Holiday Shopping Season 2021 | Shipping Timelines
Happy (almost) holidays 🎊
As feared, the 2021 Holiday Shopping Season is shaping up to be as chaotic as last year. This is due in part to the on-going supply shortages that almost every industry has been facing, along with worker shortages in delivery driver and warehouse distributor roles.
With that said, I ship through the United States Postal Service 99% of the time. While I recognize all winter holidays, USPS posts their mail-by deadline dates specifically for December 25th. The posted mail-by date for Priority Mail for delivery by Christmas is December 18th, with First Class Mail being a day prior on the 17th. Shockingly, this is similar to last year's suggestions and because I learned from experience then I will be suggesting you shop by the following days:
For USPS Priority Mail: NLT December 8th
For USPS First Class Mail: NLT December 6th
These are not guarantees and I suggest you shop as early as possible but I hope with these dates we will find holiday success 🙂 It can't hurt to go into the season with a plan!