Christmas Shipping Deadlines 2012

What's the latest you can send a package this year to ensure pre-Christmas delivery? We run down the options for you.

If you're the type to put off holiday shopping until the last minute, not to worry—there are plenty of speedy ways to ship your items nationwide and ensure that they'll arrive before Dec. 25.

Below is a rundown of USPS, FedEx and UPS deadlines for pre-Christmas arrival. Cost, of course, goes up with the speed of the service.



  • Ship from the Novi Post Office at 24875 Novi Road between 10 Mile Road and Grand River Avenue or from the Northville Post Office at 200 S. Wing Street
  • For a full calendar of USPS holiday shipping deadlines, visit here.

USPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines


Last day to ship

First Class Mail

Thursday, Dec. 20

Priority Mail

Friday, Dec. 21

Express Mail

Saturday, Dec. 22


  • Ship from the FedEx location at 43215 Grand River Avenue near Novi Road or the FedEx location at 41390 W. 11 Mile Road near Meadowbrook Road
  • For a full calendar of FedEx holiday shipping deadlines, visit here.
FedEx Christmas Shipping Deadlines


Last day to ship

FedEx Express Saver

Wednesday, Dec. 19

FedEx 2Day

Thursday, Dec. 20

FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Overnight

Friday, Dec. 21


  • Ship from The UPS Store at 43422 W. Oaks Drive in the West Oaks shopping center off Novi Road or at The UPS Store at 143 Cadycentre in downtown Northville
  • For a full calendar of UPS holiday shipping deadlines, visit here.
UPS Christmas Shipping Deadlines


Last day to ship

UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.

Thursday, Dec. 20

UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next Day Air Saver,

Next Day Air Early A.M.

Friday, Dec. 21



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