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Many families and friends will not be celebrating the holidays together in person this year – Christmas is going virtual for many – so the USPS says it expects to handle more holiday gifts and greetings this year. Because of this, deadlines to get your packages out are a little tighter this year.

The USPS just released these handy mailing and shipping deadlines for getting your holiday packages out by if you want them to arrive by December 25th (though not guaranteed):

Dec. 9 — APO/FPO/DPO (ZIP Code 093 only) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail

Dec. 11 — APO/FPO/DPO (all other ZIP Codes) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail services

Dec. 15 — USPS Retail Ground service

Dec. 18 — APO/FPO/DPO (except ZIP Code 093) USPS Priority Mail Express service

Dec. 18 — First-Class Mail service (including greeting cards)

Dec. 18 — First-Class packages (up to 15.99 ounces)

Dec. 19 — Priority Mail service

Dec. 23 — Priority Mail Express service