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Christmas holiday shipping schedules for 2017

If you're waiting until the last minute to shop for the holidays, here's when you need to have gifts in the mail.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017 8:45 AM

The Christmas countdown is getting shorter, and last-minute procrastinators are running out of time to ship gifts to loved ones for the holiday season.

To make sure your packages arrive safely and on time, shipping companies are making sure you know their deadlines for holiday shipping to make sure items make it under the tree.

Here are a few of the biggest companies' shipping schedules:

USPS:
Using USPS Retail Ground, ship by Thursday, December 14.
Using First-Class Mail Service, ship by Tuesday, December 19.
Using Priority Mail Service, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using Priority Mail Express Service, ship by Friday, December 22.
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FedEx:
Using FedEx Ground, ship by Friday, December 15.
Using FedEx Home Delivery, ship by Monday, December 18.
Using FedEx Express Saver, ship by Tuesday, December 19.
Using FedEx 2Day, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using FedEx Overnight, ship by Thursday, December 21.
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UPS:
Using UPS 3-Day Select, ship by Monday, December 18.
Using UPS 2nd Day Air, ship by Wednesday, December 20.
Using UPS Next Day Air, ship by Friday, December 22.
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Amazon:
Using Free Shipping, order by Friday, December 15.
Using Standard Shipping, order by Monday, December 18.
Using Two-Day Shipping, order by Friday, December 22.
Using One-Day Shipping, order by Saturday, December 23. (in select cities)
Using Same-Day Delivery, order by 9:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, December 24. (in select cities)
Using Two-Hour Delivery, order by 9:45 p.m. local time on Sunday, December 24. (in select cities)
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Target:
Using express 1-day shipping, place order by 12 p.m. on Friday, December 22.
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Kohl’s:
Using standard shipping, place order by 11 p.m. CST on Monday, December 18.
Using 2-day shipping, place order by 1 p.m. CST on Tuesday, December 19
Using 1-day shipping, place order by 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, December 20
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ToysRUs:
Using free economy shipping, place order by 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, December 18.
Using expedited shipping, place order by 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 20.
Using express shipping, place order by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 20.
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