Mailing holiday cheer: USPS releases 2019 shipping deadlines

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(NEWS10) — Many people are tackling their holiday shopping lists, but do you have a plan when it comes to shipping those presents?

The United States Postal Service is working to make sure that the holiday cheer you’re sending is arriving on time. Here are the deadlines for the 2019 holiday shipping season, according to its website.

  • USPS Retail Ground: December 14
  • First-Class Mail: December 20
  • Priority Mail: December 21
  • Priority Mail Express: December 23

This is for packages that will be shipped within the contiguous U.S. Shipping dates vary slightly for Alaska and Hawaii. To see those deadlines, plus deadlines for other countries and military mail, click here.

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