Christmas gifts delivered?

United States Postal Service (USPS) officials predict this week to be the busiest by far with almost 3 billion pieces of first class mail, including greeting cards, processed and delivered. Postal officials say this automated system helps the service handle added volume from customers on-line purchases which inevitably lead them into these lines for mailing.

Argos customers can order items eligible for its Fast Track delivery until 1pm on Christmas Eve for delivery in time for Christmas Day. Postal workers anticipate delivering 200 million packages during this time.

"The returns will go up to President's Day", said Lotito. "With Informed Delivery, you can track your packages and check your mail from anywhere".

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Christmas will be here in less than a week, and the deadlines to ship gifts in time for the holiday are this week.

"I just think they're going to go like this - chew chew chew (laughs)", said customer Jennie Anes, as she moved the box she was carrying in circular motions to depict a circuitous route.

It's the week before Christmas, which means it's getting close to crunch time when stores are filled with last-minute shoppers trying to get that ideal gift for a loved one or friend.

If you missed Wednesday's deadline for priority shipping, the deadline to overnight is December 22 but it will cost you a pretty penny for that service.

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