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Last Days to Ship

Last Days to Ship
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2018 Last Days to Ship

Here are your last days to ship with FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Home Delivery® so your shipments are scheduled to arrive on or before Tuesday, December 25.1

 

 What you need to know:

  • Monday, December 24, is the last day FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® shipments will be delivered.1 
  • The following FedEx Express services will deliver on Saturday, December 22, if Saturday delivery is selected: FedEx First Overnight®, FedEx Priority Overnight®, and FedEx 2Day®. A $16 Saturday delivery fee will apply per package.
  • FedEx Ground will not deliver on Saturday, December 22. Check out our FedEx Ground Service Maps to determine the day-definite transit time of your FedEx Ground shipments.
  • FedEx Home Delivery will deliver on Saturday, December 22, at no additional charge. This will be the last delivery day for FedEx Home Delivery shipments.
  • With FedEx SameDay® service and some of our other expedited services, you can ship on Christmas Day or any other day of the year.2 FedEx SameDay is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for your most urgent shipments.
  • You can find the delivery time and FedEx delivery choices for your U.S. and international shipments by using the Get Rates & Transit Times application at fedex.com.
  • Read our revised money-back guarantee before you ship to find important dates and information to guide your holiday shipping.
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Choose the Service That Gets It There on Time

Use the interactive calendar below to make sure your deliveries arrive by Tuesday, December 251. You can download an easy-to-print version of the calendar here.

FedEx SameDay®2
Tuesday, December 25  
FedEx SameDay® City Priority2
Tuesday, December 25  
FedEx SameDay® City Standard2 Tuesday, December 25  
FedEx First Overnight®3,4
Friday, December 21
FedEx Priority Overnight®3,4
Friday, December 21
FedEx Standard Overnight®3,4
Friday, December 21
FedEx 2Day® A.M.3 Thursday, December 20
FedEx 2Day®3
Thursday, December 20
FedEx Express Saver®3
Wednesday, December 19
FedEx Ground®5,6
Friday, December 14
FedEx Home Delivery®6
Monday, December 17
FedEx SmartPost®
(certain exceptions apply)7
Monday, December 10
FedEx® International Next Flight8 Tuesday, December 25
FedEx International First®9
Friday, December 21
FedEx International Priority®
Friday, December 21
FedEx International Economy®
Thursday, December 20
FedEx® International Next Flight8 Tuesday, December 25
FedEx International First®9
Friday, December 21
FedEx International Priority®
Friday, December 21
FedEx International Economy®
Thursday, December 20
FedEx International Ground®10
Thursday, December 13
FedEx® International Next Flight8 Tuesday, December 25
FedEx International First®9
Thursday, December 20
FedEx International Priority®
Thursday, December 20
FedEx International Economy®
Wednesday, December 19

For last days to ship from the U.S. to other international destinations, go to Get Rates & Transit Times at fedex.com.

1Go to Get Rates & Transit Times to view transit times for specific services. For other country-specific shipping information, or for shipments to military destinations, please go to Get Rates & Transit Times or call FedEx Customer Service at 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339. For FedEx International Next Flight, please call 1.800.974.7333 for precise transit time quotes and to schedule a pickup. FedEx International First, FedEx International Priority, FedEx International Economy, and FedEx International Ground dates do not take into account time requirements for customs clearance. Please allow extra transit days for delivery outside of major cities. Last day to ship using FedEx Ground is dependent on distance from origin location to destination location. Consult the FedEx Service Guide for terms of shipping. In the event of a conflict between the FedEx Service Guide and the transit time on fedex.com, the Terms and Conditions in the FedEx Service Guide will control.

2Tuesday, December 25 delivery is available for FedEx SameDay, FedEx SameDay City - priority, and FedEx SameDay City - standard shipments for an additional Holiday pickup or delivery fee of $50 per package. Go to fedex.com/samedaycity for metro markets served by FedEx SameDay City - priority and FedEx SameDay City - standard.

3Saturday, December 22 delivery is available for FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx 2Day for certain areas if Saturday delivery is selected. A $16 Saturday delivery fee will apply per package. Saturday delivery is not available for FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day A.M., or FedEx Express Saver.

4 Saturday, December 22 pickup is available for FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx Standard Overnight shipments if Saturday pickup is selected or if the package is dropped off at a location offering Saturday dropoffs. A special handling fee applies for Saturday pickup shipments. 

5Friday, December 14 is the last day to ship via FedEx Ground if you have a regular scheduled pickup or you drop off shipments at a staffed FedEx location. Transit times are typically 1 to 5 business days within the contiguous U.S. (3 to 7 business days to and from Alaska and Hawaii), based on the destination ZIP code.

6Wednesday, December 12 is the last day to ship FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery shipments to Alaska and Hawaii.

7Monday, December 10 is the last day to ship via FedEx SmartPost, which does not provide day-definite delivery. Transit times are typically 2 to 7 business days within the contiguous U.S., based on the destination ZIP code. Longer transit times to destinations outside the U.S.

8Tuesday, December 25 delivery is available for FedEx International Next Flight shipments for an additional Holiday delivery fee of $75 per package. The delivery date of FedEx International Next Flight shipments depends on the time to clear customs, based on commodity, origin of goods, and destination.

9FedEx International First is available only to postal codes in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, and Switzerland.

10Certain exclusions apply to FedEx International Ground shipments.  

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