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2019 Holiday Shipping Schedule

2019 Holiday Shipping Schedule

Spread more cheer this holiday season. Create a shipping label and find a location near you to get gifts there on time with FedEx Express and FedEx Ground.

Spread more cheer this holiday season. Create a shipping label and find a location near you to get gifts there on time with FedEx Express and FedEx Ground.

Choose the Shipping Service That Gets Your Package There On Time

Here are your last days to ship with FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground® and FedEx Home Delivery.

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

FedEx SameDay® City Direct2
Wednesday, December 25  
FedEx SameDay® City Priority2
Wednesday, December 25  
FedEx SameDay®2 Wednesday December 25  
FedEx First Overnight®3,4
Monday, December 23
FedEx Priority Overnight®3,4
Monday, December 23
FedEx Standard Overnight®3,4
Monday, December 23
FedEx 2Day® A.M.3,4 Friday, December 20
FedEx 2Day®3,4
Friday, December 20
FedEx Express Saver®3
Thursday, December 19
FedEx Ground®1,5,6,11
Monday, December 16
FedEx Home Delivery®7,8
Monday, December 16
FedEx SmartPost®
(certain exceptions apply)9
Monday, December 9

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FedEx® International Next Flight10 Tuesday, December 24
FedEx International First®10
Monday, December 23
FedEx International Priority®
Monday, December 23
FedEx International Economy®
Friday, December 20
FedEx® International Next Flight10 Tuesday, December 24
FedEx International First®10
Monday, December 23
FedEx International Priority®
Monday, December 23
FedEx International Economy®
Friday, December 20
FedEx International Ground®10
Friday, December 13
FedEx® International Next Flight10 Tuesday, December 24
FedEx International First®10
Monday, December 23
FedEx International Priority®
Friday, December 20
FedEx International Economy®
Thursday, December 19

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

Holiday shipping schedule chart

*Varies by location. FedEx Ground® pickup not available at FedEx ShipCenter® locations.

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/ratefinder/home, the Terms of Use in the FedEx Service Guide will control.

2Wednesday, December 25 delivery is available for FedEx SameDay for an additional Holiday pickup or delivery fee of $50 per shipment. December 25 delivery is available for FedEx SameDay City Direct and FedEx SameDay City Priority shipments for an additional Holiday pickup or delivery fee of $40 per shipment. Go to fedex.com/samedaycity for metro markets served by FedEx SameDay® City.

3Saturday, December 21 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.

4Saturday, December 21 pickup is available for FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day A.M., and FedEx 2Day shipments if Saturday pickup is selected. A special handling fee applies for Saturday pickup shipments.

5Monday, December 16 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.

6Friday, December 13 is the last day to ship via FedEx Ground to Alaska and Hawaii.

7Monday, December 16 is the last day to ship via FedEx Home Delivery in the contiguous U.S.

8Friday, December 13 is the last day to ship via FedEx Home Delivery to Alaska and Hawaii.

9Monday, December 9 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.

10Wednesday, 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.

11Certain exclusions apply to FedEx International Ground shipments.

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