Are you one of the many holiday revelers with family and friends spread all over the country and the world? If so, even before you dive into that gift list, it's important to know how early you must buy, wrap and mail holiday presents so they get to their destination before the festivities are over.
Here are mailing deadline dates from the USPS to ensure your gifts are delivered on time.
Holiday Dates for Domestic Mail
Calculated for Dec. 25, 2012.Domestic Mail Class/Product Dates First-Class Mail Service Dec. 20 Priority Mail Service Dec. 21 Express Mail Service Dec. 22 Parcel Post Service Dec. 14 Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship Dec. 19 Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) Drop Ship Dec. 21