2019 UPS Holiday Shipping Schedule

Plan now to avoid any unnecessary shipping delays over the holidays. Here is the 2019 holiday shipping schedule for UPS.

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Thanksgiving

Wednesday, Nov. 27

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. All UPS Next Day Air® packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Friday, Nov. 29. UPS 2nd Day Air® packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 2 (except those processed and labeled for delivery on Saturday, Nov. 30).

Thursday, Nov. 28, Thanksgiving Day

  • No UPS® pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical® is available. Call 1-800-714- 8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.

Friday, Nov. 29

  • Normal pickup and delivery service.

Christmas

Friday, Dec. 20

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24. All UPS Next Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 23 unless processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. These packages will be scheduled for delivery on Saturday, Dec. 21.

Saturday, Dec. 21

  • Normal Saturday pickup and delivery service.

Sunday, Dec. 22

  • No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical is available. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.

Monday, Dec. 23

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 24 with a UPS On-Call or prearranged, scheduled pickup, or by visiting a The UPS Store location or a UPS Authorized Service Location.

Tuesday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve

  • Normal delivery service. Pickup service available only for Air and International Air* packages if prearranged by Thursday, Dec. 19. UPS On-Call Pickup service and UPS Drop Boxes are available for Air and International Air packages.

Wednesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day

  • No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical service is available. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.

New Year’s

Thursday, Dec. 26

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Dec. 30 (except those processed and labeled for delivery on Saturday, Dec. 28). UPS 3 Day Select packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Friday, Dec. 27

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Saturday, Dec. 28

  • Normal Saturday pickup and delivery service.

Monday, Dec. 30

  • Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS Next Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 31. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Thursday, Jan. 2. UPS 3 Day Select packages picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Monday, Jan. 6.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

  • Delivery of UPS Air and International Air* packages only. Pickup service available only for Air and international Air* if prearranged by Fri., Dec. 27. UPS On-Call Pickup service and UPS Drop Boxes available for Air and International Air* packages.

Wednesday, Jan. 1, New Year’s Day

  • No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical is available. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.

Thursday, Jan. 2

  • Normal UPS pickup and delivery service resumes.

*References to “UPS Air and international Air” packages include UPS Next Day® Early, UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Next Day Saver®, UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.®, UPS 2nd Day Air®, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Worldwide Express®, UPS Worldwide Saver®, UPS Worldwide Expedited®, and UPS Worldwide Express Freight®.

**The reference to “UPS Ground on Saturday” includes UPS 3 Day Select® Service, UPS® Ground, UPS Ground with Freight Pricing, UPS Hundredweight Service®, and UPS Hundredweight Service® Ground shipments.

Visit ups.com for the UPS Tariff/Terms and Conditions. The information contained in this schedule and all service guarantees are subject to change.

Packages exceeding UPS weight or size requirements are not accepted for transportation.

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