UPS 2015 Holiday Shipping Schedule


Plan Ahead for Holiday Season Shipping with UPS
Service Update
To help you plan ahead and serve your customers better this holiday season, UPS is offering these valuable resources.

Additional Time in Transit

From November 23 to December 30, 2015, a limited number of UPS® Ground and UPS® Standard packages with transit times of three or more days, and with specific origins and destinations, will require an additional day in transit. The most up-to-date time in transit details will be available at the time of shipping at You may also look up affected ZIP codes on this page beginning October 12.

In addition, all UPS 2nd Day Air® and UPS 3 Day Select® packages shipped on December 21 will also require an additional day in transit. UPS 2nd Day Air packages shipped December 21 will be delivered December 24; UPS 3 Day Select packages picked up that day will be delivered after Christmas Day.

Day After Thanksgiving Operations

There will be pickup and delivery service in most areas on Friday, November 27.

In select rural areas, there will be pickup and delivery of Air and international Air packages* (pickup must be prearranged by Wednesday, November 25) but service may be limited for UPS Ground, UPS 3 Day Select and UPS Standard packages. You may download affected ZIP codes on this page beginning August 20.

*Air and international Air packages include the following UPS service options: UPS Next Day Air® Early A.M.®, UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Next Day Air Saver®, UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.®, UPS 2nd Day Air®, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Worldwide Express®, UPS Worldwide Saver®, UPS Worldwide Expedited® and UPS Worldwide Express Freight®.

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