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Tips to Ensure Your Gifts Arrive In Time for the Holidays

See our roundup so your gifts arrive in time for your loved ones to unwrap on Christmas.

Tips to Ensure Your Gifts Arrive In Time for the Holidays

It doesn't matter how great your Christmas gift is if it doesn't arrive on Christmas. Check out our guide to shipping gifts below. However, be sure to call the closest location or check the respective websites for specific shipment dates and prices.

United States Postal Service

Domestic express mail must be shipped by Dec. 22, the United States Postal Service (USPS) website states. International shipments must be sent between Dec. 19 and 21, depending on their destination.

Although USPS sells packaging materials, it does not offer packaging assistance; however, if you are sending a package priority or express mail, such labeled tabe is available to close up your box.

You can find the . If you don't needs to purchase shipping, or packing material and you only need to drop off your box, the and the are both located in Hazelwood as well and packages can be dropped into a mail bin there 24 hours.

United Parcel Service

Domestic shipments should be sent no later than Dec. 22.

International shipment varies, but you should allow for 1-7 days of shipping time, depending on the destination.

UPS also offers packaging assistance.

You can find the .

FedEx

You can ship domestically through Christmas Day using same-day service, FedEx's website states.

Check the website for specific international shipments.

FedEx also offers packaging services.

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