Need to place a temporary hold on your packages? See how it’s possible with Vacation

Need to place a temporary hold on your packages? See how it’s possible with Vacation

Sign up for FedEx Delivery Manager® to place a temporary hold on your packages. We’ll hang on to your FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages for up to 14 days. Plus, it’s free.

Sign up for FedEx Delivery Manager® to place a temporary hold on your packages. We’ll hang on to your FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages for up to 14 days. Plus, it’s free.

Need to place a temporary hold on packages? See how it’s possible with Vacation Hold.

Sign up for FedEx Delivery Manager® to place a temporary hold on your packages. We’ll hang on to your FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages for up to 14 days. Plus, it’s free.

How to place your packages on a temporary hold

STEP 1: First, you need to be enrolled in FedEx Delivery Manager. You can sign up for free, or log in if you are already enrolled, to get started today. Once you’re logged in, click on Vacation Hold in your profile. You can also find Vacation Hold under Manage Delivery from one of your shipping notifications.

A woman placing a Vacation Hold on a smart phone

STEP 2: You can choose a range of dates that line up with your plans. We’ll hold your FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages for up to 14 days and automatically resume deliveries after your specified end date. Plus, you can download the FedEx Mobile® app to easily schedule a hold anytime, anywhere.

STEP 3: : Make sure everything looks right, then click Confirm. We’ll hold on to your deliveries for up to 14 days.

Frequently asked questions

What is the Vacation Hold policy for FedEx deliveries?

When you place a Vacation Hold, FedEx Express and FedEx Ground deliveries to your residential address are suspended for a date range you specify, up to 14 days. We’ll resume normal delivery on the first business day after your specified end date.

Why isn’t my Vacation Hold working?

Your Vacation Hold may not appear to be working because it is not a package that can be held by this service. Only FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages are eligible for a Vacation Hold.

How much does a Vacation Hold cost?

It’s absolutely free! Just sign up for FedEx Delivery Manager, also free, to place your Vacation Hold.


Get more control over your deliveries, when and where you need it, with FedEx Delivery Manager.